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5 Technology Adoption Lessons Contractors Can Learn from The Avengers

Surveyor

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

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

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

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

Project Managers Driving Demand for Better, Faster Construction Data

Surveyor

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

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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 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

Season 2 - Episode 4: Making Business More Intelligent

Surveyor

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

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.

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

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

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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 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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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.

9 Different Types of Corrosion

The Constructor

Corrosion is the process of deterioration of metal caused by the action of chemicals or electro-chemicals present in the surrounding atmosphere. Repair/Protection Guide Steel Structures corrosion fatigue fretting inter-granular pitting Selective steel corrosion uniform

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Florida authorities investigating We Build the Wall

Construction Dive

The criminal investigation is focused on how the private group behind border wall construction raises funds and allocates money

‘Crucial Conversations’ for Women in the Mechanical Industry

Contractor Magazine

The inaugural convention focuses on ways to engage women through mentoring, networking and communication

Xerox To Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The technology company will invest $18.4 million at a new Center of Excellence in Cary, Wake County. Read: Xerox To Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

10 Different Market Forms of Timber

The Constructor

The timber obtained from trees is cut into suitable commercial sizes and shapes for various engineering purposes. Some of the common market forms of. Building Materials batten baulk board deal log plank pole quartering scantling timber forms

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

Upskilling the PHCP Workforce

Contractor Magazine

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

NJEDA Re-Launches 21st Century Redevelopment Program

Business Facilities

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced changes to the 21st Century Redevelopment Program that will revise the eligibility requirements to both open the program to more projects and streamline the application process.

3 ‘Giant’ AEC market trends for 2019-2020

BD+C

Every spring, as the BD+C editors connect with hundreds of architecture, engineering, and construction firms for our annual Giants 300 report , we get a compelling snapshot of the business and project innovations—and obstacles—at the nation’s largest AEC firms

An inside look at a failed roofing repair

Construction Dive

OSHA called the $2 million San Diego State University roof project, in which dangerous volatiles were released, "a case study in what not to do "

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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AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City

Business Facilities

The supply chain solutions leader's Mexico City location, its fifth in Mexico, continues its global expansion and includes on-site terminal access. Read: AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City at BusinessFacilities.com.

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