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6 Types of Marketing Organization Structures for Construction

Construction Marketing

Choosing the best organizational structure for your company in the construction industry can be challenging. In the world of organizational structures, the options you have to choose from include things like chain of command, span of control, centralization, and the list goes on.

Customizing Glass to Fit Any Project

BD+C

An architect’s design is their signature. The intent, lines, materials selected, and overarching theme demonstrate how a professional interpreted his or her client’s needs. Sometimes this leans more towards the utilitarian and industrial, and, at others, it can be a thing of beauty – a work of art.

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Are after-hours construction permits worth the challenges?

Construction Dive

A lot of projects require or could benefit from work at night, but contractors need to weight permit costs, higher subcontractor fees and noise restrictions

5 Construction Trends to Watch in 2020

Surveyor

Technology is expected to play a major role in all facets of construction industry growth in 2020 and beyond. Construction Technology/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.

Why Tech Will Be the Differentiator in 2020

Construction Business Owner

Technologies like drones, lasers, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning may sound far off, but some firms are using them now. If technology is already a big part of your construction business, these are additions you should consider investing in soon. Find out hw to begin here.

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Kraft Heinz Food Investing $25M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

With help from the Texas Enterprise Zone Program, the company will expand its food production operations in Garland, TX, creating 250 new jobs. . Read: Kraft Heinz Food Investing $25M In Texas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Union accuses Amazon contractors of wage-related violations in Virginia

Construction Dive

An Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters' report focuses on drywall subcontractors and the lower-tier subcontractors they reportedly hired to perform work on six projects involving four owners at sites near HQ2

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Common Bookkeeping Pitfalls And The Value Of Outsourced Accounting

Contractor Bookkeeping

Although most construction company owners recognize the importance of careful financial management, few want to spend their time dealing with numbers. Unfortunately, not keeping a close eye on your income and expenses can be very costly for a business.

What are the Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil?

The Constructor

The compressibility of soil is defined as the capability of soil to decrease its volume under mechanical loads, whereas the consolidation is the. Geotechnical Engineering Consolidation

GM Investing $1.5B In Missouri Expansion

Business Facilities

The auto company's investment will retain 4,000 jobs at its Wentzville, MO plant, where it will build its next generation mid-size trucks. Read: GM Investing $1.5B In Missouri Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Newly patented 3D construction printer can reportedly create 60-foot-long concrete slabs in less than 1 minute

Construction Dive

Armatron Systems plans to license the technology, which allows builders to make cement slabs from one-quarter inch to 30 inches thick, it says

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Bioswales and Green Infrastructure and ….

Job Order Contracting

Embracing green infrastructure as an approach and installing specific interventions comes with many challenges. It demands educating clients, communities, contractors, and designers; experimenting with new techniques and learning from failures; and making changes to policy and regulations.

Reconsidering construction robotics

BD+C

Fact: There were 379,000 unfilled construction jobs in August, based on preliminary estimates released in October by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fact: The majority of nonresidential construction projects come in over budget and late, sometimes wildly so.

Aircraft Solutions Investing Nearly $100M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The company will create 475 jobs at a new subsidiary at North Carolina’s Global TransPark to recycle aircraft parts and materials. Read: Aircraft Solutions Investing Nearly $100M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

4 bad planning habits to kick in 2020

Construction Dive

Time to kick those bad planning habits. Learn how to create more achievable and risk-adjusted plans

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Mechanization in Construction Industry- Motivations, and Advantages

The Constructor

Mechanization is the process of shifting from working largely or exclusively by hand to do that work using machines. The construction projects are. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction equipments

101 Top Products for 2019

BD+C

The products selected for Building Design+Construction ’s annual 101 Top Products report are determined by you, our readers.

Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC

Business Facilities

The tech company will expand its global headquarters into new space in the West Village, growing its New York City presence 20 percent by 2022. Read: Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC at BusinessFacilities.com.

Atlanta transit authority approves $27B regional plan

Construction Dive

The plan includes 192 projects, with $21 billion earmarked for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Roller Compacted Concrete- Properties, Advantages, and Applications

The Constructor

Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is a concrete of zero-slump consistency in its unhardened state used in pavement and dams. It is transported, placed, Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction Special Concrete in Construction construction Materials

How to Be a Better Manager with the 3 Ps of Accountability

Construction Business Owner

Abraham Lincoln said the best way to predict your future is to create it. One of the United States’ greatest presidents ackowledged that everyone is in control of their own destiny. Lincoln faced one of the biggest challenges of any president: slavery.

Medline Industries Creating 464 New Jobs In Louisiana

Business Facilities

The $53 million distribution center will create a total of more than 1,000 new direct, indirect jobs in St. Tammany Parish, LA. Read: Medline Industries Creating 464 New Jobs In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Dotted Line: How contractors are finding and vetting subcontractors

Construction Dive

General contractors risk violating contract clauses if they can't find labor, but savvy, well-established GCs have ways of finding subs, and it’s more about relationship-building than anything else

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What is Porotherm Bricks? Properties, Advantages, and Applications

The Constructor

Porotherm clay bricks are horizontally or vertically perforated clay bricks. they are manufactured in variety of sizes (common size is.

BIG unveils River Street Waterfront Master Plan for Williamsburg

BD+C

Bjarke Ingels Group recently unveiled the design for its River Street Waterfront Master Plan in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood.

Wegmans Investing $175M In Virginia Distribution Campus

Business Facilities

The grocery retailer’s new regional distribution operation in Hanover County, VA will create 700 new jobs. Read: Wegmans Investing $175M In Virginia Distribution Campus at BusinessFacilities.com.

$810M phase of Texas Rangers sports, entertainment district construction approved by Arlington council

Construction Dive

Total investment in the district, which includes the $1.1 billion Globe Life Field, convention center and hotel, could reach $4 billion

Top 1O Roof Shingles for Building Construction

The Constructor

Roofing with shingles is considered to be a large investment which varies depending on the roofing area and the type of roof shingle chosen.

Bamboo Building in Myanmar

Natural Building

Four years ago, architect Richard Morris co-founded Pounamu, a bamboo design and construction company in Myanmar, with Soe Win Zaw, a Burmese structural engineer. Before this he had no knowledge of bamboo construction. When he was asked to design a new school in Shan State his bamboo education began.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Expanding In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The vehicle chassis manufacturer will invest more than $13.9 million investment and create 193 new jobs in Cherokee County, SC. Read: Freightliner Custom Chassis Expanding In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

AI-based clash detection firm joins accelerator program known for boosting contech startups

Construction Dive

Tel Aviv-based Firmus is coming to the U.S. next year with a platform that leverages artificial intelligence and historical data to help construction companies learn from previous mistakes

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Top Plumbing Products for 2019

BD+C

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Limit Your Concrete Surface Distress

Construction Business Owner

Concrete cracks got you down? With modern tweaks and an age-old approach, field investigations into limiting high-frequency vibration to control the amount of concrete material separation in commercial applications, are successfully limiting the surface distresses in concrete pavements