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Sure-fire Construction Marketing Plan In Eight Easy Steps

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you're serious about getting the best value you can for your marketing budget, you'll need to develop a marketing plan. Many contractors are having challenges adapting to this ever-changing economy.

4 Tips for Better Change Order Management

Construction Business Owner

4 Tips for Better Change Order Management. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 06/18/2020 - 10:53. I n an HBRC Journal study , results showed that the average cost overrun from change orders was as much as 11% to 15% of the original contract value for many construction projects.

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The Top 6 Causes of Trenching and Excavation OSHA Violations

Construction Junkie

photo by Andy Rogers , CC BY-SA 2.0. Even though the means to prevent trench collapses is pretty simple , dozens of construction workers continue to be killed by them every year.


Single-Family Construction Permits Point to Building Growth

Pro Builder

Single-Family Construction Permits Point to Building Growth. cbroderick. Thu, 06/18/2020 - 10:07. Numbers for single-family home construction remained flat in May with a 675,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, but permits are signaling a promising growth.

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.

Business Continuity in the New Construction Normal


How technology is helping contractors provide safer jobsites and more streamlined processes. Construction Best Practices

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Four New LEED Pilot Credits Respond to COVID-19

Green Building Law Update

This blog post is an update to my June 6th post, Two New LEED Pilot Credits Respond to COVID-19 , describing that the U.S. Green Building Council has now added two additional Pilot Credits responding to the novel coronavirus. You may reasonably infer that I have posted an update (.

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Logistics Industry Focus: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

Business Facilities

The coronavirus pandemic has forced industry leaders to rethink their supply chain and logistics strategies. The crisis may accelerate a trend toward localization, with industries choosing to go local for local.

Ready, Set, Report: Getting Started in Viewpoint Analytics is Easier than You Think!


In just a few short steps, you can be on your way to being a data-driven contractor with Viewpoint Analytics. Viewpoint Technology

New Helmets to Hardhats director on how to attract veterans to construction jobs

Construction Dive

David Porter spoke with Construction Dive about how good pay, retirement benefits and structure can help entice task-oriented former service members

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

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

Bobcat launches Stage V telehandlers and loaders

Digger Blog

Bobcat has unveiled its Stage V upgrades for telehandlers and M-Series compact tracked loaders, along with walkaround videos for a closer look. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

Business Facilities

Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth. Read: Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St.

Democratizing Data: The Modern Infrastructure and Cutting-Edge Technologies Behind ViewpointOne


A look at the powerful technologies behind the ViewpointOne suite of integrated, cloud-based construction software solutions. Viewpoint Technology

New wearable system monitors construction workers' body temperature

Construction Dive

The Kenzen Patch is intended to detect the warning signs of heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses

What is Job Safety Analysis (JSA) ? [PDF]

The Constructor

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a process that breaks down and identifies the dangers of a particular job operation or task by integrating health and. Safety Guide

New Jersey To Develop First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Port In U.S.

Business Facilities

The $300-400 million New Jersey Wind Port will be the biggest investment in Salem County in a generation and could create up to 1,500 jobs and $500 million in economic activity. Read: New Jersey To Develop First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Port In U.S. at

What is BOQ & Example of Bill of Quantity for Construction


The post What is BOQ & Example of Bill of Quantity for Construction appeared first on Civiconcepts.

Turner, PCL offer quick-install modular health screening pods

Construction Dive

The prefabricated modules from two of the largest U.S. construction firms enable fast and easy health screening of individuals entering high-traffic buildings and public spaces

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6 Tips for Staffing Regardless of Market Conditions

Construction Business Owner

6 Tips for Staffing Regardless of Market Conditions. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 06/16/2020 - 14:01. Although many construction projects have been delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, plenty of projects continue and their staffing needs remain crucial.

More Than 400 Jobs, $103M In Capital Investment Land In Lubbock

Business Facilities

General Advanced Foods, MTBC, Ltd. and AT&T have recently announced expansion projects in Lubbock, TX, adding $103.1 million in capital investment, 404 additional jobs and retaining 86 jobs in the Lubbock community.

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25 Types of Beam & Their Use in Construction


There are different types of beam used in building construction work according to the function and nature of work. The beam is a horizontal structural. The post 25 Types of Beam & Their Use in Construction appeared first on Civiconcepts.

Army Corps plans $4.6B flood control project in Miami-Dade

Construction Dive

The proposed plan focuses on seven geographic areas and would include the construction of storm surge barriers

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How to Pour Concrete for Pile Foundation? [PDF]

The Constructor

As pile foundations carry a lot of load, they must be installed with utmost care. The selection of suitable equipment and the process employed for.

Leasing Index Jumps in June

Construction Equipment

The June 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) jumped to 45.8, up from May’s index of 25.8. The index, from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, is a qualitative assessment of prevailing business conditions and expectations, it says. Despite the

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Pouring Concrete in Rain, Effect & Precautionary Measures


The post Pouring Concrete in Rain, Effect & Precautionary Measures appeared first on Civiconcepts.

Contractors pledge to combat racial inequality

Construction Dive

Construction firms and industry groups are taking a stand against racial injustice and vowing to do more to increase diversity on U.S. jobsites

How to Repair and Prevent Defects in Hardwood Flooring? [PDF]

The Constructor

Hardwood flooring is one of the best choices to bring distinctive air into the interior space, but it changes its behavior with the natural weather. How To Guide


S23 Holdings Investing $64.4M In Virginia Corporate, Industrial Campus

Business Facilities

The maritime, ship repair, and manufacturing company will create 332 new jobs in City of Newport News, VA. Read: S23 Holdings Investing $64.4M In Virginia Corporate, Industrial Campus at

Caterpillar Acquires Robotic Expertise

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar has acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, California-based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot. The acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s automation and autonomy strategy. Building on its work in autonomous mining, the company plans to

Tellurian delays construction on $27B Louisiana energy project

Construction Dive

Reduced demand, low natural gas prices and the coronavirus have kept the energy company from securing the equity partnerships that will allow for construction financing

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All You need to know about RERA Act [PDF]

The Constructor

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority Act (RERA) was introduced to bring in transparency, accountability, and financial control into the highly. Building Bye Laws real estate rules and regulation rera rera act rera act pdf rera rules and regulation

Ross Stores Investing $68M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The apparel and home fashion company will expand its distribution operations in York County, SC, creating 700 new jobs. Read: Ross Stores Investing $68M In South Carolina at

Const. Employment Rebounds by 464K Jobs

Construction Equipment

Construction employment rebounded by 464,000 jobs in May, but the total remained 596,000 below the latest peak in February and the industry’s 12.7 percent unemployment rate was the highest for May since 2012, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The huge