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Tool Tracking Comes to Construction Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Viewpoint Vista ERP now integrates with Hilti ON!Track Track asset management for tracking and managing tools and usage. Viewpoint Technology

14 Types of Vaulted Ceilings

The Constructor

A vaulted ceiling is a self-supporting arch that is built under and above a roof, beneath and above a wall in architectural or construction terms. Vaulted ceilings will offer your property an unparalleled appearance that will capture attention and give your area that “wow factor.”

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Valid construction estimates

Job Order Contracting

Valid construction estimates are based on processes and procedures, however, most organizations rely upon dated, ineffective methods. Cost and time estimates are imperative to the success of any construction project, both during construction and throughout the project life.

A Guide To Construction Client Retention

Randal DeHart

Long-standing customers form the backbone of a robust and well-established business. Make it your mission to ensure that most of your current customers stay with your company for many years. Understanding the High-Profit Client Most of them have personality traits commonly known as drivers.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Using Contract Skilled Labor Can Reduce Workers’ Compensation Risk—Here’s How

Pro Builder

Using Contract Skilled Labor Can Reduce Workers’ Compensation Risk—Here’s How. ldeakins. Thu, 11/10/2022 - 10:44. Using a staffing company can help employers lower workers' compensation risk while still meeting project workload demands and customer deadlines.

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Ferguson Uses Innovative Robots to Transform the Supply Chain

Contractor Magazine

State-of-the-art technology leads to productivity and energy-efficiency gains. Technology

Sarah Dunn, Senior Vice President at CG Schmidt

Construction Business Owner

Sarah Dunn, Senior Vice President at CG Schmidt. ccapoccia. Thu, 11/10/2022 - 16:06. 1 Must-Have: “ Humor. Surrounding myself with people who have a good sense of humor is really important to me. I think you can get through anything if you can laugh at yourself

Selecting JOC Contractors

Job Order Contracting

Selecting JOC Contractors involves more than simply reviewing their coefficients/bid factors. When considering JOC Contractors, remember you are investing to assure a long term, mutually beneficial relationship.

Stub Column: Purpose and Applications

The Constructor

A stub column is a type of column whose length is very small and does not connect to the footing directly. So, it does not have a footing or pedestal and relies on a beam or slab to transfer loads. The stub column acts as a point load on a beam on which it rests. […].

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

How to calculate and improve labour productivity in construction

Lets Build

The construction industry has a unique problem when it comes to calculating and improving labour productivity: Every project consists of a wide variety of tasks that differ from site to site. However, even with this challenge, there are some methods to calculate labour productivity in construction.

Outstanding Women in Construction 2022

Construction Business Owner

Outstanding Women in Construction 2022. ccapoccia. Fri, 11/11/2022 - 09:46.

LEAN Construction Framework – A Robust Solution fully supported by tools and services

Job Order Contracting

An introduction to a LEAN Construction Framework – A Robust Solution fully supported by tools and services. Efficient, balanced, and collaborative. Integrated internal and external planning, procurement, and project delivery teams. Project team members are selected through value-based proposals and associated rankings/metrics. Written long-term multi-party agreement with integral operations manual/execution guide. Focus upon mutually beneficial outcomes.

Flyover: Types, Design, and Advantages

The Constructor

A flyover is a high-level road bridge that crosses over another railroad or highway intersection or an existing road. It is also called an “overpass.” ” In order to prevent traffic congestion below, flyovers are constructed to allow for safe passage over obstacles.

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

Look Out, Small Town America—City Buyers Are Coming Your Way

Pro Builder

Look Out, Small Town America—City Buyers Are Coming Your Way. ldeakins. Tue, 11/08/2022 - 10:34. City-goers are relocating for affordability at the fastest pace in years, and many are finding it in small towns and rural areas across the U.S.

Nancy Novak, Chief Innovation Officer at Compass Datacenters

Construction Business Owner

Nancy Novak, Chief Innovation Officer at Compass Datacenters. ccapoccia. Thu, 11/10/2022 - 16:39. 1 Must-Have: “The ability to continue learning. To keep me wanting to jump out of bed and do what I do every day, I have to stay plugged in

LB Geniebelt: Making Construction Digital

Lets Build

This post is part of a series in the wake of our recent funding and Lars’ post about the future of LetsBuild. Get the full picture here. Greetings Geniebelters. My name is Mark Wedel, and alongside my colleague Mahtab Motlagh, we lead the team responsible for maintaining and improving LB Geniebelt.

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Placement and Compaction of Roller-Compacted Concrete in Dam Construction

The Constructor

Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is a type of concrete that can support a roller during its unhardened state while it is being compacted.

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

Home Builders Shifting Focus to Appeal to Buyers’ Changing Wants

Pro Builder

Home Builders Shifting Focus to Appeal to Buyers’ Changing Wants. ecatalano. Mon, 11/07/2022 - 10:53. Recent surveys by DesignLens and the New Home Trends Institute reveal homebuyers’ changing wants and needs, and builders are listening.

Different Types of Beam Bridges – Pros and Cons of Beam Bridges

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Beam Bridge? A beam bridge is a type of bridge among all kinds of bridges, this is the simplest and most common bridge used everywhere. It may be of stone block or wood plank laid across the stream.

LB Aproplan: Improving your everyday

Lets Build

This post is part of a series in the wake of our recent funding and Lars’ post about the future of LetsBuild. Get the full picture here. Hello to everyone interested in the future of LB Aproplan – and welcome.

What are Isolation Joints in Concrete Structures?

The Constructor

An isolation joint in concrete structures is a type of separation provided to isolate a given structural member (slab) from the adjacent sections of the concrete structure to allow relative movement in three directions. For example, a concrete slab isolated from a wall, column, or a drain pipe.

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

As the Housing Market Calms, Another Storm Is Brewing, as a New Generation of Homebuyers Demand Change

Pro Builder

As the Housing Market Calms, Another Storm Is Brewing, as a New Generation of Homebuyers Demand Change. ecatalano. Mon, 11/07/2022 - 11:22. Younger homebuyers are entering the market, causing builders to shift from homes that met older generations’ needs to match new buyers’ wants.

Indian Engineer Champions Bamboo Construction

Natural Building

Sanjeev Karpe, an Indian engineer, shares how bamboo became important to him and why he thinks sustainability is so vital to the planet. In 2003 he had an opportunity to visit China and observe the prevalence of bamboo in construction there.

5 Steps to Create Perfect Web Design For Your Examination Work

Civiconcepts

Whether you’re a student undergoing a web design course or a freelancer creating businesses, you must know the essential steps of building one. While each website has uniqueness, everyone requires … 5 Steps to Create Perfect Web Design For Your Examination Work Read More ».

6 Types of Gates Based on their Functions

The Constructor

A gate or gateway is a point of entry to or from a space enclosed by walls. It helps manage the entry and exit from a property by installing security fences and movable barriers. Security is the primary aspect of having an entrance gate to help prevent intruders from breaking into your house.

Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

The Multifamily Sector Is Going Modular as Rental Demand Surges

Pro Builder

The Multifamily Sector Is Going Modular as Rental Demand Surges. ldeakins. Thu, 11/10/2022 - 10:56. Multifamily developers are turning to offsite construction to complete projects faster, but time savings also come with a higher price tag.

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Does Neatsfoot Oil Hurt Waterproof Boots?

Work Gearz

While some oils are used to condition and waterproof leather boots like mink oil for example, however this is not the case with Neatsfoot oil. In fact, you will be surprised to learn that Neatsfoot oil works just the opposite for waterproof leather boots!

Facilitating BEST VALUE OUTCOMES in the built asset industry through robust PROCESS and collaboration.

Job Order Contracting

If you think technology like BIM, ERP, CMMS, IWMS… will enable you to resolve the rampant environmental and financial waste associated with built assets, don’t bother to read this.