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.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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. .

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

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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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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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

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.

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

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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Pros And Cons Of DIY Plumbing

Construction Marketing

The most important part of any household or commercial structure is its plumbing system. Plumbing helps ensure that water gets in and out of a home properly. While plumbing is mostly associated with water-related functions, this is certainly not all that it refers to.

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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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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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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

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.

3 Important Cases of Building Collapse Due to Poor Construction Management

The Constructor

Construction is perhaps the most critical stage in the life cycle of structures, mainly because of the danger of failure and the high chances of. Case study Structural Design Structural Evaluation

Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

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.

Viewpoint For Projects wins Collaboration Product of the Year for the 11th Consecutive Year

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble technologies recognized in annual "Hammers Awards" competition. Viewpoint News