Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry?

Construction Marketing Blog

This year has seen some of the most brutal natural disasters in recent history. Hurricanes and beyond have ripped apart all kinds of construction and infrastructure and plenty of areas in the US face rebuilding: Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico. The reconstruction of these regions will be difficult.

CRE Construction Project Site Selection: 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Match

Commercial Construction

When it comes to choosing a site for a commercial construction or CRE project, finding the perfect match between a brand or concept and an available space is one of the most important steps in the planning process.

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Green Building Data Risk as an Opportunity

Green Building Law Update

Green buildings generate large quantities of data. In an age when many have opinions about Edward Snowden’s disclosures, foreign state sponsored hacking, and Uber’s massive customer data hack, most people have not considered matters of data protection from their real estate, green building or otherwise.

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Mortar Mix Ratio Proportioning for Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Mortar mix ratio i.e. proportioning of cement sand in mortar provides consistency in the performance and appearance of masonry construction. Proper. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide Buildings masonry

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

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

Promoting Your Construction Business Offline

Construction Marketing Blog

We are constantly pushing digital forms of marketing – email, SEO, etc. – because of its great potential for exposure and leads. But that doesn’t mean offline tactics are ineffective. When done right, offline forms of marketing can see a very good ROI.

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Project Update: Mill240

PC Construction Blog

Construction is well underway on the Mill240 project in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The rehabilitated mill apartment community, which is situated along the banks of the Merrimack, will build upon the historic former Newark Paper Mill to. All Commercial Projects

Installation of Wooden Flooring over Concrete Slab

The Constructor

Any installation of wooden flooring over a concrete slab must be carried out only after having a polyethylene vapor barrier on the ground where the. Building Technology Guide Flooring Buildings

2017 Construction Marketing STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2017 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards are announced by the program sponsor, the Construction Marketing Association (CMA). The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 80 sub-categories. SUPERSTAR and STAR (first place/second place respectively) are awarded for each category or sub-category. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands or companies by region.

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC Expanding In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC will expand its operations in Jackson, TN. The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create 139 new jobs in Madison County.

NYC Tower Rises From Within Custom-Built Cocoon

ENR Construction

High above New York City’s streets, ironworkers building the 70-story One Manhattan West tower are laboring inside of a six-story, 900-ton steel-mesh cocoon that hydraulically crawls up the sides of the building as they erect structural steel around the tower’s concrete core

Asphalt Shingles as Roofing Material and its Types

The Constructor

The manufacture of asphalt roofing materials has been undergone from the 1890s. Today asphalt shingles cover 70 to 80 percent of the roofs in united. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Buildings

Pitching and Selling Products at The Home Depot (Part 1)

Construction Marketing Blog

For companies selling any construction-related products, finding shelf space on the largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot (HD), is a dream.

Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

Business Facilities Blog

By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. A winning formula needs the right ingredients, and Mississippi has all of them. From a skilled and productive workforce to the state’s low corporate tax rate, Mississippi’s pro-business environment fosters growth and attracts new investment.

The 7 Samurais of Construction


Many people associate construction only with building roads or houses. However, we tend to forget that the building sector is also about building history and shaping the world around us. We spend 95% of our lives within construction. We live, work and love while we are surrounded by the past.

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What are Different Timber Producing Trees for Use in Construction?

The Constructor

Timber is used for so many purposes in construction industry. Constructional timber is obtained from the different types of trees which are. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Buildings

Smart Infrastructure Shapes Future Growth

ENR Construction

Airports and mass transit projects planned to meet demand


Business Facilities Blog

Loyal readers of this space will remember that earlier this year, in a post about the hundreds of thousands of tons of nuclear waste that are piling up around the world, we provided an update on the continuing global expansion of nuclear power.

Review and ranking leads services: Solid marketing but watch out for the catch

Construction Marketing Ideas

Recently, a marketing representative for a residential lead generation service approached us with the most powerful “get attention” strategy available in the business.

40+ Construction Tools List with Images for Building Construction

The Constructor

Construction tools list for building construction works such as concrete, brick masonry, leveling, wood works, floor works, slab works, brick laying, Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Construction equipments

Megaprojects in Distress: Rethinking the Theory

ENR Construction

The status quo of megaprojects these days is not good, with as many as two-thirds significantly disappointing on budget and schedule

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

Business Facilities Blog

By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. I owa’s leaders have an ambitious target for the state’s workforce education goals.

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Milwaukee Tool expands in three Mississippi locations, creates over 600 jobs

Constructor Magazine

Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations at three Mississippi locations, investing $33.4 million and creating 660 jobs

Antifreeze Admixtures for Concrete during Cold Weather Concreting

The Constructor

Freezing reduces strength of concrete by 20 to 40 % when fresh concrete is subjected to freezing. Antifreeze admixtures of concrete, its properties. Concrete Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixture Concrete Technology

Georgia Group Creates Innovative Recruiting Partnership

ENR Construction

Program uses a new career-guidance tool to target and test high-school students on their construction aptitudes Expanding In New Brunswick, Canada

Business Facilities Blog, Canada’s largest private-sale real estate network, is expanding its business services center in Moncton, New Brunswick, CAN and will create up to 30 jobs over three years with support from the provincial government.

Weekly Product Gallery: Condensing boilers and water heaters

Constructor Magazine

This week we highlight condensing boilers and water heaters: a boiler line that includes smaller sizes for small- to average-size residential applications and light commercial projects; tankless water heaters that directly replace 50- and 75-gal.

Measurement of Air Content in Concrete by Pressure Air Method

The Constructor

Measurement of Air Content in Concrete Air content of concrete is measured by the pressure air measurement method which is based on the principles of. Concrete Concrete Properties Concrete Technology propertiesofconcrete

Difference and sameness: The two sides of the marketing coin

Construction Marketing Ideas

This video by Simon Sinek only indirectly correlates to the observations below. But it reminds us of the power of listening, learning, and experiencing before we draw conclusions.

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

Business Facilities Blog

Global Technical Systems (GTS) will invest $54.7 million in a new, electro-mechanical energy storage system manufacturing operation in the City of Virginia Beach, VA.

Construction employment continues steady growth

Constructor Magazine

Specialty trade construction adds 22,600 positions in November

Selection of Superplasticizers for High-Performance Concrete

The Constructor

Superplasticizers are used to fluidify the concrete in the field. Most of the superplasticizers helped to maintain high slump values for a time of 30. Concrete Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixture Concrete Technology

Scripted friendliness/humility: Does it work?

Construction Marketing Ideas

In a recent eletter, Ari Galiper suggested that if you are “chasing” prospects and getting the silent treatment, you should try sending this email: Subj: Apology… Dear [Contact.FirstName], hope you are well.


Sports ‘districts’ are popping up all over America


Sports arenas and stadiums continue to be the stimuli for urban reincarnations. Stantec has several sports “district” projects underway in Dallas, Tampa, Chicago, and Edmonton.

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