Robot roundup: 5 recent innovations in construction tech

Construction Dive

Here’s a look at a handful of robotic innovations that could be making their way to U.S. jobsites

Is Your Construction Data Selling Your Projects Short?


When it comes to project status review meetings, a lack of good data can lead to headaches. Here's how the right technology can help. Construction Best Practices

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Tips for a Successful Webinar

Construction Marketing

With COVID-19, many companies must think outside the box to keep their engagement high. There is no better time than today to start planning your next webinar. Here are 10 successful webinar tips. Know you attendees. Consider these three questions: Who will be attending?

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OSHA Issues Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19/Coronavirus

FDR Safety

On March 9, 2020 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidance for workplaces preparing for the coronavirus. The document, developed in collaboration with the U.S.

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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.

LEED can Help Mitigate Legal Risks in ESG Disclosures

Green Building Law Update

Public companies in the U.S. find themselves at a dynamic time of emergent environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) disclosures. Vocal socially conscious investors, activist stockholder environmental proxy proposals, and the like are driving companies to make ESG statements.

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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.

Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic


The coronavirus may not be the last pandemic, ensure your construction company is prepared. The post Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Division 01 - General Requirements Featured Articles

1,000 Workers to be Hired for Keystone XL

Construction Equipment

Michels Canada has been selected to build the Alberta portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. The company, based in Nisku, Alberta, expects to start construction near Oyen this summer, and finish near Hardisty in the spring of 2022. The Alberta portion of the TC Energy pipeline is approximately 160

Supplemental Structural Members: Constructions, and Applications

The Constructor

Supplemental structural members are new columns, beams, braces, and walls which are constructed to support damaged structures. The provision of. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Repair/Maintenance

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

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

Triax Releases Hard Hat Tags to Monitor Social Distancing and Contact Trace Amid COVID-19

Construction Junkie

via Triax. Many construction sites are open after nationwide shelter-in-place orders slowed the industry due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, but it’s still not business as usual. Social distancing efforts still need to be in place, but that can be hard to manage.

Which face coverings are best for preventing jobsite coronavirus spread?

Construction Dive

While any mask will help mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, new research points out the types that maximize safety

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Championing Technology: Gamuda Berhad’s Approach to Building Smarter


A conversation with Ronan Collins and Tony Joseph of Gamuda Berhad, Malaysia’s largest civil engineering contractor on digitizing field processes. Client Spotlight

3 Construction Marketing Resolutions for 2020

Construction Marketing

2020: new year, new decade. January is the time that most people make resolutions to better themselves. What about you marketing resolutions for 2020? How could you improve your construction marketing in 2020 and beyond ?

4 Ways To Protect Your Workforce During COVID-19

FDR Safety

The world has changed and it may never get back to exactly where it was before. As many are settling in to their “new normal” at home, we at FDRsafety have been meticulously learning and implementing programs for the “new normal” on the job site.

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New Maryland Real Estate Laws from the 2020 Legislative Session

Green Building Law Update

The 71 day session of the Maryland General Assembly was for the first time since the Civil War cut short from the prescribed 90 days (. of note, the legislature has met for 90 days since the predecessor, appointed not elected, General Assembly of Maryland was first called together in 1635 in St.

China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. . Read: China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Shopping Mall Development Trends: Are Ghost Kitchens the Answer for Vacant Mall Space?

Commercial Construction

CRE developers and owners are continuing to think creatively about filling vacant shopping mall space, and recently the idea of bringing in “ghost kitchens” to fill obsolete retail square footage has started to gain traction.

5 steps to prevent common construction schedule delays

Lets Build

Construction schedule delays are a common problem within the industry and for a very good reason. As reported by McKinsey and Company, an average project in construction is expected to experience a minimum 20-month delay and an 80% budget overrun.

What Does Composite Toe Mean?

Work Gearz

Why be the old school guy when the modern things are more appealing and trustworthy? I mean… why to stick to steel toe boots when composite toe caps are better, safer, stronger and lighter ? .


Compressive Strength of Concrete -Cube Test [PDF], Procedure, Results

The Constructor

Compressive strength of concrete cube test provides an idea about all the characteristics of concrete. Cube test results judges proper concreting at. Concrete Technology How To Guide Material Testing Guide GE Lab Tests Practical Civil Engineering


The Ultimate Construction Father's Day Gift Guide 2020

Construction Junkie

Father’s Day 2020 is June 21, so you better get started on gift ideas if you want to impress dad this year. Whether your father is contractor, handyman, or DIYer, we’ve got a lot of great ideas for him this year.

Modular Monitor: The benefits of value engineering

Construction Dive

Optimizing a modular project requires early collaboration and a focus on design, experts say

How to Protect Your Construction Data in Uncertain Times: Part 1 of 2


Breaking down some of the construction data security best practices from a special Viewpoint webinar. Construction Best Practices

Outsourced Marketing vs. Staffing for Construction Companies

Construction Marketing

The decision to Outsource Marketing to a consultant or agency, or to hire staff for marketing is a frequent but critical consideration. Factors include the frequency of specific marketing activities, the availability of talent, and the financial return of either scenario.

Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation?

FDR Safety

In recent months, we at FDRsafety have been surprised at the number of cases involving injuries resulting from falling objects. While accidents are an unfortunate reality in industry, some involved trained workers being in the line of fire.

Low Carbon Concrete for the First Time Required by Law

Green Building Law Update

The negative environmental impact of concrete, the most common man made substance on Earth, has not been meaningfully responded to in 2020. Cement use in concrete is the largest single material source of greenhouse gas emissions in building.

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Business Facilities

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees. Read: Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset at BusinessFacilities.com.

The New Normal: Commercial Construction Continues in Unprecedented COVID-19 Times

Commercial Construction

Bill Di Santo, president, Englewood Construction”. This is undoubtedly an unprecedented time in our country as efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are impacting all of us on both personal and professional levels.

How to Cut Costs & Plan for a Future Beyond COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Cut Costs & Plan for a Future Beyond COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:39. As leaders steer their businesses through the fog of the coronavirus pandemic, fear and uncertainty are often two unwelcome, but likely, drivers of business decisions.

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Bobcat launches Stage V telehandlers and loaders

Digger Blog

Bobcat has unveiled its Stage V upgrades for telehandlers and M-Series compact tracked loaders, along with walkaround videos for a closer look. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Construction Estimates – Definition, Purpose, and Types [PDF]

The Constructor

An estimate for any construction work may be defined as the process of calculating the quantities and costs of the various items required in. Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing

Place Your Vote for the Best Construction Podcast of 2020

Construction Junkie

After a round of nominations, the stage has been set for the 6th annual Best Construction Podcast Competition presented by Construction Junkie. This year we have several familiar faces, as well many new podcasts.

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