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Contractor Website Best Practices

Construction Marketing Blog

An excellent website is no longer an option for any type of construction, remodeling, or trade contracting firm. Fact is, website excellence is now a requirement for business success.

New report assesses where opportunities could lie in construction technology


Between 2013 and February 2018, cumulative investment in construction technology totaled $18 billion, or double the amount invested during the previous five years

How Hensel Phelps maximizes its use of drones

Construction Dive

The construction giant spent up to $20,000 per manned helicopter flight to capture aerial video of projects before tapping unmanned aerial vehicles to complete the same tasks and more at a fraction of the cost

Types of Drawings used in Building Construction

The Constructor

Different types of drawings is used in construction such as architectural drawings, structural, electrical, plumbing and finishing drawings. These. Architecture Building Building Bye Laws Building Technology Guide Construction Project Design Guide IS Codes Structural Engineering

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

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

ESG, including Advantaged by Green Building, Requires Risk Oversight

Green Building Law Update

Investments by individuals and institutions driven by environmental, social and governance matters continue to remain front and center in the minds of boards of directors, government regulators and the media.

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Tech Toys: Real physics guide dirt-moving simulator, cranes become autonomous and more

Construction Dive

EarthCam enhanced its high-resolution live jobsite streaming and time-lapse offerings and IntSite is testing its artificial intelligence for crane operations in the field amid a round of venture capital backing


Retaining Wall Types, Materials, Economy, and Applications

The Constructor

What is a retaining wall? Retaining wall is a structure that are designed and constructed to withstand lateral pressure of soil or hold back soil.

Facilities Maintenance Checklist and Procedures

Job Order Contracting

Preventative maintenance is critical to facilities occupant health and safety, as well as meeting an organization’s fiduciary responsibilities. How do your preventative and routine facilities maintenance checklists and procedures compare to the following?

Components or Parts of a Staircase and Stair. And Their Design.


A stair is a set of steps leading from one floor to another. The room or enclosure of the building in which the stair is located is known as a. Read more Components or Parts of a Staircase and Stair. And Their Design. The post Components or Parts of a Staircase and Stair. And Their Design.

Industry petitions OSHA to establish heat standard

Construction Dive

More than 130 organizations asked the agency to establish protection rules for workers exposed to heat, the leading weather-related killer in the U.S.


What is Gabion? Its Types, Applications, and Advantages

The Constructor

What is gabion? Gabion is a welded wire cage or box filled with materials such as stone, concrete, sand, or soil. So, gabion is a partially flexible. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Environmental Engg Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement Construction Gabions

Uses and benefits of concrete pumping

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete pumping is the latest technology applied in the modern construction industry to set the concrete in all the structures ranging from high skyscrapers to the slightest convenience store. With concrete pumping, it is possible to arrange the concrete where it requires to fit.

6 Steps to Effective Copywriting in the Construction Industry

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From James Daily. Professional Writer And Content Manager At FlashEssay. Being a copywriter means that you have a responsibility to both your audience and your client.

$6B San Francisco rail tunnel route gets approval

Construction Dive

After the San Francisco Transportation Authority's green light, the route must now win over various regional, state and city agencies and groups before construction can begin

How much should you charge. or do you know the correlation between marketing and price/profitability)

Construction Marketing Ideas

Retaining Wall Types, Materials, Economy, and Applications

The Constructor

What is a retaining wall? Retaining wall is a structure that are designed and constructed to withstand lateral pressure of soil or hold back soil.

Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Business Facilities Blog

Whether it’s testing unmanned aerial systems overhead or moving freight on the ground, Henderson, NV is ready to meet your 21st century business needs. Read: Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics at

Road construction fatalities climbed through 2016

Construction Dive

As construction picked up after the Great Recession, so did worker deaths, according to the most recent statistics

(Free) publicity rules reminder: Make it easy, and make it relevant

Construction Marketing Ideas

The volume of pr/news release inquiries landing in my email box (and fortunately much more rarely, in the voice-mail) has been increasing lately, probably because of the enhanced visibility and success of our regional construction industry websites.

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Grade Beam Construction Process

The Constructor

What is grade beam? Grade beams are commonly concrete beams which are designed to act as horizontal ties between footings or pile caps. They should.

Under-development solar panels snap together and turn waste heat into hot water


The more sunlight solar panels receive, the hotter they get. The hotter they get, the more inefficient they become at converting energy into electricity. A new modular solar panel currently under development at Brunel University London solves this issue by using heat pipes to gather this excess heat and use it to produce a building’s hot water

Technology can ease the labor shortage, survey says

Construction Dive

Not only can technology increase productivity and profitability, it also can attract talent and help retain younger workers, a recent Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk report showed

How much of your marketing should you outsource, and how much should you do yourself?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Some questions are much easier to ask than to answer, and the one that shapes this post’s headline fits 100 per cent into that category.

Open Software, Open Hardware, and Open Minds

Constructor Magazine

I scare myself several times a day, every day, learning all that I can while trying to keep an open mind

Job Order Contracting Software

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting Software and more! Building in Cloud (BiC) and the 4BT-PE/4BT-CE modules support LEAN COLLABORATIVE OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contract via Software as a Service (SaaS).

Business Toolbox: How to enact a more 'quality' jobsite quality control program

Construction Dive

The benefits of a written quality control program are hard to deny, said Western Specialty Contractors' Eric Olson, but like most other programs, a written policy is only as good as the enforcement behind it

117 km, one pedal push at a time — A real construction marketing exercise

Construction Marketing Ideas

On Sunday Sept. 9, I pushed through 117 km (about 72 miles) on a hybrid exercise bike, requiring about four hours (with breaks) and close to 4,000 calories of energy.

Why Field Service and CRM Software Need to be Best Friends

Constructor Magazine

While CRM is designed to manage the customer experience, field service management software helps companies go deep into their data to ensure customers can be served profitably and successfully

Owners Can Get Cake and Icing Under New Tennessee Lien Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Seems like last week I was just celebrating one kid’s birthday and I had to do it again last night! Oh, that’s right, I have seven kids with two birthdays in September. So, it was not a dream?!?!?!

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Boards may be key to AEC corporate governance, report finds

Construction Dive

The effectiveness of a board of directors relies greatly on the strength of the board chair, a report conducted by FMI and a construction association found

The perils and promise of email marketing: Some challenges, some tips

Construction Marketing Ideas

WaterSense and the role of advocacy

Constructor Magazine

Get involved in your industry through the legislative process

Roof Inspection Checklists

Job Order Contracting

Roof Inspection Checklists can be automated and linked to detailed cost models for budgeting and project estimation. Locally researched cost data is optimal for this purpose versus the use of “national average” reference cost databases and associated location factors.