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5 Technology Adoption Lessons Contractors Can Learn from The Avengers

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We put together a list of superhero lessons that contractors can learn from some of our favorite Avengers

Stacking the deck: Marriott International embraces modular construction

BD+C

This fall, the world’s tallest modular hotel—a 26-story, 360-foot-tall building that will be branded AC Hotel New York NoMad when it opens late next year—will start stacking prefabricated and prefurnished guestrooms for assembly in New York City

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Improper Journal Entry Could Harm Your Job Costing Reports

Contractor Bookkeeping

Journal entries are a quick and dirty way to get transactions in without putting forth the time and effort to enter each transaction. In the short run, you save time; in the long term, you can forget about the accurate. Job Cost Reports.

Where contractors are most likely to exceed the budget

Construction Dive

Budget overruns can pop up in any part of a project's budget — specifically, these four major areas

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Project Managers Driving Demand for Better, Faster Construction Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We teamed up with Dodge Data & Analytics to produce an extensive industry report on Improving Performance with Project Data

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Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

Business Facilities

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities. Read: Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity at BusinessFacilities.com.

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn't done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for it. The company used its Building Information M

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Season 2 - Episode 4: Making Business More Intelligent

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we explore big data & the role that business intelligence is — and will be — playing in construction

Upskilling the PHCP Workforce

Contractor Magazine

Manufacturers take the lead in providing much-needed skills for an ever-changing industry

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

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

Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

Business Facilities

The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant. Read: Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

The top 10 residential construction companies

Construction Dive

These companies dominate the homebuilding industry in the U.S.

How to Use the Spread to Formulate a Better Bidding Strategy

Construction Business Owner

The leaders of top construction firms will always ask why they are or are not selected. Objectivity and organizational improvement can mean all the difference between being the leader and the first loser. Find out hoe to incorporate these best bidding practices at your company.

UA, HVAC Excellence Sign Student Placement Agreement

Contractor Magazine

The agreement establishes a transitional pathway for advanced placement to students enrolled in HVACR educational programs accredited by HVAC Excellence to the United Associations Department of Labor approved apprenticeship program

Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana

Business Facilities

The wire fabrication startup will establish operations in Marshall County, IN, and expects to create 120 new jobs by the end of 2024. Read: Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

4 best practice tips for estimating and managing construction projects

Construction Dive

Get important tips on ways you can ensure more accuracy on your next construction project budget

5 Digital Policies Every Construction Business Needs

Construction Business Owner

If you are not versed in the risks that accompany digital undertakings, it can pose serious threats to your business. The following are some key issues that arise during these digital ventures, what you should know about them, and what you should do about them.

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Construction Project Manager Field Guide

cnstrctr

When I first started my career in the construction industry I had no idea what a construction project manager was or did. School doesn’t always do a great job of educating you on what careers exist in the wider world and this was one of those examples.

A Sunny Outlook In Florida

Business Facilities

Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue. Read: A Sunny Outlook In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

More states invest in flood control programs

Construction Dive

States are finding they have to supplement FEMA funds with their own when it comes to repairing flood-damaged infrastructure

How to Get Your Supers to Actually Fill Out Daily Reports

ProcurementExpress.com

Source. Construction daily reports are a vital part of managing construction projects. They provide an ongoing record of incidents, conditions, and the full range of tasks related to a project in progress. The benefits of daily reports are undeniable.

How to Achieve Economy in the Cost of Formwork Construction?

The Constructor

The reduction of formwork construction is essential in declining the total cost of the project because it accounts for up to 60% of the entire cost. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering formwork formwork economy

Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The cabinet and vanity manufacturer will invest more than $10 million in its Lancaster County, SC manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters, creating 210 jobs. Read: Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Denver airport officials fire Great Hall Partners

Construction Dive

The contractor group recently told airport officials that the project would likely exceed the budget by more than $300 million and take an extra three years

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10 Steps to Improve Your Sales Team

Contractor Magazine

Financial results often depend on techniques that directly promote the productivity and performance of the sales team

7 Cracking Control Methods in Concrete Dams

The Constructor

In concrete dams, cracks are formed mainly due to shrinkage of concrete due to temperature variations. These cracks may develop internally in the.

Paris will soon be home to the world’s largest rooftop farm

BD+C

Located on the roof of Pavillion 6 of the Parc des Expositions Viparis porte de Versailles, an exposition center currently under reconstruction, the farm will use aeroponics to grow over 30 different fruit and vegetable species.

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Bechtel scion raises nearly $100M for contech startups

Construction Dive

Darren Bechtel's Brick & Mortar Ventures raised funds from construction-related companies such as Autodesk, CEMEX and Ferguson Ventures

Barack Obama to Keynote 2019 Greenbuild

Contractor Magazine

Convention of of green building and sustainability leaders takes place Nov. 19-22

6 Factors Affecting Lateral Pressure of Fresh Concrete on Forms

The Constructor

There are several factors that influence the magnitude of lateral pressure of fresh concrete on formwork sides. For instance, concrete weight, rate. Building Technology Guide Construction Project Formwork/Shuttering formwork loads on formwork

How to Find the Compact Excavator That Meets Your Jobsite Needs

Construction Business Owner

Equipment manufacturers have introduced new compact excavator models that can be tailored to your specific needs. But with all of these options, how do you select the compact excavator that’s right for you? Find out from a Bobcat expert here

Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $806M Los Angeles Gold Line light rail contract

Construction Dive

The deal includes an option for a $381 million extension, if the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority can secure the funding by September 2021

5 Things Your Construction Bookkeeper Wants You To Know

Contractor Bookkeeping

If a Contractors Bookkeeping Services System doesn't work and they want it fixed but will not allow any changes, they need a magician, not a construction bookkeeper. Our workflow removes paperwork frustrations only if the contractor is also willing to do their part.

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