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.

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.

Finance Confidence Hits 3-year High

Construction Equipment

The March 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) is 67.7, an increase from the February index of 64.4, and the highest level since April 2018. MCI-EFI is published by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation and serves as an assessment of both the

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

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

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

8 tips for converting office space to life sciences labs

BD+C

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, real estate markets have clearly taken major pivots across the board.

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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.

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

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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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.

Robotics Tech: Better Buildings, Less Time

Construction Equipment

Emerging robotics technology may soon help construction companies and contractors create buildings in less time at higher quality and at lower costs. Purdue University innovators developed and are testing a construction robotic system that uses a mechanical design, with advances in computer vision

Important Know-How on Typology of Progressive Collapse

The Constructor

Progressive collapse of a structure is defined as the spread of an initial local failure of a structural element that eventually results in the. Building Technology Guide

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First-of-its-kind Starbucks built in just six days

BD+C

A new Starbucks store is set to open in Abbotsford, B.C. that was assembled in six days with near-zero construction waste. The store was designed to reduce the energy needs for heating and cooling compared to standard construction builds

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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.

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

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.

EP00: Welcome to The Safety Management Show

Safety Services Company

_. Every Safety Professional has a Unique Story to Tell. Sometimes you hear something over a million times said the same way, but when you hear it phrased differently or view it in a different light, all of a sudden, that light bulb clicks and the dots connect.” – Jacqueline Turlukis.

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. .