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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.

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.

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.

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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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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

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.

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

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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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

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

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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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

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.

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

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

$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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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

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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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

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

ABC predicts construction sector will remain strong in 2019

BD+C

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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.

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

Queens calls on Amazon to help fund $2.7B Brooklyn-Queens Connector

Construction Dive

Borough of Queens President Melinda Katz said Amazon support for the streetcar project, which will be the only direct connection between the two New York City boroughs, would be a "fair investment "

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.

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

How to Make Chamfered Edge in Concrete

The Constructor

A chamfer edge on a concrete is a sloped or angled corner made for improving the aesthetical appearance, safety and easily removal of formwork of. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Concrete Technology Formwork/Shuttering How To Guide

Innovator of the Year: Prescient

Construction Dive

Prescient is one of many tech-driven offsite construction firms capitalizing on the modular building wave, but the startup is steadily scaling to deliver 18 story-structures

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.

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.,

Concrete Laitance- Causes, Removal, vs Efflorescence

The Constructor

Concrete laitance is a layer of weak and nondurable cement and fine particles originated from aggregate. These materials are moved upward due to. Building Technology Guide Flooring How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide