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Calm before the storm? What the construction industry can expect in 2019

Construction Dive

Recession may hold off another year, economists say, but contractors should still keep an eye on risks and strategize around labor to prepare for the worst

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3 Secrets to Serving Up Restaurant Construction Success from a Top Restaurant Contractor

Commercial Construction

Earlier this month, the Englewood Construction team was honored to be recognized as one of the Best Restaurant Contractors in Chicago by Chicago Architects.

Some useful tips to work out the costs of concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

While going to estimate the cost of new concrete, different types of variables should be taken into consideration which range from surface prep, formwork, reinforcing materials, and finish work, as well as the cost of the ready-mix concrete. It will compute the total price of the job.

State of the Construction Industry: October Roundup

John Chaney

Happy almost Halloween! Before you head home to get in costume or hand out candy, check out the top headlines from October’s construction news. We’ve seen topics like technology, the labor shortage and safety in the headlines all year long, and this month is no exception.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Green Building Codes Not Eligible for Copyright Protection

Green Building Law Update

A decision earlier this month by the Eleventh Circuit United States Courts Of Appeals goes further than other modern courts in describing that building codes when adopted by local government cannot be copyrighted.

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In its latest design forecast, Gensler emphasizes the human touch


Design that “puts people back at the center” is now the driving force behind resilient, livable cities, according to Gensler’s just-released 2018 Design Forecast, “Shaping the Future of Cities

Episode 9: Getting the Most out of Your Construction Software—Part 2

John Chaney

A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Episode 9 : Getting the Most out of Your Construction Software—Part 2.

Concrete Forms – Types and Selection of Concrete Forms

The Constructor

Concrete forms can be defined as a solid barrier that helps to hold the fluid concrete in place until it hardens and acquire a particular shape. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering

Pre-Qualification of Construction Managers – An Essential Ingredient for a Successful Project

Construction Marketing Blog

With ever-increasing costs of construction and the need to complete quality construction projects in a timely and safe manner it is critical that owners utilize professional and ethical designers and constructors on their project teams.

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The 6 Best Construction Project Management Books to Learn From

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Laura Buckler. Being a manager, especially in such a challenging industry as construction, can be very demanding. You have to look confident, even in situations when you are not that familiar with the topic or don’t really know how to handle certain situations.

Spooky Construction Stories to Tell on the Jobsite

John Chaney

Happy Halloween from all of us at Viewpoint! Construction workers seem to be the ones finding all the ghosts these days, which makes for some good story telling. In honor of this spooky day, we decided to read and share several construction jobsite ghost stories.

6 green certifications contractors should know about

Construction Dive

Though they trail LEED and Energy Star, several other unique benchmarks for building in a way that is healthy for both occupants and the environment are gaining ground and can't be ignored

How To Select A Contractor For A Project

Construction Marketing Blog

The key to a successful project is hiring the right contractor. Whether your construction is a simple house upgrade or a commercial remodeling, a wrong contractor can frustrate your efforts and waste a lot of time, money and energy.

Some vital definitions in surveying

Construction Cost Estimating

Surveying is the art to create horizontal measurements for finding out the relative position of several objects on the surface of the earth. Objective of surveying - To work from the whole to the part, To determine the new station by minimum two methods Categorization of surveying: 1.

What You Missed at Collaborate 2018: The Power of Connection

John Chaney

We are the lucky ones here. We recently hosted more than 2,400+ customers, partners, future customers and colleagues in Portland, Oregon for our ninth annual Collaborate Viewpoint User Conference.

10 contractors profiting from sustainable building

Construction Dive

These are the industry leaders, per ENR revenue rankings, that are implementing sustainable practices in innovative, effective ways

4 Steps to Hiring a Commercial Roof Repair Professional

Construction Marketing Blog

Roofing repair entails a major investment in the form of time and money, making it all-important to contact a reputable company for quality services. Therefore, here are the four steps to hiring a commercial roof repair professional to make the whole process hassle-free.

Construction Productivity: Why It Matters

ENR Construction

The average craftperson wastes 70% of his or her day on administrative tasks, transitioning or simply waiting on equipment, materials, and information. How technology can help

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification

GCP Applied Technologies

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification. michael.delros…. Fri, 11/02/2018 - 19:24. GCP Applied Technologies. November 02, 2018.

The most spine-tingling structural scares since last Halloween

Construction Dive

Large-scale construction projects are almost always tricky, but when the possibility of a structural flaw or defect enters the picture, contractors can face a downright scary situation

CMA STAR Awards – Extended Entry Deadline

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is extending the original STAR Awards entry deadline an extra three weeks. The extended entry deadline is November 16, 2018. Showcase your construction marketing talent before it’s too late.

A Few Words On Silo Syndrome And Safety

FDR Safety

We are a nation of silos… A silo, as most of us know, is a tall, self-contained cylindrical structure that is used to store commodities such as grain after a harvest.

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Procedure of Plastering Work

The Constructor

Plastering work is a thin layer of mortar, applied over the masonry and it acts as a damp-proof coat over the brick masonry work. Plastering work. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips How To Guide IS Codes Work Procedures

Digital Deals abound with integrations, new products and 3D printing breakthroughs

Construction Dive

The first firm to receive a U.S. building permit for a 3D-printed home was backed by D.R. Horton, America’s biggest home builder, to kick off two weeks in which more than a dozen deals were signed. Here are the highlights

Maplehurst Bakeries Investing $53M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

The bakery company will create 90 new jobs in an expansion of its Lebanon, TN donut production facility. . Read: Maplehurst Bakeries Investing $53M In Tennessee at Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Food Processing Tennessee bakery corporate expansion Employment Maplehurst Bakeries Site Selection Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Weston Foods Wilson County

How Complete Data Connectivity Improves the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

In the current construction market, one of the key indicators of a company's future success is its ability or inability to adopt technology.

Marketing In The Construction Industry – Everything You Need To Know

Help Everybody Everyday

To achieve success with marketing in the construction industry, you only need two things: The right message. An audience that can say yes. Yes, millions of dollars per year are spent by firms in the construction industry trying to get clients to recognize their brand and award them contracts.

What you need to know about green building and sustainability

Construction Dive

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Fuel Total Systems Investing More Than $60M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, TN. Read: Fuel Total Systems Investing More Than $60M In Tennessee at

16 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction

The Constructor

Heavy construction equipment are used for various purposes in large projects. Selection of different types of heavy equipment depends on the size of. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments construction equipment Excavation heavy equipment

Systematic Payments: Why Should Businesses Use Payroll Service?

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Sheena Justine Baxter. Content Writer And Editor. Running a small business can be hectic. There are plenty of tasks for a business owner to oversee when handling the managing of daily operations.

Behind the lens: What drones do beyond images

Construction Dive

Drone use in construction soared 239% last year, with firms realizing the tool not only can capture images and video, but also offer tremendous data-collecting capabilities

Achieving Net Zero: The Role of Embodied Carbon


In a data-driven world, you need to know what to measure. If there’s one metric to measure climate impacts, it’s carbon.