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Effective Marketing For Diverse Construction Job Categories

Construction Marketing

In the ever-evolving landscape of the construction industry, where precision meets creativity and innovation, effective marketing strategies are paramount for attracting top-tier talent across diverse construction job categories. That said, this article will unravel strategies that resonate with professionals, from those who meticulously plan projects to those who wield the tools on-site.

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3 infrastructure trends for 2024

Construction Dive

The civil sector will confront a shifting regulatory landscape, burgeoning digitalization and evolving procurement norms this year.

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ENERGY AUDIT FOR BUILDINGS

The Constructor

The contemporary world is grappling with a pressing energy crisis, which has necessitated the development of innovative energy-efficient buildings. However, a significant challenge remains in the form of existing buildings that continue to consume substantial amounts of conventional energy. Minimizing the energy consumption of these structures is paramount, not only to conserve resources for future […] The post ENERGY AUDIT FOR BUILDINGS appeared first on The Constructor.

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Contractor Tames Pair of High-Rises at the Same Time

ENR Construction

Working just three blocks apart in Phoenix’s burgeoning downtown Central Avenue corridor, Layton Construction Co. teams are simultaneously completing two high-rise projects that will collectively add almost 2.5 million sq ft of mixed-use residential, student housing, office and retail space.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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The Complete Guide to Cyber Security in UK Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint enables contractors to better manage their projects, processes and people, using the data gathered to lower risk and improve margins.

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Risks in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects

The Constructor

In the realm of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), where governments and private entities collaborate to tackle infrastructure projects, risks abound. It is imperative for both public and private stakeholders to not only comprehend these risks but also devise strategies to mitigate them effectively. The allure of PPPs lies in the promise of rewards, but these rewards […] The post Risks in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects appeared first on The Constructor.

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Specifying fiber-reinforced polymer technology in new curtain wall technology

Construction Specifier

Photos courtesy Deceuninck North America. By Greg Koch As energy codes and sustainability standards continue to drive industry innovation, specifiers can now choose curtain wall systems that waste significantly less energy than their predecessors. Some manufacturers are using fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) technology to create curtain wall components, reinforcements, and pressure plates that can be incorporated into the hollow chambers of aluminum frames to significantly bolster the system’s ove

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Tactical issues for renovating university research buildings

BD+C

Tactical issues for renovating university research buildings 0 qpurcell Thu, 01/25/2024 - 13:30 Laboratories Matthew Plecity, AIA, ASLA, Principal, GBBN, highlights the connection between the built environment and laboratory research, and weighs the benefits of renovation vs. new construction. Matthew Plecity, AIA, ASLA University Buildings Laboratories Designers Architects Reconstruction & Renovation It is an underappreciated fact that scientific work is closely connected to the built environme

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Contractors should brace for weaker conditions: AIA

Construction Dive

On the heels of “surprisingly strong” performance in 2023, a new report predicts that declining property values, tighter credit and higher input costs will hamstring growth this year and next.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. 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 will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Superior Construction is reinforcing the built environment across the Carolinas as we learn in our conversation with Richard Kirkman, PE 

Construction Today

There are many man-made marvels often taken for aesthetic value, rather than the ingenuity required to create them. However, in the case of the Ashley River Crossing pedestrian bridge, both are applicable. Located in Charleston, South Carolina, the bridge will be the first cable-stayed movable pedestrian structure in the country. Its hydraulic swing span components will allow the bridge to open… Source The post Superior Construction is reinforcing the built environment across the

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40+ Fresh Product Releases You Should Know in January

Autodesk Construction Cloud

At Autodesk, our goal is to help your teams work faster and smarter all year long. This month, we have 40+ product releases across Autodesk Construction Cloud , including Autodesk Build, Autodesk BIM Collaborate, Autodesk Takeoff, BuildingConnected, and Assemble. And because your time is valuable, we don't need you to sweat the details. Click below to get the key info you need to know: Autodesk Construction Cloud Platform Autodesk Build Autodesk BIM Collaborate Autodesk Takeoff BuildingConnected

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Scaling And Adapting Business Strategies Amid Cost Of Living Crisis

Contractor Bookkeeping

When you're ready to take your construction business to the next level, you might start thinking about "scaling." No, it's not just a fancy term for growth; it's about doing more with less. Scaling is about increasing your revenue without proportionately increasing your resources—fancy yet practical, right? It's like sending an email: your effort is the same whether you send it to 100 people or 100,000.

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What contractors need to know for 2024

Construction Dive

It’s anyone’s guess what will happen in the next 12 months, but these insights from construction pros can help bring the year into focus.

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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.

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Joel Hutchines breaks down AI’s transformational role in boosting productivity for construction 

Construction Today

The construction industry represents the bedrock of economic development and infrastructural growth across the globe. Known for its brick-and-mortar framework, it’s a high-stakes game where every decision, from project conception to execution, has the potential to change the course of events. The cost of poor decision-making is not just an abstract concept, it can translate into tangible financial… Source The post Joel Hutchines breaks down AI’s transformational r

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Curbing CO2 at the Source: CHRYSO & GCP Demo Live at World of Concrete 2024

GCP Applied Technologies

Curbing CO2 at the Source: CHRYSO & GCP Demo Live at World of Concrete 2024 Phillip.fry@gc… Tue, 01/23/2024 - 12:40 Connect with Experts at Interactive Booth to Address Your Concrete Production, Soil, Waterproofing & Flooring Challenges GCP Applied Technologies January 23, 2024 CHRYSO & GCP will showcase its portfolio of solutions for the entire concrete construction journey at World of Concrete 2024.

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ENR 2023 Top 25 Newsmakers

ENR Construction

Visionaries making the path to decarbonization easier to follow. Skilled managers called in to create expedited fixes in the face of structural failures or to avert disaster.

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MIT researchers develop AI-based robot training model

Construction Dive

A combination of language-, visual- and action-based techniques could help machines learn tasks faster in fields including construction and manufacturing.

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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. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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How DIRTT creates dynamic spaces that adapt and evolve in response to changing needs 

Construction Today

DIRTT is an interior construction company, specializing in providing prefabricated, layered-modular construction for interiors, delivered with innovative processes and technologies. Spaces built with DIRTT’s construction system are customizable for Day One and adaptable from Day Two and beyond. The system provides total design freedom and greater certainty in cost, schedule, and outcomes… Source The post How DIRTT creates dynamic spaces that adapt and evolve in response to chang

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AHR 2024: CONTRACTOR's Product Highlights From the Show Floor - Wednesday

Contractor Magazine

As we close out AHR Expo 2024, here are some of the products that caught our eye on the final day.

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Aruna Miller: Maryland Lt. Governor, a Transportation Engineer, Bolsters Work Zone Safety After Baltimore Crash

ENR Construction

On March 22, 2023, two cars traveling at excessive speeds on the I-695 inner loop in Baltimore, Md., struck each other, with the impact sending one vehicle through an opening of a concrete work zone barrier on the center median shoulder.

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Meta picks Indiana for $800M data center campus

Construction Dive

Turner Construction will start work on the 700,000-square-foot facility this month, with completion slated for 2026.

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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. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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9 Emerging Trends in Construction Equipment: 2024 Outlook 

Construction Today

As we delve into the nuances of the construction equipment industry in 2024, it’s imperative to recognize the dynamic trends and advancements shaping this vital sector. With technological innovation at its core, the industry is not just growing but evolving, adapting to meet the ever-changing demands of construction projects worldwide. Revolutionizing construction operations… Source The post 9 Emerging Trends in Construction Equipment: 2024 Outlook appeared first on Constructio

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2024 AHR Expo: Hydronic Snow and Ice Melting System Design to Optimize Performance and Efficiency

Contractor Magazine

Many hospitals, schools, senior facilities, and commercial buildings install snow and ice melt systems for safety -- and to reduce liability.

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Lower Sioux Developing First US Hempcrete Production Facility

ENR Construction

Hempcrete blocks and panels could be produced in the U.S. for the first time since 1937 thanks to a facility being built in the Lower Sioux Indian Community in Minnesota.

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Gilbane breaks ground on $550M Philadelphia Amtrak station

Construction Dive

The aging William H. Gray III 30th Street Station is one of the busiest intercity passenger railroad facilities in the U.S.

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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!

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Scaling And Adapting Business Strategies Amid The Cost Of Living Crisis

Contractor Bookkeeping

When you're ready to take your construction business to the next level, you might start thinking about "scaling." No, it's not just a fancy term for growth; it's about doing more with less. Scaling is about increasing your revenue without proportionately increasing your resources—fancy yet practical, right? It's like sending an email: your effort is the same whether you send it to 100 people or 100,000.

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Getting buy-in from the field for digital project management

Fieldwire

Implementing construction technology and digitizing our workflows presents some unique challenges in the construction industry. Many times we talk about a “top down” approach where we try to implement change though a culture shift within a company. This is a great approach for a general contractor trying to ditch the paper blueprints and go digital within their projects, but it may not address the added challenges posed by the fact that we also need our trade contractors and their crews to buy-i

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Oakland 'Phoenix' Multifamily Project Uses Industrialized Construction, Mycelium

ENR Construction

Autodesk, Kreysler & Associates, Factory_OS, MBH Architects and Ecovative have developed an industrialized construction workflow using Forma, Revit and construction cloud to deliver factory-produced apartment modules for a West Oakland affordable housing project.

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