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Turning Service Technicians into Service Managers

Surveyor

Technology like Spectrum's Service Tech solution is enabling service technicians to be their own managers in the field

What is CBR Test in Civil

CivilJungle

What is CBR Test CBR Test Full Name is California Bearing Ratio (CBR) In the year 1930, this test was developed by the California Division of Highways around 1930 and was consequently accepted by several states, nations, the U.S. federal agencies, and worldwide.

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Easy steps for taking costly surprises out of your projects

Construction Dive

Learn about the most effective risk mitigation strategies and ways to use them to reduce your total project risk

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An HREC is Not a REC in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Green Building Law Update

I review a large number of Phase I environmental site assessments, and year in, year out, the largest number of questions I field are about Historical Recognized Environmental Conditions.

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.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Business Facilities

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders. Read: Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Google starts construction on $600M data center in unlikely burgeoning tech hub of New Albany, Ohio

Construction Dive

Incentives from the city and state have lured Google, which recently broke ground in the Columbus suburb, as well as Amazon and Facebook

When We Tell Stories, People Take Action

Contractor Magazine

Having technicians who are educated and confident in the sales process can drive timely, on-the-spot sales

How to Minimize Financial Risk in an Uncertain Economic Climate

Construction Business Owner

Concerns over an economic pull-back may be making some contractors nervous, but most are simply too busy with day-to-day operations, labor shortages, material price fluctuations and job completion issues to really worry.

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Komatsu First Half N.A. Sales Flat

Construction Equipment

Komatsu Ltd. sales for the first half of its fiscal year fell 7.9 percent compared to the same period last year, to 1.2 trillion yen (about $11 billion). The construction, mining, and utility equipment side of the business fell 7.4 percent. Sales to North America increased 0.8 percent, and sales

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

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

California approves $3B bond for Virgin's $45B bullet train to Las Vegas

Construction Dive

The California portion of the project is expected to call for almost 16,000 construction jobs over three years

Frank Bonetti Plumbing Earns 2019 PHCC Safety Award

Contractor Magazine

he annual Safety First! Award recognizes a PHCC contractor who utilizes Federated’s resources to effectively implement sound risk management practices

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Multifamily construction market remains strong heading into 2020

BD+C

Multifamily housing will remain a robust market for A/E/C companies heading into 2020, according to the most recent results of PSMJ’s Quarterly Market Forecast (QMF) survey.

CNH Sales Down 5 Percent in Q3

Construction Equipment

CNH Industrial third-quarter sales were down 5 percent compared to the previous year, to $6.4 billion. Sales through the first nine months of the fiscal year are down 5.7 percent, to $19 billion. Newly appointed CEO Hubertus Muhlhauser said in a prepared statement: “These third-quarter results

An interactive database of the most commercial building code violations

Construction Dive

Subcontractors make most of the violations that inspectors uncover, so it's important to know what to look for

Growing New Orleans Biotech Companies To Create Over 275 Jobs

Business Facilities

The expansions by three biotech firms will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. Read: Growing New Orleans Biotech Companies To Create Over 275 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

10 Types of Stones Used for Building Constructions

The Constructor

Many types of stones are available such as basalt, marble, limestone, sandstone, quartzite, travertine, slate, gneiss, laterite, and granite which. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Flooring Building Construction Building stones stones

EGIA’s Cracking the Code Show: Catalyze Growth by Prioritizing Service Agreements

Contractor Magazine

Weldon Long shares 'core strategies" and Gary Elekes provides insight into the homeowner's HVAC buying process

Tech 101: Exoskeletons

Construction Dive

Whether powered or passive, the wearable technology helps alleviate fatigue and keep more workers on the jobsite. Here's more information about their use in construction and market availability

Employee Owners of Vermont Efforts a Success

PC Construction

We officially closed down our month-long employee ownership celebration with great success. Throughout the month of October, we banded together with a team of Vermont employee-owned companies to give back to the community. The 20-company. All Community

Avoiding Frostbite on the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

When winter is upon us, so too are its challenges. Colder temperatures bring rain, snow and ice, and these seasonal safety risks can wreak havoc, causing more slips, trips and falls. As such, having proper safety footwear to weather the season is paramount

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Alternative Project Delivery for Construction – Benefits, Tools, and Resources

Job Order Contracting

Smarter, faster, better…. Alternative Project Delivery (APD) offers the opportunity delivers significant added value versus traditional design-bid-build, design-build, Construction Management at Risk (CMAR), Agency?CM CM , and other “traditional” methods.

Full demolition planned for Hard Rock in New Orleans while bodies still unrecovered

Construction Dive

The building is so unstable that no engineer would sign off on anything less than complete demolition, the mayor said, noting that the city will pass the millions in recovery costs to whoever is responsible for the deadly collapse

Navien Starts Shipping NFB-C Commercial Fire Tube Boilers

Contractor Magazine

The NFB-C is available in two sizes: NFB-301C (301 MBH) and NFB-399C (399 MBH

Different Types of Base Isolators Used in Buildings

The Constructor

Different types of base isolation techniques are developed one after the other, each prepared for specific seismic conditions and structures. Some of.

2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Business Facilities

The deadline to submit your project for consideration for Business Facilities' 2019 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 15, 2019. Read: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The value catalyst for building advantage

Construction Dive

Create value in your company by taking a proactive approach throughout the construction process

Salespeople: Minimize Your Customer’s Risk!

Contractor Magazine

Succeeding in sales is all about doing the very best you can on every call

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Oshkosh 4Q Sales up 6.7 Percent

Construction Equipment

Oshkosh Corp. reported $2.2 billion in sales for its fourth quarter, up 6.7 percent of the same period last year. The access equipment segment, which includes the JLG brand, reported sales of $1.02 billion, down 4.2 percent to Q4 2018. The company attributed the decline to lower volume in the

South Korea plans to build three hydrogen-powered cities by 2022

BD+C

South Korea has announced its intentions on creating three hydrogen-powered cities by 2022. The country hopes to select the cities it will transform to hydrogen power by the end of the year. The cities will included 9.9

Construction workers most likely to use cocaine, misuse opioids

Construction Dive

Testing cannot distinguish recreational drug use from medical use, an NYU researcher said, meaning overly strict policies can harm companies and reduce employment opportunities

Inbox Productivity - Email Management For Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Be honest: is email helping or harming your construction business? Remember when email was new and novel, and everyone thought it would vastly improve communication while freeing up time?

Caterpillar 926, 930, 938 M Series Wheel Loaders

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar has upgraded its small wheel loader (SWL) line that includes models 926M, 930M, and 938M. A new Fusion quick coupler improves visibility to the attachment. It has an electro-hydraulic coupler application system that is activated from the cab, and relocated actuation cylinders improve