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5 Ways Leading Contractors Keep Their Clients Happy


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

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.

How to Simplify Construction Data Collection from the Field


4 Key Benefits that Digitized Data and Connected Mobile Solutions are Bringing to the Jobsite

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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

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.

5 Ways Leading Contractors Keep Their Clients Happy


Forward-thinking communication and collaboration, a positive culture and modern technology key to building long-term client relationships

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

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

Construction of Wall Footings- Materials, and Dimensions

The Constructor

Wall footings are pad or spread and strip footings which are used to support structural or nonstructural walls, and to transmit and distribute their. Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

The Role of Construction Software Technology in Mitigating Risk


If you do a little digging, you may notice that many industries utilise development and maintenance processes that are often repetitive and standardiz

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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

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

Hempcrete Blocks for Construction

The Constructor

The construction industry has been actively looking out for more and more eco-friendly construction materials. Hempcrete or hemp concrete being a. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Smart Materials Eco-friendly material Hemp Hemp concrete Hempcrete Hempcrete blocks Sustainable development

State of the Construction Industry: May 2019 Roundup


Rising construction costs, data security concerns and the perils of project mismanagement are some of the interesting stories we read in May 2019

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

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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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 Role of Construction Software Technology in Mitigating Risk


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.

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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Establishing Your General Contracting Business - TIPS On Starting It Right

Contractor Bookkeeping

Running a business for general contractors like you is an overwhelming yet fulfilling task because there are so many things only the company owner can and should do.

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

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

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

How To Relieve Your Construction Company From Chasing Late Payments

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Tiffany Of EasyBooks. Late payments are annoying. Not only are they an inconvenience because you’re not receiving the money clients owe you on time, but they can also impact the order of the rest of your payments and leave you short elsewhere.

Stress- strain Curve for Steel Bars

The Constructor

Stress- strain curve describes the behavior of steel bars under loads. It is created by testing of steel specimen. The steel specimen is gradually. Material Testing Guide Structural Engineering Solid Mechanics Structural

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

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

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).

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


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

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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