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Reflection time: What is really important for your construction marketing?

Construction Marketing Ideas

It’s the middle of the summer, and my construction marketing ideas thoughts have been distracted by some forward personal travel planning. Once a year for the past nine years, Google has invited me to California (once to NYC) for a meet-up or summit because of my voluntary contributions on the AdSense Help Forum. There’s a […]. values

Guide To Writing an Effective Construction RFI


One of the most basic concepts of construction project management is the concept of an RFI (Request for Information). Information flow is a critical part of any construction project.

The recipe for bicycle kitchens


Bicycling has become a preferred means of environmentally friendly, fun, and healthy transportation for millions of America’s apartment, condo, and townhouse dwellers. From 2008 to 2017, bicycle ridership in the U.S. grew 40%, from 47 million to 66 million, according to

Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing Blog

Have you ever watched a building come down? I’ve seen everything from a neighborhood of large block tenement buildings blown up, to a small cottage being crunched by a bulldozer in an hour. It’s kind of exciting in many ways, and rather distressing in others. What’s exciting is the power of our machinery to move that much material in such a short amount of time.

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

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

CDC, OSHA: Heat stress risk starts at 85 degrees Fahrenheit

Construction Dive

The Centers for Disease Control suggested that employers start screening workers for heat stress when the heat index reaches 85 F rather than the 91 F OSHA currently recommends

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More Trending

BIM for Reinforced Concrete – From Design to Detailing in One Model

BIM & Beam

This is the third blog post in a series that discusses the advantages of working on concrete projects in a BIM process for structural engineers.

Artificial intelligence is not just hysteria


There is an unprecedented wave of speculation and investment in Artificial intelligence (AI) sweeping the industry with ideas like machine learning (ML) appearing as a magic wand of business innovation


Get control over your project controls workflows

Construction Dive

Build collaboration and coordination in project controls workflows with Autodesk BIM 360

Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The France-based specialty chemicals company will create and retain nearly 270 jobs in the Keystone State's Lehigh Valley. . Read: Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion at

How to Build a Strong Contingency Plan for Hurricane Season

Construction Business Owner

While it is not possible to fully predict when each hurricane will occur, contractors can prepare for all hurricanes with a documented and well-rehearsed contingency plan. Your guide to constructing a strong contingency plan for hurricane season

Best in healthcare design 2018: Seven projects win AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards


The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing seven projects with its Healthcare Design Awards for cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social problems while also being functional and sustainable

Messer Construction wins $144M Nashville airport design-build contract

Construction Dive

Messer's terminal parking garage and airport administrative office building represent one contract in a broader $1.2 billion expansion

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park. Read: Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia at

How Has Your Leadership Developed in Managing New Generations?

Construction Business Owner

Scott Julian. Chief Operations Officer. Lewis Builders Inc

Construction Jobless Rate Hits 18-Year Low, Industry Adds 19,000 Jobs

ENR Construction

Construction unemployment rate falls to 3.4% in July, lowest monthly figure since at least January 2000

Crystal Lagoon plans for $1B Texas development dry up

Construction Dive

Developers said the much anticipated 8-acre lagoon feature was not compatible with their goal of filling almost 2 million square feet of office space

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Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

Business Facilities Blog

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown at

New HUD Rule Requires ICC-Certified Inspectors

Constructor Magazine

Rule recognizes the ICC certification program for its scale and dependability

The 10 Heaviest Buildings Ever Moved in the World

ENR Construction

Structural movers play several interesting, and valuable roles


SmartLAM president says the US is ready for cross-laminated timber

Construction Dive

Adoption has been slow, Casey Malmquist said, but now, "that's all changing," especially after initiatives like the 2015 International Building Code made more allowances for mass timber

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China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

Business Facilities Blog

China leads the world in Renewable Energy, while the UK is tops in offshore energy, according to Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report. Read: China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore at

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Construction tech is the new investment darling for VC funds


The construction industry continues to tackle the challenges of rising construction materials costs, a skilled labor shortage and overall lack of productivity improvements, offering an expansive opportunity for disruption.

Electrical Contractors Adopt Modern Software in Training Revamp

ENR Construction

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) recently revamped their apprenticeship training program to include modern project management software this is becoming ubiquitous on today's construction sites

New coalition to develop international fire safety standards

Construction Dive

More than 30 professional and building standards organizations will work to develop a more consistent global approach to fire safety

Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

The Austrian plastic manufacturer will invest nearly $7 million in a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its Bowling Green warehousing facility. . Read: Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs at

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Job Order Contracting

LEAN Job Order Contracting. Comes to New Mexico! Allied States Cooperative / 4BT OpenJOCTM Framework. Isn’t it time you stopped the waste, the worrying, and the hassles commonly associated with facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction???

Announcing ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2018 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

Out of a total of 121 entries submitted into ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2018 Best Projects competition, our team of judges selected 42 projects across 18 categories as the region’s best

Tech still not on minds of many CEOs, survey shows

Construction Dive

Construction executives' bearish take on technology will continue in the coming year, according to Vistage's Q2 2018 CEO Confidence Index Survey

Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

Business Facilities Blog

Fredericton, Canada has developed an entrepreneurial hub that is a one-stop shop where startups can access a variety of programs to spur new businesses. Read: Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada at

Put air rights to better use


Cities and suburbs all over the country face the same problem: not enough affordable housing for their own police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, and lower-level administrative staff in schools and government agencies.

In a First, the Project Deliverables Include a Blockchain Twin

ENR Construction

A Midwest contractor turns to a new technology to automatically gather and share asset data in an unchangeable database for handover

Houston-area schools consider $1.4B construction program

Construction Dive

A proposed bond program includes provisions for new construction as well as necessary repairs, replacements and building lifecycle needs

Intersect Illinois – Where Your Business Meets Success

Business Facilities Blog

The 17th largest economy in the world, Illinois has grown and attracted some of the most innovative and iconic companies on the planet—including Amazon, Caterpillar, Boeing and Wrigley Company—thanks to its many advantages for business and talent. Learn more at