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How to Build Your Own ‘Traffic Control Tower’ for Your Construction Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Special webinar to highlight how contractors can better control their data with modern software solutions like ViewpointOne and Viewpoint Analytics. Events

The Value Of Service Agreements In Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

It goes to the heart of the question of the difference between a customer and a client. Service agreement holders are more likely to be clients who add more value to your construction company because they represent your customer base's most loyal segment.

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Selling a House with Solar Panels is Fraught with Peril

Green Building Law Update

There are nearly 2 Million houses in the U.S. with solar panels installed on the roof and that number was reached just 3 years after the 1 millionth installation. It can be perilous to fail to properly address rooftop solar panels at the time of sale of a house.

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Mission Foods Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

To support its Midwest growth, the tortilla maker will establish a new 510,965-square-foot manufacturing facility in Plainfield, IN. . Read: Mission Foods Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

It’s Time to Take Control of Your Construction Field Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In 15 minutes, learn how ViewpointOne can help a foreman, project manager and payroll manager all capture and review data to improve workflows. Construction Best Practices

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Protecting steel in concrete

GCP Applied Technologies

Protecting steel in concrete. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 08/20/2020 - 14:03. GCP Applied Technologies. August 20, 2020. Corrosion of reinforcement and other embedded steel elements is the leading cause of deterioration and loss of durability in concrete structures.

T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The wireless network operator will invest $30 million to relocate one of its Customer Experience Centers to Henrico County, VA. Read: T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Reconstruction could be COVID-19’s silver lining

BD+C

The spread of the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the U.S. and worldwide economies. But that spread also created health and wellness scenarios for the built environment that lend themselves to reconstruction and renovation, say AEC firms. “I

How to Control Soil Erosion on Construction Sites?

The Constructor

Soil erosion is one of the major concerns at construction sites but is often neglected. On top of that, construction works churn up the soil making. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

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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.

How Hoar Construction Built a Ship in a Bottle

Construction Business Owner

How Hoar Construction Built a Ship in a Bottle. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 08/18/2020 - 17:19. All projects have challenges, but the location and environmental setting of a construction site is perhaps the most influential factor in a project’s complexity.

New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Business Facilities

Taken individually each state in New England has a lot to offer, but taken as a region they are a force to be reckoned with. Read: New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts at BusinessFacilities.com.

Collaborative planning in construction: Get your teams to work seamlessly together 

Lets Build

What does collaborative planning mean for construction? Construction projects are complex business. A huge number of stakeholders need to come together and work towards the same goal with full respect for both the short and long-term planning of the project.

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How to Develop Efficient Drainage System After Construction?

The Constructor

During rainy seasons, the danger of water seeping into a structure increases with a rise in the water table. This water enters through seepage or. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project

August 2020 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

August 2020 Construction Industry Stats. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 08/17/2020 - 14:35.

Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA. Read: Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Tyler Equipment Named 2020 Dealer Excellence Award Winner

Construction Equipment

Tyler Equipment Corp. has been named the 2020 recipient of Construction Equipment’s Dealer Excellence Award. Tyler operates out of Massachusetts with a branch in Connecticut, and represents Volvo Construction Equipment, SDLG, Carlson, and Doosan Portable Power, among others. Tyler Equipment has

How to Evaluate Liquefaction Potential of Soils in the Field?

The Constructor

The evaluation of the liquefaction potential of soils in seismic-prone region is essential for site selection, planning, and construction of. Earthquake Engineering Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide Soil Soil Engineering Soil Exploration

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Pennsylvania Contractor Finds Civil War Era Cannonballs During Site Excavation

Construction Junkie

via Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Anytime you start excavating a new project site, there is always a chance to find some surprises buried within the soil.

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State

Business Facilities

Louisiana has created a Resilient Louisiana Commission (with 15 associated task forces) to chart a path toward safely reopening the economy and making the Pelican State more resilient for the long-term. Read: Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State at BusinessFacilities.com.

[VIDEO] 3D Printer in Europe Creates 2-Story House

Construction Equipment

Kamp C erected the first two-story house to be printed using the “largest 3D printer in Europe, according to an article in Free News. The whole process took only 15 days. Printing was done using a massive cement printer, BOD2, manufactured by COBOD. Construction began in November 2019 when the

What are the Benefits of BIM for General Contractors?

The Constructor

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a 3D model-based technology that provides insight and tools for effective planning, designing, construction, Construction Engineering & Management Digital tools

Construction Complete on $2 Billion Las Vegas Raiders Stadium

Construction Junkie

Photo Credit: Jason O'Rear, via McCarthy. After 31 long months, the construction of Allegiant Stadium, the brand new home of the Las Vegas Raiders has finally completed. The joint venture of Mortenson | McCarthy announced that they have received their certificate of occupancy at the end of July.

KRA Operations Investing $11.5M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The metal stamping and injection molding company’s $11.5 million investment is expected to create 57 new jobs in Newberry County, SC. Read: KRA Operations Investing $11.5M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

New Sydney towers will have the world’s first AI-driven facade system

BD+C

Central Place Sydney, a $2.5 billion commercial development that will contribute to Tech Central in Sydney’s Central Business District, will comprise new commercial buildings and public realm improvements that will enhance the southern gateway to the CBD. The project will comprise approximately 1.6

How to Determine Termination Point of Piles in Construction?

The Constructor

Deciding on the termination point of piles during the construction process is a critical task. The actual pile termination level may increase or. Construction Engineering & Management Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

Improving Safety for Nighttime Road Work

Construction Equipment

Nighttime road work and highway improvements have increased in recent years, with many road construction companies now choosing to undertake improvements overnight. While operating overnight provides clear benefits for those using the roads, minimizing disruption and reducing diversions for

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama 

Business Facilities

MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility. . Read: Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Proposal Win Themes: Stop Relying On Them

Help Everybody Everyday

I can just smell the hate mail coming. Yes, today I’m going to try and convince you that relying on proposal win themes is a fool’s game. For many people, this will be hard to swallow. Others may be staring at the screen wondering, “What is he even talking about?”

What are the Factors Responsible for Low-Quality Construction?

The Constructor

Notwithstanding the size of a construction organization, there are just a few principal reasons that cause the lags in construction quality. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Quality Control Guide

AI and Construction Training

Constructech

Artificial intelligence or AI has been a staple in advanced teaching projects for years. Now construction, with a growing demand for critical skills, is getting additional AI exposure.

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Facebook Building $800M Data Center In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The social media giant's new data center will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy and create approximately 100 jobs in Gallatin, TN. Read: Facebook Building $800M Data Center In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Crookham Construction's Strategy for Adopting a People-First Mindset

Construction Business Owner

Crookham Construction's Strategy for Adopting a People-First Mindset. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 08/21/2020 - 09:20. Crookham Construction's plan and the steps it took to make its company more successful and a better place to work for its employees

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