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3 Key Takeaways from Adaptive Reuse Projects

Construction Business Owner

3 Key Takeaways from Adaptive Reuse Projects. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 02/03/2021 - 07:14. Adaptive reuse projects can be tricky. It is a great way to keep an existing (often unused or abandoned) structure and give it a new life.


7 Common Construction Estimating Mistakes

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Have you ever read about “Common Construction Estimating Mistakes”? let’s read the awesome post ?? Before any construction happens, contractors need to plan everything to ensure no issues happen and that the construction process goes smoothly.


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Three Ways Data Leads to Coaching Opportunities

Construction Equipment

Machine data can help identify operator behaviors that can be changed quickly and easily through coaching, especially when the dealership carries the message. Three data points in particular, when analyzed, allow its dealers to let customers know how a change in behavior drives down cost and


The 7 Biggest Construction Safety Stories of 2020

Construction Junkie

2020 was a challenging year in many respects, but none greater than from a safety standpoint. The coronavirus pandemic placed the notion of “people over profits” under the microscope, while also balancing the needs of their employees to continue to make an income under difficult circumstances.


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

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

5 Tips to Install a PTAC Unit

Construction Marketing

If you want to ensure effective climate control without dealing with complicated ductwork, the best solution is to install a PTAC unit. Unfortunately, the installation process can be a little tricky.

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TN Chamber of Commerce Virtual Safety Training: How to Transform Your Safety Culture

FDR Safety

FDRsafety is excited to partner with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the second session of our three part Virtual Safety Training series on February 11th 2021.

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PFAS in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

Green Building Law Update

The question de riguer in commercial real estate transactions is if PFAS is included in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

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Atlanta Water Supply Program Reaches Completion

PC Construction

Many of you have followed the exciting Atlanta Water Supply Program project since we first broke ground in August 2015. From the arrival of the tunnel boring machine to its final breakthrough after a five-mile.

How to Ease the Onboarding Process for Native Spanish Speakers in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

5 tips to help construction human resources teams better serve their Spanish speaking employees during the hiring process. Construction Best Practices

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.

OSHA Posts New COVID Guidance

FDR Safety

As expected, President Biden confirmed workplace safety and health will receive substantial attention and support from his administration. OSHA, in compliance with the Executive Order issued on his second day in office, swiftly issued revised COVID-19 guidance.

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All About VITRIFIED TILES- Know How Are They Different?


There are many types of tiles available for use. Ceramic tiles, marble tiles, terracotta tiles, granite tiles, porcelain tiles, Vitrified tiles and many others. Vitrified tiles are also one of the types of tiles used as flooring or cladding.


Delaware Gaining 142 Jobs With Three Company Expansions

Business Facilities

Two manufacturing companies and one chemical company are growing in Delaware, bringing approximately $13 million in capital investment to the First State. Read: Delaware Gaining 142 Jobs With Three Company Expansions at

Disposable Face Masks for Construction of Roads

The Constructor

In a breakthrough study, researchers at the RMIT University have developed a sustainable way to dispose of face masks by recycling them to make.

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Early Warning Signs Of Insolvency To Watch Out For

Contractor Bookkeeping

Running a construction business isn't exactly a walk in the park. It is hard work but a rewarding journey at the same time, and you can probably attest to this yourself. Sometimes, things also don't go as planned, and you may find your business in financial distress.

14 Types of Compaction Equipment used on Construction


Compaction is a process of improving or increasing the density of soil by a manual or mechanical method. It is employed to make the soil more stable and increase the bearing capacity of the soil layer on the construction site.

Amazon Locating New Sortation Center, Delivery Station In Lubbock

Business Facilities

The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. . Read: Amazon Locating New Sortation Center, Delivery Station In Lubbock at

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Healthcare design in a post-COVID world


America’s healthcare sector found itself in an ambivalent state in late 2020, as the coronavirus raged relentlessly across the country and as the distribution of two newly approved vaccines started rolling out to inoculate vulnerable population groups.

The Benefits Your Firm Can Realize in Employing Remote-Controlled Demo

Construction Business Owner

The Benefits Your Firm Can Realize in Employing Remote-Controlled Demo. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 02/05/2021 - 08:56. Change has always been a constant in the construction and demolition industry.

Water Content Test of Bitumen | Procedure & Result


Water Content Test of Bitumen is one of the important tests of bitumen. In case when bitumen heated above boiling point there are chances of foaming of bitumen and to prevent that sufficient water content in bitumen is essential.


Amazon To Create 800 New Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The 634,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Alcoa is Amazon's third announced in Tennessee in just over 12 months. Read: Amazon To Create 800 New Jobs In Tennessee at

[VIDEO] Need to Get Some Heavy Equipment Up a Mountain? Try a Cable Car System

Construction Junkie

via YouTube // lcscablecranes. Remote jobsites with difficult terrain pose some substantial logistical challenges when it comes to getting equipment and materials on site. I’ve seen several different methods used in the past, such as heavy equipment carrying blimps , cargo planes , helicopters , and the Fat Truck , but I recently came across a new method: a cable car.

Robotics Firm Added to Deere Startup Collaborator Program

Construction Equipment

John Deere will work with Teleo as part of its 2021 Startup Collaborator program. Teleo joins three agriculture-oriented technology companies. The Startup Collaborator program is a year-long program that enables Deere and Teleo to test innovative technologies with customers and dealers without a

How to Carry out Concrete Cubes Sampling as per IS 456?

The Constructor

The compressive strength test is one of the most important tests performed on concrete. This test gives a fair idea about the quality of the concrete. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology How To Guide IS Codes Tests on Concrete


Delaware Gaining 152 Jobs With Three Company Expansions

Business Facilities

Two manufacturing companies and one chemical company are growing in Delaware, bringing approximately $13 million in capital investment to the First State. Read: Delaware Gaining 152 Jobs With Three Company Expansions at

Why the Key to Reducing Turnover Lies in Workforce Engagement

Construction Business Owner

Why the Key to Reducing Turnover Lies in Workforce Engagement. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 02/04/2021 - 22:13. Data from the Gallup Organization suggests that 85% of the global workforce is not engaged in their jobs, resulting in an economic consequence of approximately $7 trillion in lost productivity

Softening Point Test of Bitumen (Ring and Ball Test) | Procedure & Result


Softening Point Test of Bitumen sample is one of the important tests of bitumen to be conducted before road construction. It is also known as Ring and ball test. This is because ring and ball apparatus is a major equipment used for determining the softening point of bitumen.

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How to Plan for Cold Weather Masonry Construction?

The Constructor

Cold weather masonry construction demands several precautions to be taken by the builders. To avoid seasonal delays associated with cold weather. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide How To Guide Masonry Construction

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Webinar: Bringing Your Supply Chain Home

Business Facilities

Register for this free webinar and learn about the factors that must be evaluated when choosing the right location for your manufacturing supply chain. Read: Webinar: Bringing Your Supply Chain Home at

Deere Launches 'Performance Tiering Strategy'

Construction Equipment

Developed in response to evolving customer needs and expectations, John Deere launches its Performance Tiering Strategy, delivering a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience. Available first on the wheel loader lineup, the Performance Tiering Strategy supports

[VIDEOS] Spot Robot Dog Adds Self Charging, Remote Operation, and Arm

Construction Junkie

via Boston Dynamics. Spot, the famous robot dog from Boston Dynamics, has been officially for sale to the public for less than a year, but the company has already announced major upgrades for the growing platform.

Soak Pit – Function and Design of Soak Pit


The Soak Pit which is also called soakaway or soakage pit is a closed rectangular or circular, covered up construction with porous or perforated walls, which is connected to the primary treatment unit or directly connected to the washroom and even some specific types of toilet.

Ray-Mont Logistics Investing $16M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

Canada-based logistics company Ray-Mont Logistics will create 85 new jobs as it establishes new operations in North Charleston, SC. . Read: Ray-Mont Logistics Investing $16M In South Carolina at