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Telltale Signs Of Bookkeeping Embezzlement And How To Prevent It

Contractor Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping embezzlement stems from a feeling of entitlement and the need to get even.

Tools for Building a Foundation in Safety

FDR Safety

This blog utilizes research and data from a range of professional safety journals (i.e., Professional Safety) and research reports, and blends it with economic realities and common company leadership expectations. It is written as a series for those who are new to safety or have an expanded role within safety. It is meant to be easily digestible by reviewing one to two key points.

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5 practical tips for good communication between project teams

Lets Build

Good communication is key to the successful delivery of every project in construction. Unfortunately, it’s easier said than done. Many project managers tell us that keeping all teams on the same page is one of the biggest challenges they face day after day on the job.

How To Build A Business Warehouse

Construction Marketing

The proper storage of goods is crucial for any business because it offers ample production support and provides opportunities for expansion.

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 New Photo Capabilities in Viewpoint Team Could be a Game Changer for Construction Collaboration

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New photo management functionality within Viewpoint Team allows users to quickly share and organize jobsite photos - right from the field. Viewpoint Technology

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7 of the Spookiest Things Found on Construction Sites

Construction Junkie

Construction work can unearth some pretty interesting items. Think about it, many project begin with a piece of previously undeveloped land or land that hasn’t been touched for decades.

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Design of Doubly Reinforced Concrete Rectangular Beams with Example

The Constructor

The doubly reinforced concrete beam design may be required when a beam’s cross-section is limited because of architectural or other considerations. Beam Design Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering

Texas: Open For Business

Business Facilities

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects. Read: Texas: Open For Business at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Speed to market is biggest obstacle for burgeoning data center construction sector

BD+C

After a relatively soft investment year in 2020, spending on data center infrastructure globally is expected to rebound strongly next year, by 6% to $200 billion, according to the market research firm Gartner.

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.

Procore Releases Two New Features for BIM Users : Dynamic Wall Elevations & Follow Me

Construction Junkie

via Procore. Groundbreak , Procore’s annual construction technology conference, officially started today and, while it’s in a virtual capacity instead of in-person like usual, there’s no shortage of Procore news and updates.

Light-Emitting Cement: A Sustainable Way to Light up Highways

The Constructor

Light-emitting cement is a green construction material designed to illuminate highways, roads, and bicycle lanes without using electricity. Cement Exclusive

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Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $550M In New Ohio Factory

Business Facilities

Purina's new Williamsburg, OH factory will support the company's long-term growth and employ more than 300 people by 2024. Read: Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $550M In New Ohio Factory at BusinessFacilities.com.

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4 Common Contractor Questions & the Answers You Need

Construction Business Owner

4 Common Contractor Questions & the Answers You Need. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 10/29/2020 - 13:57. There are some business and workforce management questions that every construction leader. Here's a few of the most common challenges management faces and how to solve them from George Hedley

Hilti Unveils Semi-Autonomous Overhead Drilling Robot, Called Jaibot

Construction Junkie

courtesy of Hilti. Hilti , known for its wide selection of power tools and fastening applications for the commercial construction industry, recently took a step outside the box when they announced the release of an exoskeleton to help relieve the bodily toll overhead work takes on workers. Yesterday, however, Hilti took that overhead work solution to the next level, by introducing their first robot, a semi-autonomous overhead drilling solution called Jaibot.

Non-Conformance Report (NCR): How To Report Construction Quality Issue?

The Constructor

The quality issues observed in construction practices are addressed in a report called the non-conformance report or the non-conformity report (NCR). How To Guide Quality Control Guide

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Business Facilities

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials. Read: Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin at BusinessFacilities.com.

Rugged Mobility Solutions as Tough as Your Crew

Construction Business Owner

Rugged Mobility Solutions as Tough as Your Crew. How running mobile apps on rugged mobile devices is essential for sustaining your construction business. Greg Ragsdale. Fri, 10/30/2020 - 07:07. When it comes to using technology on construction jobsites, smartphones are at the center of the action.

Construction Companies Can Now Monitor 3rd Party App Usage with Procore

Construction Junkie

courtesy of Procore. Chances are, if your construction company is using any sort of technology, you’re using more than one different application. That’s true for many Procore customers, as well, as over 40% of them use at least two other apps that are integrated into the Procore platform.

How to Determine the Modulus of Subgrade Reaction?

The Constructor

Modulus of subgrade reaction or coefficient of subgrade reaction is the reaction pressure sustained by the soil sample under a rigid plate of. Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide

Vigilent Labs Investing $104.6M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

Advanced health and medical technology company Vigilent Labs will create more than 400 new jobs in Charleston County, SC. Read: Vigilent Labs Investing $104.6M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Emory University Student Center wins the top award in 2020 Building Team Awards

BD+C

Emory Student Center, the highest honoree in this year’s Building Team Awards, was the product of a nearly five-year collaboration involving Atlanta’s Emory University, Duda|Paine Architects, Holder Construction, and the campus community.

How to Prep Your Wheel Loaders for Winter Work

Construction Business Owner

How to Prep Your Wheel Loaders for Winter Work. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:36. Get your jobsite equipment ready to do double duty this winter clearing snow while your projects are paused. Here's what you need to know to protect your operators and wheel loaders during winter work

Document Control in Construction: Its Implementation and Benefits

The Constructor

Document control in construction projects encompasses the creation, management, modification, issuance, and accessibility of innumerable construction. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management

Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business

Business Facilities

Santee Cooper has invested in Camp Hall, a next generation commerce park designed for growth near the bustling city of Charleston, SC. Read: Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business at BusinessFacilities.com.

Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards

BD+C

After September 11, 2001, the Statue of Liberty Museum, which was then located in the statue’s pedestal, was closed to 80% of visitors due to security restrictions.

SafeAI, Obayashi to Launch Autonomous Const. Pilot

Construction Equipment

Safe AI, a company that retrofits heavy equipment for autonomous applications, and Obayashi Corp., a Japan-based construction company, will kick off a pilot program this November in which a Caterpillar 725 articulated dump truck will autonomously complete load-haul-dump cycles. The importance of

Effective Communication on Construction Sites Means Better Productivity

The Constructor

The construction industry makes a profit or loss based on the visibility of the works performed on the job site. In this sense, one should have the. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

U.S. Corrugated Considering Central Delaware For $80M “Super Plant”

Business Facilities

The company has designated Dover as the "location of preference" for a 457,000-square-foot manufacturing facility that will create more than 150 jobs. Read: U.S. Corrugated Considering Central Delaware For $80M “Super Plant” at BusinessFacilities.com.

World’s first smart building assessment and rating program released

BD+C

The SPIRE Smart Building Program , billed as the world’s first comprehensive and objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings, was recently released.

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COVID in Construction: Seven Months In

Constructech

Now, that we are more than seven months into the pandemic, many businesses are trying to determine what step to take next. Looking out to the next 12 months, it seems 90% of AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) businesses say COVID-19 will impact overall business development activities.

The Constructor’s Weekly Top 5

The Constructor

A list of the top trending construction terminologies of the week. The post The Constructor’s Weekly Top 5 appeared first on The Constructor. News items

Survey: Air Compressor The Most Vital to Service Trucks

Construction Equipment

Air compressors are the single most important piece of equipment on service trucks, according to a 2020 State Of The Mobile Compressed Air Industry Report from manufacturer VMAC. Two hundred and five survey respondents were asked to pick the two most important pieces of equipment on their service