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Wieland chalks up productivity gains to paperless project

Construction Dive

At a rural Ohio jobsite, Wieland Construction and its subcontractors are managing progress entirely from mobile devices — an investment they say has been offset by hours of time saved and countless mistakes avoided

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Batching Methods of Concrete

The Constructor

What is Batching of Concrete? The process of measuring ingredients or materials to prepare concrete mix is known as batching of concrete. To get. Concrete Technology Concrete Batching volume batching weigh batching

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Get some easy to follow tips for executing brick masonry from Floor to roof

Construction Cost Estimating

Brick masonry work is one of the most vital part of building construction. In this informative construction article, you will learn how to accomplish the complete brick masonry work from Earth beam to roof. The following four major steps are involved in brick masonry work :- 1. up to basement 2.

Episode 10: Combatting Sexual Harassment

Surveyor

A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Episode 10: Combatting Sexual Harassment A little more than a year ago, after hearing an inappropriate comment made during an industry event, Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) leaders Kevin Booth […].

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

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

Construction Lead Services Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey on the use of construction lead services by construction firms of all types, manufacturers, and related.

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Are Your Safety Policies Asking for Trouble?

FDR Safety

FDRsafety supports and promotes employers developing strong safety policies, training their employees and enforcing those policies. However, some policies are so strict that they create potential legal issues. Recent cases (both OSHA and personal injury) suggest that industry’s quest to mandate employee performance may ignore the real world where workers encounter variables, and strict interpretation of the policy would literally prevent the work from being done.

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Setting the Tech Tones: An Interview with Andrea Wright

Surveyor

One of our clients, Sachse Construction , will be featured in next month’s issue of Construction Business Owner magazine in an article on modernizing contractors’ operations through technology.

Defects in Concrete Structures – Types Causes, Prevention

The Constructor

Different types of defects in concrete structures can be cracking, crazing, blistering, delamination, dusting, curling, efflorescence, scaling and. Concrete Cracks Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Durability Repair of Concrete

Autodesk CEO: Automation creates an opportunity to be better

Construction Dive

In his keynote address Tuesday at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Andrew Anagnost touted the strength of automation in construction roles as a means of creating efficiencies and empowering certain human roles

REHAU Offers BIM Files for Plumbing, Mechanical Systems Through UNIFI

Contractor Magazine

Subscribers to the cloud-based UNIFI platform Connect can locate and adopt manufacturer content into their internal libraries

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Behind the Scenes with Stansell Electric: A Q&A with A Viewpoint Technology Award Winner

Surveyor

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, our clients simply amaze us with the innovative ways they use our software. One of our clients, Stansell Electric, was having difficulty communicating with its field team. They couldn’t confidently let […]. The post Behind the Scenes with Stansell Electric: A Q&A with A Viewpoint Technology Award Winner appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Featured Success Stories construction software customer success

10 Largest Cement Companies in the USA

The Constructor

Cement production in the United States has a substantially large and well-established base with 120.5Mt per year, according to United States. Building Technology Guide Cement

What you need to know about Amazon HQs in New York City, Virginia

Construction Dive

Navigating the legal agreements of $5 billion in investments — and requests for helipads

Bidding, winning and delivering a Design-Build energy solution for a VA medical center

CK Power

When the Jefferson Barracks Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center underwent a $366 million upgrade in 2013, the construction of a central power plant —providing backup power redundancy to patient care buildings— was a key hurdle they needed to overcome.

2018 SmartMarket Report Predicts Steep Rise in Green Projects

Contractor Magazine

2,000 building professionals participated from 86 countries; forty-seven percent of those participating expect to do the majority of their projects green by 2021

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Methods of Precast Concrete Constructions

The Constructor

Precast concrete construction system has its own characteristics which influence the layout, span length, construction depth, and stability system to. Building Technology Guide Precast Concrete Work Procedures Construction How To Guide

Half of industry expects majority of projects to be 'green' in 3 years

Construction Dive

The Dodge Data & Analytics study also revealed that although green building techniques are increasing, not everyone is pursuing third-party certification

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets. Read: Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sarasota PHCC Endorses Campaign Against FPL's Business Practices

Contractor Magazine

Becomes twelfth organization to join a coalition of companies

5 Tips for Protecting Your Equipment from Seasonal Damage

Construction Business Owner

Which hazards top OSHA's 10 most-cited safety violations list?

Construction Dive

Here is a breakdown of the total number of violations on this year's list per standard as well as details about each standard

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Construction needs to become data-driven for future success

Geniebelt

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Amal Clooney Delivers Keynote at Opening of Greenbuild 2018

Contractor Magazine

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney gave the keynote address during the opening plenary for Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago

The Simple Framework for Efficient and Open Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

The OpenJOC Framework(TM) embeds core LEAN integrated project delivery and superior procurement practices to provide real property owners with optimal strategies strategy for consistently delivering on-demand, quality repair, renovation, and minor new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

AECOM to exit 30 countries, change leadership

Construction Dive

Full-year income dropped 5%, and due to some “avoidable and unacceptable” issues in its fourth quarter, the firm will make changes to segments such as construction services, which is no longer led by Dan McQuade

Greetings from Singapore

Construction Marketing Ideas

It’s billed as the “longest flight in the world” but Singapore Airlines does everything within reason to make it less long — including taking routes that aren’t always the shortest geographically.

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Employees Happier, Healthier, More Productive in LEED Buildings

Contractor Magazine

USGBC survey indicates healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best-in-class talent

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

Business Facilities

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi. Read: Mississippi Has The Winning Formula at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tech strategy requires a new type of construction worker

Construction Dive

Construction firms are scaling up their strategies by tapping tech talent with deep expertise in the nuances of construction, said an expert at Procore’s Groundbreak conference

Some more thoughts about “pay to play” and media publicity

Construction Marketing Ideas

A few minutes ago, I reviewed a series of story ideas submitted by a freelance writer. He had originally sought $200 per story but I responded quickly (without reviewing the story ideas) that I couldn’t pay that fee. So he offered to do the work for half price.

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Efficient Water Management’s Quiet Hero – the Water Meter

Contractor Magazine

The water meter is the quiet, but essential hero of urban water management

NTSB Issues 'Urgent' Recommendations After Mass. Pipeline Explosions

ENR Construction

Safety Board says state should require professional engineer review of gas-company plans and P.E. seal on drawings

The 7 KPIs of construction, and how technology can measure them

Construction Dive

Autodesk recently commissioned Dodge Data & Analytics to identify and quantify seven key performance indicators of construction to effectively measure and manage performance