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Defect Management: From practical completion to the final certificate

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn the key terms around defect management, completion, and practical advice for making sure your construction projects don’t get hit by delays.

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Why GPS Fleet Tracking and Management is an Invaluable Technology for Owners & Managers

Construction Business Owner

Why GPS Fleet Tracking and Management is an Invaluable Technology for Owners & Managers GPS fleet tracking is an invaluable tool for construction businesses wanting to protect their assets, minimize liability, and reduce costs. mhodges Mon, 06/03/2024 - 15:42 Buckle up for safety. At Azuga, we understand the paramount importance of fleet safety and efficiency.

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Protect Your Ride: How to Install a Metal Carport in Your Driveway

Construction Marketing

Owning a car is like having a baby because you want to take care of it with all you have and you don’t want something bad to happen to it. After all, it’s a significant investment and it’ll be your possession for a long time. Protecting it isn’t an afterthought—it’s a priority. And one of the most practical steps you can take is to install a metal carport.

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How climate change is hitting highways

Construction Dive

Resilience is a key consideration for road builders amid a slew of new environmental conditions, said a Federal Highway Administration official at the recent 2024 NIBS conference in Washington, D.C.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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How To Build Construction Business Systems That Deliver Results

Contractor Bookkeeping

In the competitive construction industry, implementing efficient business systems can make a significant impact on the overall success and profitability of a construction business, regardless of its size or specialization. From streamlining operations to improving project management, adopting efficient systems can yield tangible benefits that truly pay off in the long run.

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Building Remodel for Energy & Money Savings

Wolgast Corporation

If you’re currently ready for an office remodel, you have the potential to save a considerable amount of money by investing in modern, energy efficient products and installations. With 29% of your operating expense being spent on utilities 1 , the energy efficient products that have become available over the last six years or less can make a big impact.

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How ProjectReady Integrates with Autodesk Construction Cloud

Construction Today

ProjectReady and Autodesk Construction Cloud have joined forces to offer a comprehensive solution that enhances project management capabilities. This integration brings together the best features of both platforms, providing construction professionals with tools that improve collaboration, streamline workflows, and boost overall project efficiency. This article delves into the specifics of this… Source The post How ProjectReady Integrates with Autodesk Construction Cloud appeared first on

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Preventing flooring failures: Factors to consider in substrate prep

Construction Specifier

By David Gross Substrate preparation is a crucial first step in the flooring installation process and it can significantly impact the appearance and longevity of the final flooring material. While most floor covering installers understand the concept of basic preparation steps such as cleaning and leveling, some are less experienced with the additional technical aspects of moisture and pH testing.

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Designing Small Spaces: Incorporating Wellness Technology Into Compact Living Areas

Civiconcepts

Don’t be fooled by the size; even the tiniest apartment can be transformed into a powerhouse of wellness.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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Construction Industry Trends: May 2024 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint enables contractors to better manage their projects, processes and people, using the data gathered to lower risk and improve margins.

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2024 JOC Program

Job Order Contracting

Is your 2024 JOC Program up to date? FACT: Most JOC Programs have not kept pace with current robust processes, cost data sets, or technologies. Are you and your Job Order Contracting Team… continually making improvements. adopting a long-term perspective, engaging in better internal and external communications, allocating resources to the most attractive improvement activities, collaboratively and efficiently engaging in planning, procurement, and project delivery activities, encouraging

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Your Guide to the Diverse Range of Compact Loaders on the Market

Construction Business Owner

Your Guide to the Diverse Range of Compact Loaders on the Market ccapoccia Mon, 06/03/2024 - 07:09 Today’s construction contractors have unprecedented options when it comes to selecting a new compact loader for their fleet. An impressive variety of sizes, options, features, benefits and attachment choices are available to fit any number of conceivable tasks and jobsite needs.

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New construction technology releases: June 2024

Construction Dive

New tech tools on the market include AI-powered delay forecasting, a smart antenna to better control equipment and a detailed GIS map integration.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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How to Streamline Progress Claims in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

See how the right progress claims software can help you save time, reduce risk, and ensure the accuracy of invoicing between you and your contractors.

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Work Continues for UVM’s On Campus Multipurpose Center

PC Construction

The PC Construction team is now well underway on the next phase of The University of Vermont’s On Campus Multipurpose Center project, continuing the extensive renovations to the university’s athletic facilities. Current work includes 11,000 square feet of renovations and fit-ups to multiple spaces within the Forbush building of the existing 300,000-square-foot Patrick-Forbush-Gutterson Athletic Complex.

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7 ways to change 'business as usual': The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library

BD+C

7 ways to change 'business as usual': The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library 0 rcassidy Fri, 06/07/2024 - 06:52 Patrick Thibaudeau, JLG Architects – Renderings by Plomp and Snøhetta The need for change is more pressing than ever. Today, weather events are more intense, more damaging, and more disruptive than ever. Unless we change business as usual, these impacts will increase at a pace out of our control.

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Drug test cheating soared last year, analysis shows

Construction Dive

Although the positive drug test rate dropped slightly for safety-sensitive roles, workers in these roles also had a marked increase in cheating attempts, Quest Diagnostics found.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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Using integrated construction software to level up your workflows

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Find out how to tap into the extensive benefits of integrated construction software to streamline your data management and grow your profitability.

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Major Operational Milestone for WSSC’s Piscataway WRRF Bioenergy Project

PC Construction

Last night brought a lot of excitement to the $271 million Piscataway WRRF Bioenergy Project , which centers on the addition of the thermal hydrolysis and anaerobic digestion processes to produce Class A biosolids. In the words of our friends at WSSC Water, “Last night, a bundle of innovation was born.” This quip refers to the next phase of operational start-up requiring initial seeding of the anaerobic digester.

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Escalation: Predicting project costs in a volatile market

BD+C

Escalation: Predicting project costs in a volatile market 0 qpurcell Mon, 06/03/2024 - 12:26 Construction Costs Thad Berkes, Chief Cost Estimator, Design Collaborative, shares that one of the major hurdles that Design Collaborative attempts to forecast for its commercial construction projects is escalation. Thad Berkes, Chief Cost Estimator Contractors Designers Construction Costs One of the major hurdles that we attempt to forecast for our commercial construction projects is escalation.

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The heat is on. Contractors say they’re ready.

Construction Dive

Commercial construction firms aren't waiting on OSHA's much-anticipated heat standard to protect their workers.

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Unlock Project Efficiency with the Ultimate Construction ERP Buyer’s Guide

Optimize your construction operations with our in-depth Buyer’s Guide on selecting the right ERP system. As the construction industry evolves, leaders must make decisions that ensure long-term success. Our guide provides a roadmap for choosing a specialized construction ERP that streamlines processes, enhances productivity, and boosts project visibility.

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Rising to the challenge: leveraging drones in construction projects

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Looking to optimise your worksite operations? Consider the financial, safety, efficiency and accuracy benefits of using drones in construction.

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CMAA New England Recognizes BETA Technologies Project

PC Construction

Yesterday, PC Construction was recognized by the Construction Management Association of America’s New England Chapter with a Project Achievement Award for the BETA Technologies S40 Aircraft Assembly Facility. The Project Achievement Awards highlight the “best of the best” projects that serve as an example in the construction industry and are true pinnacles of excellence and innovation.

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Nonresidential Construction Adds 17,100 Jobs in May

Contractor Magazine

On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has increased by 251,000 jobs, an increase of 3.1%.

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Construction’s labor shortage continues, despite dip in open jobs

Construction Dive

Economists theorize that this drop is mostly among home builders and commercial contractors are still short on workers.

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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Protecting progress: construction cybersecurity in Australia

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Cyber attacks against Australian construction companies are spiking. We look at what companies should do now to fortify their cybersecurity.

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Construction Posts Strong Employment Gain for May, Adding 21,000 Jobs

ENR Construction

The BLS report, which updated earlier preliminary figures, revised April’s jobs figure downward from an increase of 9,000 to no overall gain for that month.

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Has your Final Payment Notice become Conclusive?

Construction Law

Stephanie Geesink , Counsel, and Dom Turner-Harriss of Watson Farley & Williams LLP examine a case that provides guidance on w hen a F inal Payment notice can be challenged. The judgment is vital case law, they argue. This story is only available to subscribers to the printed edition of Construction Law. If you have a subscription please log in to read the rest of the story.