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Flagship Store Retail Construction: 3 Reasons Brands Still Build in a Flagship Location

Commercial Construction

With our firm’s long track record in retail construction, we’ve witnessed firsthand the ebb and flow of activity across this sector over the years. So when I came across an article recently asking if “ flagship stores are losing their shine ”, it gave me pause.

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10 Hidden Construction Contract Traps And How To Avoid Them

Contractor Bookkeeping

A new contractor meets an experienced customer, and money changes hands and not the way you expect it. Typically, this is what happens when you first get started: You bid on a project, and you are the low bidder.

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How to Pour Concrete Over-Existing Concrete Slab?

The Constructor

As everything in the world, concrete also has a lifespan and it wears out over time. Imperfections forms when the concrete hardens or sinks into the. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology How To Guide Others

The Complexity Of OSHA’s PSM Standard

FDR Safety

FDRsafety continues to encounter situations where worker training is incomplete or lacking, especially in safety. Unfortunately, we find that much of this training has no foundation… Let me explain. I recently attended the 2 nd Annual Process Safety Summit in Washington DC on Oct 15-16, 2019.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Energy, megaprojects dominate 2019 US construction industry

Construction Dive

The country has seen more and more $1 billion-plus megaprojects, including in LNG and related industrial sectors, while starts for mid-size and small projects fell 15% the first eight months of the year

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FTC Finds Truly Organic is Not

Green Building Law Update

By way of a federal court order that became final last month, Truly Organic Inc. and its founder will pay $1.76

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA. Read: GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia at

2 AI-based construction platforms receive millions in funding

Construction Dive

Artificial intelligence providers Disperse and Alice, both in use on construction sites, got big monetary nods from investors this week

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9 Ways Technology Is Lowering Risk on the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

As projects become even more manifold, the number of workers, equipment and materials that need to be tracked and managed increases. Under pressure to deliver work on time and within budget, safety can often become compromised.

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

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

What is Bridge Pier? Types of Bridge Piers

The Constructor

A bridge pier is a type of structure that extend to the ground below or into the water. It is used to support bridge superstructure and transfer the. Bridges Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structures Bridge Bridge Piers Pier

BrightFarms Investing $21M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The packaged salads company will create 54 jobs at a hydroponic greenhouse in Etowah, NC. Read: BrightFarms Investing $21M In North Carolina at

When construction companies need to build a new identity

Construction Dive

Using a DBA or creating a new corporate entity are ways contractors can distribute liability, expand geographically, update brand identity or even take on work that would put them in political crosshairs

Will Robots Replace Humans in Construction?

Construction Business Owner

Construction has continued to evolve and attempt to replicate many of the successes that have aided manufacturing (e.g., prefabrication, modularization, automation, autonomous equipment and robotics have all become the zeitgeists). So, what does this mean for the construction company of tomorrow?

Weekly Product Gallery: Salus, DeWalt, Alert Labs, Big Tex Trailers, Siemens, LeakSmart

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery focuses on digital radiant floor heating controls; a tool accessory storage system; a water flow sensor requiring only cellular service; a truck ramp package to load large equipment; remote monitoring apps for process systems; and advanced water flow monitoring and analytic

Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather

Business Facilities

Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets. Read: Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather at

NYC construction spending to hit $190B by 2022

Construction Dive

In 2019, spending is expected to reach $61.5 billion, a 10% increase from 2018's $56 billion, and will continue growing through 2021, according to the New York Building Congress' latest outlook report

Uses of Different Types Portland Cement

The Constructor

Portland cement is an excellent building material generally used for its excellent binding properties giving strength to structural elements. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management

Construction Workers Most Likely to Misuse Opioids

Contractor Magazine

Survey of professions highlights need for programs to prevent drug-related harm in construction

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

Business Facilities

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match. Read: Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills at

NY-NJ Port Authority approves $4.5B of airport projects

Construction Dive

The agency will also invest almost $3 billion in infrastructure to support terminal construction at its three largest airports

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Deere Intros UTVs for Government, First Responders

Construction Equipment

John Deere has developed a new line of Special Application Vehicles to suit the needs of federal, state, and local governments, and first responders. The vehicles were designed in conjunction with International Automated Systems (IAS), and address the needs of police, fire, rescue, and security as

Is There Risk in Your Fleet?

Contractor Magazine

Learn the Risks - Take the Quiz

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Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The manufacturer will invest $57.8 million to establish a new walk-in step van assembly operation in the former IKEA plant in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA. Read: Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia at

The Dotted Line: The growing perils of using undocumented workers

Construction Dive

Contractors risk heavy financial penalties, legal fees, a bad reputation and even jail if they hire laborers who aren't cleared to work in the U.S.

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What equipment pain point do you wish manufacturers would fix already?

Construction Business Owner

Construction industry experts discuss issues with construction equipment they wish manufacturers wold hurry up and fix

Construction Payment Issues Highlight Need for Accounting

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Jonny Finity. In the construction industry, cash is the lifeblood of every business — and accountants are the heartbeat. They keep cash flowing to the parts of a project or business that need it most.

Grit Chamber- Composition, Types, Working Principle, and Advantages

The Constructor

Grit chamber is a long narrow or circular tank in the primary sewage treatment plant that is designed to reduce the velocity of the flow of sewage to. Environmental Engg Water Resources

Victims of the Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapse file lawsuits alleging negligent construction practices

Construction Dive

Those injured in the fatal Oct. 12 incident are claiming that, among labor-related and other shortcuts, flawed engineering processes are to blame

Caterpillar D5 Dozer

Construction Equipment

The new Cat D5 dozer runs at 170 horsepower and an operating weight range of 37,875 to 42,263 pounds. The update from D6N to D5 is part of an effort to make all Cat dozer model names simpler, according to the company. A fully automatic 3-speed transmission with lock-up clutch offers faster cycle

EGIA Foundation Launches 2020 Scholarship Program

Contractor Magazine

Twenty scholarships of $2,500 apiece available to students pursuing an HVAC-related field of study during the 2020-21 academic year

Robot masons work with humans on a $52 million housing project in Illinois


A 166,000-sf barracks with 300 bedrooms for 600 military personnel is under construction at the Great Lakes Naval Base in Illinois with the help of robots that can lay bricks every seven to 10 seconds and can lift and place foundation blocks weighing up to 135 lbs

Skanska, 3 other U.K. contractors pilot flex hours for site workers

Construction Dive

To help alleviate the labor shortage, British construction firms are exploring ways to offer flexible hours for craft workers and project managers. Could the idea work in the U.S.