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How to Spark a Craft Workforce Revolution

Construction Business Owner

By 2031, 41% of the current workforce will retire, and exiting baby boomers will only continue to exasperate the shortage. How many of your employees plan to retire in the next 5 years?

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Using technology to head off construction fraud

Construction Dive

With up to 6% of annual construction revenue lost to fraud, contractors are arming themselves with tech-enabled protection

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Overcoming Common Facilities Management Challenges – 2019 and Beyond!

Job Order Contracting

The common facilities management challenges can be mitigated using LEAN alternative construction planning, procurement, and project delivery. Common Facilities Management Challenges: Limited Budget Limited Resources & Staff Deferred Maintenance Prioritizing Projects Meeting Project Timelines.

One Dozen Reasons Contractors are Moving to Cloud-Based Construction Software

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Here are 12 reasons why your construction organization should be considering change sooner rather than later

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.

5 Ductless Mini Split Myths

Contractor Magazine

Misconceptions and outdated information about ductless systems can keep homeowners from making the best decisions

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Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

Business Facilities

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018. Read: Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State at BusinessFacilities.com.

Magic and More Lined Up For Collaborate 2019 Keynote Agenda

Viewpoint Construction Technology

This year’s keynote speaker line up for Collaborate 2019

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Why the True Margins Are in How You Use Your Data

Construction Business Owner

How would it impact your decision-making process if you knew with a high level of certainty that workers making less than a certain amount were 30% more likely to get hurt on the job? What if you were confident that educating your project managers resulted in 20% less turnover in your employees?

OSHA consults industry on silica standard refinements

Construction Dive

Despite detailed control measures, the agency believes some workers can still be exposed to the breathable hazard and wants field experts to weigh in

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

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

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

Business Facilities

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018. Read: New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages at BusinessFacilities.com.

5 Monitoring Techniques for Early Strength Gain of Concrete in the Field

The Constructor

Monitoring early strength gain of concrete in the field is crucial task for the success of some construction works like starting critical shoring and. Building Technology Guide How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Concrete concrete strength Concrete Technology Concrete Tests

Help… I Need Someone

Contractor Magazine

So how are we to get young people into the trade

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Can Louisiana handle $32B of industrial construction?

Construction Dive

Developers plan on combating a shortage of skilled labor with alternative strategies like modularization and the use of robotic devices

Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant

Business Facilities

Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility. Read: Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

Water Absorption Test on Roofing Tiles

The Constructor

Water absorption test is the measurement of moisture quantity that roofing tile may absorb. If water absorption is too high, the tile may suffer from. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Tiles GE Lab Tests

Procore releases new BIM tool as bridge to field work

Contractor Magazine

Tech giant says 'Procore BIM' effectively connects VDC teams and field teams through intuitive design and functionality, making BIM more accessible to industry

10 global startups honored for technologies gaining momentum in construction

Construction Dive

From around the world, meet the winners of Cemex's 2019 Construction Startup Competition, focused on ways that technology can help solve the industry's biggest problems

[VIDEO] Conexpo 2020 to Showcase Sustainable Building, 3D Printing

Construction Equipment

At a recent press conference, AEM offered a glimpse into how Conexpo 2020 will showcase disruptive technologies and trends that will shape the future of the industry. These exhibits will give attendees a chance to learn about electric equipment, unmanned machines, predictive maintenance, and

5 Methods to Increase Structural Stiffness

The Constructor

The improvement of structural stiffness is crucial because the trend of building construction is toward taller, wider floor, and longer span. Structural Engineering Tall Buildings Buildings Shear Walls Structural Design

Small Changes Can Produce Big Results

Contractor Magazine

Let me share with you some easy-to-implement, stress-free baby steps

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CBP awards $305M worth of Texas border wall contracts

Construction Dive

This is the second round of border wall contracts Southwest Valley Constructors has been awarded in the state by the government agency

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23-Year-Old Invents SkyHorn Load Warning System

Construction Equipment

Robert Burke’s family has worked within the construction industry since as long as he can remember. So when the opportunity to create a worksite safety device fell into his hands, he felt a personal pull to pursue it. “My My dad has been in the construction industry for a long time, so I started

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Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers- Properties, and Applications

The Constructor

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) is a type of composite materials consist of carbon fiber and polymer. The carbon fiber provides the strength. Concrete Technology Fiber reinforced fibre Fibre reinforced

Autodesk releases new Revit 2020.1 for MEP

Contractor Magazine

For mechanical design engineers, systems analysis new features enable a design and analysis workflow fully integrated in BIM.

Naval base damaged in California earthquake could need $2.2B in repairs

Construction Dive

Officials from the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake have met with several contractors but still need to secure funding from Congress

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC. Read: Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

What are the Components of Highways?

The Constructor

The basic components of the highway are the road width, cross slope, pavement, road margins, traffic separators, and curbs. These geometric elements. Transportation camber carriageway components of highways cross slope kerbs medians pavement right of way road margins width of roadway

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For Boilers, Design Details Matter

Contractor Magazine

Boiler specifiers should consider design details that may set one boiler apart from another

$1.3B Islanders arena approved by New York government

Construction Dive

The privately funded mixed-use project, to be built on the Belmont Park horse racing track property in Elmont, is expected to create 10,000 construction jobs

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Increases in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation reported that confidence in the equipment finance market was at 58.9, an increase from the July index of 57.9. When asked to assess their business conditions over the next four months, 16.7 percent of executives responding said they believe business

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How Fine Aggregate Affects Mix Design of Concrete?

The Constructor

Fine aggregate is on of the major constituents of concrete which can influence concrete mix design substantially. Various factors such as fine. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Mix Design Guide

Silver-Line Plastics Agrees to be Acquired by IPEX

Contractor Magazine

With this acquisition, IPEX will increase its market position in the US with an expanded product portfolio