2018

Dotted Line: How to conduct business in a world of discrimination and harassment claims

Construction Dive

Lawyers offer some practical advice for contractors to prevent and weather these claims, which they say for many companies are inevitable

Five Technology Trends Changing Everything

Contractor Magazine

From our October issue. BIM is still king, but watch out for augmented reality, 3D printing, and much more. Our interview with industry tech evangelist Sean McGuire, aka the @MCAAGeek

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Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Risk and construction projects go hand in hand. From tracking safety issues and compliance on the jobsite, to ensuring that regulatory and contractual obligations are met, to correctly accounting for all of the job costs, payments and other financial data […].

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3 Reasons to Reach Out to Your General Contractor During the Commercial Construction Process

Commercial Construction

For the most part, a commercial construction firm’s job is pretty straightforward.

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.

Eco-Friendly Construction Practices That Could Save the World

Construction Marketing

Looking at the great natural disasters of 2017, it’s clear we all need to do our part to preserve the planet. Construction businesses are in a great position to contribute to conservation efforts, so why not take on that responsibility?

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Starting A Construction Business

cnstrctr

PDF This Article. Starting a construction business can be a daunting task; we know this has been some of the scariest years of our lives. We’ve talked to alot of people through the years, and it’s actually incredible how many people are too afraid to start something on their own.

Net Zero Certification Program Announced by USGBC

Green Building Law Update

Much as NASA developed dozens of life changing and useful inventions that benefitted all as it raced to the moon, USGBC may be the catalyst for new, cutting edge technologies in the race to net zero buildings.

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

Data culture: The missing link to bring construction together

Lets Build

We have many times referred to the importance of capturing and analysing data in construction. What about the introduction and development of a healthy data culture, though?

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

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

Your Guide to State-by-State Bond Thresholds

Construction Business Owner

Most contractors recognize the need for licensing and bonding in the construction industry, but it can be a challenge to understand the bond size requirements, as bonding thresholds are mandated by each state, not an overarching federal law.

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Three ways construction leaders harness digital transformation

Construction Dive

The industry's old-school ways mean contractors waste time and money mailing revisions to blueprints, tracking paper receipts and invoices, or traveling long distances to do on-site inspections of small changes

Developing the PHC Workforce

Contractor Magazine

Resources to help recruit, hire and train new workers

Episode 1 – Women in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Introducing our new Podcast series: A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Episode 1: Women in Construction.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Business Facilities

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard. Read: U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging at BusinessFacilities.com. Arizona Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-Sept/Oct-2018 corporate expansion Economic Development florida kentucky manufacturing growth Orlando Peoria Site Selection

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What Does the Future of Construction Technology Look Like?

Construction Marketing

As more and more technological advances come to light, one thing we’d like to wonder is how does this affect construction? With everything from AI to autonomous vehicles in mind, how will we see the construction industry take advantage of such advances?

Commercial Construction Project Planning: 3 Warning Signs Your Budget Might Go Bust

Commercial Construction

Budget is always a major consideration for our commercial construction clients, and as a general contractor we devote significant time to the budgeting process.

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

FDR Safety

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety? Just ask OSHA. OSHA has made it clear that staffing agencies and host employers are jointly responsible for temporary worker safety.

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Is There Lead in the Drinking Water of Your Green School?

Green Building Law Update

EPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agree that there is no known safe level of lead in a child’s blood. Lead is harmful to health, especially for children.

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Construction Joint in Concrete – Types, Location Selection and Advantages

The Constructor

Construction joint is placed when the mass concreting works are done and cannot be completed on a single stretch. The interface of the past. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide Structural Design Structural Engineering

A breakdown of the Middle East construction market

Lets Build

The Middle East construction market is under a very encouraging paradigm shift. According to the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), the sector can anticipate a slow but steady recovery soon. This, of course, doesn’t mean that construction companies have left the tough days behind once and for all.

Marketing In The Construction Industry – Everything You Need To Know

Help Everybody Everyday

To achieve success with marketing in the construction industry, you only need two things: The right message. An audience that can say yes. Yes, millions of dollars per year are spent by firms in the construction industry trying to get clients to recognize their brand and award them contracts.

5 technologies boosting productivity on the jobsite

Construction Dive

Here are the tech tools contractors say they are using to work smarter, more accurately and faster with fewer accidents and injuries

5 Tips To Make Your Construction Business More Profitable

cnstrctr

PDF This Article. Construction is a cut-throat industry, and making your construction business more profitable can be a challenge. Making more money isn’t rocket science, by following our five tips you’ll be increasing your profits in no time!

To Retain Construction Employees, Provide Career Paths

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In this busy construction market, contractors are always looking for ways to find more skilled workers to fill important roles on their teams.

Making schools more secure is imperative, but how best to do that isn't settled yet

BD+C

Despite the constant drumbeat of news about the alarming frequency of school shootings around the country, many communities still view their schools as safe havens, and quite a few schools double as shelters from natural disasters. In Texas, E-class buildings must include a tornado shelter, according to Jon Moreau, Balfour Beatty Construction Services’ VP of Operations, in Houston. Some schools use underground parking garages, others use gyms or music halls.

Social Media Summit ? Construction ? Webcast and Survey

Construction Marketing

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces a webcast and survey regarding social media marketing usage and best practices in the construction industry.

3 Construction Strategies for Senior Community Housing Renovation Projects

Commercial Construction

As noted in January’s Hard Hat Chat post about commercial real estate trends shaping Englewood’s work in the year ahead, we expect 2018 will maintain the same strong momentum we’ve recently experienced working with owners and operators to update existing senior communities.

5 Safety Tips Before Driving In The Snow

FDR Safety

As we approach the heart of winter, many areas of our country have already caught the wrath of cold temperatures, snow showers, and for some, a bomb cyclone.

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Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (. yes, you will have to talk with people while you are there).

Concrete Forms – Types and Selection of Concrete Forms

The Constructor

Concrete forms can be defined as a solid barrier that helps to hold the fluid concrete in place until it hardens and acquire a particular shape. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering

Top 7 homebuilder trends

Lets Build

Homebuilder trends in 2018 Certain trends stick around for what seems like forever, while others only last for a year or two, or sometimes even less. The homebuilding industry is at the moment under a significant paradigm shift, as new trends pop up in the sector on a constant basis.

New Steam Boiler Safety Video Highlights Why Some May Be Safer

Contractor Magazine

Physics and physical design seem to play a critical role in understanding safety issues of industrial steam boilers

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