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Winning with Safety

Surveyor

How Encore Electric developed a Culture of Safety Excellence and was named the safest construction company in America

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Understanding Other Construction Company Costs And Opportunities To Increase Your Profit

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many contractors are having trouble adapting to the new economy. I have made more mistakes – than ten of the average contractors put together. I've learned a great deal of hard, hard lessons, and worked my way through several "Character Building Moments."

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Floating Columns in Building Structures – Need and Uses

The Constructor

A column is a vertical member which transfers the loads from beam to foundation whereas a floating column is a vertical member which transfers the. Structural Engineering

4 Tips for Hiring a Reputable Plumbing Contractor

Construction Marketing

Plumbing contractors are the professionals that are trained to assemble, install and repair water pipes. They are also called upon when the toilet or the entire sewerage system is not functioning as usual.

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.

State of the Construction Industry: July 2019 Roundup

Surveyor

The skilled labor shortage, new technologies and the possibility of construction jobsites on Mars are the stories that got our attention in July

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Israel A Rising Star In Artificial Intelligence

Business Facilities

Israel has emerged as a leading player in Artificial Intelligence and Tel Aviv has been named as an Emerging AI Hub in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. Israel finished sixth in BF’s global ranking for Artificial Intelligence, with the U.S.,

12 Factors Influencing Bearing Capacity of Soils

The Constructor

The bearing capacity of soil is influenced by many factors for instance soil strength, foundation width and depth, soil weight and surcharge, and. Geotechnical Engineering bearing capacity

Accelerating Project Performance

Surveyor

Viewpoint clients are using Team to build great projects. And we're making it even easier for them to do so

Report: Hotel construction pipeline continues to grow in Q2

Construction Dive

The Lodging Econometrics study found that 2,552 projects were scheduled to start construction within 12 months and 1,374 were in the planning stages

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

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

Italian Manufacturer Celebrates New West Virginia Factory

Business Facilities

Pietro Fiorentini recently celebrated the completion of its new manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company’s new facility in the Three Springs Business Park represents a total investment of $9 million.

A legacy of giving back – Q&A with Jay and Greg Korte

The Korte Company

Our company’s history began with a $5 bill a dad gave to his son before putting him on a bus to the Army. Ralph Korte didn’t make that $5 stretch over the last 65 years. But it was his father’s generosity that inspired his own desire to give back.

What is Frost Action in soils and How to prevent it?

The Constructor

The two critical frost actions in the soil are the frost heave and the frost boil. Frost heave is the phenomenon in which the water molecules present. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering frost boil frost heave prevention of frost action

The Dotted Line: 7 invoice mistakes that waste money and time

Construction Dive

General contractors and subs make costly errors that prevent them from getting paid on time. Here is what experts recommend to avoid these issues

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EPA Celebrates 20 Years Of Superfund Redevelopment

Business Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), launched in 1999 with the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities across the country.

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5 Steps to Project Management

Construction Equipment

What is Project Management? Following a worker’s certification issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI), it’s a project manager’s job to dictate how to lay out, manage, and execute a project. Software Advice lists the steps to achieving the project’s overall goals. 5 Steps to Creating the

Factor of Safety for Bearing Capacity of Soils

The Constructor

Factors of safety for bearing capacity is a value which is established based on the type of soil, method of exploration, level of uncertainty in. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering Soil Exploration Soil Soil Investigation

Hensel Phelps secures FAA waiver to fly drones over populated construction sites

Construction Dive

Using ParaZero’s SafeAir Parachute System, the contractor said it worked with the agency for more than a year to address safety concerns

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities

Atlanta , San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. “It It all seems to be coming together for Metro Atlanta,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

USGBC and New Buildings Institute sign MOU

Contractor Magazine

The organizations will work together to advance energy efficiency in net zero buildings

Installation of Windows in Brick Masonry Walls

The Constructor

Installation of windows in brick masonry walls need to be carried out properly in order to avoid faults and subsequent failure of walls or deflection. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide Work Procedures construction engineering and management

Toronto reigns supreme in North American construction

Construction Dive

Toronto's hot mixed-use market continues to pick up steam as a wave of billion-dollar projects gets underway

Port of South Louisiana: Your Key to the World

Business Facilities

The Port of South Louisiana, founded in 1960, has grown in size and strength to become the largest tonnage port in the Western Hemisphere as well as, according to a recent report by international shipping magazine Fairplay, the 16th ranked port in the world out of 5,000 ports.

Forrest Anderson Donates System for Training Purposes

Contractor Magazine

Phoenix-area contractor's contribution to PIPE Industries showcases commitment to training and development

Degree of Accuracy in Estimating Construction Works

The Constructor

The degree of accuracy used in the estimation of various material quantities used in the construction is crucial. This is to prevent cost estimate. Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing Estimation Quantity Estimation

PCL analyzes jobsite data to keep costs, schedules in check

Construction Dive

The firm's new platform uses sensors to gather data straight from the construction site

Auto Truck Group Expanding Indiana Operations

Business Facilities

Auto Truck Group, a work truck upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck and van equipment, will build an all-new production facility in southwest Allen County.

Build Your Business With The HomeServe Contractor Network

Contractor Magazine

Every contractor wants a guaranteed stream of work. The challenge, however, is that most are too busy serving customers to properly focus on attracting new ones and building their business. That’s where HomeServe can help. Sponsored by: &n

Important Shrinkage Parameters in Soil Engineering

The Constructor

The important parameters related to shrinkage limit in soil engineering are shrinkage index, shrinkage limit, volumetric shrinkage, and linear. Geotechnical Engineering linear shrinkage shrinkage index shrinkage parameters shrinkage ratio volumetric shrinkage

Army Corps moving forward with $650M NYC seawall

Construction Dive

The new barricade will protect vulnerable areas on Staten Island from future flooding and create environmental features that are able to store water

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A new museum debuts inside the Empire State Building

BD+C

This morning, a $165 million, 10,000-sf museum opened on the second floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, completing the second of a four-phase “reimagining” of that building’s Observatory experience, which draws four million visitors annually

What keeps you awake at night?

Construction Business Owner

Construction industry experts offer information on what is worrying them most about their business and the industry right now

Characteristics of Good Timber

The Constructor

Timber is naturally occurring material and it is used for several engineering purposes. The timber used for various purposes should be of quality. Building Materials good timber Timber quality wood wooden houses