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Witnessing a disaster: What workers need in the aftermath of tragedy

Construction Dive

Contractors should have a plan in place to help employees left behind after a jobsite accident, especially as some seek compensation for mental suffering, according to experts

Contractor Networking - How To Connect With Local Business Owners

Contractor Bookkeeping

Making a few good local business connections can go a long way in helping your construction business grow. Networking can spark mutually beneficial partnerships, lead to new opportunities, and attract more clients through word of mouth.

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Cellar Vs Basement | What Is Cellar | What Is Basement

CivilJungle

What Is Cellar? A cellar is a part of a building that is present entirely below the level of the curb. The cellar is used mainly as a storage location, as it is completely underground. A type of wine cellar is the most popular option for storing food and other drinks, as it is out […].

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Want To Turn Your Home Into A Creative Space? Here’s What You Need

The Constructor

While working in a creative field, you’ll often find yourself disturbed if the ambiance around you isn’t fit to be your workspace. To avoid reaching.

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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.

3 Tips for Equipment Upkeep on Urban Projects

Construction Business Owner

3 Tips for Equipment Upkeep on Urban Projects. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 02/26/2020 - 09:07. Master construction fueling processes and equipment maintenance tasks on all of your tight city jobsites with this top advice

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Built Robotics releases 1st fully autonomous construction machinery in US

Construction Dive

New software allows GPS and LIDAR to work within previously specified locations for excavation work

OSHA New Enforcement Action For The Metals Industry

FDR Safety

OSHA National Emphasis Program Amputations Prevention Effective 12/10/2019. OSHA Intent: .

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American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base

Business Facilities

The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history. Read: American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Hyundai to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Eqpt.

Construction Equipment

Hyundai CE has partnered with Hyundai Motor Group to produce excavators and forklifts powered by hydrogen fuel cells, according to Aju Business Daily. Hyundai Motor and its parts-making wing, Hyundai Mobis, signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday with Hyundai CE. The three companies agreed

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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.

Construction Dive readers concur: Cellphones negatively affecting jobsite productivity, safety

Construction Dive

In Part 2 of an in-depth look at personal phone use, anecdotal survey results expand on the management, and sometimes lack thereof, of this "dangerous distraction "

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3D Printing Captures UVM STEM Complex

PC Construction

PC Construction’s Virtual Construction Department recently teamed with The University of Vermont’s FabLab to produce a 3D print model of the University’s award-winning STEM Complex. The construction of the STEM Complex was completed by PC. All Education & Campus Our Crew

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

Business Facilities

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports. Read: Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave at BusinessFacilities.com.

School districts in California are stepping in to provide affordable housing for faculty and staff

BD+C

The affordable housing shortage in the U.S. is particularly acute in California, where less than one-third of the state’s households can afford a median-priced home that now tops $600,000 , or more than twice the national average

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5 construction innovations bridging the labor shortage gap

Construction Dive

Technological innovations provide the solution needed to combat the labor shortage

[VIDEO] Boring Co. Finishes First Vegas Tunnel

Construction Equipment

Last week, Elon Musk’s Boring Co. finished excavating the first of two tunnels for a new transportation system that will run underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The second tunnel will run parallel to the first, creating a loop to carry people back and forth in modified Tesla Model 3 and

Data Center Industry Locations: Data-Driven Growth

Business Facilities

As the demand for data continues to expand exponentially, new data centers are being built on sites closer to consumers (also known as “edge” locations) and modular, pre-fab units are speeding construction. Read: Data Center Industry Locations: Data-Driven Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Disney to develop private island destination in The Bahamas

BD+C

Last year, Disney Cruise Line completed the purchase of Lighthouse Point on the southern tip of island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas with the goal of developing a second private island destination. .

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The Dotted Line: How to get payment from slow-paying general contractors

Construction Dive

Construction legal experts say there are a number of tactics subcontractors can use — ranging from politeness to state laws — to collect money owed to them

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[VIDEO] 3D Printer Demos Home Construction

Construction Equipment

Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD 3D printed the walls of four small houses during the international Bautec construction exhibition in Berlin. The demonstration was completed using the BOD2 3D construction printer. According to 3D Printing Industry, The BOD2 3D printer is a modular

Freshpet Investing $264M In New Texas Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

The new pet food manufacturing facility will create 427 new jobs in Ennis, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant. . Read: Freshpet Investing $264M In New Texas Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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A post-storm Puerto Rico reconsiders how and what to rebuild

BD+C

New Orleans building inspectors suspended over alleged Hard Rock project negligence

Construction Dive

Vehicle GPS records reveal the city employees may have not even visited the property on the dates they said they inspected it

M Sand Vs River Sand - Difference Between M Sand and River Sand

Civil Lead

M Sand VS River Sand The material below 4.75 mm size is termed as fine aggregate or sand. Sand is an important constituent of concrete. Today in this article we are going to discuss the difference between m sand and river sand. Also, Read - What is M Sand?

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Business Facilities

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside. Read: Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sustainability in a material world

BD+C

Each year, the mainstream definition of “sustainable design” continues to broaden its reach.

AECOM's annual Global Challenge spurs tech innovation among employees

Construction Dive

Open to all 56,000 of its staff, the contractor's initiative paves way for winning construction-related technology innovations to come to fruition

Link-Belt Excavators Adds Dealer in Pennsylvania

Construction Equipment

Excavator manufacturer Link-Belt has named CRW Corp. as its dealer for hydraulic excavators and parts in Southeastern Pennsylvania. A location at 7096 Carlisle Pike, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, will serve the following counties: Adams, Centre, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

Business Facilities

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America. Read: 20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity at BusinessFacilities.com.

Best Value Facilities Construction/O&M Planning, Procurement and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Best Value Facilities Construction/O&M Planning, Procurement and Project Delivery can only be achieved with a concerted focus upon change management, education, and leadership.

NLRB issues final joint-employer rule

Construction Dive

The ABC said the ruling should provide clarity to contractors about their responsibility under the National Labor Relations Act

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Milieu: Creating restorative environments in behavioral health

BD+C

Every setting cues us how to behave. Is it loud and active? Quiet and intimate? Cozy or spare? Modern life bombards us with stressors. When we need services to help us cope with a mental illness, or life crisis, the design of behavioral health settings matters

Subaru Investing $158M In Indiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The automotive company plans to create up to 350 new jobs at its Lafayette, IN manufacturing operations by the end of 2023. Read: Subaru Investing $158M In Indiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.