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How New Technology Can Help Construction Finance Pros

Contractor Magazine

CFOs should partner with their IT teams to modernize their back-office systems, and prepare to handle a flood of data from the field

Errors in Plane Table Surveying

The Constructor

Plane table surveying is a type of surveying in which plotting and field observations are done at the same time. In this article, errors occurred in. Others Surveying alidade errors in plane table instrumental errors Plane Table Survey sight vane

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Compaction Effects On Soil Structure

Construction Cost Estimating

With compaction, the air is ejected from the existing voids in the soil. Compaction plays an important role in construction field since it make the engineering characteristics of soil better In the construction field to a great extent.

Why Trade Shows Are Valuable To Your Construction Business (Featuring Seattle Home Show Spring 2019)

Contractor Bookkeeping

Organizations and industries, no matter the career discipline, is fully invested in coordinating and taking part in conferences, summits, expos, and exhibits.

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

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

Bringing Industry Expertise to Your Doorstep: A Peek at Viewpoint’s 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshow Speakers

Surveyor

We’re gearing up to launch our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshow series and we are thrilled! Last year , we visited more than 20 cities and enjoyed networking and learning about construction industry trends and challenges with over 600 contractors across the United States.

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Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

Business Facilities

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations. Read: Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success at BusinessFacilities.com.

Assessing Feasibility

FDR Safety

This blog complements past blogs and my most recent blog about the OSHRC overturning OSHA citations regarding LOTO on Matsu presses. General Industry is now in a position to solve many of their decades-old problems with the control of hazardous energy.

Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry

Surveyor

A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry. Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO at the Sage Policy Group, Inc.,

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Kiewit pegged for $5B Louisiana LNG export terminal

Construction Dive

Under the turnkey EPC contract, Kiewit will design, engineer, construct, commission, test and guarantee the Venture Global LNG Inc. facility

SuperATV Investing $4.35M In Louisiana  

Business Facilities

The all-terrain vehicle parts manufacturer will create 75 news jobs at its new Shreveport, LA manufacturing and distribution center. Read: SuperATV Investing $4.35M In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

How education changed the course of The Korte Company

The Korte Company

There was a time when education didn’t matter much; when you could live a nice life on little more than good sense and a decent work ethic and when finishing farm chores was a lot more important than finishing high school. Ask Ralph Korte, our founder. He knows all about that. He lived it.

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

Surveyor

Worker safety, adapting to change and technology and innovation driving the future of the construction industry were some of the themes we saw highlighted in industry news throughout February.

South Texas county backs $1.8B steel mill project with new reinvestment zone

Construction Dive

State and local governments are willing to compete for projects like the Steel Dynamics mill in San Patricio County in part because they stimulate the economy during construction

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FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Business Facilities

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities. Read: FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to plan your warehouse layout

The Korte Company

Logistics dominates today’s consumer economy. Whether it’s fresh food, cell phones, mail or socks, businesses are more reliant on warehouses and distribution centers than they’ve ever been. The value of these facilities cannot be overstated.

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Construction Employment Climbs by 52K in January to 11-Year Peak

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 52,000 jobs in January and by 338,000 jobs, or 4.7

$1B Boston hospital expansion will include disaster, flood protection

Construction Dive

Healthcare facility upgrade requirements for worst-case scenarios are often financially burdensome for owners, including Mass General, which is still raising money for the project

ActiveCampaign Expanding To Indiana, Will Add 200 Jobs

Business Facilities

The Chicago-based marketing technology company will invest more than $10 million in its Indianapolis operations over the next several years. Read: ActiveCampaign Expanding To Indiana, Will Add 200 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

Accelerate AEC 2019 speaker lineup announced

BD+C

Can machines design buildings? What can we learn from AEC "superusers"? How are leading contractors winning with offsite construction?

10 Tips to Help You Bid Smartly and Win Construction Projects

The Constructor

Acquisition of projects in the construction sector is generally done through the process of bidding. It requires a shrewd mind and years of. Construction Management Construction Project Others Tips bid proposal bidding bids Construction Projects tenders winning projects

The Dotted Line: How to effectively manage an underperforming sub

Construction Dive

One bad subcontractor can impact an entire project, so it's important to build protections into the contract and for both the general contractor and sub to know their responsibilities and options

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Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

Business Facilities

The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County. Read: Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

D.C.’s new 3-in-1 entertainment and sports arena

BD+C

Washington, D.C.’s s new 142,000-sf, $65-million entertainment and sports arena combines an NBA training facility with a 4,200-seat public arena to create a building that is the first of its kind, according to project architects Rossetti and Michael Marshall Design

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BFGoodrich Tires Launches Tradesmen Support Program

Contractor Magazine

Nationwide program throws BFGoodrich support behind America’s skilled trades

To get the most out of drones, start with 'low-hanging fruit'

Construction Dive

Thanks to a maturing drone market, contractors of all sizes can capture value through progress tracking, safety inspections and more while holding subs accountable, says William Pryor of Skycatch

ZKTeco Investing $5M In Georgia

Business Facilities

The RFID and biometric technology security solutions manufacturer will create 40 jobs as it relocates and expands its U.S. headquarters to Alpharetta. Read: ZKTeco Investing $5M In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Seoul’s Robot Science Museum will be built by robots

BD+C

Melike Alt?n???k k Architects (MMA) recently won an international competition to design the world’s first museum dedicated to robot science in Seoul, South Korea.

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10 Tips to Help You Bid Smartly and Win Construction Projects

The Constructor

Acquisition of projects in the construction sector is generally done through the process of bidding. It requires a shrewd mind and years of. Construction Management Construction Project Tips bid proposal bidding bids Construction Projects tenders winning projects

Illinois DOT needs at least $39B for transportation and infrastructure work

Construction Dive

The funding request includes up to $15 billion during the next 10 years for highway maintenance alone

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JNJ Express Creating 610 New Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The transportation company will invest $83.6 million to establish a new corporate headquarters and operations campus in Southeast Memphis. Read: JNJ Express Creating 610 New Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Skilled Labor Shortage Still Troubling the Residential Construction Industry

Contractor Magazine

The Skilled Labor Fund and its partners presented industry labor shortage challenges and its initiatives to aid in reversing the trends at Design & Construction Week

Katerra launches software platform for ‘entire lifecycle of the building process’

BD+C

Katerra recently launched a new suite of technology products for the “entire lifecycle of the building process.”. The proprietary software integrates data gathered throughout a building’s supply chain and construction process.

AECOM investor encourages shareholders to elect new board

Construction Dive

Engine Capital's open letter pointing to what it believes are flaws in management and compensation practices comes right before the contractor's annual meeting