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Breaking down the 6 principles of Lean construction

Lets Build

Construction companies worldwide are embracing lean construction principles in hopes of reducing waste, lowering costs, and increasing productivity.

What is Oxicrete in Construction?

The Constructor

Oxicrete is an acid system applied to cement surfaces like dam structures, polymer-modified screeds, and mortars to oxidize them and provide a stone-like or rusty iron appearance. The thickness of the coating ranges from 3-6 mm and provides a smooth matte finish.

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6 Tips on How to Keep Your House Cooler During the Summer Months

Civiconcepts

This year, many places around the world are experiencing one of the hottest summers in their entire history. The heat is causing many health-related problems, even when people stay indoors. … 6 Tips on How to Keep Your House Cooler During the Summer Months Read More ».

Warning Signs Your Roof Needs Help

Construction Marketing

Roof maintenance is an important aspect of home ownership. Many people tend to overlook it and may not notice issues arise. A bad roof can lead to water getting into your house, causing damage to its interior while also increasing your energy costs.

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!

Hiring Construction Workers: The Inside Scoop on What Young Professionals Want

Viewpoint Construction Technology

3 Best Practices for Attracting and Retaining Young Talent for Your Construction Workforce. Construction Best Practices

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25 Types of Light Switches | Light Switches Types With Pictures | Best Types Of Electrical Switches In The Home

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Light Switches Light Switches are essential electrical devices; we use switches all the time for controlling the lighting.

15 Factors Affecting the Selection of Construction Materials

The Constructor

A sound and good quality building material is essential for constructing structures with satisfactory strength, durability, serviceability, aesthetics, etc. It can also affect the project and maintenance costs to a large extent.

The Top 5 Reasons ANZ Contractors Should Be Moving to the Cloud

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How today's leading contractors are benefitting from making the move to a hosted environment. Construction Best Practices

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Business Facilities

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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 Types of Door Locks | Door Lock Types & Uses | Best 15 Types of Locks For Doors | Types of Bedroom Door Locks?

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Door Lock The door locks are essential for keeping your place, be it a workplace, home place security, safety and ensure privacy.

Mycelium as a Construction Material

The Constructor

Mycelium is a natural fungi material that has been explored as a potential construction material in recent years. It is a fast-growing matrix that has the capability to act as a natural glue.

Movement Joint in Tile Assemblies

cnstrctr

Avoid cracking tile floors with proper joint installation. Division 09 - Finishes All Posts

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New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

Business Facilities

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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.

JOC Programs that make sense.

Job Order Contracting

JOC Programs that make sense deliver comprehensive, integrated robust processes, professional services, and enabling software solutions to enable public sector facilities management teams to more efficient mange building and other structure in concert with mission goals.

Factors Affecting Construction Cost of a Project

The Constructor

The cost of construction of a project is the primary concern for most clients. Frequently, they ask about the cost of the project and whether construction work can be executed at a lesser price or not.

How To Prevent Employee Theft In Your Construction Company

Randal DeHart

Recent employee theft statistics are increasing, and small business owners are more vulnerable to the problem. The most common embezzlement methods include billing fraud, cash on hand, and check tampering. You may not know how employees can steal from you as a construction business owner.

Manufacturer, Agribusiness To Invest Over $94M In South Carolina Expansions

Business Facilities

In South Carolina, SHL Medical to invest $90 million in its new North Charleston manufacturing site; City Roots will invest $4.4 million to expand in Richland County.

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.

The Reality of Construction Cost Management

Job Order Contracting

The reality of construction cost management is that it is impossible without visibility. Over 95% of ALL repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build projects lack cost visibility.

What is Ferrock in Construction?

The Constructor

Ferrock is an environmentally friendly construction material used as a cement substitute. It is produced mainly from recycled materials such as waste steel dust and silica from ground-up glass.

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For the Life of the Union Plumber

Contractor Magazine

The United Association is known for its top-notch training, but it also has a successful ambassador program to help recruit women and people of color. Training

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BASF Commits $780M To Complete Louisiana Chemical Plant Expansion

Business Facilities

BASF will double production capacity at Geismar chemical manufacturing complex; ASH Industries investing $5M to expand In Acadiana Region.

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.

Roadmap to LEAN Construction – Existing robust integrating planning, procurement, and project delivery

Job Order Contracting

Implementing a roadmap to LEAN Construction and efficient planning, procurement, and project delivery is neither complex nor costly.

How Can Contractors Get Ahead of Fluctuating Materials Pricing?

Construction Business Owner

How Can Contractors Get Ahead of Fluctuating Materials Pricing? Kathy Wells. Fri, 08/26/2022 - 05:00.

Microunit Communities Offer Starting Point for Gen Z Renters

Pro Builder

Microunit Communities Offer Starting Point for Gen Z Renters. ldeakins. Thu, 07/28/2022 - 10:27. The rise of microunit communities gives Gen Z renters a chance to find affordable housing in high-cost metro markets.

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Unilock To Invest Over $55M In Advanced Manufacturing Campus

Business Facilities

Hardscape manufacturer Unilock will establish new production facilities in Virginia to meet increased demand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets.

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.

DOT Proposes Rule Update Clarifying DBE Qualifications

ENR Construction

The proposals would loosen some requirements for disadvantaged business enterprises, and expand reporting requirements for prime contractors

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Your Guidance Matters

Construction Business Owner

Your Guidance Matters. Kathy Wells. Fri, 07/29/2022 - 05:00.

Can Rising Mortgage Rates and Waning Competition Counterbalance Housing Affordability?

Pro Builder

Can Rising Mortgage Rates and Waning Competition Counterbalance Housing Affordability? ldeakins. Fri, 07/29/2022 - 10:38. The market is shifting as mortgage rates surge to new highs, but a lack of affordability now could mean more savings down the road.