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Commercial Construction Project Planning: 3 Warning Signs Your Budget Might Go Bust

Commercial Construction

Budget is always a major consideration for our commercial construction clients, and as a general contractor we devote significant time to the budgeting process.

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4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Construction Equipment

Constructonomics

The construction industry is comprised of numerous tools and equipment that are used for some heavy-duty work. Regular maintenance is necessary but you must also know when it is time to upgrade the equipment. Read on to know more. What Happens When Equipment Fails?

Viewpoint: The Continuing Rise of Women in Construction

ENR Construction

More AEC firms are realizing the multiple benefits of diversity and have increased their recruiting and promotion of women into leadership roles

Dotted Line: How to conduct business in a world of discrimination and harassment claims

Construction Dive

Lawyers offer some practical advice for contractors to prevent and weather these claims, which they say for many companies are inevitable

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 Globes New Multifamily Rating Systems Respond to the Market

Green Building Law Update

On July 11 the Green Building Initiative launched the Green Globes Multifamily for New Construction and Green Globes Multifamily for Existing Buildings.

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How to Improve Your Marketing Skills in the Construction Industry

Construction Marketing Blog

Sometimes the summer season is a time of reflection, and self-improvement. So how can you improve your marketing skills in the construction industry?

Unpacking BIM: How contractors can reap the rewards of a digital workflow

Construction Dive

BIM isn't a turnkey solution, a Yates executive says, but there's potential payoff for contractors that coordinate all the people, software and processes involved

Largest Rubber Dam Bladder in U.S. Installed

PC Construction Blog

Last week, PC completed the replacement of the rubber dam bladder – the largest of its kind in the United States – at the Highgate Dam in Vermont. The original bladder, which was installed in. All Manufacturing & Industrial Projects

Good Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There are good safety signs, bad safety signs and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety sign” is shown to the right. Notice the horrible placement and lack of context on the sign itself.

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Robot Structural Analysis mid-year update is here!

BIM & Beam

Now that the season of summer vacations is almost over, and everyone is returning to school and work, we have great news to energize you for a productive Fall.

Number of construction workers to double in home stretch of New Jersey mega-mall

Construction Dive

Triple Five told media last week it will have around 3,000 pairs of boots on the ground this fall to ensure the $5 billion American Dream Meadowlands opens early next year as planned

Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

Business Facilities Blog

The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN. Read: Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation at BusinessFacilities.com. Agriculture Biotech & Pharma Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Research & Development Taxes & Incentives agriculture biosciences Biomedical Research Business Incentives corporate expansion Indiana Economic Development Corporation Indiana Farm Bureau Jasper County Premier BioSource swine

Some crucial technical drawings terms in construction

Construction Cost Estimating

Given below the details lists of technical drawings terms essential at construction site. Tender drawings: These types of drawings are provided to the bidders at the tender time to estimate the blank BOQ. It should be studied in accordance with specifications to exact pricing of the BOQ.

Water reducers: Where did they come from?

GCP Applied Technologies

Water reducers: Where did they come from? michael.delros…. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 15:30. Larry Roberts. August 30, 2018. The way to reduce water content in a concrete mix, without sacrificing workability, is through the use of water-reducing admixtures.

AIA or ConsensusDocs: Which standard contract best fits your project?

Construction Dive

Success on a construction project can rise or fall on the contract you choose. Remember, financial solvency often depends on it

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Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Business Facilities Blog

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA. Read: Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History at BusinessFacilities.com.

Corey Philip Home Pro Success The Valve Stem Sales Strategy

Contractor Bookkeeping

The Valve Stem Sales Strategy: Close More Sales Using Story & Trust, Without Sales Tactics. Corey Phillip of Home Pro Success is a regular guest on Contractor Success M.A.P. Podcast.

CMAR Done Right at Tri-Association Conference

PC Construction Blog

This year’s Tri-Association Conference is well underway in Ocean City, Maryland. The program lineup is phenomenal, covering virtually every topic related to water and wastewater treatment and the construction of these vital facilities.

Report: Expect more and taller skyscrapers

Construction Dive

Researchers projected that the tallest skyscraper in 2050 will be more than 3,720 feet high and that there is a chance it will even surpass one mile

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Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

The automotive components manufacturer will create 143 new jobs at its new 145,000-square-foot facility in Spring Hill, TN. Read: Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

It works until it doesn’t: The consequences of relying too much on one system or marketing model

Construction Marketing Ideas

Great marketing is easy, once we know what works. And it stays that way, until what works well no longer succeeds. The reason is simple: When we have found a winning formula, we can repeat it and adapt it to similar situations. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to pull it off.

Job Order Contracting Solution

Job Order Contracting

If your looking for a Job Order Contracting Solution, consider whether or not it truly delivers best value for your organization, your building users, and your awarded JOC Contractors.

University of Wisconsin approves $1.9B capital construction program

Construction Dive

The focus will be on the renovation or replacement of campus structures built prior to 1979 that have gone largely ignored since then

Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

Business Facilities Blog

The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility. Read: Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory at BusinessFacilities.com.

GIS and BIM Integration Will Transform Infrastructure Design and Construction

ENR Construction

Between every stage of the construction process—from planning and design to construction and operations—critical data is lost

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Ready-mix truck time optimization

GCP Applied Technologies

Ready-mix truck time optimization. michael.delros…. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 15:16. August 30, 2018. A recent Concrete Producer article detailed how fictional ready-mix producer WW was able to reduce average time between driver clock-in and loading of the first truck by three minutes.

Price cap negotiations on Las Vegas Convention Center under way

Construction Dive

A guaranteed maximum price for the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion is being negotiated between the visitors authority and the general contractor, a JV between Turner and Martin-Harris

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

Business Facilities Blog

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region. Read: New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tower Gives Voice to Sept. 11 Victims

ENR Construction

The Tower of Voices at the Flight 93 National Memorial will be dedicated on Sept.

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Role of an Owner JOC Program Manager

Job Order Contracting

A critical role of a Owner JOC Program Manager is the ability to review and negotiate JOC Contractor Estimates.

Streamroller death brings involuntary manslaughter charges

Construction Dive

Prosecutors allege that a company head is responsible for allowing an untrained San Francisco worker to operate a steamroller that crushed another employee in 2016

Top 160 Healthcare Architecture + AE Firms [2018 Giants 300 Report]

BD+C

TOP 160 HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE + AE FIRMS. COMPANY. 2017 HEALTHCARE REVENUE. 257,119,928.

Florida Project Could Help Address Runoff, Algae Blooms

ENR Construction

Heavy rainfall this spring overwhelmed Everglades infrastructure and required operators to discharge nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee to South Florida’s east and west coasts