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.

OSHA 130

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

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.

The Best Construction Gifts for the Kids on Your List

John Chaney

We love construction. Truly. I mean, we work at a software company so we don’t build anything. Not like that. We make the software that enables all you lovely people to build better and faster — and to budget. But it’s […].

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

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

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.

More Trending

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?

John Chaney

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

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

US 110

Additive manufacturing heads to the jobsite

BD+C

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

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?

John Chaney

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

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

ABC 106

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.

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.

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

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

McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas

Business Facilities Blog

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 BusinessFacilities.com. 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

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.

ABC predicts construction sector will remain strong in 2019

BD+C

ABC 100

$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

DOT 79

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.

OSHA 100

The Era of the Digital Contractor

Construction Business Owner

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

Planning and constructing a hybrid operating room: Lessons learned

BD+C

On average, 51 Million surgical inpatient procedures are performed in the United States each year.

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

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

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

Alliance Steel Creating Up To 130 Jobs In Northwest Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

The Illinois-based steel company is investing nearly $20 million to move to Gary, IN. Read: Alliance Steel Creating Up To 130 Jobs In Northwest Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Alliance Steel Business Incentives corporate expansion Economic Development Employment Indiana Economic Development Corporation Tax Credits training grants

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

Texas 76

Harvard debuts HouseZero as a possible response to making existing buildings more efficient

BD+C

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) has completed the retrofitting of its 4,600-sf headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.,

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

Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

The manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies will invest $16 million in a new manufacturing plant in Thomasville, GA. . Read: Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

Rec Centers proliferate as community hubs

BD+C

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.