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How Big Data is transforming the construction industry

Lets Build

The reason big data has garnered so much attention in recent years is that it not only is relevant across all industries but its value in terms of application in the digital age is almost limitless. Take the construction industry, for example.

The balancing act: Efficiency and beauty in design and construction

BD+C

No one sets out to make an ugly building. And yet, this is often the result - a walk of any size in any place shows building after building that did not start where it seems to have ended up.

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Where Did All The Landscaping Jobs Go?

Green Industry Professionals

Labor shortage is not uncommon for the landscaping industry and it can have ramifications on the overall U.S. economy

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Construction Lead Generation – The Definitive Guide

Construction Marketing

The new and improved Construction Lead Generation Guide will share the results of our most recent Lead Generation Survey. Importantly, the guide details the current state of the top two services: Dodge Data & Analytics , and ConstructConnect. Next, the guide identifies several other construction lead sources that tend to specialize in regions, type of construction project or service offerings.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Selling an Experience

Surveyor

How your construction organization treats its clients and the construction experience it provides can make or break long-term success

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Radon Caused More Than 21,000 Deaths Last Year

Green Building Law Update

Radon causes more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. every year. Despite that it is totally preventable, radon is the number one lung cancer killer in nonsmokers. Radon is widely described as the primary source of indoor and household air pollution in the U.S.

New Jersey Adopts 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code

Contractor Magazine

The NSPC provides the latest information about common materials, fixtures, devices, and equipment systems used or installed in plumbing systems

What’s Your Company’s Crisis Plan?

Surveyor

When disaster strikes, having the right technology and a solid plan in place can ensure limited business disruption

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Skanska USA transcends challenges on its largest IPD project

Construction Dive

Without an integrated project delivery approach, the $349 million Inspira Health Hospital project may have fallen off track, says Vice President Rebecca Pizzi

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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.

Safe Bearing Capacity values of Different Soils

The Constructor

The capacity of the soil to allow the loads coming from the foundation is called bearing capacity of the soil. It is essential to know the bearing. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Soil Engineering bearing capacity Safe Bearing Capacity of Soil

Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One

Business Facilities

New Mexico, already a thriving location for TV and motion picture production, aims to become the go-to place for video game development. Read: Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One at BusinessFacilities.com.

EGIA’s Cracking the Code Show: 3 Steps to a Powerful Customer Experience

Contractor Magazine

EGIA experts explain how to create a culture of excellent HVAC customer service

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New USDOT rules would speed up project permitting

Construction Dive

For a long time, various federal agencies' environmental reviews processes have been siloed, causing a back and forth that results in inevitable delays

Excavation Hazards- Affects and Prevention Measures

The Constructor

Different types of hazards are associated with excavation of soil. for instance, failure of soils at sides of trenches and pits, movement of. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Construction Safety Excavation

Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Business Facilities

Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior. Read: Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars at BusinessFacilities.com.

PMI's Aspiring Leaders’ Program Promotes New Ways of Thinking

Contractor Magazine

Program uses the art of Salvador Dali for lessons on leadership and creativity

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Manhattan DA busts labor broker for workers' comp fraud

Construction Dive

There are several "easy questions about hiring that any legitimate employer will be able to answer" to avoid the fate of Salvador Almonte Jr., who allegedly cheated his workers out of $1 million in workers' comp insurance premiums, an attorney told Construction Dive

Best Strategies for Cash-Flow Management in Construction

Construction Business Owner

According to a Kabbage survey of construction firms, 28% cited cash flow as the biggest challenge during their first year in business, outweighing finding new customers. As your business grows, the struggle to manage a positive cash flow may continue

Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia

Business Facilities

The composites design and fabrication company will create 75 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in the city of Newport News, VA. Read: Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Equipment Finance Group Reports Boost in Construction Equipment Financing

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has released its 2019 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity reporting overall new business volume grew 4.4 percent in the equipment finance industry in 2018. Also in the report, in 2018: Construction equipment represented 13.9 percent of

Denver airport commits to $770M budget and tighter schedule in wake of Great Hall firing

Construction Dive

The owner is taking over the troubled Jeppesen Terminal renovation and looking for new contractors before the current manager's Nov. 12 exit

Daily progress reports in construction: Cutting down on the admin work

Lets Build

What is a daily progress report in construction? Each day on a construction job site is different from the last and those who are involved need to be kept in the loop of what has occurred. One of the easiest ways to do that is by filing a daily progress report. These reports can include.

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Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama

Business Facilities

The company chose to expand and create 20 new jobs at its Decatur, AL fluorochemical plant over locations in Japan and China. Read: Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ski Town Boiler Swap

Contractor Magazine

Downs Mechanical does condensing boiler replacement work for a luxury condo complex in ski country

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Barnard Construction affiliate begins $142M border wall section in Arizona

Construction Dive

The wall replacement project is the second such job being paid for using diverted military funds

Sheffield recycler switches from Liebherr to Atlas scrap handler

Digger Blog

Sheffield based Norwood Metals has recently taken delivery of its first new Atlas scrap-handling machine. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

GE Appliances Investing $60M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The appliance manufacturer will begin water heater manufacturing at its Kershaw County, SC operations at a new Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Read: GE Appliances Investing $60M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Going Hybrid for Maximum Efficiencies

Contractor Magazine

By combining non-condensing and condensing boilers in a hybrid system, users can maximize efficiencies

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Procore gets in the preconstruction game

Construction Dive

Procore has linked the preconstruction process to construction management, giving contractors a valuable, more efficient flow of information

Meet the 40 Under 40 class of 2019

BD+C

They're the top young leaders of the commercial design and construction industry—40 outstanding individuals who have excelled not only in their chosen fields of work but also in service to their clients, their firms, their professions, and their communities.

Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean

Business Facilities

Curaçao is ready to meet your business needs with multicultural talent and a bevy of economic free zones. Read: Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean at BusinessFacilities.com.

Building User Connection

Contractor Magazine

It’s hard to believe we are now more than 50 chapter in to our ongoing journey

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