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Tech 101: Construction drones

Construction Dive

Drones are becoming the go-to tool for mapping, inspecting and managing worksites more efficiently and safely. Would your projects benefit from an eye in the sky

12 Numbers You Should Know to Hire Top Construction Talent

Construction Business Owner

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Common Types of Construction Contracts And Their Use


Construction projects are a conglomeration of various parties that all need to work together. Working together requires that each of the team members know their roles and responsibilities and what they are required to deliver.

The year’s major discovery: Your current customers are your most important marketing asset

Construction Marketing Ideas

This is one of the quietest New Years’ Eve celebrations — a sip of champagne with Vivian in our home with the TV tuned to Times Square. For me, of course, this is ideal. No crowds, but plenty of love.


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

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

Difference Between Red Bricks and Solid Concrete Blocks

The Constructor

Red bricks are one of the oldest and extensively used building material that is primarily made from clay. Solid concrete blocks are precast concrete. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Difference Between Red Bricks and Solid Concrete Blocks Red Bricks Solid Concrete Blocks

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Strong Growth Predicted for AU Commercial and Infrastructure Construction


The commercial and infrastructure outlook is good for Australian contractors -- even better if they're using modern technologies. Construction Technology/News

Top trends: 5 ways construction will evolve in 2020

Construction Dive

Though the nation's second-largest industry seems like it doesn't change much, there are myriad, nuanced forces shaping the way contractors do business and buildings get built, and more so now than ever before

Business Facilities’ Editor: Texas Dominated The Decade

Business Facilities

Editor in Chief Jack Rogers tells News Radio 1080 KRLD that Texas' 2019 State of the Year win is a fitting coda for its dominance in economic development. Read: Business Facilities’ Editor: Texas Dominated The Decade at

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Structure Relocation

The Constructor

Structure relocation is the process of moving a structure from one location to another.It mainly involves two consecutive steps. They are. Structures Structure Relocation

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NFL’s Packers and Microsoft add an innovation center to a fledgling business district


Football is often described as game of strategy. So perhaps it wasn’t surprising that the Green Bay Packers, through a joint venture between the team’s development arm and Microsoft, recently opened TitletownTech, a 50,000-sf innovation center in Green Bay, Wis.,

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Autonomous security bot monitors construction jobsites with facial recognition technology

Construction Dive

A British firm has developed a two-wheeled robot that can recognize people and vehicles and whether they’re allowed to be on the site

Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Michigan Economic Development Corp. has been awarded BF’s 2019 Deal of the Year Gold Award for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) expansion. Read: Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year at

Structure Relocation

The Constructor

Structure relocation is the process of moving a structure from one location to another. It mainly involves two consecutive steps: Disassembling. Others

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Everything you need for LEAN Building and Project Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Best value repair, renovation, maintenance, or new construction requires early and ongoing sharing of actionable information, starting with planning and design and continuing throughout the buildings life-cycle. Robust processes are critical to best value attainment.

Deloitte: Construction cost pressures to continue in 2020

Construction Dive

There are steps contractors can take to help mitigate these rising costs, according to a new report from the accounting services firm

Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario

Business Facilities

The 1 million-square-foot facility in the City of Mississauga will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs. Read: Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario at

8 Important Properties of Polymer Materials

The Constructor

Properties of polymer materials are of great importance to know before using in any applications such materials are increasingly used in. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Fiber reinforced fibre Fibre reinforced Polymers

Home Maintenance And Repair Service Company Automation And Technology

Contractor Bookkeeping

The daily processes and transactions involved in operating a home maintenance and repair service business can mean long hours of repetitive tasks and occasional oversights due to human nature. These days, you can use technology to take care of almost any issue facing your business.

CBRE ranks the hottest multifamily markets for 2020

Construction Dive

Much of this year's multifamily construction, according to the research group, will focus on smaller markets and suburban locales

DuPont Investing $75M In Modernization Of Virginia Plant

Business Facilities

The company will modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology operations in Chesterfield County, VA, creating 60 jobs. Read: DuPont Investing $75M In Modernization Of Virginia Plant at

Vendor Management in the Construction Industry

The Constructor

Vendor management in construction industry focuses on enlisting the vendors, managing the services and goods provided by the vendors to execute the.

Cochise County, Arizona, May Mandate Building Codes

Natural Building

I got an email this morning from Clay Greathouse who is beginning to build an earthbag house for his family in Cochise County, Arizona.

Survey ranks top construction apps, finds lack of integration

Construction Dive

For everything from daily reports to safety tracking and plan management, mobile apps are more important than ever for construction pros, a new study finds. But with "app fatigue" a real problem, how much is too much

$1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston

Business Facilities

The investment by Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC, Air Products, and Eastman Chemical Company will build the world’s largest single-train ammonia synthesis loop in Texas City, TX. Read: $1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston at

JOB Order Contracting FAQs

Job Order Contracting

Here is a listing of Job Order Contracting FAQs, frequently asked questions. Software & Construction Cost Data Options for JOC Panel Questions – January 16 @3:50 pm. What is overview of your company and what differentiates your products and services from your competitors ?

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Australian Fires Spark Interest in Underground and Mud Homes

Natural Building

The on-going fire storm in Australia has sparked new interest in ways to build more fire resistant houses. Architect Sean O’Bryan, who designs “earth sheltered” homes has been inundated with requests since the bushfire crisis escalated. “I’ve

Dive Rewind: Looking back at the top construction headlines of 2019

Construction Dive

Aside from a number of catastrophes, it was a banner year for U.S. construction firms, with many executives reporting that business has never been better

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Florida Remains Top “Magnet State” In Annual Moving Report

Business Facilities

Americans continue to move south, with Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and North Carolina as leading 2019 destinations, according to Allied Van Lines' annual Magnet States Report. Read: Florida Remains Top “Magnet State” In Annual Moving Report at

Leveraging Building Information to Achieve Best Value

Job Order Contracting

“Some changes are so slow that you don’t notice, others are so fast that they don’t notice you *” * Ashleigh Brilliant The digitization of the construction industry is gradually transforming organizational models in our industry.

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Retail re-invention: Five questions to ask


It is a truth universally acknowledged, even to those of us who make a living designing them, that the traditional enclosed shopping center has courted better prospects.

Royal BAM Group embraces data to drive a connected jobsite

Construction Dive

Learn how Royal BAM Group harnesses the power of data, leading to a 20% improvement in both quality & safety

OSHA and Your Company’s Emergency Action Plan

Safety Services Company

OSHA and Your Company's Emergency Action Plan: What You Need to Know. All employees should feel safe in their workplace. While hazards are unavoidable in certain industries, it's an employer’s responsibility to ensure that accidents are kept to a minimum.

Trump Moves to Change Environmental Law For Construction Projects

Construction Equipment

USA Today reports that President Donald Trump will propose changes to the nation’s environmental law to allow more major construction projects to begin. According to the report, critics say the changes threaten to worsen climate change. The plan would ease environmental rules for construction

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