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Federal shutdown threatening some infrastructure projects

Construction Dive

States are holding off on cementing plans for 2019 surface transportation projects since much of their funding has been cut off

Survey Says: Contractors Committed to Tech, Industry Still Faces Hurdles

John Chaney

Now in its seventh year, the annual Construction Technology Report compiled by JBKnowledge is one of the most impressive surveys in the industry, providing the latest trends on everything from construction software, IT budgets and workflows, mobile apps, emerging technologies and more.

10 construction cost estimating tips contractors need

Construction Marketing Ideas

By Jim Lamezla Special to Ontario Construction News Getting an accurate project estimate can be extremely challenging and is crucial to your business.

Volkswagen Will Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The company has selected Chattanooga as the U.S. base for its electric vehicle production and will invest $800 million in the facility. . Read: Volkswagen Will Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com. Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Tennessee corporate expansion Electric Vehicles EV production Hamilton County LEED Site Selection Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Volkswagen AG VW

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

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

Memphis, Tennessee, saw $1.3B of new construction permits in 2018

Construction Dive

As is trending in many U.S. metros, residents' demand for a live-work-play environment is drawing business and keeping contractors busy

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AIA 2019 Consensus Forecast: Nonresidential construction spending to rise 4.4%

BD+C

Nonresidential construction spending on buildings is projected to grow by 4.4% through 2019, according to a new consensus forecast from The American Institute of Architects (AIA

New Trucks and Equipment Rolling Out at The Work Truck Show 2019

Contractor Magazine

Ford, FCCC, Freightliner, International, Mack, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Ram plan news

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NYC councilman proposes prevailing wage for all city-subsidized construction projects

Construction Dive

Ben Kallos' proposal won praise from the city's trade unions but has been challenged by industry groups like the Associated Builders and Contractors

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Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

Business Facilities

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year. Read: Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States at BusinessFacilities.com. Arizona California Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Illinois North Carolina Quality Of Life Surveys & Research Texas Washington Workforce Development Allied Van Lines corporate expansion corporate moves corporate relocation infographic Site Selection Survey

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BIM: Sharing is caring

BD+C

For more than a decade Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been increasing its market share as the primary documentation tool for the architectural practice. BIM promises a more collaborative and integrated design and (hopefully) construction process.

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Polymer Modified Mortar- Types, Properties, and Applications

The Constructor

Polymer modified mortar is produced by mixing water with polymeric admixtures, Portland cement, and sand. The addition of polymer improves mortar. Concrete Admixtures Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Technology

AGC launches program to diversify construction workforce

Construction Dive

By targeting more high school students with construction-related career and technical training opportunities, the association says it hopes to pull more minorities and women into the industry

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State of the Industry: The Year of Great Transition

Construction Business Owner

Dodge Data & Analytics on How Washington, Project Costs, The Labor Shortage & New Tech Will Define the Construction Industry in 2019

Strategies to improve the human experience during interior renovations

BD+C

Healthcare facilities offer a unique challenge for renovations due both to the rapid changes in technology and delivery of care, and also difficulty in preserving vital operations during construction.

The Second Day of AHR 2019 in Atlanta; Innovation and Surprises

Contractor Magazine

On the second day of AHR 2019 the crowds remained large, the educational sessions were in full swing, and the after parties were larger than ever

Repairing Puerto Rico's schools post-Maria will cost $11B, take 7 years

Construction Dive

The money the U.S. territory is counting on could be diverted to pay for wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border if the president declares a national emergency

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Creating a Culture of Collaboration & Maximizing Value.

The coming bonanza in marijuana facilities

BD+C

Right now, 33 states allow the sale of marijuana for medical purposes; another 14 allow it under more stringent medical supervision. Ten states have OK’d it for both medical and recreational use. Only Idaho, Nebraska, and South Dakota have a total ban on the sale of marijuana.

enVerid Leads New Class of AHR Innovation Award Winners

Contractor Magazine

Firms honored at AHR Expo in Atlanta, cited by ASHRAE judges for contributions to building automation, cooling, green building, heating, IAQ, plumbing, refrigeration, software, tools and instruments, and ventilation

Suffolk hiring outside of industry to fill executive spots

Construction Dive

The general contractor is increasing its focus on tech with recent hires from E-Trade and General Electric and the absence of "Construction" from its name in marketing materials

Collaborative Project Delivery Increases Efficiency and Cuts Design/Construction Costs

Job Order Contracting

Any real property owner and their service providers can leverage collaborative project delivery to increase efficiency and reduce design, construction, and life-cycle costs.

AS+GG-designed tower will be the tallest in China

BD+C

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture recently won the design competition for the Shimao Shenzhen Longgang Master Plan and the associated tower, Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Center. The tower is currently envisioned to rise approximately 700 meters (2,296.5

Victory Capital Relocating HQ To Texas

Business Facilities

Victory Capital announced it will move its corporate headquarters for its Global Investment Management Business from Cleveland, OH to San Antonio, TX. Read: Victory Capital Relocating HQ To Texas at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Texas Bexar County Business Incentives financial services provider relocation San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Site Selection Victory Capital

More employees entering workforce equipped with tech skills

Construction Dive

Confidence in new graduates' ability to help digitize companies through artificial intelligence, robotics and other tech is on the rise among construction and other business leaders

How to Build an Indoor Fireplace?

The Constructor

An indoor structure building using bricks, stone and metal which is designed to hold or contain fire in it is known as Fireplace. The main purpose of. How To Guide Others

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Hazard mitigation provisions in codes save lives and protect property

BD+C

A new National Institute of Building Sciences study on hazard mitigation found that updated building codes produce significant benefits. The NIBS report found that adopting the 2018 International Codes (I-Codes) generates a national benefit of $11 for every $1 invested and saves lives.

7 Mistakes When Writing A Construction Business Proposal

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Daniela McVicker. If your construction company doesn’t provide unique services, you should clearly understand that you have a lot of competitors, who write business proposals almost identical to yours.

OSHA cites contractor in NYC mini-crane accident, proposes $155K fine

Construction Dive

Louis-based Western Waterproofing allegedly put employees at risk by allowing untrained workers to operate the equipment on a Manhattan site

7 Tips for Prepping Your Fleet for the Busy Season

Construction Business Owner

Prep Your Fleet for the Busy Season With These 7 Tips. . Before hauling crawler excavators or wheel loaders to your jobsite, ensure the transport and towing vehicles are in good working condition this winter. .

IPD super teams hit jackpot for clients

BD+C

Owners, developers, and AEC firms regularly espouse the virtues of early project collaboration. But few teams have been willing to check their egos and financial prerogatives at the door in order to enter into true integrated project delivery (IPD).

Keeping Customers: Do You Have Regular Clients Who Are Ready To Churn?

Construction Informer

The post Keeping Customers: Do You Have Regular Clients Who Are Ready To Churn? appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Construction Management Trending keeping clients

Trux launches free 'dump trucks on demand' platform

Construction Dive

The cloud-based product — which will begin its national rollout in Los Angeles — connects contractors with third-party drivers and offers automated dispatching, real-time driver tracking and more

The Best Construction Blog competition: Nomination deadline approaching

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’ve just got a couple of weeks before nominations close for the 2019 Best Construction Blog competition. The competition, which has been an annual feature of this blog for about a decade, offers some useful rewards for participants.

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