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Five Technology Trends Changing Everything

Constructor Magazine

From our October issue. BIM is still king, but watch out for augmented reality, 3D printing, and much more. Our interview with industry tech evangelist Sean McGuire, aka the @MCAAGeek

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Starting A Construction Business


PDF This Article. Starting a construction business can be a daunting task; we know this has been some of the scariest years of our lives. We’ve talked to alot of people through the years, and it’s actually incredible how many people are too afraid to start something on their own.

How to Calculate Steel Quantity for Slab, Footing, and Column?

The Constructor

Estimation of steel reinforcement quantity is crucial for the cost evaluation which is one of the factors that need to be considered while a specific. Building Technology Guide Estimating & Costing How To Guide Material Estimation

2018 STAR Awards: Final Entry Deadline

Construction Marketing Blog

The 2018 Construction Marketing Association STAR Awards are well underway. We have already received some outstanding submissions and are looking forward for more to come. Have you entered in for your chance to win? Our final entry deadline is October 26, 2018.

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

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

With Over $3.6 Trillion in Value You Should Pay Attention to GRESB

Green Building Law Update

For the uninitiated GRESB assesses the sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios worldwide. GRESB is the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real estate assets.

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Tunnel Boring Machine Reaches Final Destination in Atlanta

PC Construction Blog

There were a lot of cheers in Atlanta yesterday as Driller Mike, the 853,000-pound tunnel boring machine, holed through to its final destination, right on target after five miles of hard rock tunnel boring. All Integrated Delivery Water & Wastewater Treatment

Social Media in Construction – 2018 Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey to identify the effectiveness of different social media approaches of architectural/engineering/construction (AEC) professionals.

Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast

Business Facilities Blog

Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation. Read: Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast at

OSHA increases excavation and trenching enforcement after wave of fatalities

Construction Dive

But before starting its new enforcement efforts, OSHA will conduct a 30-day educational outreach phase

8 Types of Cost Estimates in Construction

The Constructor

A cost estimate is predicted expenditure of a project which is generally prepared before the project is taken up. It is prepared in different types. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

Design-Build for healthcare construction: Drive value to enhance patient care

The Korte Company

The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly, and the result has been a corresponding evolution in the way healthcare construction companies design and build modern healing spaces.

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

Business Facilities Blog

New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Read: Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders at

Japanese researchers create humanoid bot that installs drywall independently

Construction Dive

The robot, HRP-5P, can correct for slips, has numerous joints that flex to degrees people are unable to and is not deterred by limited fields of view


What is Self-Levelling Concrete (SLC)? – Properties and Benefits

The Constructor

Self-levelling concrete (SLC) is a polymer modified high -performance concrete that have the ability to flow, compact and provide a levelled surface. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction self-leveling concrete

Pennsylvania Modernizing Building and Plumbing Codes

Constructor Magazine

After nearly a decade, the Commonwealth will update its Uniform Construction Code based on the 2015 International Codes

The Rise of AI in Construction

Construction Business Owner

Today, it seems as though everything is under construction. Be it downtown or beyond the county line, a walk outside unencumbered by a sleek looking building or bridge being built is almost a rarity

Digital Deals: Amazon backs prefab smart builder, Procore acquires BIManywhere

Construction Dive

Plus, Guardhat secures $20 million in funding for its intelligent hardhat and PCL partners with Microsoft on a cloud-first construction management tool

Concrete Floor Slab Construction Process

The Constructor

Concrete floor slab construction process includes erection of formwork, placement of reinforcement, pouring, compacting and finishing concrete and.

Volunteerism, serendipity and business development: Can you turn these into scientific marketing?

Construction Marketing Ideas

About three weeks ago, about $10,000 dropped into my company’s figurative cash register within minutes. Two seemingly chance events occurred within a day, which I reported in a memo to our business’s talented lead sales representative.


Is Social Media Necessary for Construction Contractors?

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Tom Woodie, Writer And Editor. Let’s clarify what we’re talking about and why most businesses don’t get it, Social Media Marketing is unlike any other type of Marketing.

McDermott gets go-ahead for $937M Texas power plant

Construction Dive

McDermott International said its contract for the natural gas plant project, which is expected to generate 750 jobs at peak construction, is between $500 million and $750 million

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Comparison of Pre-engineered Steel buildings with Conventional Steel Buildings

The Constructor

Pre-Engineered buildings are being preferred over conventional buildings for industrial construction due to its fast construction. Following is the. Pre-Engineered Building Structural Engineering Buildings Steel Structures Structural

Job Order Contracting Solution

Job Order Contracting

It’s important to understand that Job Order Order Contracting,JOC, is not simply a procurement method. Job Order Contracting, when properly understood and deployed, is a LEAN construction delivery method that minimizes waste and improves overall construction outcomes.

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

Business Facilities Blog

agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms. Read: Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord at Agriculture Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Food Processing Indiana Industry Focus Magazine Highlights New Jersey agri-business BF-July/August-2018 corporate expansion Hoosier Energy indiana Site Selection Southern Indiana Power Vineland

Amazon breaks ground on $325M Alabama fulfillment center

Construction Dive

General contractor Gray Construction is underway with construction of the 850,000-square-foot facility in Bessemer, which represents the single largest investment in the city's history

Seven Steps to Construction Startup


The foundation to every project is the startup startup process, like any building a strong foundation can lead to a successful construction project. This content is restricted to subscribers. The post Seven Steps to Construction Startup appeared first on cnstrctr.

Can there be more than one right answer? (SEO vs lead generation services)

Construction Marketing Ideas

It looks like my recent guest post from Corey Philips, where he advocates dropping the focus on search engine optimization (SEO) while embracing social media, PPC and lead generation services, has attracted a response from Brian Javeline.

Where Technology Is Taking Your Team

Construction Business Owner

Autonomous cars will soon be a regular feature of American highways. The nation’s farmers, suffering from years of agricultural labor shortages, are banking on manufacturers developing robot swarms to make planting and harvesting cheaper and more efficient.

Careers in construction – building a talent pipeline

Construction Dive

With 80% of contractors reporting difficulty in finding hourly skilled craft professionals, the conversation about the opportunities in construction is now aimed at the next generation of craft professionals

7 Tips and Tricks of Better Invoicing for Small Contracting Companies

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Mohit Sharma. Running small businesses can be challenging. There is so much work for you to do that includes working on accounts receivables. But, it is all not as easy as you might think.

Does search engine optimization (SEO) really matter anymore?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus. Read: Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana at

Katerra acquires Denver-based contractor Bristlecone

Construction Dive

The technology-focused offsite design-build contractor said the addition of Bristlecone will give it added construction expertise, particularly in the areas of structural concrete and framing