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No Country for Old Construction HR Processes

Surveyor

Why contractors are digitizing data to remove reliance on paper forms and other manual processes and adapt to a changing workforce environment. Construction Best Practices

What contractors need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program

Construction Dive

Attorneys say the big takeaway for construction firms that use PPP loans is to document everything — from the decisions that led to their applications to how they used the proceeds

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7 Tips to Prepare Accurate Construction Estimates

The Constructor

Project planning and budget estimation is very important for a construction project to be successful. If you don’t plan your project beforehand, you. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

Boosting The Social Proof Of Your Construction Business Online

Contractor Bookkeeping

While the world is staying six feet apart, most small businesses are staying afloat and connected online. Now is a great time to boost the social proof of your construction business virtually.

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.

Why LEAN Construction Matters

Job Order Contracting

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UK Contractor RED Systems Ltd. Using Field View to Track Workers’ Health and Safety

Surveyor

Amid COVID-19, RED Systems' workers were top of mind, so the company utilized Field View to provide thorough health and safety tracking. Client Spotlight

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The New and Improved 2020 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

Green Building Law Update

The 2020 version of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is now available for free download and public use. You care about this because the NGBS is the most used green building standard in the United States.

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Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado

Business Facilities

The 76,000-square-foot logistics and distribution center for the outdoor industry will be located on the Colorado Outdoors campus in Montrose. . Read: Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado at BusinessFacilities.com.

Denver airport officials propose additional $560M and acceleration of construction work

Construction Dive

The airport wants to take advantage of reduced passenger volume during the COVID-19 slowdown to expedite improvement projects

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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.

Having a Covid-19 Business Continuity Plan

Surveyor

It is more important than ever for your company to have a business continuity plan in place. Viewpoint has resources to help you put one together. Viewpoint News

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Designing resilient libraries for a post-covid world

BD+C

The Coronavirus Pandemic forced 98% of all public libraries across the United States to close in April ( American Library Association ).

New York: State Of The Future

Business Facilities

The Empire State is preparing for a future of sustainable growth by investing $150 billion in the nation’s largest infrastructure program and creating innovative workforce development programs to prepare skilled workers for high-tech jobs.

Shawmut employs technology to help suppress the spread of COVID-19

Construction Dive

The contractor is employing its Shawmut Vitals for daily health screenings and to flag workers who may have been exposed to the virus

Is your Building a High-Performance Building? [PDF]

The Constructor

A high-performance building is a building that unifies and optimizes all the major high-performance attributes, including energy conservation, Building Building Technology Guide

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Retaining Wall Its Design, Types & Definition

Learn Civil Engineering

What is retaining wall? Retaining wall is constructed on ground to resist pressure of soil acting laterally due to change in ground elevation that would exceed soils angle of response with ground.Retaining wall is constructed to support soil on sloping surface.

Crown Holdings Begins Building $148M Plant In Kentucky

Business Facilities

The 327,000-square-foot metal beverage can manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY will create 126 jobs when it opens in the spring of 2021. Read: Crown Holdings Begins Building $148M Plant In Kentucky at BusinessFacilities.com.

How project teams can start up again after COVID-19 (and emerge better than before)

Construction Dive

Rather than returning to a “new normal,” dig into how teams can go back to a better way of working

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How to determine the Critical Depth in Open Excavation? [PDF]

The Constructor

The critical depth is defined as the maximum depth of excavation of soil that can be performed without any failure. Critical depth is one of the.

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The Definitive To-Do List for Business Success

Construction Business Owner

The Definitive To-Do List for Business Success. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 05/12/2020 - 22:59. I have observed thousands of different leaders and business managers—and the varying leadership and business management techniques that they possess—over the last 20 years as a business coach and speaker.

Automotive Supplier Creating 75 New Jobs In Ohio

Business Facilities

Marelli is building a new manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, OH, with construction expected to be complete in early 2021. Read: Automotive Supplier Creating 75 New Jobs In Ohio at BusinessFacilities.com.

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SGL, Citadel and Jacobs named to 'Dirty Dozen' safety violators list

Construction Dive

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health targeted three major construction projects, including the partial collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans and the Interstate 4 expansion in Orlando, Florida

How email communication hurts your project delivery

Lets Build

How many times have you sent an important email to someone without receiving a reply? And what effect did that lack of response to your email have on the progress of your project? Unfortunately, it happens way more than you think and, more importantly, way more than it should.

How IoT can help the Construction Sector? [PDF]

The Constructor

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is an emerging technology that enables interaction of uniquely identifiable computing devices that can be embedded. Digital tools

Local Production Fund Supports COVID-19 Needs, PPE Manufacturing

Business Facilities

The 25 Local Production Fund recipients — including tailors, artisans, tech companies, and commercial printers in Montgomery County, MD — will receive a total of $200,000. . Read: Local Production Fund Supports COVID-19 Needs, PPE Manufacturing at BusinessFacilities.com.

Backlog, the industry's 'protective shield' continues to decline in every category, region

Construction Dive

Some owners are delaying, canceling or rebidding projects in what is perceived to be an emerging buyer's market, said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu

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Covid-19 Creates Competitive Bidding

Construction Equipment

While the coronavirus pandemic is causing declines in local sales tax revenue, it’s also caused some lowering of prices for city street projects. Because of this, increased competitive bidding has resulted in at least $1.6 million when approved bids are compared to original estimates in three major

How McCarthy Building Co. Fosters Inclusivity in its Workforce

Construction Business Owner

How McCarthy Building Co. Fosters Inclusivity in its Workforce. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 05/13/2020 - 15:57. Over the past 10 years, there has been a steady increase in the number of women employed in the construction industry, according to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

LVGEA Helps Southern Nevada Business Weather The Storm

Business Facilities

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is committed to helping local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read: LVGEA Helps Southern Nevada Business Weather The Storm at BusinessFacilities.com.

Software firm introduces contactless orientation platform

Construction Dive

Contractors using MindForge can send orientation videos to workers through the software's web portal, rather than violate social distancing practices by showing videos in person

[VIDEO] ‘SafeSpace’ Tech Aids in Social Distancing

Construction Equipment

Highway construction work is continuing around the world amid social distancing directives. To assist with the new rules, DKN Capital and LociLabs have developed a social distancing tool called SafeSpace. The tool can be worn on the wrist or clipped to a belt when a device identifies another

Best Value Facilities Management – LEAN Renovation, Repair, and Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Whether you are a real property owner, facilities management professional, architect, engineer, or builder, it is important to understand your organization.s

Third COVID-19 Survey Tracks Delaware Business Response

Business Facilities

Respondents who secured Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding were able to retain about 2,400 of their employees and rehire another 331 employees. Read: Third COVID-19 Survey Tracks Delaware Business Response at BusinessFacilities.com.