May, 2020

Addressing the Uncertainty over Construction Materials

Surveyor

It may soon be more important than ever to be able to track materials acquisitions, usage and waste in real time. Construction Best Practices

How construction firms can prepare for a potential second wave of COVID-19

Construction Dive

Although work is restarting in most jurisdictions, contractors can't let their guard down regarding coronavirus precautions for the future

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Prepping For Reentry: 8 Facility Maintenance Steps For Reopening Commercial Properties

Commercial Construction

A version of this post was published in Illinois Real Estate Journal as a bylined article from Englewood Construction.

COVID 19 Commercial Building Liability

Green Building Law Update

With all 50 states now in some stage of reopening from coronavirus pandemic closures, many commercial real estate owners are questioning if they can be liable for damages when someone, whether an employee of the business tenant or someone else, claims to have contracted COVID-19 at their building.

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.

Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta

Business Facilities

The company will invest $75 million in a new facility focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services in the West Midtown section of Atlanta, GA. Read: Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Accelerating the Construction Billing Chain

Surveyor

How modern technology is helping contractors finally get ahead of lagging billing and payment cycles. Construction Best Practices

Mechanics liens up 40% as COVID-19 pandemic disrupts industry

Construction Dive

The increase in liens filed from January through March indicates that contractors and suppliers took action to protect their payments as projects began to shut down in response to the novel coronavirus

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Boosting The Social Proof Of Your Construction Business Online

Contractor Bookkeeping

While the world is staying six feet apart, most small businesses are staying afloat and connected online. Now is a great time to boost the social proof of your construction business virtually.

New BREEAM In Use Version in a Changing World

Green Building Law Update

Last week BRE Global announced that the “BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6 for Commercial and Residential” green building rating system has launched.

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

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

Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado

Business Facilities

The 76,000-square-foot logistics and distribution center for the outdoor industry will be located on the Colorado Outdoors campus in Montrose. . Read: Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado at BusinessFacilities.com.

7 Tips to Prepare Accurate Construction Estimates

The Constructor

Project planning and budget estimation is very important for a construction project to be successful. If you don’t plan your project beforehand, you. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

Shifting Construction Perspectives in a Post-COVID World

Surveyor

As the landscape of the construction industry has shifted, contractors are making tough decisions to stay in business. This webinar series will help! Viewpoint News

Social distancing and site monitoring tech rapidly rolling out to US construction sites

Construction Dive

Tools to help keep jobsites safe and productive, which should have been the norm long ago, will be around long after the coronavirus pandemic dissipates, construction tech experts say

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11 Steps in Construction of Multi Storey Buildings

Learn Civil Engineering

Hello guys,welcome to the Expert Civil blog, today we are going to discuss about Eleven Steps in Construction of Multi Storey Buildings, i hope you will like it. What are the Eleven phases of construction?

The New and Improved 2020 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

Green Building Law Update

The 2020 version of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is now available for free download and public use. You care about this because the NGBS is the most used green building standard in the United States.

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Lessons Learned: Strategies for Going Back to Work

Constructech

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched nearly every industry across the globe—and the impact on construction has been huge. Construction is the backbone of the U.S. economy. Combine the pandemic with the struggles with the labor shortage and the supply chain, and it has created the perfect storm.

Build Or Rebuild Your Construction Company By Bootstrapping

Contractor Bookkeeping

Bootstrapping is figuring out how to reduce the cash you need to start or re-start your business, by eliminating any unnecessary overheads while finding out who will give you a hand.

UK Contractor RED Systems Ltd. Using Field View to Track Workers’ Health and Safety

Surveyor

Amid COVID-19, RED Systems' workers were top of mind, so the company utilized Field View to provide thorough health and safety tracking. Client Spotlight

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Managing absenteeism and uncertainty on the jobsite

Construction Dive

Robust safety policies and transparent communication are the keys to keeping team members comfortable, engaged and coming back to work

Designing resilient libraries for a post-covid world

BD+C

The Coronavirus Pandemic forced 98% of all public libraries across the United States to close in April ( American Library Association ).

New York: State Of The Future

Business Facilities

The Empire State is preparing for a future of sustainable growth by investing $150 billion in the nation’s largest infrastructure program and creating innovative workforce development programs to prepare skilled workers for high-tech jobs.

Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Valuable During & After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Valuable During & After COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:19. How to help your employees and their families during and after the coronavirus pandemic with employee assistance programs

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How to Construct a Concrete Swimming Pool? [PDF]

The Constructor

Concrete is the most commonly used material when it comes to swimming pool construction. A concrete swimming pool is designed to take up full water. How To Guide Construct swimming pool How to Construct Concrete Swimming Pool Procedure to Construct Concrete Swimming Pool swimming pool

Having a Covid-19 Business Continuity Plan

Surveyor

It is more important than ever for your company to have a business continuity plan in place. Viewpoint has resources to help you put one together. Viewpoint News

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Construction loses record-breaking 975K jobs in April amid pandemic

Construction Dive

The March-to-April 2020 drop, representing 13% of the industry's workforce, is its largest ever, according to Associated General Contractors

Compaction Factor Test of Concrete, Result & Calculations

Civiconcepts

The post Compaction Factor Test of Concrete, Result & Calculations appeared first on Civiconcepts. CIVIL ENGG.

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

Business Facilities

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees. Read: Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Navigate the Scheduling Impacts of COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Navigate the Scheduling Impacts of COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 05/06/2020 - 17:21.

Post-Pandemic View of Construction Sites [PDF]

The Constructor

The corona-driven pause is going to bring a difference in the way the industries function. The construction industry, too, won’t be aloof from the. Construction Engineering & Management

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No Country for Old Construction HR Processes

Surveyor

Why contractors are digitizing data to remove reliance on paper forms and other manual processes and adapt to a changing workforce environment. Construction Best Practices

McKinsey: COVID-19 will spur construction's tech use

Construction Dive

In the short and long term, the consulting firm says contractors will respond to the pandemic with widespread implementation of BIM, digitization, modular construction and other solutions

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Infection control in office buildings: Preparing for re-occupancy amid the coronavirus

BD+C

Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the AE firm Gresham Smith had a client in Tennessee that was in the process of consolidating 1,000 of its employees into an office building that already had 1,000 of its workers.