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Can Generation Z Rescue Manufacturing?

Business Facilities

2019 L2L Manufacturing Index reveals Generation Z's interest in manufacturing, but the industry needs to fight for their attention and participation. Read: Can Generation Z Rescue Manufacturing? at

How can we increase construction efficiency with BIM and data-driven design ?


The construction industry is facing a lot of challenges, as building projects are growing in size and complexity. At the same time, emerging innovations and advancements in technology are disrupting the industry.

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Confirmed: Blue-Collar Workers Are NOT Stronger Than The Sun

FDR Safety

We’ve hit the unofficial middle of summer with this past weekend’s Fourth of July celebrations and things are just heating up across the US. The kids are busy with camps and summer fun and family trips are on the horizon.

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The Impact of Technology on Construction Data


Viewpoint and Dodge Data & Analytics teamed for an in-depth industry report on the power of data in construction

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

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

Report: 60% of US construction activity concentrated in 10 states

Construction Dive

Of the more than 11,200 U.S. projects GlobalData tracks, California by far leads with $524.6 billion in the works, followed by Texas, New York and Florida

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8 Points to Remember when Concreting in Rainy Season

The Constructor

Be it the season with extreme heat, extreme cold or inclement rains, Civil Engineers should be accustomed to fight all kinds of seasonal. Building Tips Repair/Protection Guide Tips concreting in rainy season pouring concrete in rains precautions in concrete placement

How To Manage Cash Flow Properly In Your Contracting Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction company cash flow is the movement of money in and out of your contracting business; these movements are known in accounting circles as inflow and outflow.

The top 10 commercial construction companies

Construction Dive

Here's the lowdown on the biggest players in the industry and the large-scale projects they are constructing

Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce

Business Facilities

Maryland has dedicated $56.5 million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones. Read: Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce at

Influence Line Analysis Method- Tabulated Technique

The Constructor

Influence line represents the variation of either the reaction, shear, moment, or deflection at a specific point in a member as a concentrated force. Structural Analysis Structural Engineering Structural

3 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Safer Software Use

Construction Business Owner

As is the case with adopting connected technology anywhere—the downside is the introduction of cybersecurity risks. The following are some best practices construction companies should employ to maintain their security posture.

Construction tech startups fueled by recent investments

Construction Dive

These up-and-coming companies are riding a wave of investor enthusiasm — and cash — in all things contech

Alo Investing $6M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The agricultural machinery company will create 44 jobs in Greenville County, SC over the next five years. Read: Alo Investing $6M In South Carolina at

Various Standard Codes on Pile Foundations in Different Countries

The Constructor

Pile foundation is a long or slender column that is constructed from materials like reinforced concrete or steel. It is a type of deep foundation. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation

Weekly Product Gallery: Viega, Salus, Duravit, Electric Eel, SJE Rhombus, Flomatic

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery highlights a PEX system (fittings, manifolds and tubing); a smart TRV radiant control; an ADA-compliant designer toilet; a pipeline camera inspection system; a Wi-Fi indoor alarm system; and a wafer-style silent check valve

5 ways small, minority-owned firms can build success

Construction Dive

Contracting firms run by minorities, women and other disadvantaged groups can reap the benefits of unique opportunities if they follow a few simple steps

Kroger, Ocado Choose Georgia For High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center

Business Facilities

The $55 million investment in Forest Park, GA is expected to create more than 400 new jobs. Read: Kroger, Ocado Choose Georgia For High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center at

Difference between Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)

The Constructor

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and Biological Oxygen demand(BOD) are the two main characteristic properties that indicate the strength of sewage. Environmental Engg Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) Characteristics of domestic waste water Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Difference between COD and BOD

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How Your Construction Business Can Thrive in a Difficult Economic Climate

Construction Business Owner

Unpredictable economic conditions, unstable global trade and new, rival businesses all mean traditional contractors are finding it more difficult to stand out in a competitive construction market.

$1B California naval base redevelopment hits milestones

Construction Dive

The Alameda naval air station has been demolished and groundwork has been laid for commercial and retail space, as well as a multimodal transportation hub featuring ferry service to San Francisco

Gerhardi Opens First U.S. Plant In Alabama

Business Facilities

The German auto supplier invested $41.6 million and will employ up to 235 employees at the Montgomery, AL manufacturing facility. . Read: Gerhardi Opens First U.S. Plant In Alabama at

Determination of Relative Density of Soil

The Constructor

Do You Recognize The 10 Early Warning Signs of Bad Contractor Bids?

Contractor Bookkeeping

Estimating and submitting bids are one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking sides of your construction business. It is essential to keep in mind that "break-even" in the construction business is challenging to calculate because most projects are one-of-a-kind custom jobs.

$1.5B healthcare project pushes envelope on lean practices, offsite fabrication

Construction Dive

Philadelphia's Penn Medicine Pavilion is one of the largest projects on the East Coast to use an integrated project delivery method

Amazon Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To Georgia

Business Facilities

The online retail giant's new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Gwinnett County, GA will be the first of its kind in the state. Read: Amazon Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To Georgia at

Architectural Concrete Construction and Finishes

The Constructor

Architectural concrete construction needs special care in selection of the concrete materials, forming, placing, and finishing in order to achieve. Building Technology Guide Special Concrete in Construction architectural concrete construction construction Materials

Figuring the mysteries of marketing: The creative art

Construction Marketing Ideas

In the middle of a quiet weekend as a marketing and business adventure looms, I’m intrigued by the qualities that go into the secret sauce of business development and success. Of course there is science, based on psychology and metrics.


USGBC seeks proposals to strengthen new LEED standard

Construction Dive

The council wants input on how to shape the next version of its rating system following the April release of v4.1.


RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland

Business Facilities

The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023. Read: RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland at

Methods of Glazing of Clay Products

The Constructor

Glazing is a process of providing a glassy layer on the surface of clay product or ceramics. The glazing layer is fused to a ceramic body by burning. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Paints & Decoratives glassy coat Glazing lead glazing opaque glazing Salt glazeing trasparent glazin

5 Things Leaders Can Learn From Stand-Up Comedians

Construction Business Owner

Stand-up comedy can make you a better presenter. After all, it’s one of the hardest forms of public speaking you’ll ever try. So it’s likely that if you do even remotely well at stand-up, all other types of business presentations will seem easier.


The case for payment innovation in construction

Construction Dive

As we grow more comfortable with payment innovations in our personal lives, and more expectant of the benefits they provide, it’s time for the corporate entities we comprise to follow suit

Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure

Business Facilities Impact Challenge will award $1M to Nevada nonprofits with bold ideas to create economic opportunity . Read: Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure at