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Home Prices Dipped Slightly in July, but Just How Low Will They Go?

Pro Builder

Home Prices Dipped Slightly in July, but Just How Low Will They Go? ldeakins. Wed, 08/24/2022 - 10:08. At the start of the year, it seemed impossible for home prices to fall from record highs, but as mortgage rates climb higher and buyers pull back, a downturn may be on the horizon after all.

18 Different Types of Cranes Used in Construction

Learn Civil Engineering

Different types of cranes are used in civil engineering construction projects. Cranes have an important significance in constructing the structure of the building. They are employed to raise and lower objects. Cranes are most often used in the lifting of heavy equipment in the construction area.

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What to Look for When Shopping for Construction Estimating Software

Construction Business Owner

What to Look for When Shopping for Construction Estimating Software. Tips to help you choose the right estimating software. Greg Ragsdale. Thu, 08/25/2022 - 09:33. Estimating software has become a necessity for contractors looking for a faster solution for their estimating and bidding.

The Connected Construction Professional Series: Construction HR and Payroll Professionals

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at how connected construction solutions are streamlining contractors’ HR processes. Construction Best Practices

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. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

How to Deal with Leaking Ceilings?

The Constructor

Ceiling leaks occur when the building space above the ceiling is inundated with water or moisture, finally penetrating the ceiling. Leaks are observed as discoloration or dripping water through the ceiling.

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Introduction The low light situation is always a challenge for the indoor planting or gardener, Even plants that are well grown in outdoor shade tend to require more light. When … 20 Best Low light Houseplants | Top Low Light Indoor Plants | Indoor Plants For Low Light Read More ».

ANZ Construction Industry Forecast—Part 2 of 2: Opportunities in the Next Five Years

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Part 2 of this two-part series looks at the opportunities Australian and New Zealand contractors have ahead of them. Construction Best Practices

Cheap Geothermal Air Conditioning

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Here is a geothermal air conditioning system you can install for about $1,000 that only uses about 100 watts to operate 24/7 cooling your house, garage or greenhouse. You can watch the video at www.youtube.com.

Bridgestone Will Invest $550M In Tennessee Manufacturing Expansion

Business Facilities

To support growing demand in the commercial vehicle sector, Nashville-based Bridgestone will create 380 jobs at its truck and bus radial tire plant in Morrison, TN. Meanwhile, Ventcon grows in Madison County.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

15 Engineering Drawing Instruments | Drawing Instruments and Their Uses | Top Drawing Instruments

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LEAN Construction Facts

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction FACTS. Core principles of LEAN and LEAN construction predate TOYOTA and TPS. LEAN solutions that integrate People, Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery and that are capable of 30%-40% cost savings are readily available.

What is Relative Humidity of Concrete?

The Constructor

The relative humidity represents the amount of water vapor in the air compared to the amount that air can hold. Relative humidity in concrete is one of the critical parameters that should be considered before laying a floor.

The Sunshine State Is Bright For Business

Business Facilities

Florida offers a thriving economy and competitive cost of doing business­­, coupled with a top-ranked labor force and pro-business climate.

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

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 is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

18 Types of Natural Disasters | What Is Natrual Disaster & Its Types | Top Natural Disasters | Name Natural Disasters

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Construction Productivity Solutions

Job Order Contracting

Construction productivity solutions are readily available that integrate planning, procurement, and project delivery to consistently enable on-time, on-budget, quality outcomes with full financial visibility and compliance.

How to Choose Tiles for Construction of Pools?

The Constructor

Pool tiles are special tiles designed and manufactured to meet the durability, aesthetic, and maintenance requirements of wet outdoor environments. They not only improve the beauty of the pool but also affect its safety, durability, and maintenance requirements.

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Kentucky Welcomes Nearly 360 New Jobs This Week

Business Facilities

Bluegrass Bottling will create 27 jobs in Lancaster, Summit Packaging Solutions is bringing 254 jobs to Boone County, and Atlas Machine and Supply’s new Hardinsburg HQ will result in 78 jobs.

Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

Are You Charging Enough? Why You Should Raise Your Prices

Randal DeHart

There comes a time for every small business to raise its prices. While it may seem scary, remember that it's your job to keep costs fair for you and your customers. That means you have to charge prices that work for you and allow you to remain in business. Am I Not Charging Enough?

Learnings from JOC Program Audits and AEC Industry Research

Job Order Contracting

There are multiple learnings from JOC Program Audits ( see audit results ).

Effects of Unrepaired Early-age Cracking in Concrete Structures

The Constructor

Early-age cracking is a temporary shortcoming that crops up as a result of a faulty design and construction process. Such cracks can be repaired properly if necessary actions are taken on time.

More Than 100 Jobs, $40M Investment Likely Headed To Lubbock 

Business Facilities

Two manufacturing projects will create a total of 133 new jobs and $41.6 million of capital investment in Lubbock, Texas.

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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.

Site implementation and assessment of lean construction techniques

Lets Build

Today, we want to discuss an often undervalued lean construction technique—the 5S methodology. Organisations worldwide are adopting 5S because it: Is relatively simple to implement and doesn’t require complicated training. Helps reduce and eliminate waste on construction sites.

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Root Causes of Construction Project Variability

Job Order Contracting

Here a list of the root causes of construction project variability resulting in 85% of ALL repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds being… late, over budget, unsatisfactory to one or more participants or stakeholders, or otherwise economically or environmentally wasteful.

Examining the Labor Shortage

Construction Business Owner

Examining the Labor Shortage. Kathy Wells. Mon, 08/22/2022 - 16:04. “It It feels like a perfect storm… A hurricane and a tornado, all rolled up into one.”. Dr. Rachel Sederberg didn’t mince words when describing the seriousness of the labor shortage in the United States.

PPG Investing $9M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

PPG will create 12 jobs as it expands the adhesives and sealants production line at its manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas.

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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.

After Years of Construction Delays, Housing Completions Expected to Increase in Late 2022

Pro Builder

After Years of Construction Delays, Housing Completions Expected to Increase in Late 2022. ldeakins. Wed, 08/24/2022 - 11:59.

Improving Public Sector Facilities Life-cycle Management – Hard Questions MUST be asked and ANSWERED!

Job Order Contracting

Improving public sector facilities life-cycle management is critical to the economy, the environment, and to our safety. What changes are necessary for improvements in repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build policy and practices are required?

Estimate Your Way in STACK

Construction Business Owner

Estimate Your Way in STACK. With 4 different ways to estimate, you’ll love using STACK’s cloud-based software. mhodges. Thu, 08/25/2022 - 11:17. Estimating is the backbone of a construction project, and it’s essential to get it right to win bids.