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Five Effective Ways To Retain Employees And Keep Your Company Healthy

Randal DeHart

Traditionally, employers have relied on giving employees raises to retain their staff and reward them for being hard-working and loyal. Raises can get expensive, and there is often an upper limit for what you can offer regarding increasing salaries and wages.

Concrete Discoloration: Causes and Mitigation Strategies

The Constructor

Discoloration of concrete is a source of displeasure for both the contractor as well as the owner. It may appear as gross variations in color across large concrete surfaces, light or dark spots, or early light efflorescence.

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All You Need To Know About Lacquered Glass

Learn Civil Engineering

Glass is a fundamental component of modern architecture. Famous designers and architects use it to add new life to their projects. After all, a structure is refined and simple. This structure of glass is due to the material’s inherent clear color.

The Top 6 Things That Keep Project Managers Up at Night

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Project managers face many challenges, from cost overruns to safety concerns—but connected construction tools can help. Construction Best Practices

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

2022 Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

4BT, founded in 2016, is a certified veteran-owned small business (VOSB), and was founded by JOC program management, technology, and cost data experts with decades of experience with industry sector leading organization including the RS Means Company, LLC, 4Clicks Solutions, LLC, and VFA, Inc.

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What are the Causes of Foundation Heave?

The Constructor

Foundation heave is an upward movement of the foundation due to soaked expansive soil. The factors that lead to the saturation of soil beneath a foundation are seasonal changes in moisture, underground aquifer, or leakage in underground pipes.

Construction Industry Trends: August 2022 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

August saw new laws and more federal funding for construction projects, boosts in hiring and construction starts, and more women in construction roles. Construction Technology/News

Investing In Opportunity Zones

Business Facilities

As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Qualified Opportunity Zones across the U.S. provide a vehicle to reinvest capital gains for near- and long-term tax benefits.

Construction Project Delivery Leadership – Public Sector

Job Order Contracting

Greater focus is required upon Construction Project Delivery Leadership in the public sector. Efficient management of the built environment is critical to the environment, economy, and our overall well being.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

What is Low-Noise Concrete Pavement?

The Constructor

Nowadays, controlling traffic noise has become an important criterion in the design and construction of transportation infrastructure.

7 key benefits of Lean construction for wind farms

Lets Build

The construction industry has historically been quite inefficient, but that’s no longer acceptable in today’s post-pandemic world. As construction companies struggle with shortages of everything from raw materials to skilled tradespeople, sticking to timelines has become increasingly challenging.

Nucor Will Invest $200M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

Nucor will expand its Berkeley County, SC steel manufacturing facility. In Marion County, auto body parts supplier DMA Sales will invest $5M to expand its operations.

Facilities Maintenance and Repair Goals

Job Order Contracting

Facilities Maintenance and Repair Goals include… Optimizing asset value. Life-cycle management in concert with organizational mission. Maximization of maintenance and repair cost visibility and cost management. Mitigation of unplanned events.

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Applications and Advantages of Resifan in Construction

The Constructor

Resifan is a self-leveling and colored coating ideal for places where a continuous and smooth finish is desired. It provides solid and consistent color, and demands low maintenance. The appearance of the Resifan coating surface is similar to that of a polished vinyl floor.

Lumber Prices Fell to New 2022 Low Following Goldman Sachs Housing Forecast

Pro Builder

Lumber Prices Fell to New 2022 Low Following Goldman Sachs Housing Forecast. ldeakins. Wed, 08/31/2022 - 11:00. Lumber prices fell 4% on Tuesday after Goldman Sachs released its updated forecast for home sales in 2022.

Two Projects To Bring More Than 340 Jobs To Arkansas

Business Facilities

GoTextbooks’ Little Rock expansion will create 200 new jobs, Bryce Corporation’s new manufacturing facility will create 142 positions in Searcy.

ABC: Nonresidential Construction Spending Increases by a Modest 0.8% in July

Contractor Magazine

On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $847.6 billion for the month. Construction Data

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Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

What is Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for Buildings?

The Constructor

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are certificates that represent energy efficiency of buildings based on a rating from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient). The rating denotes the cost incurred for heating and lighting the property and the extent of carbon dioxide emissions.

Peak Inflation Isn’t Enough to Slow Demand for Costly Bathroom Renovations

Pro Builder

Peak Inflation Isn’t Enough to Slow Demand for Costly Bathroom Renovations. ldeakins. Thu, 09/01/2022 - 10:48. Homeowners are rethinking their design preferences and dishing out more money for bathroom renovations .

Looking To A Healthy Future

Business Facilities

Significant population shifts, the pandemic, and Industry innovations are shaping the site decisions healthcare and medical device companies are making.

Using exterior-grade waterproofing in interior applications

Construction Specifier

By Makoto S. Weinstein, PE and Scott A. Tomlinson, PE. Photo © iStock.

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

What is Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for Buildings?

The Constructor

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are certificates that represent energy efficiency of buildings based on a rating from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient). The rating denotes the cost incurred for heating and lighting the property and the extent of carbon dioxide emissions.

August Home Prices Fell at the Fastest Rate in Six Years

Pro Builder

August Home Prices Fell at the Fastest Rate in Six Years. ldeakins. Thu, 09/01/2022 - 10:28. Monthly home prices dropped at their fastest pace in six years in August—here's what that means for fall homebuyers .

General Mills To Invest $100M In Ohio Expansion

Business Facilities

Global food company General Mills will create 30 jobs at its Wellston, OH facility, where it makes Totino’s Pizzas and Pizza Rolls. .

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The Succession Plan

Contractor Magazine

Franchising could pave the way for a seamless transition—with other helpful benefits—for a smoother business plan. Management

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

Construction Employment Increases by 16,000, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The construction industry added 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has risen by 311,000 jobs or 4.2%.

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This Texas Housing Development Is Home to the Largest-Ever Geothermal Grid

Pro Builder

This Texas Housing Development Is Home to the Largest-Ever Geothermal Grid. ldeakins. Fri, 09/02/2022 - 09:44. Once completed, the Whisper Valley community outside of Austin, Texas will use a geothermal grid to provide heating and cooling to 7,500 households.

[VIDEO] Las Colinas, Irving, Texas: A City Built For Business

Business Facilities

Centrally located in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving-Las Colinas is recognized as the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas.