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Five Basic Construction Accounting Tasks To Complete Every Month

Contractor Bookkeeping

Proper construction accounting is all about the details. The answers you need to operate and grow your company are in reports. Everything starts with cash because "cash is fact, profit is an opinion."

Hoosiers Are Poised For Hardwoods Industry Growth

Business Facilities

The state has unveiled its new Indiana Hardwood strategy, aimed at attracting new hardwood processing facilities to the Hoosier State and expanding existing mills. Read: Hoosiers Are Poised For Hardwoods Industry Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Staying Successful Means Taking Risks

Contractor Magazine

Not one of the 100 companies on our Book of Giants list got there by resting on their laurels

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How to Simplify Construction Data Collection from the Field

Surveyor

4 Key Benefits that Digitized Data and Connected Mobile Solutions are Bringing to the Jobsite. It’s a special thing when you can see just how your construction organization is driving success — especially when you have a deep understanding into the activities that happen out in the field.

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

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

GSA Reviews more than 100 Green Building Systems and Selects 5

Green Building Law Update

Section 436(h) of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires the General Services Administration’s Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings to complete a review of high performance building certification systems every 5 years.

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Michigan Incentives Will Help FCA Create 6,433 New Jobs

Business Facilities

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic project will generate $4.5 billion in investment as it builds a new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Detroit and expands production at five existing Michigan facilities. Read: Michigan Incentives Will Help FCA Create 6,433 New Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

State of the Construction Industry: May 2019 Roundup

Surveyor

Rising construction costs, data security concerns and the perils of project mismanagement highlight some of the most interesting stories we read in May. Here’s a look at some of those stories — and the issues we’re paying close attention to.

Ground Broken for $262M Piscataway WRRF Bio-Energy Project

PC Construction Blog

After nearly a decade in planning, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) celebrated the groundbreaking of the $262 million Piscataway WRRF Bio-Energy project yesterday. PC Construction is the design-builder for this innovative project that will serve.

Top construction execs reveal challenges, opportunities

Construction Dive

Leaders at AECOM, PCL and STO Building Group discuss labor, tariffs, integrated project delivery and preparing for a potential slowdown

Lending time and talent to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children

The Korte Company

Some children in the U.S. are neglected or abused so badly that they can’t live with their families—if they have families at all. Who cares for them? Where do they go? Who do they turn to for help?

Highlighting Construction Technology at CFMA National Conference

Surveyor

For 38 years now, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) has been supporting the construction industry by providing unparalleled financial and operational management education, networking and growth and development opportunities for construction professionals.

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$115M Sawmill Facility Dedicated In Central Louisiana

Business Facilities

Located in Urania, LA, the new sawmill now employs 115 people following its opening earlier this year. . Read: $115M Sawmill Facility Dedicated In Central Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

California labor officials cite sub for $598K of unpaid wages, hold GC responsible for $69K

Construction Dive

The state's department of industrial relations has fined a general contractor for a portion of one of its subcontractors' unpaid wages under a new state law

The New Frontier for Women’s Construction Gear

Construction Business Owner

A new dawn is breaking for the construction industry. More and more women are entering the skilled trades, challenging job sites and safety manufacturers to more closely consider their equipment needs

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Highlighting Construction Technology at CFMA National Conference

Surveyor

The CFMA is the leader in educational resources and training opportunities for the financial professional in the construction industry

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Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

Business Facilities

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200. Read: Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

$1.6B LAX expansion team highlights BIM, AR/VR and other tech for staying on budget, schedule

Construction Dive

The design-build team behind a massive Los Angeles International Airport project recently outlined the benefits they've found in sharing models across stakeholders

Comparing bridge waterproofing membranes: Not all liquid waterproofing is created equal

GCP Applied Technologies

Comparing bridge waterproofing membranes: Not all liquid waterproofing is created equal. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 05/30/2019 - 13:08. GCP Applied Technologies. May 30, 2019. When it comes to waterproofing bridge decks, it’s easy to assume that all liquid waterproofing systems are the same.

On-boarding Employees and Their Importance in Successfully Integrating New Construction Technology

Surveyor

Surviving in the construction industry demands openness to drive change

Islip, NY: Long Island’s Corridor Of Growth

Business Facilities

Islip has a bustling airport, a busy foreign trade zone next door and an attractive location in the middle of Long Island’s largest industrial corridor. Read: Islip, NY: Long Island’s Corridor Of Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Private group raises millions, builds border wall section in 4 days

Construction Dive

We Build the Wall contracted Fisher Sand and Gravel to construct a half-mile of barrier on private land in New Mexico over the weekend, but is facing legal challenges

Smart buildings can optimize wellness

BD+C

Despite spending most of our week working, currently only 9.8% of world employees are covered by a workplace wellness program. We know there is a performance gap in the workplace.

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On-boarding Employees and Their Importance in Successfully Integrating New Construction Technology

Surveyor

Embracing change and new technologies can be confusing for employees if they’re not properly trained and motivated. Humans are an ironic bunch. On the one hand, we have a desire to improve what we do, who we are, what we achieve. We are striving to be better than before.

What is Skirting in Construction? Purpose and Types

The Constructor

Skirting is basically a board that runs along the border between the interior wall and the floor. It covers the improper edges, avoids scratches from.

Model-based approach smooths twists and turns of Texas linear park project

Construction Dive

Converting an active drainage ditch to a cultural centerpiece in San Antonio required collaborative risk mitigation by Sundt, HDR and others

Construction employment increases in 250 out of 358 metros from April 2018 to April 2019

BD+C

Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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The New Frontier for Women’s Construction Gear

Construction Business Owner

A new dawn is breaking for the construction industry. More and more women are entering the skilled trades, challenging jobsites and safety manufacturers to more closely consider their equipment needs

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No More Overlooking Work Zone Accidents

FDR Safety

Last week we published a blog highlighting the dangers faced by teenagers while driving , specifically carpooling. An appropriate topic given that it was Memorial Day Weekend and the kick-off to what we in the safety industry know as the 100 Deadliest Days. Thanks to overwhelming media coverage this phrase and the associated 3+ month time period have become a nationally recognized issue.

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Nevada governor signs prevailing wage, union bills

Construction Dive

Democrat Gov. Steve Sisolak said the new laws will "right anti-worker wrongs" imposed by the state's 2015 Republican-controlled legislature

Carrier’s world headquarters in Florida goes green

BD+C

Carrier’s world headquarters, the UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings, is the first commercial building in Florida to earn LEED Platinum v4 certification. The Platinum rating is the highest designation.

The Tech Features You Need to Run Fleet Diagnostics Efficiently

Construction Business Owner

Diagnosing issues with trucks and off-highway equipment isn’t as simple as it used to be. Advancements in this industry, such as aftertreatment and common rail fuel injection, have made diesel engines more complicated now than ever before.

How IoT Makes Job Sites Safer

Construction Equipment

As construction developers and contractors continue to adopt Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to cut costs and build faster, one industry-wide goal is to ensure workers are aware of how to effectively automate the process. This is why groups like Versatile Natures, a company that provides on-site

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Tech an increased focus of ENR Top 400 firms

Construction Dive

A trend among the country's highest-earning contractors, according to an Engineering News-Record analysis, is to attribute part of their success to specific tech tools

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