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Proven Practices To Collect Construction Client Payments Effectively

Contractor Bookkeeping

All construction contractors have experienced bad debt's financial pain, which is defined as a customer who refuses to pay no matter what you do. We've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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4 Tech Tricks for Rental Equipment Safety

Construction Equipment

Renting has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment. In fact, market analysts predict that the heavy equipment rental industry is set to grow in the next few years as construction companies look for


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What Is a Buttress Dam | Types of Buttress Dam | Advantages & Disadvantages of Buttress Dam | Application of Buttress Dam


What Is a Buttress Dam? The buttress dam is a variation or improvisation of the Gravity Dam. Buttresses are just like concrete walls that are built parallel to the flow of water with such a prescribed thickness at frequent intervals.

Introducing ‘Viewpoints on Construction’ Virtual Series

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Virtual series brings construction professionals together to discuss key industry issues throughout 2021. Viewpoint News

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

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

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are Zoom Meetings Adding To Distractions Behind The Wheel?

FDR Safety

The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed nearly everyone’s life in one way or another, especially the way we conduct work. For many, this change came in the way we work, specifically learning how to work remotely.

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Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

Business Facilities

The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China. Read: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain at

Construction Cloud Software: The Benefits of a Hosted Solution

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn five benefits of having a hosted solution versus on-premise software. Construction Best Practices

Protect Your Jobsite From with OSHA's Focus Four Hazards

Construction Business Owner

Protect Your Jobsite From with OSHA's Focus Four Hazards. Alex Headley. Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:30. Construction work is a risk. Each year, the industry is rated as one of the most dangerous jobs in America — and for good reason.

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Best Rate Analysis Excel Sheets For Civil Engineering Works

Learn Civil Engineering

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.

LG Electronics Investing Additional $20.5M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Home appliance manufacturer LG Electronics will add another shift, creating 334 jobs and bringing total employment at its Clarksville, TN operations to about 1,000. Read: LG Electronics Investing Additional $20.5M In Tennessee at

What Is Load Bearing Structure? ( Load Bearing vs Framed Structure)


Load Bearing Structure is the most widely used form of construction for low-rise and small buildings from the 1700s to the mid-1900s. It is very rarely used today for large … What Is Load Bearing Structure? Load Bearing vs Framed Structure) Read More ».

Why Rental Is on the Rise

Construction Business Owner

Why Rental Is on the Rise. Alex Headley. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 07:30. Complex projects paired with tight labor markets and timelines have put additional pressure on construction contractors. Having the right equipment available at the right time is critical to staying on track.

Rethinking Job Order Contracts

Job Order Contracting

If you are a public sector owner looking to put an end to underperforming facilities projects and excessive administration costs, rethinking job order contracts might be a good idea. Rethinking Job Order Contracts to drive best value facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build outcomes.

Life Sciences Hubs: Good Genes, GREAT Growth

Business Facilities

Billions in private equity and public funding are flowing into the life sciences sector, which is front and center in the battle against the pandemic. Read: Life Sciences Hubs: Good Genes, GREAT Growth at

What is Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS)?

The Constructor

Onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTS) is a privately owned and maintained sewage disposal system that treats wastewater and produces disinfected. Environmental Engg


Volvo EC380E Straight Boom Excavator

Construction Equipment

The Volvo EC380E straight boom excavator is for demolition and replaces the traditional boom-and-stick approach with a 23-foot straight boom and purpose-built arm. It reaches higher than a standard excavator. Operating weight ranges from 83,335 to 94,799 pounds, and it is powered by a 308


Forget Construction Cost Estimating Accuracy

Job Order Contracting

I always tell owners, builders, architects, and engineers to forget construction cost estimating accuracy. I would also avoid estimators and, or cost data providers that claim to provide accurate construction cost estimates. There is no such thing as an accurate construction cost estimate.

Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia

Business Facilities

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA. Read: Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia at

What Is Skillion Roof – Types, Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages


A Skillion Roof is a durable, versatile, and high-performing residential architecture alternative.

How Your Company Can Land Bigger Fish

Construction Business Owner

How Your Company Can Land Bigger Fish. Alex Headley. Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:30. Many contractors still have problems with low margins, cheap competition, the tight economy or customers who won’t pay reasonable prices.

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Avoiding Construction Cost Overruns

Job Order Contracting

Avoiding construction cost overruns is best accomplished by, Getting the front-end of capital investments right, including using reliable reference class information to create unbiased cost estimates. The more localized and granular the information the best.

Abzena To Create 325 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

Life sciences contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) Abzena will invest $213 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in Sanford, NC. Read: Abzena To Create 325 Jobs In North Carolina at

ELFA: Equipment, Software Investment Growth to Hit 11.2% This Year

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Association says equipment and software investment growth is expected to be robust this year with annual equipment and software investment growth forecast at 11.2 percent for 2021. Also, annual U.S. GDP growth for 2021 is forecast at 5.7 percent according to the

A Fort Myers, Fla., developer finds growth in an office sector that, post COVID, might be catching its second wind


At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, requiems for the office workplace were being held in cities around the world. Working remotely seemed to gain acceptance with every passing day, and companies pondered how much office space they’d need in the future

DoD Leadership Supports Facilities Repair, Renovation, and New Builds Cost Problems

Job Order Contracting

The root cause of cost overrun, is the fact that DoD teams keep underestimating scope changes and complexity in project after project. Unfortunately DoD leadership supports facilities cost problems by mandating dated, ‘ad-doc’ processes.

Carter Wind Turbines Creating 300 Jobs In Oklahoma

Business Facilities

Carter Wind Energy will invest $10 million to establish its new wind energy company in Lawton Fort-Sill, OK. Read: Carter Wind Turbines Creating 300 Jobs In Oklahoma at

One Dead After Bridge Collapses During Demo

Construction Equipment

One person died after one of the last remaining sections of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet collapsed on Wednesday. Emergency responders were called to Oregon Inlet just before 5 p.m., according to OBX Today. One of the two remaining sections of the navigation span in the middle of

More from Brzee Studio in India

Natural Building

Chinmay Pareek of Brzee Studio sent me more information about their natural building projects in India that I recently posted images of here.

Construction Procurement Costs

Job Order Contracting

Introduction. Construction Procurement Costs can be effectively managed within integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery environment.

Miami's Adela at MiMo Bay combines a residential building with an American Legion facility


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IVECO, Plus to Dev. Autonomous Trucks

Construction Equipment

IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Plus, a leading global autonomous trucking company, to jointly develop autonomous trucks. Under the terms of the non-binding MOU, IVECO and Plus will integrate IVECO’s latest- generation S

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GM, LG Energy Solution Investing $2.3B In New Tennessee Plant

Business Facilities

The joint venture, Ultium Cells LLC, will build a manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN and create 1,300 new jobs. Read: GM, LG Energy Solution Investing $2.3B In New Tennessee Plant at