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Construction Safety Week: 3 Small Things Your Company Can Do to Mitigate Jobsite Risks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Construction is a dangerous job, but contractors that take Construction Safety seriously can see an ROI boost with lower costs and healthier employees

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Five Effective Ways To Find New Construction Clients

Randal DeHart

If you want your business to continue growing and thriving, you'll need to find ways to bring in new clients. Before the internet was commercially available, there were just as many experts advising contractors about the layout and design of yellow page ads and which books to spend money on.

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What is Glulam in Construction?

The Constructor

Glulam is glued laminated timber formed by stacking a number of timber boards or wood lams and bonding them together using a durable and. Building Materials

Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Business Facilities

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Construction Industry Trends: April 2022 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A looming recession, new cyber threats and good prospects for future construction work were among the April 2022 construction trends we’re following. Construction Technology/News

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Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) – Properties, Mix Design, Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

Steel fiber reinforced concrete Steel fiber reinforced concrete is a composite material having fibers as the additional ingredients, dispersed uniformly at random in small percentages by volume in plain concrete.

Brick Anchors | 5 Types of Brick Anchors | Screw For Bricks | Best Screw Bricks ?

Civiconcepts

Brick anchor fasteners connect the item to the brick wall with brick or mortar joints. Brick anchors are drawn on rather than concrete fasteners as the bricks have void spaces, … Brick Anchors | 5 Types of Brick Anchors | Screw For Bricks | Best Screw Bricks ? Read More ».

Ports And FTZs: Searching For A Safe Port

Business Facilities

Ports and Free Trade Zones have taken on much greater importance as supply chain issues increase and demand for product grows from businesses and consumers.

How to Limit Water-Induced Damage to Buildings during Construction?

The Constructor

The damage to a building due to water/moisture is a signi?cant cant factor that either shortens its useful life or necessitates costly repairs. Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management

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.

Chezys Formula – Derivation, Constant Value, Application and Practice Problems

Learn Civil Engineering

Chezys Formula A French hydrologist Antonie chezy gave Chezys formula. He related the rate of flow of water(discharge) through an open channel with the respective dimensions of that channel.

LEAN Job Order Contracting – Getting the most out of available funds

Job Order Contracting

Getting the most out of available funds requires LEAN Job Order Contracting. LEAN Job Order Contracting is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity program in which the costs of the project are.

Great Southern Wood Preserving Investing $22.5M In Louisiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The YellaWood manufacturer will create 58 new jobs with the expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, LA lumber facility.

Steinway Tower: World’s Thinnest Skyscraper

The Constructor

Steinway Tower, the world’s skinniest skyscraper, has opened for its first residents in the city of Manhattan. Standing tall at 1,428 feet, News

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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.

Punch list 101 – Everything you need to know

Lets Build

If you’re relatively new to the construction industry, you’re sure to hear plenty of terms that leave you scratching your head.

Unit Price Construction Cost Estimating

Job Order Contracting

Unit price construction cost estimating is the foundation of every reliable cost determination prior to procurement. Systems level estimating, historical data, assemblies, or square foot calculations should never be exclusively used to procure a repair, renovation, maintenance, or new build service.

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

Business Facilities

The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.

How to Limit Water-Induced Damage to Buildings in the Design Stage?

The Constructor

The damage to a building due to water/moisture is a signi?cant cant factor that either shortens its useful life or necessitates costly repairs. Building Technology Guide

How Project Managers Can Promote Principled Approaches & Better Project Results

Construction Business Owner

How Project Managers Can Promote Principled Approaches & Better Project Results. hirvin. Mon, 04/25/2022 - 11:04.

Key STRATEGIC COOPERATION Requirements for Efficient Facilities Management

Job Order Contracting

Key STRATEGIC COOPERATION requirements for efficient Facilities Management and the associated numerous and ongoing repair, renovation, maintenance activities include a focus upon LEADERSHIP and COLLABORATION… Strategic Collaboration. This fact has been substantiated by quantitative evidence.

Dot Foods Investing Over $89M In Two New Distribution Centers

Business Facilities

Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.

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Composite Decking: Types and Benefits

The Constructor

Composite decking is made from artificial deck boards manufactured by mixing recycled plastics, waste wood fiber, and bonding agents. Composite decks. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Combating the Labor Shortage With the 6 Pillars of Construction Workforce Management

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. Thu, 05/26/2022 - 12:00. 1 p.m. Seventy-three percent of contractors list the construction labor shortage as their top concern in 2022. Construction workforce management is here to help combat the shortage.

KNOWLEDGE-BASED Job Order Contracting FRAMEWORK

Job Order Contracting

A knowledge-based Job Order Contracting framework enables owners to build capabilities, improve productivity, and consistently deliver quality outcomes on time and on budget. Fully defined processes, workflows, roles, responsibilities, and deliverables.

TD Bank Group Creates South Florida Tech Hub

Business Facilities

TD plans to add 200 jobs in Fort Lauderdale, boosted by a new relationship with the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, to support its goal to create 2,000 tech jobs.

Even Tiny Homes Need the Code

Contractor Magazine

CONTRACTOR talks about the special demands of tiny homes with Ryan Colker, VP of Innovation at the International Code Council. Codes

Encouraging Diversity in Construction

Construction Business Owner

Encouraging Diversity in Construction. hirvin. Mon, 04/25/2022 - 14:20. Molly McShane never envisioned herself as head of a commercial building company. Like her father before her, she entered the field as the result of a parental push

The Physics of Efficient Construction Delivery – Improving Facilities Repair, Renovation, Maintenance, and New Builds

Job Order Contracting

The physics of efficient construction delivery are not complex; however, they are incontrovertible. The following 4 core elements are mandatory for the consistent achievement of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds on time and on budget.

Aligned Completes Chicago Hyperscale Data Center Campus

Business Facilities

Aligned Data Centers launched its Chicago Hyperscale data center campus as it broke ground on a second, adjacent facility.

Leaseback: Get a New Building While Keeping Capital in Your Business

Wolgast Corporation

Build to Suit. When the time comes to move your business to its own brick and mortar (or any other building material) building, or expand to a bigger building, you have an option to keep your capital in your business rather than spend it on a loan to cover construction costs.

The Best Time to Change Accounting Software

Construction Business Owner

The Best Time to Change Accounting Software. When changing accounting software, certain times make it easier on your business to implement successfully. mhodges. Wed, 04/27/2022 - 15:19. Let’s say you’ve decided to change accounting software for your construction business.

U.S. Economy Contracts, Investment in Structures Down Again, Says ABC

Contractor Magazine

Investment in nonresidential structures declined at an annual rate of 0.9% during the first quarter. Construction Data

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