Sat.Dec 01, 2018 - Fri.Dec 07, 2018

The Problem With OSHA Record Keeping

FDR Safety

OSHA record keeping was introduced in the 1970’s with the goal of creating safer workplaces. While a good and helpful idea, OSHA recordable and lost work-day case rates may be too much of a focus for many companies, while off the job injuries often go unaddressed.

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How industry drone leaders scaled their programs

Construction Dive

Drone experts at Skanska USA and PCL Construction outline the steps their firms took from early adoption to enterprise expansion

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Managing transitions (and building for the future)

Construction Marketing Ideas

As I write this on the new version of WordPress, I am thinking about a major business transition/restructuring that the company’s lawyers had suggested a couple of months ago, but I put on hold after receiving initial advice from our accountants.

4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019

Commercial Construction

It has been another successful year for Englewood Construction, and with the calendar flipping over to December we’re excited to see what 2019 will bring. Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect will shape our work in different sectors – and the construction landscape overall – in the year ahead: Senior Housing Communities Woo Workers with Facility Updates.

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 a Reinforcing Bar Used For?

Construction Marketing Blog

Concrete is a popular building material that’s often preferred for its sturdiness. During construction, reinforcing bars, or reo bars, are added to offer tensile strength, allowing the concrete to bond more effectively.

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Company of the Year: Hoar Construction

Construction Dive

As Hoar nears the $1 billion annual revenue benchmark, its leadership is faced with an excellent dilemma: How do we preserve the culture and core values that have brought us success on this scale

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Tenant’s New Defense to Hazardous Substance Liability

Green Building Law Update

Buried in the omnibus spending bill signed earlier this year were amendments to the Superfund law that for the first time make clear that tenants can qualify as bona fide prospective purchasers, protected from cleanup costs from the presence of hazardous substances on a property.

2018 CMA STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2018 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards are announced by program sponsor, the Construction Marketing Association (CMA). The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 80 sub-categories.

Are There Tax Incentives Your Company Is Missing Out On?


Loads of New Tax Savings for Construction Companies! The post Are There Tax Incentives Your Company Is Missing Out On? appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Best Practices Featured North America Trends Construction Accounting Construction tax incentives

ABC: Construction momentum should remain strong in 2019

Construction Dive

Contractors can expect continued industry upticks through next year, but factors like rising material prices and the labor shortage could present some obstacles beyond that

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Brick Basement Wall- Construction Procedure, Practical Consideration

The Constructor

Brick masonry walls are not commonly used as a basement wall but it can be constructed to serve this purpose. Brick basement wall must be built. Brick Masonry Brickwork Building Technology Guide How To Guide Masonry Construction Work Procedures

4 Things You Need To Do To Prepare Your Home for An Electrician

Construction Marketing Blog

Electricity is an important part of your daily life. Most of the devices you use in your homes such as TVs, light bulbs, smart home devices, and heating systems cannot function without electricity.

Just How Much is Your Disconnected Jobsite Costing You?


An Interactive Infographic Comparing Two Very Different Construction Projects. The post Just How Much is Your Disconnected Jobsite Costing You? appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Best Practices Featured North America Software cloud based construction software cloud construction management software construction field software construction productivity construction project management infographics integrated construction software

Developer of $700M Philadelphia casino project sets 2-year construction timeline

Construction Dive

The Cordish Cos.' ' plan could see the Live! Hotel and Casino in Pennsylvania open for business before the end of 2020

Refractory Mortar-Types and Construction Practice

The Constructor

Refractory mortar is specially engineering mixture of sand, calcium aluminate cement, and fireclay. It is used to lay firebrick in places that. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Masonry Construction

5 Tips To Help You Get A New Roof

Construction Marketing Blog

The crown of your home is your roof. We all know how a faulty leaking damaged roof can be frustrating to live under especially during the rainy seasons. Your home’s protection and comfort start with the roof and you can’t put these two important elements on the line.

The Effect of Digitalization on Construction

Construction Business Owner

Technologically speaking, the greatest obstacle to success in construction today is the proliferation of the data silo.

$136B North Texas transportation plan clears key environmental hurdle

Construction Dive

DOT determined that the Mobility 2045 plan — which is funding rail, bus and highway systems to accommodate an estimated 51% regional population increase — meets federal air quality requirements

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23 Different Green Building Materials

The Constructor

Knowing Green Building materials is an important step in designing a green building to be more efficient and energy saver. Green Building Materials. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Buildings Green Buildings

Additive manufacturing heads to the jobsite


In September 2017, a partnership that included Autodesk and the Rotterdam Additive Manufacturing LAB in the Port of Rotterdam unveiled the first ship propeller to be made using 3D printing techniques

McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas

Business Facilities

Moving its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Las Colinas supports the company’s multi-year strategic growth initiative. Read: McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas at Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Texas Workforce Development corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment Healthcare Irving LEED McKesson relocation Site Selection WELL Building

Construction begins on Texas border gates

Construction Dive

Gideon Contracting was awarded a $5.7 million contract for the first phase of the project, which will see construction crews build seven gates with an option for four more

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Dry Pack Mortar- Applications and Advantages

The Constructor

Dry pack mortar, which is also called deck mud or floor mud, is a mixture of sand, cement, and water. It is used to repair small spots, creating. Building Technology Guide Cement Concrete Technology Recommended Mix

ABC predicts construction sector will remain strong in 2019


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The Era of the Digital Contractor

Construction Business Owner

Tips for approaching digital contracting from Sachse Construction's Andrea Wright and Kathy Sulik.

Trump planning another pass at $1T infrastructure package

Construction Dive

A massive program of infrastructure construction and rehabilitation was one of the linchpins of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign but the initiative has not yet come to fruition

Lime Soil Stabilization Method and Factors Affecting it

The Constructor

Lime-Soil stabilization is the process of adding lime to the soil to improve its properties like density, bearing capacity etc. Various factors. Geotechnical Engineering Others Roads/Highways Soil Soil Stabilization soil-lime

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The Problem With OSHA Recording Keeping

FDR Safety

OSHA record keeping was introduced in the 1970’s with the goal of creating safer workplaces. While a good and helpful idea, OSHA recordable and lost work-day case rates may be too much of a focus for many companies, while off the job injuries often go unaddressed. The cry for leading indicators has been going on for many years but we still benchmark and worry over the OSHA recordable and lost work-day case rates.

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PC Construction Recognized with Awards by AGC and ENR

PC Construction Blog

Last night, PC Construction proudly accepted a Best Builders Award for the Ben & Jerry’s Project Extra Chunk expansion in St. Albans, Vermont. The award was presented by the Associated General Contractors of Vermont for. All Awards Manufacturing & Industrial

The Construction Dive Awards for 2018

Construction Dive

Construction Dive's awards recognize the industry's top innovators, movers and shakers shaping the future of construction

Viscosity Modifying Admixtures (VMAs) in Concrete

The Constructor

Viscosity Modifying admixtures or shortly VMAs are type of admixtures which are used to change the properties such as viscosity, workability, Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixtures Guide Concrete Technology How To Guide

Rec Centers proliferate as community hubs


In markets around the country, the most in-demand building type isn’t an office, K-12 school, or hospital. It’s a multigenerational recreation center.

REHAU Appoints Theo Haast President and Dr. Thomas Troeger CMO of Americas

Contractor Magazine

Former Regional Head Christian Fabian transfers to Group Executive Board in Germany