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How to handle uncertainty in construction

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For many people, construction projects are synonymous with uncertainty. And who can blame them when short and long-term schedules change overnight, material orders are getting canceled without any notice and valuable information from the site never reaches the right people.

How to Get Your Hands in the Right Safety Gloves

Construction Equipment

Hands are the most used tools in the workplace, making their protection from on-the-job hazards critically important to maintaining employee productivity. Hand dangers are around every corner. Depending on the workplace, employees’ hands are endangered from chemicals, abrasive surfaces, splinters

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Types of Drawings used in House Construction Industry

Construction Cost Estimating

Various sorts of drawings are utilized in development, for example, architectural drawings, auxiliary, electrical, plumbing and finishing drawings. These drawings give design plans and subtleties to development of every single piece of the structure.

Why JRC, Inc. Moved to the Cloud with Vista Remote Link

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Roofing contractor made the decision to move to the cloud to better manage its growing business operations. Client Spotlight

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

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

The Importance of Safety During Disaster Relief

FDR Safety

The past several months have been as chaotic as any. Between healthcare employees facing a pandemic, firefighters and first responders battling wildfires, and skilled trade workers restoring order in communities impacted by multiple hurricanes, 2020 has simply been brutal.

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How to Choose Quality Coarse Aggregate for Concrete Construction?

The Constructor

The selection of good quality coarse aggregate is essential for the production of concrete that meets the desired strength and durability. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Quality Control Guide

Clear the Data Lens: Improve Organizational Visibility with Construction Project Forecasting and WIP Reporting

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In just 15 minutes, you’ll learn how greater visibility and profitability can be achieved with a construction project forecasting tool. Construction Best Practices

Indiana Lands Milwaukee Tool’s New Service Hub

Business Facilities

Heavy-duty power tool manufacturer Milwaukee Tool will establish a new tool service hub in Greenwood, IN and create more than 450 new jobs by the end of 2025. Read: Indiana Lands Milwaukee Tool’s New Service Hub at BusinessFacilities.com.

A Guide To Construction Business Recovery In The Pandemic World

Contractor Bookkeeping

As you well know, the COVID-19 pandemic is not just a public health issue; it's also caused lock-downs and resulting financial worries on a global scale. Almost all business sectors have experienced declining profits, liquidity that is drying out, and even bankruptcy.

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.

Bogibeel: Construction of the Longest Rail-Road Bridge of India

The Constructor

The 4940 m long Bogibeel bridge is currently the longest rail-road bridge in India. It is built on the mighty Brahmaputra river in Assam, 17 km away. Bridges Case study Exclusive Roads/Highways Steel Design Steel Structures

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How to Adjust Subcontractor & Site Visitor Policies in COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Adjust Subcontractor & Site Visitor Policies in COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 09/10/2020 - 14:53. One of the best ways to control the spread of COVID-19 on your construction project jobsites is by knowing exactly who is on-site and why.

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Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Business Facilities

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future. Read: Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi at BusinessFacilities.com.

5 Tips for Safe Trailering

Construction Equipment

Low-boy equipment trailer safety techniques do not stray far from decades-long recommendations. Following these basic steps can help prevent mishaps on the road, and keep equipment in proper condition. Avoid overloading: Federal and state regulations help prevent overloading, a common offense in

How to Improve Soil Properties by Vacuum Preloading Method?

The Constructor

The vacuum preloading method uses atmospheric pressure as a temporary surcharge to accelerate soil settlement and improve its characteristics. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement Soil Engineering

Google proposes 40-acre redevelopment that includes nearly 2,000 housing units

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$7M Grant To Help Tennessee Build Port Of Cates Landing Rail Extension 

Business Facilities

Federal BUILD grant will help construct 5.5 miles of rail to connect to nearby railroad and industrial park, promoting job creation in Tennessee’s most economically disadvantaged county. Read: $7M Grant To Help Tennessee Build Port Of Cates Landing Rail Extension at BusinessFacilities.com.

Dozers Help Douse Flames in Cali.

Construction Equipment

Private contractors operating crawler dozers have been helping manage the current spate of wildfires in California, reports the Wall Street Journal (link requires registration). The private sector has long helped the state battle these fires, but age and attrition is putting a drain on the resource

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Construction

The Constructor

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have amassed a massive following in the construction industry within a very short period of time. Digital tools

Prefab: Construction’s secret weapon against COVID-19

BD+C

The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally shifting the way people around the world live and work. While essential services such as construction have continued to operate, how we build has evolved.

Leisure Pools and Spas North America Investing $6.1M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

Fiberglass in-ground pool manufacturer Leisure Pools and Spas North America will establish operations and create 200 new jobs in Marion County, SC. . Read: Leisure Pools and Spas North America Investing $6.1M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Autonomous Transport Will Happen in Quarries, Light Mining First

Construction Equipment

While strides have been taken in the switch to hybrid and all-electric drive, creating autonomous transport is proving hard to perfect, according to an article on the Volvo CE website. Because of this, the move to autonomous machines will not be a case of replacing an operator with a machine

Construction Safety – The First Tool for a Site Engineer

The Constructor

Construction Engineer’s main job is to supervise the construction operations. To manage the job, he or she would require an understanding of. Construction Engineering & Management

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Top Ways to Produce Extraordinary Tech

Constructech

There’s a lot of buzz about the growing role of smart technology in the construction industry, but what goes into developing remarkable technology?

Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia

Business Facilities

Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA. . Read: Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

High Schooler Restores 1958 Case Tractor

Construction Equipment

Casey Havemann loves to get his hands dirty. He learned to ride a quad at the age of 2, and has grown up around machinery his entire life. Five years ago, his older brother got involved in the JB Dewar Tractor Restoration Education Program and entered a restored Oliver Cletrac tractor/dozer into

Construction Quality Tools for a Site Engineer

The Constructor

Further to my article “Safety – a very first tool of a Construction Engineer,” I want to talk about Quality as another priority a. Construction Engineering & Management Exclusive

Using VR to Increase Resiliency in a Remote-Work Environment

Construction Business Owner

Using VR to Increase Resiliency in a Remote-Work Environment. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 09/11/2020 - 15:01. This year has upended many of the methods contractors have relied on to complete work for decades.

Velocity Global Selects Amsterdam For European Headquarters

Business Facilities

Global employment solutions provider Velocity Global's number of clients expanding in Europe more than doubled this year compared to the same period in 2019. Read: Velocity Global Selects Amsterdam For European Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

[VIDEO] Recovery Begins After Trench Death

Construction Equipment

A recovery effort is underway in the Cypress area where a person was crushed to death in a trench collapse. According to the CyFair Fire Department, the person died in the area of Parkland Trail Crossing and Summit Point Crossing on Thursday afternoon. A construction worker was pinned between the

Matrimandir: Construction Features of a Unique Temple

The Constructor

Matrimandir (meaning: mother’s temple) is a golden spherical structure that appears to be emerging out of the earth, signifying the birth of a new. Architecture Case study Exclusive Structural Analysis

Construction Cost Estimating 2020 and Beyond – Must Reading for Owners

Job Order Contracting

Construction cost estimating is critical to the success of any repair, renovation, maintenance, or new build, and the consistent achievement of best value outcomes. Levels of Construction Cost Estimates.

6 Steps to Prevent Substance Abuse in Your Workforce

Construction Business Owner

6 Steps to Prevent Substance Abuse in Your Workforce. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:05. For the past 2 decades, the construction industry has experienced a steady decline in both recordable injuries and lost workday cases.