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Why Diversity Matters in Construction and 6 Tips to Successful D&I Programs

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at why more and more construction companies are working to improve diversity and inclusion and advice from those leading the charge. Construction Best Practices

Is There a Future in Commercial Investment Properties for You?

Wolgast Corporation

Have you considered commercial investment properties to add to your portfolio? On a surface level, it seems like a long-term, but easy investment that will generate ongoing income and also potentially appreciate in value the longer you own it.

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The Tools Leading Contractors Say Their Field Teams Can't Live Without

Construction Business Owner

The Tools Leading Contractors Say Their Field Teams Can't Live Without. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 15:39. Does your jobsite crew have all of the tools it needs to not only complete the project, but complete the project the right way?

Virtual Safety Training: What to Expect during a Biden OSHA

FDR Safety

FDRsafety is excited to partner with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for a three part Virtual Safety Training series in January, February, and March 2021. Led by our Vice President, Steve Hawkins , the series will present three safety related topics that you will not want to miss!

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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.

Turnagain Marine Construction Wins Most Challenging Project Award 2020

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Turnagain Marine Construction's complex project earned them the title of Most Challenging Project in 2020's Viewpoint Constriction Awards. Construction Technology/News

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Grasscrete – An Innovative Landscaping Idea

Civiconcepts

What is Grasscrete? The Grasscrete is the reinforced cellular concrete (cast on-site) grass paving surface on which natural glass can be grown. It is an environmentally friendly solution for makes aesthetically pleasing urban surroundings.

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5 construction trends you want to look out for in 2021

Lets Build

Construction is one of the biggest sectors in the world in terms of value, but maybe even bigger in terms of its impact on our lives. We live and work in buildings, and the output of this industry surrounds us at almost all times.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Construction Data — Without the Stress

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The better your construction data, the better your projects. Learn how to get more out of your data with Viewpoint Analytics. Viewpoint Technology

Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain

Business Facilities

Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns. Read: Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

Tata Steel to Manufacture ‘Green’ Rebar for a Sustainable Future

The Constructor

Indian steel giant Tata Steel is set to develop a GreenPro framework for steel rebars, a-first-of-a-kind initiative in India. The company will.

Hidden Costs When Choosing The Right Construction Accounting Software

Contractor Bookkeeping

Typically, in the first month of the year, many contractors with expensive high-end construction software are re-examining if QuickBooks for Contractors is all they need and if switching over to it makes sense. I chat with Contractors every day.

John Deere, Utility to Test Electric Backhoe Concept

Construction Equipment

John Deere and National Grid, an energy utility serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe loader concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design–referred to as E-Power–will target the ease of operation and

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

Business Facilities

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR. Read: Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

4 Important Construction Project Management Approaches

The Constructor

A construction project involves several contractors and service providers, which results in inevitable complexities throughout the project. With that. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management

Milwaukee Tools and Uponor – A Partnership for Professionals

Contractor Magazine

The two manufacturers have partnered on product development, and plumbing pros reap the benefits. Hydronics / Hydronics Systems

Your Favorite Construction Junkie Articles in 2020

Construction Junkie

2020 is finally in the rear view mirror – although many of its battles are still being fought – but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some good things.

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region. Read: Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Crosshole Sonic Logging Pile Test for Foundation Integrity

The Constructor

Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) is one of the most accurate pile integrity tests to determine the integrity of deep foundation elements. CSL sends. Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

JOC PROGRAM PLANNING

Job Order Contracting

The below items highlight serval consideration for facilities management and procurement professionals involved in JOC PROGRAM PLANNING. JOC PROGRAM PLANNING Considerations. Goals, Objectives, and associated Strategy. Roles and Responsibilities. Implementation Processes. Common Data Environment.

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The Boring Co. Vegas Loop Nearly Complete

Construction Equipment

Photos from The Boring Co. Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop’s construction sites reveal that asphalt has been laid outside the terminal entrances of each station. The LVCC Loop is in the final stages of construction and will be ready to ramp Tesla vehicle testing soon, according to Teslarati

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Business Facilities

Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise at BusinessFacilities.com.

Love Canal: Worst Environmental Tragedy of US

The Constructor

The Love Canal in the US was named after William T. Love, who in the mid-1890s imagined a waterway linking Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. He trusted. Case study Environmental Engg

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Game Change 2021

Contractor Magazine

Predictions for the engineering, construction and infrastructure industry. Management / Best Practices

Hendrickson Launches Rubber Suspension for International HX

Construction Equipment

Hendrickson has partnered with Navistar to offer the Haulmaxx EX heavy-duty rubber suspension as a part of the chassis enhancements of the International HX. Just like the newly redesigned International HX Series, Hendrickson took a great suspension and made it better,” said Mark Stasell, VP

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Kentucky: Putting Expansion On The Fast Track

Business Facilities

Companies looking to hit the ground running in the recovery are flocking to the Bluegrass State, where red tape is cut so ribbons can be cut. Read: Kentucky: Putting Expansion On The Fast Track at BusinessFacilities.com.

How Good Construction Projects Go Bad

Construction Business Owner

How Good Construction Projects Go Bad. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 17:16. Most projects don’t start off bad. They begin with the best of intentions, but lack the nurturing, caring and planning necessary to be successful.

5 Construction Technology Trends to Look Out for in 2021

The Constructor

Technology in construction has received a strong push after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry that was once considered a laggard in. Digital tools

OSHA Covid Penalties Total $3.4M

Construction Equipment

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 255 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,403,139.

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American Fuji Seal To Create 101 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

Packaging solutions manufacturer American Fuji Seal will invest $52 million to establish new production operations in Hickory, NC. . Read: American Fuji Seal To Create 101 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds

Construction Business Owner

What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 01/05/2021 - 17:15. Over the last 7 months, the construction industry has weathered the impacts stemming from COVID-19 significantly better than other sectors—all things considered.

Houston creates tax incentives for green stormwater elements

BD+C

The City of Houston recently approved tax incentives for businesses that install green stormwater infrastructure. Property owners who construct green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and rainwater harvesting elements can have their property tax reduced.

KY Using ‘Tow Plows’ to Clear Roads

Construction Equipment

In recent weeks, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has been testing the two new “tow plow” trucks that have the capability to clear snow from two lanes at once. “One One truck driver can salt and plow an area that would normally take two or three trucks,” said Kyle Poat, chief engineer fo