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Contractor Roles and Responsibilities in Construction

The Constructor

The responsibility of a contractor in construction is the execution of the work activities that are required for the completion of the project.

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The top construction projects to watch in 2020

Construction Dive

Construction Dive rounds up the six most newsworthy projects across the country that we are following closely this year

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A Construction Contractor's Optimal Guide To Profiling Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

Easily an essential first step in establishing your construction company is to define your clients so that you have the information you need to attract the right audience and generate valuable traffic to your website.

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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.

Collaborative Construction Performance, Enablers, & Requirements

Job Order Contracting

This abstract provides initial insight into Collaborative Construction Performance, Enablers, & Requirements. Maximizing benefits required collaboration planing, procurement, and project delivery.

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See Service Tech in Action at AHR

Surveyor

Visit Viewpoint at AHR 2020 in Orlando for an up-close look at our Service Tech mobile solution. Events

FERC Decision Puts State Renewable Portfolio Standards At Risk

Green Building Law Update

In the ongoing conflagration between “reliable power” and “clean energy” many may have missed when last month federal energy policy declared reliability the winner with renewable energy subsidies (e.g., state renewable portfolio standards) the loser.

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Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas

Business Facilities

Billings Productions is building a 50,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility in Allen, TX to house 350 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs. Read: Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Connecticut construction exec sentenced to prison for defrauding employees out of $3.4M

Construction Dive

The owner of Ferguson Mechanical and Ferguson Electric deducted sham pension administrative fees from his 300 employees' paychecks and diverted the cash for his own use

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 Everyone Needs a Drops Prevention Program

Construction Business Owner

How to build & launch a life-saving safety strategy for your business. Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. EST. Register here! The second biggest cause of fatalities on construction sites is being struck by an object—usually a tool.

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Cost Estimation of Construction Projects

The Constructor

Cost estimation of a project is the process of forecasting the probable cost for the due fulfillment of the project objectives, to the prescribed.

GreenCore Materials Investing $10M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The plastics manufacturer will create 74 new jobs at a new manufacturing plant in Georgetown County, SC. Read: GreenCore Materials Investing $10M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Dotted Line: Legal steps for shutting down a dangerous jobsite

Construction Dive

Standard construction contracts provide options to protect workers and help mitigate additional costs

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The Cost-Benefit Argument for Investing in Tech to Improve Safety

Construction Business Owner

The Cost-Benefit Argument for Investing in Tech to Improve Safety. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/29/2020 - 09:45. Why you need construction tech (contech) on your jobsites to keep your workers safe and productive and the cost benefits of doing so

Employment Increases in 29 States

Construction Equipment

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November to December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment consistently

UPS To Create 1,700 New Jobs Across Pennsylvania

Business Facilities

The package delivery and supply chain management solutions company will invest at least $1.4 billion to expand its operations to four locations in Pennsylvania. Read: UPS To Create 1,700 New Jobs Across Pennsylvania at BusinessFacilities.com.

China aims to construct coronavirus hospitals in less than 2 weeks

Construction Dive

The use of prefabricated panels will allow speedy construction of two hospitals, which will be built on pillars to keep the ground clear of contamination, according to the Wall Street Journal

How You Can Plan to Prevent Rework

Construction Business Owner

How You Can Plan to Prevent Rework. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:23. Use careful planning and a specific employee awareness strategy to cut down on the costs of rework your construction company deals with on every project

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End Bearing Pile Foundation: Selection, Uses, and Advantages

The Constructor

End bearing piles, which is also known as point-bearing piles, are used to transfer superstructure load through low bearing capacity soil to a strong. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland

Business Facilities

Merck will invest $275 million in a new research and manufacturing facility in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, which will house approximately 250 employees. Read: Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland at BusinessFacilities.com.

Brookfield Properties plans largest mass timber office building in North America

Construction Dive

Construction of the six-floor San Francisco office will take six months less than erecting a concrete building of the same size, according to the developer

What eight leading economists predict for nonresidential construction in 2020 and 2021

BD+C

Following modest increases in construction spending for nonresidential buildings in 2019, economists from eight leading industry organizations forecast slight growth in 2020 and 2021—1.5% and 0.9%, according to AIA's latest Consensus Construction Forecast panel.

[VIDEO] Exoskeletons Offer Protection On Site

Construction Equipment

With safety being of paramount importance for workers on risky job sites, innovators within the construction industry have created exoskeletons for workers to wear for added stability and protection. According to CIO Applications, these products can reduce stress on the worker's body while

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First Speakers Announced For This Year’s LiveXchange

Business Facilities

The first speakers have been announced for this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange, which will take place April 19-21, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in Charlotte, NC. Read: First Speakers Announced For This Year’s LiveXchange at BusinessFacilities.com.

How Mortenson maintained less than 2% budget variance leveraging Autodesk Construction Solutions

Construction Dive

See how one company addressed the challenges of gaining efficiency and improving communication in design and preconstruction

Red Wing unveils a work boot designed by women, for women

BD+C

Red Wing Shoe Company has unveiled a new boot designed by women, for women. Dubbed the Tradeswoman, the boot has been created for women in construction, light manufacturing, and warehouse or distribution industries

[VIDEO] 3D Printer Constructs 1900-Square-Foot Home

Construction Equipment

SQ4D, a New York-based 3D printer manufacturer, has completed construction of the world’s largest permitted 3D printed home. According to PR Newswire, the home is 1900 square feet and took only forty eight hours of print time over an eight day period. According to the article, the home was printed

Amazon To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The 855,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Memphis, TN is anticipated to launch in time for the 2020 holiday shopping season. Read: Amazon To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Hard Rock Hotel project collapse sparks new investigation

Construction Dive

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has spoken out against the newly formed committee, saying it could interfere with ongoing investigations by OSHA and others

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Dubai’s One Za’abeel will have the world’s largest cantilever

BD+C

One Za'abeel, a new mixed-use project in Dubai positioned between the old and new business districts, will comprise offices, hotels, residences, and retail across two towers

What is Open Channel Flow? Types of Flow in Open Channels

The Constructor

The flow of liquid through a channel with a free surface is defined as open channel flow. This free surface of the liquid is subjected to atmospheric.

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Houston Company To Build Commercial Segment Of NASA Space Station

Business Facilities

Axiom Space will build a privately funded platform that will attach to the International Space Station. The project will cost up to $2 billion and create approximately 1,000 jobs. Read: Houston Company To Build Commercial Segment Of NASA Space Station at BusinessFacilities.com.