November, 2021

Is Your Construction Technology Optimal For Your Future Growth?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New report shows construction executives and frontline employees may not agree on tech stack capabilities. Construction Best Practices

How To Choose The Best Construction Design Software

Construction Marketing

Building a house or an office from scratch is not as easy as it seems. If you don’t have the right experience and professional teams, the chances of failure are higher than success. . In your business, you need the best construction software that you can get.

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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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Trash Racks: Types, Installation, and Maintenance 

The Constructor

Trash racks are metal structures installed in the intake system of hydroelectric power plants to prevent the entrance of large debris, which can. Environmental Engg Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics Lab Guide Turbines & Pumps Water Resources Water Supply

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.

Why Getting The Leads And Doing The Work Are Still Not Good Enough

Contractor Bookkeeping

There was a time when a contractor put a simple ad in the paper or a line listing in the Yellow Pages, and they would have more leads than they could handle. It was the only way to go, and the contractors who insist on that and "Word of Mouth" do not survive.

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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

3 Must Haves for Any Multi Location Construction Business

Construction Marketing

Operating a single business location is extremely challenging. Operating a multi location construction business in an era in which you have to try and convert online shoppers into paying customers? That’s next-level.

Episode 10: System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program

Safety Services Company

It’s better to fix the systematic root of a safety hazard before you try to fix safety attitudes. That’s why a system-based safety approach, where you fix an issue through system alterations, is the best way to launch a safety program.

Ken Pankow: A career of caring

The Korte Company

Making the medical experience smoother for patients. Our friends at Anderson Healthcare always keep their patients top of mind. Just like any good Design-Build project, the end-user experience should be the first priority for every decision you make. .

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.

Job Costing - Your Construction Company's Competitive Advantage

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every contractor has a Job Costing Library; some keep it in their head, some keep it on paper with names like completed jobs, bids, estimates. Other contractors keep it in their QuickBooks For Contractors' software records.

How to efficiently manage and resolve project constraints

Lets Build

Move your schedule and all project communication to the cloud. Moving all your project information to a live, shared place in the cloud ensures that all stakeholders access the same data. By doing so, everyone obtains an up-to-date picture of what exactly is happening on site.

Construction Cash Flow Forecasting: How Seeing the Full Picture Can Boost Your Profits

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Leslie Shiner's tips for maximizing construction cash flow and improving contractors' bottom lines. Construction Best Practices

5 Hiring Tips for Contractors: Finding and Keeping Great People!

A David Creation

Taking a closer look at your hiring strategy as we enter the winter months, maybe planning ahead for spring? Good move! I know that this is typically a season when contractors back off of hiring a bit, especially with all the economic unknowns.

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

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

Job Order Contracting Has Never Been Easier…. Or Lower In Administration Costs

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting has never been easier. 91% of FM managers say there’s a gap between the knowledge and skills their team has and what they need to excel. 2021 PMI Survey.

Auxetic Geometries for Improved Reinforcement

The Constructor

The brittle nature of masonry walls causes them to fracture easily under extreme loads by vehicular crashes, blasts, gas explosions, earthquakes, News

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Practical Tips For Encouraging Repeat High-Profit Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many data support the idea that it's less costly, easier, and more efficient to encourage repeat customers than bring in new ones.

Net Zero: Cement and Beyond

Constructech

With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference underway, many companies are announcing and creating net zero goals by the year 2050—but will it be soon enough? And how soon will the construction industry embrace net zero, both in business and in construction? Let’s take a closer look.

5 Ways to Boost Profits with a New Generation of Construction Analytics

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Old-fashioned construction accounting can’t win against today’s complex projects and high-risk landscape. Viewpoint Analytics brings powerful reports. Construction Technology/News

Frosty the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

Frosty the Jobsite. Alex Headley. Fri, 11/12/2021 - 15:00. Old Man Winter is right around the corner and with him comes dropping temperatures and frigid winds.

Construction Program Portfolio Management

Job Order Contracting

Construction Program Portfolio Management provides significant advantages to project management. What’s the difference? Program management applies a robust process to each project and/or work order. This programmatic approach mitigates miscommunication, waste, and change orders.

How to Make a Concrete Floor Slip-Resistant?

The Constructor

Concrete floors can be really slippery when they are wet or icy, especially during winters. Slippery concrete can be extremely dangerous, leading to. How To Guide

How To Get Your Life Back In A Seven-Day-A-Week Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction business owners already have a time-consuming and challenging job running their business. If their business is open five days a week, they usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay bills and manage any tasks they didn't get to during the week.

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Predications: Preparing for a Better 2022

Constructech

It is one of my favorite times of the year. November is a great month to begin planning for the New Year. What technologies will your construction company embrace? What strategies will you shift? What new processes might you put in place? Now is a great time to answer some of these questions.

Construction Forecasting: Planning the Road Ahead

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why construction forecasting is more important than ever and why modern technology is a must. Construction Technology/News

Outstanding Women in Construction 2021

Construction Business Owner

Outstanding Women in Construction 2021. Alex Headley. Fri, 11/05/2021 - 10:45.

LEAN Construction for Dummies

Job Order Contracting

A LEAN construction solution integrates People, Process, Information, and Technology throughout planning, procurement, and project delivery, to consistently enable best value outcomes for all participants and stakeholders in terms of quality, time, and cost.

Laminar Flow and Turbulent Flow

The Constructor

A fluid flowing through a closed channel such as pipe or between two flat plates is either laminar flow or turbulent flow, depending on the velocity, Fluid Mechanics

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Parts of A Door, Door Jamb – A Complete Guide

Civil Lead

Parts of A Door Are you looking for a new door for your new home or planning to replace your. Read more. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Construction Material Interior Design

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ECMC Survey: 4-Year College Has Lost its Luster Among Teens

Contractor Magazine

Less than half considering a four-year degree, or believe one is necessary for success. Around the Web

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Happy Thanksgiving From Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We asked our employees and customers what they are most thankful for this year. To kick off the holidays, we want to share some of the responses! Construction Best Practices

Tackling Software in the Construction Industry

Construction Business Owner

Tackling Software in the Construction Industry. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/15/2021 - 07:30. Shane Flanagan. Senior Project Manager. Dome Construction. In our experience, using 3D digital twin technology has a lot more highs than lows. For the last 3 years, we’ve been using CupixWorks 2.0