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Game Change 2021: How Service, Offsite and Technology Disrupt the Status Quo for Construction Companies

ENR Construction

Predictions for the engineering, construction and infrastructure industry

The 5 secrets to effective and admin free construction progress meetings

Lets Build

How many times have you driven to the construction site full of frustration because you had to attend yet another progress meeting that you know won’t lead anywhere? And how many times have you left the room after a meeting, feeling even more disoriented and disheartened than before?

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Strategies for reducing outdoor-indoor noise

Construction Specifier

Photo courtesy Wasco. by Steven Saffell. The sounds of transportation, construction, and industry—of civilization itself—are stimulating to some as part of the vitality of the urban environment. Yet, over the long haul, these sounds become intrusive when they filter into indoor environments.

Welcome to the New Viewpoint Help!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How a single platform for online help will provide a connected user experience to mirror our ViewpointOne suite of connected construction solutions. Viewpoint News

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

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

What Makes A Successful Safety And Health Program In 2021

FDR Safety

The following is the transcript from an interview with Fred Rine, FDRsafety CEO. To view the interview please visit the FDRsafety Youtube Channel. I’m often asked, “what makes for a successful safety program?”

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Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge: A Case Study

The Constructor

Construction of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge started on November 23, 1938, and was opened to the public on July 1, 1940. It was constructed in. Bridges Case study Structures

Outperforming During a Pandemic: How Haugland Group Built an Award-Winning Project in Record Time

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Haugland Group preserved through the global pandemic and was awarded Viewpoint's Greatest Pivot on a Project award during Collaborate 2020. Viewpoint News

Contractor of the Year: John W. Danforth Co.

Contractor Magazine

With strength, flexibility and a sense of optimism, Danforth navigates out of 2020 with purpose and a clear vision to succeed. Plumbing / Plumbing Contractor

$2.9M Grant Will Help Virginia’s Water Economy Face Climate Change

Business Facilities

GO Virginia approved the grant to help the Virginia Coastal Resilience And Adaptation Economy Initiative address flooding challenges. Read: $2.9M Grant Will Help Virginia’s Water Economy Face Climate Change at BusinessFacilities.com.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

ByBlock: An Advanced Construction Material for a Better Future

The Constructor

ByBlock, developed by ByFusion, is the very first construction-grade building material made entirely from plastic waste. This advanced building. Building Materials News

Complete Guide on Different Types of Roof Trusses

Learn Civil Engineering

Today, we will talk about the different types of roof trusses, components of roof trusses, the design of roof trusses, and many more things related to the roof truss. Firstly, we just discuss what is roof truss and what are the benefits of roof trusses. What is a Roof Truss?

Contractor Bookkeeping In Ten Minutes A Day Using QuickBooks

Contractor Bookkeeping

Each contractor type has unique construction accounting needs, which means if the QuickBooks process is custom-fitted to each construction company's needs, it is a beautiful thing.

Why Virtualization is Now the Biggest Trend in AEC

Construction Business Owner

Why Virtualization is Now the Biggest Trend in AEC. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:45. In a COVID-19 world, owners and executives understand the importance of a strong business continuity plan more than ever.

Petra Jordan: A World Heritage Site Under Risk

The Constructor

Petra is famous for its rock-cut monuments like sanctuaries, tombs, and temples. These monuments are located in the Shera alps of Jordan, situated. Architecture Case study Structural Engineering

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Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. . Read: Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Lean methodology is ignored by the construction sector

Job Order Contracting

Is it a a fact that Lean methodology is ignored by the construction sector.

Pedestrian Bridge Installed in 5 Hours

Construction Equipment

A Mammoet team has installed a 550 ton pedestrian bridge over 11 rail tracks in less than five hours, according to a report in the Construction Index. Kiewit Infrastructure appointed Mammoet for the work, which is part of the revitalisation effort in downtown Colorado Springs. Prior to Mammoet’s

Home Plans for a Post-COVID Reality

Pro Builder

Home Plans for a Post-COVID Reality. cbroderick. Sun, 01/10/2021 - 17:40. Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD, House Review Lead Designer.

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Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

Business Facilities

The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV. Read: Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

Facilities Operations and Maintenance Planning – Principles, Systems, Culture, & Results

Job Order Contracting

Efficient Facilities Operations and Maintenance Planning involves integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery support mechanisms. These are fundamental to achieving best value repair, renovation, and maintenance outcomes.

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Volvo Data Encourages Operator Coaching

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment has built a support system around machine data designed to help customers decipher and use that data to improve efficiency in their fleets. ActiveCare Direct allows the manufacturer to communicate with both the customer and the distributor, and those reports can be used

Are You Ready for Build to Rent?

Pro Builder

Are You Ready for Build to Rent? cbroderick. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 06:00. More builders and investors are testing the waters of the single-family build-to-rent sector as consumers seek affordable housing options and to lease rather than buy. John Caulfield, Contributing Editor. On Oct.

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

Business Facilities

Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs. Read: Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction Cost Transparency Assures Client Value – Surviving 2021

Job Order Contracting

Construction cost transparency assures Client Value, and make no mistake, 2021 will be a difficult year.

As mental healthcare is destigmatized, demand for treatment centers is rising

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[VIDEO] AI Drone Pilots Itself

Construction Equipment

Skydio, a U.S.-based based drone manufacturer, is working to bring about “the age of AI driven autonomy” in the drone segment. With this idea drones are no longer powered by manual operations, but are defined by software and AI with native obstacle avoidance.

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New Jersey Approves Loan Program For Brownfield Revitalization

Business Facilities

On Thursday, January 14, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a webinar to provide details on its new Brownfields Loan Program. Read: New Jersey Approves Loan Program For Brownfield Revitalization at BusinessFacilities.com.

RELATIONSHIPS drive Construction QUALITY improvement and COST REDUCTION

Job Order Contracting

A critical learning for any facilities management professional and real property owner is that RELATIONSHIPS drive Construction QUALITY improvement and COST REDUCTION.

Residential Construction Employment Outperforms National Employment

Pro Builder

Residential Construction Employment Outperforms National Employment. cbroderick. Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:22. As overall nonfarm payroll employment decreased in December amid rising COVID-19 cases, residential construction jobs increased.

Doosan Bobcat NA to Invest in Ainstein AI

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America announced a strategic equity investment with Ainstein AI, Inc., a startup radar technologies company, to continue the development of next-generation radar sensor systems. Radar will enhance equipment performance and provide our customers with optimal productivity and

Location Spotlight: Virginia I81-I77 Crossroads

Business Facilities

The VIAA region is composed of five counties and one city in the Southwestern region of Virginia, with one of the leading trucking routes traversing the region. Read: Location Spotlight: Virginia I81-I77 Crossroads at BusinessFacilities.com. All Location Spotlights Virginia

2021 Commercial Construction Outlook Bleak?

Job Order Contracting

General contractors expects the 2021 commercial construction outlook to be far from robust. Following a year in which 44% of firms reported they had projects canceled many construction companies will need to focus upon survival. 2021 projects have already begun to be delayed or cancelled.