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Contractor Clients' Four Critical Words That Leads To Change Orders

Contractor Bookkeeping

Are you sick and tired of customers continually changing stuff on you and creating delays or extra work? Is your customer leaving you "love notes" regarding minor changes they would like to make on the counter or someplace you can easily find them when you first arrive in the morning?

Tech Reduces Truck Crashes: Study

Construction Equipment

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) suggests that heavy trucks equipped with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems could avoid more than 2 out of 5 crashes in which the truck rear-ends another vehicle. Download the study here.

The importance of photo documentation for construction and how to avoid the admin nightmare

Lets Build

Reporting progress from a construction site comes in a number of ways and forms. Without a doubt, photo documentation is one of the most essential aspects of field reporting and field tracking.

Done with Paper? How to Make Construction Accounts Payable Workflows Easy

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In 15 minutes, you'll learn how modern, integrated software can streamline your construction AP processes. Viewpoint Technology

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

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

Topeka Will Pay Up To $10K To Remote Workers That Buy A Home

Business Facilities

The Choose Topeka Relocation Incentive is expanding to encourage remote workers to relocate to Kansas’ capital city, recently named a top 10 housing market by realtor.com. Read: Topeka Will Pay Up To $10K To Remote Workers That Buy A Home at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Examining the Variables Affecting Bids in 2020

Construction Business Owner

Examining the Variables Affecting Bids in 2020. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:31. The construction industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Case Study Approach to Considering a Common Data Environment

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why choosing the right CDE is important and a real-world example of one contractor's journey. Construction Best Practices

Aphena Pharma Solutions Investing $21M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs. Read: Aphena Pharma Solutions Investing $21M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Atal Rohtang Tunnel: Construction of the World’s Longest Highway Tunnel

The Constructor

Atal tunnel (Rohtang) is a roadway tunnel constructed at an altitude of 3060 m above mean sea level, making it the highest highway tunnel in the. Case study Geotechnical Engineering

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Tensions 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.

Adjaye Associates will design The Africa Institute in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

BD+C

Adjaye Associates will design a new campus in downtown Sharjah for The Africa Institute. The Institute is the first center of its kind fully dedicated to the advanced study, research, and documentation of Africa and the African diaspora in the Arab world.

2020 Viewpoint Collaborate in Review!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Missed Viewpoint's Collaborate conference this year or couldn't attend every session you wanted to? Here's some of the key highlights: Events

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Business Facilities

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. Read: Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Reduce the Possibility of Crack Development in Concrete?

The Constructor

The possibility of crack development in different structural concrete elements can be reduced by adopting various design and construction measures. Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide

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.

Residential building material warranties

GCP Applied Technologies

Residential building material warranties. michael.delros…. Mon, 09/14/2020 - 17:52. GCP Applied Technologies. September 14, 2020. This article, at a glance: Warranty types. How to read material warranties. Review GCP material warranty.

Industry Metric Dashboard at Your Fingertips; Data on Demand at Collaborate

Viewpoint Construction Technology

From better understanding industry trends to better understanding your projects, Viewpoint has your data-driven needs covered. Viewpoint News

Ariat Investing $40M In New Texas Regional Headquarters 

Business Facilities

The footwear and apparel company's new regional distribution hub and corporate office will create 75 new jobs in Fort Worth, TX. Read: Ariat Investing $40M In New Texas Regional Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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What are Load Factors and Strength Reduction Factors in Concrete Strength Design Method?

The Constructor

In the strength design method, the safety of concrete structures is ensured by using load factors and strength reduction factors. The load factors. Beam Design Structural Analysis Structural Design Structural Engineering

Blended Cements with Limestone

GCP Applied Technologies

Blended Cements with Limestone. Phillip.fry@gc…. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:10. GCP Applied Technologies. September 15, 2020. Portland Limestone cement has distinct advantages in terms of performance, controlling strength, reducing cost, and enhancing sustainability.

Collaborate Day 2 Highlights: Viewpoint HR Management Now Available in Spectrum and an Inspiring Message on Hard Pivots

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Here's a look at the key topics and discussions from the final day of Collaborate 2020: Events

Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters

Business Facilities

Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021. Read: Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

What are the Important Types of Pipe Appurtenances?

The Constructor

Various pipe appurtenances or fixtures are required to carry out inspections, tests, and cleaning and repairing works on isolated portions of pipes. Water Supply

How 3 Industry Leaders Are Using Modular Construction

Construction Business Owner

How 3 Industry Leaders Are Using Modular Construction. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:00. Learn how your industry competition is using off-site project delivery methods (modular or prefabrication) to work more efficiently and safely, stay on budget, and more

Viewpoint Collaborate Day 1 Highlights Construction Innovation, Partnership & Community

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New innovations, tech strategies and real talk on real industry challenges among the highlights that have Collaborate attendees buzzing. Events

Wheel Pros Expanding In Alabama 

Business Facilities

The aftermarket wheel supplier acquired the assets of an aluminum wheel manufacturing facility in Auburn, AL and plans to open a second U.S. operation there. Read: Wheel Pros Expanding In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Pumping Stations in a Water Distribution System

The Constructor

A pumping station is used in a water distribution system for efficient and reliable transportation and dissemination of water from one site to. Environmental Engg Water Supply

The benefits of clinker microscopy

GCP Applied Technologies

The benefits of clinker microscopy. Phillip.fry@gc…. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:12. GCP Applied Technologies. September 15, 2020.

20-Year-Old Operator/Instructor Trains Newcomers

Construction Equipment

When Dawson Vanderwiele walks into a heavy equipment operator training class at Baker Technical Institute in Oregon, not many students suspect that she’s the instructor. After all, in addition to teaching groups of mostly male students, she’s only 20 years old. What the students might not

Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada

Business Facilities

In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites. Read: Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How to Select the Best Paint Finish for Your Home?

The Constructor

Paint finish or paint sheen for interior spaces is chosen based on the amount of shine and durability required. While the color of the paint brings. How To Guide

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New Innovation Center should heighten Port San Antonio’s tech profile

BD+C

Within weeks, construction is scheduled to begin on a $60 million, 130,000-sf mixed-use Innovation Center that is located on the 1,900-acre Port San Antonio technology campus in Texas, which straddles the former Kelly Air Force Base.

[VIDEO] 3D Paving Drives Racetrack Const.

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar AP1055D and AP1055E asphalt pavers laid down the mix for new concrete pavement at the National Corvette Museum NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The location is a test track for Corvettes, with the Corvette museum and General Motor factory less than a mile away. Four Cat