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Tired of Underbidding? Time for a New Method

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Tired of Underbidding? Time for a New Method. mbeirne. Mon, 03/15/2021 - 10:05. If you’re the owner of a small or medium-sized construction company, you probably do your share of fixed-cost basis work.

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That’s A Goocher: SD Court Finds Enforceable Construction Contract Despite Lack of Time Component

Best Practices Construction Law

What’s a goocher? If you saw the movie, Stand By Me , then you know exactly what I mean. And there are times when parties to a construction contract face a goocher. Here’s what I mean… In J. Clancy, Inc.

Pros And Cons Of DIY Plumbing

Construction Marketing

The most important part of any household or commercial structure is its plumbing system. Plumbing helps ensure that water gets in and out of a home properly. While plumbing is mostly associated with water-related functions, this is certainly not all that it refers to.

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

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

Why Great Basin Industrial Moved to the Cloud with ViewpointOne

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Benefits of Modernizing and Tips for a Successful Construction Technology Transformation. Construction Best Practices

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How to Design Axially Loaded RC Short Column as per ACI 318-19? Example Included

The Constructor

The design of an axially loaded reinforced concrete (RC) short column is quite simple and straightforward. It is governed by the strength of. Column Design Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering

The Risks of Disconnection in Field Service

Construction Marketing

A successful field service business is built on service. But what exactly does this mean and what does it require? Well, take a second to ask yourself this: What constitutes a perfect service call? The concept of a perfect service call requires everything to move together.

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How to Beat the Construction Labor Shortage Through Youth and Technology

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Attract — and Retain — Younger Construction Professionals by Implementing the Modern Solutions They Know. Construction Technology/News

Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021

Business Facilities

COVID-19 forced businesses to create a remote workforce, and the change may be permanent, according to a new report from Velocity Global. . Read: Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021 at

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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.

What is Slenderness Ratio of RC Column and How to Calculate it?

The Constructor

The slenderness ratio of a reinforced concrete (RC) column is the ratio between the length of the column, its lateral dimensions, and end fixity. Column Design Structural Design Structural Engineering

Biddeford Parking Garage Sets Final Precast Slab

PC Construction

Today may have been cold and windy but that didn’t stop us from celebrating the topping off of the new parking garage project in downtown Biddeford, Maine. After the “Signing of the Slab” ceremony and.

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Crafting a Construction Technology Package for a Good Cause

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint Works with Habitat for Humanity Okanagan on special ViewpointOne package to meet non-profit’s growing needs. Viewpoint News

Overcome The Struggles Of Hiring And Managing Independent Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

For construction business owners, working with independent contractors can be a lifesaver. Although, hiring Independent Contractors can get very expensive, very fast! The Internal Revenue has a defined set of rules on the difference between an "Independent Contractor" and "Employee."

How to Calculate Deductions for Plastering and Painting Works as per IS Code?

The Constructor

The calculation of deductions in plastering and painting works measurement has always been a challenge for site engineers. In this article, we. How To Guide

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Parapet Walls – Types, Purpose And Uses In Building

Learn Civil Engineering

Introduction of the parapet wall Every building with a roof and balcony has a parapet wall. It is constructed on the edge of the floor and used as a protective barrier and is exposed to the environment.

NTT DATA To Establish Digital Innovation Center In Tennessee

Business Facilities

NTT DATA’s new Nashville location will create 350 jobs, and be an innovation center focused on attracting, developing and retaining top talent. Read: NTT DATA To Establish Digital Innovation Center In Tennessee at

[VIDEO] Humans Lead Robots On Site

Construction Equipment

Trimble and Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a tech company, will partner to enable robots and machines to follow humans and other machines in industrial applications. To do this, the companies have integrated a PFF smart following module prototype onto a Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot, which is

Cell filled Concrete Pavement – Components, Procedure, and Advantages

The Constructor

Cell-filled concrete pavement is the technology developed by IIT Kharagpur, which has proved to be a very promising solution for overloaded vehicles, Concrete Technology How To Guide

RELIABLE Construction Cost Estimating

Job Order Contracting

Reliable construction cost estimating is important to real property owners, facilities management professions, architects, and engineers. If a job is estimated correctly all parties should have a detailed understanding of the scope of work, costs, time, labor, and materials required.

Royal Canin To Invest $200M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

Science-based pet health nutrition company Royal Canin will create more than 90 new jobs in Lebanon, TN as it expands its cat and dog food product lines. Read: Royal Canin To Invest $200M In Tennessee Expansion at

Is Your Firm the Rolling Stones, Van Halen or A-ha?

Construction Business Owner

Is Your Firm the Rolling Stones, Van Halen or A-ha? Alex Headley. Fri, 03/19/2021 - 13:30. First, in full disclosure, the author is an enormous fan of Van Halen. Whether you are talking about the hits from the David Lee Roth years or “Van Haggar,” their catalog is absolutely amazing, in my opinion.


7 Major Stages in Water Treatment Plant

The Constructor

Water treatment is the process of removing all those substances, whether biological, chemical, or physical, that are potentially harmful to the. Water Resources Water Supply Water Tanks

Finance Confidence Hits 3-year High

Construction Equipment

The March 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) is 67.7, an increase from the February index of 64.4, and the highest level since April 2018. MCI-EFI is published by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation and serves as an assessment of both the

Data Centers: Growing By The Gig

Business Facilities

As more companies put their business activities on the cloud, data centers with the potential for scalability and proximity to cloud “on ramps” are better poised to compete, according to CBRE’s latest report. Read: Data Centers: Growing By The Gig at

Drinking Water Quality Standards (WHO Guidelines)


Drinking water quality standards gives the important quality parameters set for drinking water. These drinking water quality standards describe the allowable limit and permissible limit in the absence of an alternate source.

Navy Pier’s first hotel set to open on March 18


On March 18, Sable at Navy Pier, Navy Pier’s first hotel, is set to open. The KOO-designed project links the lake with the city that acts as its backdrop. KOO started with a window box as the organizing principle for the design of the facade and guest rooms.

Komatsu D71EX/PX-24 Crawler Dozer

Construction Equipment

Komatsu has introduced the D71EX-24 and D71PX-24 crawler dozers, hydrostatic models designed for grading, pushing, side-cutting, and work on soft ground, making it capable of both production and finishing tasks. Weighing in between 49,824 and 50,927 pounds depending on configuration, Komatsu's

95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification

Business Facilities

These ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs. Read: 95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification at

Plinth Beam: Its Purpose, Importance & Protection in Building

Learn Civil Engineering

What is the meaning of the term “Plinth”? The plinth can be defined as a level that comes above the ground level and just below the floor level. Plinth Beam: It is an R.C.C. beam constructed between columns. These are provided to support the walls.

UIC’s Computer Design Center will help meet the demands of a growing student body


The Computer Design, Research, and Learning Center (CDRLC) at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) will establish a new front door for technology in downtown Chicago.

Western’s Tandem and Tandem-Tandem Euclids

Construction Equipment

Tested starting in September 1963 and introduced the following July, the Tandem TS-14 motor scraper was part of the Euclid and Terex product line through at least 1968. It consisted of a 7UOT single-axle prime mover and two scrapers, with the second yoked to the rear of the first. Each of the three

Louisiana: Shintech Invests $1.3 Billion In Plastics Expansion

Business Facilities

Shintech, the world’s top producer of polyvinyl chloride resins, will grow manufacturing and packaging facilities at its Iberville/West Baton Rouge complex. Read: Louisiana: Shintech Invests $1.3 Billion In Plastics Expansion at