Sat.Apr 20, 2019 - Fri.Apr 26, 2019

What Causes Construction Project Delays?

Surveyor

6 reasons your construction projects are not being completed on time and how to avoid them. It’s both frustrating and costly for contractors when a construction project is postponed.

Best Practices for Event Follow-Ups

Construction Marketing Blog

Event marketing is a proven strategy for success. In fact, according to statistics, 73% of B2B marketers say live events are better than other tactics for customer engagement.

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Deal or no deal: PLAs in the construction industry

Construction Dive

The project labor agreement fight has reached the federal level as unions and private associations plead the case for and against

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CKPC To Produce Highly Recyclable Plastics In Canada

Business Facilities

Through its Strategic Innovation Fund, Canada will invest US$36 million to support construction of the new US$3.3 billion polypropylene complex in Sturgeon County, Alberta. Read: CKPC To Produce Highly Recyclable Plastics In Canada at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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.

The Rise of Business Intelligence in Construction

Surveyor

More and more contractors are moving to the cloud to embrace powerful business intelligence solutions to improve operations. The construction industry collects mounds of data.

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Skender, Z Modular strike deal to manufacture multifamily components

Construction Dive

Skender says Z's all-steel VectorBloc system will allow it to stack units higher, accelerate construction by 40% and lower project costs by up to 15

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GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant To Add 400 Jobs

Business Facilities

Preparing for the next-generation Corvette, the Warren County, KY facility will build America's most advanced series-production sports car. Read: GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant To Add 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Construction Software According to Kids

Surveyor

Construction Software According to Kids. “If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. Let our curiosity, adventure and wonder of life never end.” ” – Akaine Kramarik. Yesterday, our Portland office participated in Take Your Child to Work Day, and we’re certainly glad we did. By 8am, our office was already teeming with children who were, well – stoked to get to miss school for the day I’m guessing.

Top 10 green buildings for 2019

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) this week named the 2019 recipients for its highest honor, the COTE Top Ten Awards. .

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US intelligence wants to develop tools to detect construction projects around the world

Construction Dive

The new SMART program will analyze satellite and other images to determine where large construction projects are underway

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Green Development & Sustainability: Letting The Sunshine In

Business Facilities

As states are racing to be among the leaders powered 100-percent by renewable energy, industrial giants like Samsung are pledging to join them in adopting this gold standard for sustainability at their manufacturing plants.

5 Reasons to Attend a Digital Contractor Roadshow in Your City This Year

Surveyor

5 Reasons to Attend a Digital Contractor Roadshow in Your City This Year. Every year, we look forward to having contractors from all over the country visit our beautiful home in Portland, Oregon for the Viewpoint Collaborate Conference.

Job Costing For Small Construction Companies - The Key To Profitability

Contractor Bookkeeping

Job Costing, in its simplest terms, links the money you spent on a job against the money you received to do a particular job. It is the process of tracking all the costs related to a project to determine its profitability.

Laser scans could be key in Notre Dame Cathedral reconstruction

Construction Dive

A point cloud of the 12th-century Paris landmark captured in 2015 could serve as a digital blueprint for the wooden spire and roof destroyed in last week's fire

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Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey

Business Facilities

Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey at BusinessFacilities.com.

18 Green Building Innovations to Consider for Your Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

More often than not, construction companies are being urged to look to the future and consider changes to help environmental protection and sustainability

Turner Construction doubles down on jobsite efficiency

BD+C

Today is Earth Day, and this morning, Turner Construction made public an ambitious program that could burnish its standing as a green builder

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Marriott building world's tallest modular hotel in NYC

Construction Dive

Final on-site assembly of 168 prefabricated guestrooms, which should take 90 days to finish, is scheduled for late fall

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

Business Facilities

Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine. Read: Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

How cement additives aid the grinding process

GCP Applied Technologies

How cement additives aid the grinding process. Phillip.fry@gc…. Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:26. GCP Applied Technologies. April 23, 2019. Cement additives are chemicals that are used to improve cement grindability and/or performance.

MLS stadium design unveiled for St. Louis

BD+C

When it comes to the ongoing downtown revitalizations in cities throughout the nation, destination points always are part of such plans, since they bring in visitors.

NYC's 'Green New Deal' to ban glass, steel skyscrapers

Construction Dive

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to reduce greenhouse emissions 30% by 2030 while creating "tens of thousands" of well-paying green construction jobs

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Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

What is OPEN Job Order Contracting ? LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Project Delivery. OPEN Job Order Contracting – LEAN Construction Service Procurement and Project Delivery.

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Factors that Influence the Quality of Undisturbed Soil Sampling?

The Constructor

Obviously, the quality of undisturbed soil sample is considerably significant. This is because crucial engineering properties, for foundation design, Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering Soil Exploration

An old warehouse building becomes the new Campus Center at Springfield Technical Community College

BD+C

Combining historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and contemporary architecture, Springfield Technical Community College’s new Campus Center repurposes a 764-foot-long by 55-foot-wide warehouse building originally constructed between 1846 and 1864

Seattle arena costs creep to $900M

Construction Dive

Developers aren't scrimping on the design for an expansive venue under the historic KeyArena roof, said an official explaining the project's price tag, which in 2017 was $660 million

Bridging the gap between ERP and field service

Contractor Magazine

In this article I discuss a number of difficulties some ERP systems present and offer a checklist of essential functionality field service software needs to deliver

Improving Productivity Solution That Works

Contractor Bookkeeping

Our winning strategy talks about Marketing as the foundation, Accounting as the center of your construction business, and Production where t he rubber meets the road, or if you please, this is where all the planning and support structure pays off.

Can Digital Twin make project management more efficient?

BD+C

Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of construction management as CEO of Gafcon, the owner’s rep firm based in San Diego that he and wife Pam founded in 1987.

Military prequalifying contractors for $8B of border wall construction

Construction Dive

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans on selecting firms via the best-value or low-price methods of procurement

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in February

Contractor Magazine

This year, numbers were were affected by the federal government shutdown

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Truth in media and marketing: How do you win the game?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Last night, this company’s primary sales representative forwarded an email from a consultancy seeking ongoing publicity in Ontario Construction News.

Modular construction helps tackle affordable housing crisis in Seattle

BD+C

Cubix North Park in Seattle, Washington defies the misconceptions of modular construction. The project passed the rigorous Seattle Design Review board with its modulated façade and playful expression of the modular components