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DBE: How To Grow Your Disadvantaged Business Enterprise The Smart Way

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I recently met someone desperately trying to grow their Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) engineering firm. But they were going about it in a way I thought was a bit crazy. So, what I’m going to do today is provide a complete, soup to nuts , guide on how to grow your DBE firm the smart way.

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Understanding Construction Accounting Terms And Why It Matters

Contractor Bookkeeping

Hiring an accountant is widely considered best practice for small business owners. But delegating financial analysis and reporting doesn't mean thoroughly checking out of the process each month or quarter.

Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”


Have you ever noticed a laneway that wasn’t living up to its potential? Does a laneway in your neighborhood mainly serve delivery trucks, parked cars, and dumpsters, instead of acting as a place for community activity?

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How the Ground Shakes During Earthquakes?

The Constructor

Ground shaking is the consequence of movement of seismic waves, which ranges from quite gentle in small earthquakes to considerably violent in large. Earthquake Engineering Ground Shaking

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

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

Overcoming the Odds


A look at why Caldwell Marine and ECI Drilling won the 2019 Viewpoint Construction Award for ‘Most Challenging Project’. Client Spotlight

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Trade Show Marketing Checklist for Construction

Construction Marketing

With the busy trade show season upon us, there is no question that in the construction industry, trade shows remain a key marketing strategy for many brands. That said, trade shows are typically expensive to participate in, and can be difficult to measure return on marketing investment (ROMI).

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Bulk Density and Void Percentage Test for Aggregates

The Constructor

The bulk density and void percentage of aggregate can be evaluated using standard test methods of applicable codes such as ASTM C 29/C29M-17a, IS: How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Aggregate Aggregates GE Lab Tests

Increase Your Environmental Compliance through Smarter Systems and Software Solutions


Australian contractors are facing increased environmental compliance pressure, but the right planning and software can turn challenge into opportunity. Construction Best Practices

D3 Engineering Expanding Operations In Upstate New York

Business Facilities

The embedded product development company is expanding operations and will create up to 50 new jobs at a new location in Monroe County, NY. Read: D3 Engineering Expanding Operations In Upstate New York at

How the FIU tragedy could change bridge construction projects

Construction Dive

Lessons learned from the deadly Miami bridge collapse could affect the design, safety protocols and contract language of similar future projects

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Difference Between Plinth Level, Sill Level, and Lintel Level.


Types of Level in the Building as Below Ground Leval / Floor Level Natural Ground Level Floor Finishing Level Existing Ground Level Plinth Level Sill Level Lintel Level What Is Ground-Level / Floor Level? full name is Ground Level. full name is Floor Level.

‘Tis the Season to Give Thanks


The holiday season is upon us again, and while gratitude should be expressed year-round, this season serves as a helpful reminder. Viewpoint News

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PerceptIn Relocating Global HQ To Indiana

Business Facilities

PerceptIn will conduct R&D for its autonomous low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) and create up to 160 new, high-wage jobs at the Indiana IoT Lab – Fishers by 2022. Read: PerceptIn Relocating Global HQ To Indiana at

Study finds maternity benefits for construction tradeswomen financially feasible

Construction Dive

“This benefit is long overdue," said a union rep who has seen a leave program be successful. "We want to equip our members with what they need to both work in the construction industry and to raise a family "

Linear Measurements in Surveying by Direct Method

The Constructor

Linear measurements in surveying can be performed by mainly three methods namely direct method, electromagnetic methods and optical methods. Surveying chaining direct method of linear measurement linear measurement in surveying odometer pacing passometer pedometer speedometer

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What Is Specific Gravity Cement | Why We Calculate Specific Gravity Cement | Specific Gravity Test on Cement


What Is Specific Gravity Cement? Specific gravity is generally defined as the ratio between the mass of a given volume of material and mass of an equal volume of water.

Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Business Facilities

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. will invest in new headquarters operation and create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA. Read: Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia at

Esports stadium in Philly may herald a trend and new construction niche

Construction Dive

Comcast Spectacor teamed with Cordish Cos. and architect Populous to customize a game day experience unlike traditional sports venues. Continued growth in esports may create a new segment for contractors to target

Important Terms Used in Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Masonry is a widely used term in the field of construction. Some of the important terms related to masonry works that must be known by the.

Concrete Mix Ratio | What Is Concrete Mix Ratio | Type of Concrete Mix Ratio


What Is Concrete Mix Ratio? Making concrete, it is important to use the correct concrete mixing ratios to produce a tough, long life, durable concrete mix. To make concrete, four basic materials you need: Cement, sand, aggregate, water, and add-mixture.

Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters

Business Facilities

The pharmaceutical retailer will create 24 new high-paying jobs at its new headquarters in Little Rock, AR. Read: Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters at

Amid shift to $1.4B P3 contract for Honolulu rail, another HART official resigns

Construction Dive

Director of Procurement Paula Youngling's exit comes as the authority is slated to select a contractor to complete the final leg of the $9 billion project

Stone Masonry Construction – Materials and Classification

The Constructor

Stone masonry is a type of building masonry construction that uses stones and mortar. This construction technique is used for building foundations, Building Technology Guide.

Counting progress with simple marketing strategies

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’re continuing our marketing to develop Ontario Construction News. The primary customer-building tool continues to be direct mail, (about 80 per cent) followed by Google Ads, association and joint venture partnership relationships, and a smattering of referral inquiries.


Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Chattanooga has been chosen as automotive company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production, which will create 1,000 new jobs. Read: Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee at

Hensel Phelps sics Boston Dynamic robot dog on documenting its construction jobsite progress

Construction Dive

The contractor tested HoloBuilder’s reality capture app using the Spot robot on its $1.2 billion San Francisco International Airport project

Types of Masonry Construction Based on Material

The Constructor

A variety of materials combined with mortar of varying strength can be used for masonry construction. Some of the common materials used are brick, Building Technology Guide concrete masonry gabion masonry stone masonry veneer masonry

Difference Between Flyover and Bridge | What Is Flyover | What Is Bridge


What Is Flyover? Flyovers, over a flyover, underpasses, overpasses, etc. are some examples of the engineering marvels that allow for the effort of people and saving of time, vehicles, and even trains.

Casey’s General Stores Investing $50M In Missouri

Business Facilities

The new state-of-the-art warehousing, logistics and distribution facility in Joplin, MO will create up to 125 new jobs. Read: Casey’s General Stores Investing $50M In Missouri at

Private group starts construction of another stretch of US-Mexico border wall

Construction Dive

We Build the Wall's "Project 2" south of Mission, Texas, is already subject to additional cease and desist orders

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Types of Seismic Control System in Building Structures

The Constructor

Different types of seismic control systems are used in earthquake-resistant design that serves the purpose of reducing the action of earthquake.

PODCAST: Episode 6 – The complete residential product portfolio for home weather protection

GCP Applied Technologies

PODCAST: Episode 6 – The complete residential product portfolio for home weather protection. michael.delros…. Wed, 11/20/2019 - 20:25. GCP residential products expert Brandon Wulf takes us through this versatile portfolio. Hard Hat Cast. November 26, 2019. watch full podcast.

Tennessee’s Property Evaluation Program Gets Bigger

Business Facilities

Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015. Read: Tennessee’s Property Evaluation Program Gets Bigger at