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5 Ways Leading Contractors Keep Their Clients Happy

Surveyor

Improving collaboration between contractors and clients is key to building long-term relationships. Simply getting the job done isn’t enough for today’s leading contractors.

Jobsite managers embrace robotics

Construction Dive

Rather than feeling replaced by machines, workers and unions also see artificial intelligence as an ally against such issues as labor shortages, precision and productivity, presenters at ENR FutureTech said

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New Workers Most at Risk for Injury: Study

Construction Equipment

Nearly half of the construction workers in Tennessee who were injured over a recent two-year period had been on the job less than a year, according to a case study report from the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR). The Construction Industry Research and Policy Center (CIRPC) at

What Happens in Vegas, Doesn’t Stay in Vegas: Retail Construction Trends from ICSC RECon 2019

Commercial Construction

Englewood Construction’s business development team hosted a cocktail party at the Bellagio Resort and Casino during RECon 2019.

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

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

Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana

Business Facilities

Under Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana has become a national leader in cyber security and a global leader in water management and coastal restoration. Read: Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The Role of Construction Software Technology in Mitigating Risk

Surveyor

Conflicts and other project risks can delay work and negatively impact bottom lines. If you do a little digging, you may notice that many industries utilise development and maintenance processes that are often repetitive and standardised across the scope of their operations. This may work for them.

EPA Cancels Pesticide Registrations to Save the Bees

Green Building Law Update

In a rare move, the EPA issued product cancellation orders for certain pesticides effective May 20, 2019.

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Business Facilities

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI. Read: Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice at BusinessFacilities.com.

Top construction tech events for the second half of 2019

Construction Dive

Although the year is almost halfway over, the tech-related learning events don't stop. Check out our list of some of the best

12 Basic Components of a Building Structure

The Constructor

The basic components of a building structure are the foundation, floors, walls, beams, columns, roof, stair, etc. These elements serve the purpose of. Building Technology Guide building components Building Construction substructure superstructure

The slow story (or when will you finally report on the Best Construction Blog winner)?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Voting for the 2019 Best Construction Blog competition opened in January, and concluded at the end of March. Why then, haven’t I announced the finalists for the judged portion of the competition?

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Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN. Read: Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Making up for the construction labor shortage with technology

Construction Dive

Construction has had a complicated relationship with technology, but the shortage of skilled labor has forced the industry to re-evaluate

What is Cross Wall Construction? Features and Benefits

The Constructor

Cross wall construction is a building construction technique in which the precast load-bearing walls are placed perpendicular to the lateral axis of. Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Building Construction cross wall construction precast load bearing wall structure

17 Types of Cement, Properties and Uses in Construction

Construction Test

Here we described total 17 types of cement , properties and uses in construction. Each type of cement has different properties , use for concrete with any grade of concrete and its chemical composition. 17 Types of Cement. Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC). Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC).

11 trends in senior living

BD+C

Enter The Carillon at Belleview Station from the streets of Denver’s bustling Tech Center District, and your first impression is of a residence that is contemporary, sleek, and upscale.

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Miami airport officials approve up to $5B for capital projects

Construction Dive

The Miami International Airport modernization program, aimed at meeting future demand and incorporating design elements that will address climate change and resiliency, will be spread across a period of five to 15 years

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9 Types of Defects Observed in Plastering

The Constructor

Different types of defects occur in plastering such as blistering, cracks, efflorescence, flaking, peeling, popping, softness and uneven surfaces. Building Technology Guide

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What Tech Can Do to Reduce Risk on Construction Sites

Construction Business Owner

Learn from data in Dodge Data & Analytics and Triax Technologies' SmartMarket report, Using Technology to Improve Risk Management in Construction SmartMarket Insight, about how you can mitigate risk on your project sites through the use of tech, such as wearables, VR and AR, and robotics

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Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

Business Facilities

The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification. Read: Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tech Toys: 3D concrete printing, VR ladder training and more

Construction Dive

Also, Unity Reflect will allow for Autodesk Revit changes to be seen instantly in Unity VR/AR systems and a Japanese firm will use U.S.-based based drone platforms to inspect and repair concrete infrastructure

Concrete Pavements for Car Parking – Features and Design Considerations

The Constructor

Concrete pavements for car parking are constructed as slab-on-grade structures which are not subjected to heavy traffic and movement as compared to. Transportation concrete parking lots concrete parking pavements standards for concrete parking construction

10 Simple Steps to Implementing a Suicide-Prevention Program

Construction Business Owner

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), construction workers remain four times more likely to die by suicide than the population at large—a rate equal to 53.2 per 100,000 workers.

Lacassine Operating Co. Building $12.5M Plant In Louisiana

Business Facilities

The industrial chemical company’s new catalyst blending plant will serve refinery clients around the world from an industrial park in Lacassine, Jefferson Davis Parish. Read: Lacassine Operating Co. Building $12.5M Plant In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Man defrauds feds $346M through sham construction firms

Construction Dive

The DOJ said Kansas contractor Matthew McPherson set up sham companies to bid on contracts set aside for disabled veterans and minorities

11 Properties of Ceramic Tiles Flooring for use in Buildings

The Constructor

Ceramic tiles are commonly used flooring material for all types of buildings such as residential, commercial or public buildings. Ceramic tiles. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Evaluating the Benefits of IoT Implementation

Contractor Magazine

Building management systems can “manage and oversee” systems in a variety of ways, which helps your facility manager customers make smart, informed decisions. Our newest Contracting Business contributor Bud Hammer explains

EFP Corp. Investing More Than $6.5M In Indiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The Northern Indiana packaging manufacturer is expanding to a 100,000-square-foot building in the Vanderburgh Industrial Park in Evansville, IN. Read: EFP Corp. Investing More Than $6.5M In Indiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

World Trade Center sub indicted on bribery charges

Construction Dive

The New York attorney general has charged two former managers of Delaware-based electrical contractor Hatzel & Buehler in a pay to play scheme with the project's construction manager

5 Special Types of Flooring used in Building Construction

The Constructor

There are various types of flooring used in building construction, but these 5 special types of flooring are different from commonly used types. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

PHCC Responds to Potential Two-Year Extension of TX State Licensing Board

Contractor Magazine

Plumbing professionals stand in solidarity to first and foremost protect the public’s health and safety of Texas citizens and its environment

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7 Steps to an Effective Quality-Management Program

Construction Business Owner

In construction, punch lists are just one element of a comprehensive quality-management program. If you want to reduce defects over time, with the goal of achieving great quality the first time, punch lists alone will not get you there.

Florida lawmaker questions state DOT weather-related delays

Construction Dive

Following a local media investigation that found DOT-approved delays have added 41 years to projects, a state senator has prompted the governor to call for greater scrutiny on contractor extensions

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