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State of the Construction Industry: October 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at some of the top stories in construction in October, including labor, material and supply chain challenges and companies rewarding workers. Construction Best Practices

Meaghan Daiber got her dream job. And she’s only just begun.

The Korte Company

Meaghan Daiber never broke 5’2”, but she’s got the kind of presence that makes people say, “Huh, I thought she was taller.”. Maybe it’s because the sheer force of her bubbly personality contradicts her size. Her tenacity drove her to become a long-time basketball player, height be damned.

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What Is Standard Window Size| Window Size Chart | Standard Window Height | Standard Window Width | Common Window Sizes

Civiconcepts

What Is Window? A Window is one type of opening in any wall of a house, door, ceiling, roof, which permits the entry of light, natural air, and sometimes sound.

Robots Perform Field Layout at Consigli Site

The Constructor

The construction industry is one of the least automated ones and depends chiefly on manual labor. However, there has been an increasing acceptance of.

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Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Trimble Construction One: What’s Under the Hood?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Get the details on the latest construction management software, with new model-based estimating, service management, on-demand licenses, and more. Viewpoint Technology

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Portland Pozzolana Cement – Uses, Properties, Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What Is PPC Cement? PPC stands for Portland Pozzolana cement. Portland pozzolana cement is a type of ordinary Portland cement. It is prepared by the inter grinding of the OPC clinker along with the pozzolanic material and gypsum in proper ratio. It is used for building construction.

Glass Blocks in Construction

The Constructor

Glass blocks or glass bricks are wall bricks made of glass. They provide visual opacity and light transmission at the same time, making them an. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Innovative Solution Integrates Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery to Improve Construction Productivity

Job Order Contracting

The innovative 4BT OpenBuild/OpenJOC(TM) Framework integrates planning, procurement, and project delivery to improve construction productivity.

Injury Prevention Programs Reshape Old Safety Perspectives

Construction Business Owner

Injury Prevention Programs Reshape Old Safety Perspectives. Alex Headley. Fri, 10/29/2021 - 15:44. It’s no secret that a typical construction jobsite can be dangerous for workers.

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.

Construction Wraps Up on Rokeby Museum Preservation

PC Construction

Next week the PC Construction team will wrap up the finishing touches on preservation work at Vermont’s historic Rokeby Museum. PC pledged to sponsor the project eight months ago and has since invested over $65,000.

Sodic Soil: Effects, Properties, and Treatment

The Constructor

Sodic soils are formed when sodium ions are relatively higher than the other cations, impacting the soil structure. The amount of sodium in the soil. Geotechnical Engineering

Underperforming Public Sector Facilities Renovation Repair and New Builds – Time for Change

Job Order Contracting

Underperforming Public Sector Facilities Renovation Repair and New Builds – Time for Change. Introduction.

BIM for Clients: There is a need for independent BIM advocacy!

DebunkTheBIM

Building project clients come in all shapes and sizes. From the very small, ‘let’s build a garage’ or ‘renovate the kitchen’ types, to gigantic institutional owners of city-size developments.

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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’s Worker Shortage: Rise of Machines

Constructech

We are embarking on a short blog series focusing on the worker shortage and began the technology discussion last week, with a focus on how solutions can attract a younger workforce.

Difference Between Framed Structure and Load Bearing Structure

Civil Lead

Load Bearing Structure Vs Framed Structure There are two ways of building houses: the load bearing structure and the RCC. Read more. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Structural Design Structure

8 Keys to Successful Construction Delivery – Or Everything a Public Sector Facilities Management Professional Should Know

Job Order Contracting

8 Keys to Successful Construction Delivery – -Or Everything a Public Sector Facilities Management Professional Should Know.

Types of Primer Paints Used in Construction

The Constructor

The application of primer before painting gives a polished and professional look to the material. In addition, it helps to seal the porous surface. Building Materials

5 Ways to Navigate Relationship Roadblocks with Trust & Positivity

Construction Business Owner

5 Ways to Navigate Relationship Roadblocks with Trust & Positivity. Alex Headley. Thu, 10/28/2021 - 07:30. Being a construction contractor requires, persistence and a willingness to take risks. requires will and discipline to succeed, not the unreasonable overly optimistic Pollyanna approach

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The House That SHE Built

Pro Builder

The House That SHE Built. ldeakins. Fri, 10/29/2021 - 07:56. Author and marketing expert Mollie Elkman motivates girls and women to consider roles in the housing and construction industry with her new book, "The House that SHE Built" .

Ava Security Picks North Carolina For America’s HQ

Business Facilities

Ava Security, a unified service provider of cyber and video security, has selected Raleigh, NC as the location for the company’s new Americas headquarters.

Home Made from 100 Different Natural Materials

Natural Building

Biobased Creations CEO Lucas De Man believes that natural building materials such as timber, hemp, straw and mycelium could completely replace polluting, non-renewable materials such as steel, plasterboard and cement.

How Strategic Workforce Management Helps Complete Work With Limited Resources

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. Thu, 11/11/2021 - 12:00. 1 p.m. With only 80% of the 1 million construction workers who lost their jobs at the start of lockdown returning to work, contractors are feeling the effect of the labor shortage now more than ever.

Economic Recovery Delayed by Inflation and Labor and Supply Constraints

Pro Builder

Economic Recovery Delayed by Inflation and Labor and Supply Constraints. ldeakins. Fri, 10/29/2021 - 09:35. Why the national economy is seeing its slowest growth since the start of the pandemic.

Manufacturers Look To Arkansas As Home For Future Growth

Business Facilities

Manufacturers Trex, Arning will establish new manufacturing sites in the state, creating upwards of 600 jobs in the coming years.

Sunny Texas

Constructech

Solar energy isn’t confined to Arizona, Nevada, and California although those states seem to be in the news weekly with reports of new projects. Texas has sunny days, too, and several solar projects completed or in the works. SB Energy , a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.,

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How Meaningful Time Maximizes Profits

Construction Business Owner

How Meaningful Time Maximizes Profits. Alex Headley. Mon, 10/25/2021 - 07:30. Most successful construction companies are owned and managed by a dedicated and hardworking entrepreneur who excels at pricing, estimating and building strong customer relationships.

5 Ways to Upgrade Project Management Practices for 2022

Pro Builder

5 Ways to Upgrade Project Management Practices for 2022. mbeirne. Tue, 10/26/2021 - 09:52. The successful completion of a task is accomplished through effective construction project management.

Locations For The Agribusiness Industry: Setting The Table

Business Facilities

The USDA is adding ethanol and whiskey to its annual tally of agricultural products, with U.S. exports expected to outpace imports by nearly $20 billion.

Moving Forward: What to Expect in 2022

Contractor Magazine

Connor Lokar, Senior Forecaster at ITR Economics, gives the Friday Keynote at PHCC CONNECT 2021. Industry Event News

Picking Your Path to Progress

Construction Business Owner

Picking Your Path to Progress. Alex Headley. Fri, 10/29/2021 - 07:30. Strategic planning always seems to come back to a question of how to grow a business profitably.

How Industry Leaders Are Trying to Recruit a New Generation of Workers

Pro Builder

How Industry Leaders Are Trying to Recruit a New Generation of Workers. ldeakins. Thu, 10/28/2021 - 09:41. The construction industry gets a bad rap among Millenials and Gen Z, but can industry leaders change their minds?