2021

5 Real-World Success Stories of Moving Construction Management to the Cloud

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Stories from five contractors on why making the move to the cloud has helped them become the construction companies they want to be. Viewpoint Technology

How To Choose The Right Roofing Material For Your Home

Construction Marketing

A house is built to protect the people in it. In design and construction, every corner built plays a significant role. The roof, in this case, completes the shelter as it covers and protects the whole house and people living in it.

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11 Construction Jobs That Work (Much) Better with Construction Technology

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New software technology is helping many parts of the construction business go faster. See 11 hotspots where the rubber hits the road! Construction Technology/News

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Welding 101: 6 Different Types

Construction Marketing

Our ancestors have been sticking pieces of metal together for centuries, using older and much more rudimentary forms of welding. However, it wasn’t until the late nineteenth century, and then the early twentieth century when the coated electrode was invented, that welding really found its stride.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

5 Ways to Master Construction Work-in-Progress Reporting

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Want to better understand your construction projects' financial health? The secret is timely, accurate work-in-progress (WIP) reporting. Construction Best Practices

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A Call to Improve Audit Trails and Collaboration to Stop Preventable Construction Mishaps

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why Shared Responsibility Must Be the Standard to Reduce Construction Risk and How Technology Can Help. Construction Best Practices

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Contractor

Construction Marketing

While we may all try our hand at a DIY project from time to time, there are certain projects that are just too complex for a novice to handle successfully.

Episode 11: How Collaboration with Employees Can Fix Safety Blind Spots

Safety Services Company

Safety is not something that can be solved by one person alone. It requires collaboration and buy-in from all levels of an organization. As the saying goes, it takes a village. Jason Damm is the Natural Resources Project Manager and Health and Safety Coordinator at Metric Environmental.

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15 Tips For Starting Your Own Roof and Guttering Business

Construction Marketing

No matter what kind of business you’re starting, you’ll need a solid game plan to ensure that your business doesn’t fail before it takes off. It’s also wise to go into services that people need. .

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Virtual Safety Training: What to Expect during a Biden OSHA

FDR Safety

FDRsafety is excited to partner with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for a three part Virtual Safety Training series in January, February, and March 2021. Led by our Vice President, Steve Hawkins , the series will present three safety related topics that you will not want to miss!

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There are More than 40 Million People in Modern Slavery

Green Building Law Update

A January 18, 2021 report by the UK Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner is both a wake-up call and a useful guide on preventing modern slavery and human trafficking. In the Western world there are low levels of awareness of the prevalence of modern slavery.

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BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

Business Facilities

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System. The post BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

10 Ways AI is Transforming the Construction Sector

The Constructor

Artificial intelligence is proving to help overcome major challenges faced by construction managers but it is still in the initial stages. Artificial Intelligence

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

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

The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI

cnstrctr

How to issue a question the right way on your construction project. The post The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI appeared first on cnstrctr.

How Covid-19 Will Impact the Global Construction Industry?

Constructonomics

There is hardly any industry around the globe that is not affected by the Coronavirus. In 2020, almost all commercial activities came to a halt for a while and badly affected the economy. The construction industry is no exception. Increased health risks that came along with COVID-19 worsened the productivity and efficiency in the construction sector. Falling revenue and disrupted supply chains increased challenges related to delivery and caused the industry’s contraction in most markets.

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Cash Flow Advice For Construction Businesses

Contractor Bookkeeping

Solid cash flow management is vital to ensuring your business survives, but not everyone understands what cash flow is or how to manage it. That's likely what makes it a leading cause of stress for construction business owners. Cash flow refers to the movement of money into and out of your business.

Collaborate 2021: 9 Great Reasons to Attend the Viewpoint User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Registration is open for the best construction technology conferences of the year! Viewpoint News

5 construction trends you want to look out for in 2021

Lets Build

Construction is one of the biggest sectors in the world in terms of value, but maybe even bigger in terms of its impact on our lives. We live and work in buildings, and the output of this industry surrounds us at almost all times.

Episode 8: Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety

Safety Services Company

You can put out standard after standard and write every safety plan in the world, but the truth is that the real work of safety happens in the gray areas. In reality, working in the field is not as black and white as the standards make it seem.

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7 Key Precautions To Ensure Loading Dock Safety

Construction Marketing

Loading docks are the main entry points for all the goods distributed in markets and stores. Practically every product that you can buy have, at one point, passed through some busy loading docks.

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FDRsafety Shines at National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo

FDR Safety

Last week brought together the best minds in safety at the 2021 NSC Congress, and Expo held in Orlando, Florida.

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PFAS in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

Green Building Law Update

The question de riguer in commercial real estate transactions is if PFAS is included in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

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Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery

Business Facilities

Maintaining its focus on the future, Alabama is regaining economic momentum for substantial growth. Read: Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

How is Modern Technology Improving Construction Site Security

The Constructor

Technological innovations have a way of changing pretty much every industry they touch, and security is no different. Today, we’re looking at some of. Digital Construction

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/08/2021 - 07:30. Many people (and products) use the terms “artificial intelligence (AI)” and “machine learning (ML)” interchangeably, but there are a few key differentiators to note.

Steel Erection Underway for UVM Firestone Medical Research Building

PC Construction

The Firestone Medical Research Building reached a key milestone on March 15 when steel erection began forming the building’s frame. The 62,500-square-foot, four-story Medical Research Building has started to take shape over the past few.

Why Smart Construction Business Owners Never Stop Marketing

Contractor Bookkeeping

One classic mistake construction business owners make when money gets tight is stopping marketing or cutting their budgets. At first glance, it seems logical to cut down your expenses during harsh economic conditions. However, in reality, it's the opposite of what you should do.

Boosting Cybersecurity for Better Construction Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Viewpoint For Projects is helping UK contractors better control who gets access to vital project data, when and how. Construction Best Practices

Signs of Water Damage In House | Signs of water damage In Walls

Civiconcepts

Most people like to think that we will be able to spot signs of water damage in our homes. But the damage is not always immediately visible on the home. … Signs of Water Damage In House | Signs of water damage In Walls Read More ».

OSHA releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Safety Services Company

News: OSHA released an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on protecting employees from the Covid-19 virus. What is an ETS? ETS stands for Emergency Temporary Standard and takes effect rather quickly. OSHA attempts to make clear what organizations are affected by an ETS.

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Heavy Equipment: 5 Different Types And Uses In Construction

Construction Marketing

With so much heavy equipment in the construction industry, it’s normal to get confused about their uses. Some equipment is for large-scale operations, and others are for smaller projects. .