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Renovating A Heritage Building

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The large glass skyscrapers we see dominating the skylines of today’s cities weren’t always a staple. In the past people utilized stone and brick to create buildings with character. Heritage buildings are part of every city.

9 Best Practice Tips for a Schedule Analysis of Construction Delays

Best Practices Construction Law

A number of families will be traveling this holiday season, and some are travel-savvy enough to check out travel websites for real-time traffic information and identification of construction delays.

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The What, the Why and the How of Winter Mulching

Green Industry Professionals

Protect plants and grass from the chill with mulching

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Why Is Polymer Mortar/Concrete | Type of Polymer Mortar/Concrete

CivilJungle

Polymer concrete is a combination material in which the binder consists entirely of synthetic organic polymers, also known as artificial resin concrete.

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.

Ladder Safety

Safety Services Company

Climbing the Ladder of Success: What You Need to Know About Ladder Safety. December is here, with the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to prepare your home and deck it with decorations. From tinsel to Christmas lights, it is the best time to make your home party-worthy.

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How to Find Modern Marketing Talent

Construction Marketing

Marketing is changing, and the skills required to manage this marketing revolution are different. Are traditional marketing skills obsolete? Do educational curriculums support new marketing? Can senior marketing executives manage young managers without understanding new media and marketing?

Maryland Schools will No Longer be LEED Certified

Green Building Law Update

In response to legislation enacted by the Maryland General Assembly in 2018, overriding a veto by the Governor, commencing last week new public school building no longer has to be LEED certified or the like.

The Role of Email in the Modern Construction Workplace

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Emails are still valuable - and powerful - as a form of communication in construction, as long as they're used the right way. Construction Best Practices

Report: 2019 record year for supertall construction

Construction Dive

At 1,739 feet, the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre in China was the tallest building completed in 2019

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

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

Hyosung Heavy Industries Locating First U.S. Production Facility In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The South Korea-based company will invest $86.9 million and create 410 new jobs in Memphis over the next seven years. Read: Hyosung Heavy Industries Locating First U.S. Production Facility In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Facing OSHA’s Focus Four

Construction Business Owner

OSHA's “Focus Four,” also called the “Fatal Four," categories follow the leading causes of death in the workplace: opioid abuse, suicide, homicide and transportation fatalities. Here's how to combat them.

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8 Questions on Diversity in Construction with Jennifer Tolwinski, Controller, DKD Electric, LLC

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Our conversation with Tolwinksi kicks off an ongoing Q&A series with Viewpoint clients on a variety of topics in the construction industry. Client Spotlight

Luminary of the Year: Mittie Cannon, Power Up

Construction Dive

Her grassroots workforce development program aimed at helping empower young women to step into roles that will solve the construction industry's labor shortage has grown to five states and Guam

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14 Principles of Management by Henry Fayol

The Constructor

The 14 principles of management stated by Henry Fayol is one of the famous administration theory used in management. This is the basics of any. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management 14 Principles of management henry fayol principle of management

How to Create a Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Construction Business Owner

Many business owners are realizing the importance of having a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, with studies showing 75% of Americans wanting companies to take the lead on social and environmental issues. This trend is also appearing more frequently in the construction industry

Construction Business Blueprint For Updating Plans And Setting Goals

Contractor Bookkeeping

As another year winds down, it's a good time to reflect on your recent construction business successes – and consider what you'd like to achieve in the coming twelve to fifteen months. One tiny change in your process can help you grow your Construction Company.

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Good vibes: Research finds benefits of wearable tech device that vibrates to warn of hazards

Construction Dive

Waist belts equipped with small motors were up to 95% accurate in helping workers detect potential hazards through real-time tactile feedback

Tips for Winter-Proofing a Work Zone

Construction Equipment

To make construction sites safer this winter, here is a list of safety tips that will lower risks and threats: Planning and hazard assessment Before the winter season arrives, an article in OHSCanada suggests doing a hazard assessment involving management, clients, contractors, and workers.

The Contractor’s Guide to Getting Paid

Construction Business Owner

Yet, securing payment is still a huge challenge for most contractors. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take action to protect your business against these issues. The following steps can help contractors get the payments they are owed.

Nice-Pak Products Adding 90 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

The New York-based wet wipes manufacturer will expand its operations in Mooresville, IN with help from up to $900,000 in conditional tax credits from the state. Read: Nice-Pak Products Adding 90 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Company of the Year: Haskell

Construction Dive

Haskell not only embraces technology, but actively invests and innovates in the space to establish itself as a leader in a changing construction climate

Pettibone Enters MEWP Market with 13 Models

Construction Equipment

Pettibone has entered the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) market with 13 models. Working heights on the line range from 18.4 to 46 feet. “We We are extremely proud of our strong reputation in the material handling industry, and we’re excited to now enter a new arena with high-quality work

Entering Retail Space as a Non-Retailer

Wolgast Corporation

Retail space is becoming attractive to non-retailers as more of it becomes available.

Waterlogic Chooses Texas For North American Headquarters

Business Facilities

The drinking water dispenser company will invest $1.6 million and create up to 164 jobs in Grapevine, TX. Read: Waterlogic Chooses Texas For North American Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Largest mass timber structure in US goes up at U of Arkansas

Construction Dive

At 202,027 square feet, Adohi Hall is the largest cross-laminated timber building in the U.S., according to Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Construction Equipment Investment to Grow in 2020: Report

Construction Equipment

Investment growth in construction equipment should “increase moderately” in 2020, according to a new report from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. Citing an increase of 4 percent in the third quarter over the same period in 2018, the Foundation says its Construction Machinery Momentum

Why Every Word Counts in Design-Build Contracts

Construction Business Owner

Design-build is quickly becoming the mainstay project delivery method for the United States commercial construction industry. According to the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), nearly half of America's construction dollars will be spent on design-build projects by 2021.

The Better Job Order Contracting Solution – It’s that simple…

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Job Order Contracting, JOC, is the better solution in terms of cost and best value outcomes. LEAN JOC 4BT OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contracting successfully integrates People, Process, Information, and Technology with a low cost solution.

Contractor gets jail sentence for worker trench deaths

Construction Dive

A judge in Boston found that Kevin Otto and Atlantic Drain Services "knowingly and willfully" put the victims of the 2016 incident in extreme danger by not using required cave-in protection methods

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[VIDEO] 6 Industry Trends for 2020

Construction Equipment

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) According to Interesting Engineering, 2020 is set to see this technology expand further. The article also reports that AR, VR, and MR are being utilized in the industry to aid 3D modeling of structures, helping improve BIM

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8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in late 2019

BD+C

Affirmative Investments, CIM Group, Hollywood Community Housing Corp., and Pearl Properties are among the developers to complete multifamily projects in late 2019. Here are eight noteworthy projects collected by the editors of Multifamily Design+Construction magazine: . .

LEAN Job Order Contracting – Best Value Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Job Order Contracting enables Best Value Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery for real property owners and their selected service partners. Integrating people, process, information, and technology is a core benefit provided by LEAN Job Order Contracting.