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Prepping For Reentry: 8 Facility Maintenance Steps For Reopening Commercial Properties

Commercial Construction

A version of this post was published in Illinois Real Estate Journal as a bylined article from Englewood Construction.

Accelerating the Construction Billing Chain

Surveyor

How modern technology is helping contractors finally get ahead of lagging billing and payment cycles. Construction Best Practices

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Working Out An Effective Marketing Budget For Your Service-Based Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

“How much should I spend on marketing?” Most construction business people ask me this question at some stage. Many small company owners find working out how much to spend on marketing a tricky exercise to calculate. Generally, there are five ways to work out a marketing budget for the year.

Breaking Through the Variation Barrier

Lean Construction

Have you been on a project where workers are standing around with nothing to do or areas on your project ready to go with nobody around and all you hear are crickets chirping?

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 to Store, Stack, and Handle Construction Materials? [PDF]

The Constructor

The construction materials shall be stored, stacked, and handled in such a manner so as to prevent deterioration, and intrusion of foreign matter and. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Safety Guide

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14 Types of Brick Bond and Their Advantages

Civiconcepts

The post 14 Types of Brick Bond and Their Advantages appeared first on Civiconcepts.

Your Construction Data Transformation Depends on the Right Partner for the Job

Surveyor

Why choosing the right technology partner is critical for contractors looking to take the next steps to modernize and become data-driven contractors. Viewpoint Technology

COVID 19 Commercial Building Liability

Green Building Law Update

With all 50 states now in some stage of reopening from coronavirus pandemic closures, many commercial real estate owners are questioning if they can be liable for damages when someone, whether an employee of the business tenant or someone else, claims to have contracted COVID-19 at their building.

Construction industry is like 'a rocket about to take off'

Construction Dive

The CEO of one of the country's top electrical subcontracting firms sees U.S. construction slowing, but only temporarily

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

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

How to reduce admin work and endless meetings in construction

Lets Build

For many in construction, excessive administrative work and hours of endless meetings are seen as part of the job and as something that they can’t change. Stakeholders in construction may spend up to 40% of their time hunting down progress updates, writing reports, or just attending meetings.

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How will COVID-19 affect the Construction Sector? [PDF]

The Constructor

The coronavirus pandemic has created turmoil in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, the government will have to take some. Construction Engineering & Management

Dan Scott, conductor of the orchestra

The Korte Company

Dan Scott is the sort of retiree whose resting state might be more active than men half his age. He’s 66, but that’s just a number. The arbors, trellises and that custom platform supporting 19-foot-tall cherry tomato plants are a testament to a man who never really quit work.

The Dotted Line: How will clients approach contracts post-pandemic?

Construction Dive

Owners will likely demand more flexibility in future construction contracts so they can easily suspend or stop projects, as well as mitigate their risk

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Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ

Business Facilities

Healthcare technology company Forcura will invest $2.15 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, FL. Read: Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

How does a Steel Structure Fail? [PDF]

The Constructor

Steel is one of the popular construction materials next to concrete in the construction industry. The high strength and ductility are the primary. Steel Structures Structural Engineering

Apple is building a 192-room hotel on its billion-dollar Austin Campus

BD+C

Announced in a revised site plan approved by the City of Austin on April 29, Apple is adding a 75,500-sf, six-story hotel to its billion-dollar corporate campus that is currently under construction in Northwest Austin.

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4 major contractors issue call for coronavirus tech solutions

Construction Dive

The NEXT Coalition, which includes DPR, McCarthy, Haskell and Black & Veatch, is looking for ideas from the industry to continue to protect construction and office workers

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Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. . Read: Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

How will be the Construction Industry Post Covid-19?

The Constructor

In the era of this economic slowdown, unemployment, and national lockdown, when the whole world is continually working day and night for saving their. Construction Engineering & Management civil engineering jobs Construction construction after lockdown Precast town planning

How to Prevent Workplace Violence During & After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Prevent Workplace Violence During & After COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:00. COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the American economy and the construction industry.

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Data analytics facilitates more accurate project costs, schedules

Construction Dive

Construction has lagged in data collection, but experts emphasize its value during the pandemic and beyond and how construction firms can take advantage of others’ mistakes

How to Build a Technician Team

Construction Equipment

The availability of equipment technicians continues to decline, rapidly intensifying the need to address recruitment, advancement, and retention of mechanically talented men and women to fill the void. Many journeyman technicians with decades of knowledge and experience are contemplating retirement

What are the Safety Protocols for the Demolition of a Structure? [PDF]

The Constructor

As we know, every design of a building or a structure has a life span known as design life. When this design life (80-100 years) of the building is. How To Guide Safety Guide Specifications

Clean is the new Green as U.S. hospitality sector inches closer to reopening

BD+C

Tens of thousands of restaurants and hotel rooms in the U.S. have been vacant as a result of the novel coronavirus. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the leisure and hospitality sector lost 7.7

OSHA issues new COVID-19 guidance

Construction Dive

The agency's latest workplace enforcement guidance for contractors details how to determine if a coronavirus case is work related

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Doosan Names Top Dealers

Construction Equipment

Doosan has announced its top-performing dealers of 2019. The top 2019 Doosan dealers include the following enterprises (headquarters in parentheses): • Barry Equipment Co. Webster, Massachusetts) • Best Line Leasing, Inc. Allentown, Pennsylvania) • Bobcat of

Properties of Materials for Underwater Concreting

The Constructor

Concrete mix design for underwater concreting requires the selection of suitable materials and proportioning to produce concrete to meet the.

Specific Gravity and Water Absorption Test of Coarse Aggregate

Civiconcepts

The post Specific Gravity and Water Absorption Test of Coarse Aggregate appeared first on Civiconcepts. AGGREGATE PRACTICALS CIVIL ENGG.

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ABC of Michigan files suit against governor over 'unconstitutional' safety orders

Construction Dive

The plaintiffs in the case allege that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer exceeded her authority and went around the state legislative process when she issued the executive orders

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Caterpillar MH3040 Material Handler

Construction Equipment

The Cat MH3040 material handler replaces the M325D L MH and is built with the company’s “next generation” excavator components. The unit has a 202-horsepower Cat C7.1 diesel engine, and Smart Mode matches engine power to hydraulic power to reduce fuel consumption up to 25 percent compared to the

How to Perform Electric Arc Welding in Steel Structures? [PDF]

The Constructor

The electric arc welding process uses an electric arc to generate heat to melt the parent material and the filler material (electrode) to form a. How To Guide Steel Structures Work Procedures

Building in Cloud – Collaborative Construction and FM Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Collaborative Construction and FM Technology.