2021

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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Get a Leg Up with Viewpoint’s New Quarterly Construction Metrics Index

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn about Viewpoint's new Quarterly Construction Metrics Index and gain valuable insights into the data that is shaping today's contractors. Viewpoint News

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Former Public Officials Indicted on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

Green Building Law Update

Michigan prosecutors last Thursday announced that 9 individuals have been indicted on a total of 42 counts related to a series of alleged actions and inactions that created the Flint water crisis.

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2020 State Of The Year

Business Facilities

North Carolina has been named Business Facilities’ 2020 State of the Year, the first time the Tar Heel State has earned the magazine’s top honor. Read: North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2020 State Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

75+ Construction Tools Name and Their Uses with Image

Civiconcepts

Construction tools play an important role in any construction work as they provide a good finish and ease of work by reducing man work. There are different types of construction tools and equipment used in construction. Construction tools have their influence from ancient times to this period.

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eSUB Launches Power to the Trades Podcast to Highlight How Trade Contractors Are Utilizing Tech

Construction Junkie

eSUB Construction Software, a mobile and cloud project management system for trade contractors, recently launched the Power to the Trades podcast. Each week, the show will shine the spotlight on how trade contractors are using technology to power their businesses and protect their profits.

Contractor of the Year: John W. Danforth Co.

Contractor Magazine

With strength, flexibility and a sense of optimism, Danforth navigates out of 2020 with purpose and a clear vision to succeed. Plumbing / Plumbing Contractor

Contractor Bookkeeping In Ten Minutes A Day Using QuickBooks

Contractor Bookkeeping

Each contractor type has unique construction accounting needs, which means if the QuickBooks process is custom-fitted to each construction company's needs, it is a beautiful thing.

5 construction trends you want to look out for in 2021

Lets Build

Construction is one of the biggest sectors in the world in terms of value, but maybe even bigger in terms of its impact on our lives. We live and work in buildings, and the output of this industry surrounds us at almost all times.

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Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Lean methodology is ignored by the construction sector

Job Order Contracting

Is it a a fact that Lean methodology is ignored by the construction sector.

What Makes A Successful Safety And Health Program In 2021

FDR Safety

The following is the transcript from an interview with Fred Rine, FDRsafety CEO. To view the interview please visit the FDRsafety Youtube Channel. I’m often asked, “what makes for a successful safety program?”

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Why Diversity Matters in Construction and 6 Tips to Successful D&I Programs

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at why more and more construction companies are working to improve diversity and inclusion and advice from those leading the charge. Construction Best Practices

John Deere, Utility to Test Electric Backhoe Concept

Construction Equipment

John Deere and National Grid, an energy utility serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe loader concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design–referred to as E-Power–will target the ease of operation and

Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

Business Facilities

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR. Read: Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Grasscrete – An Innovative Landscaping Idea

Civiconcepts

What is Grasscrete? The Grasscrete is the reinforced cellular concrete (cast on-site) grass paving surface on which natural glass can be grown. It is an environmentally friendly solution for makes aesthetically pleasing urban surroundings.

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Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge: A Case Study

The Constructor

Construction of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge started on November 23, 1938, and was opened to the public on July 1, 1940. It was constructed in. Bridges Case study Structures

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Show about Construction Sunday Night, January 3, 2021

Construction Junkie

via Smithsonian Channel. With the large amount of people that work in the construction industry and the high visibility of many of these projects, I’m always amazed that television networks never spent any time developing shows about it.

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.

What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds

Construction Business Owner

What's Coming in 2021 for Retail, Restaurant & Office Builds. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 01/05/2021 - 17:15. Over the last 7 months, the construction industry has weathered the impacts stemming from COVID-19 significantly better than other sectors—all things considered.

Hidden Costs When Choosing The Right Construction Accounting Software

Contractor Bookkeeping

Typically, in the first month of the year, many contractors with expensive high-end construction software are re-examining if QuickBooks for Contractors is all they need and if switching over to it makes sense. I chat with Contractors every day.

Moody Nolan receives 2021 AIA Architecture Firm Award

BD+C

The Board of Directors and the Strategic Council of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) today honored Moody Nolan with its 2021 AIA Architecture Firm Award. . The annual AIA Architecture Firm Award is the highest honor the AIA bestows on an architecture practice.

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JOC PROGRAM PLANNING

Job Order Contracting

The below items highlight serval consideration for facilities management and procurement professionals involved in JOC PROGRAM PLANNING. JOC PROGRAM PLANNING Considerations. Goals, Objectives, and associated Strategy. Roles and Responsibilities. Implementation Processes. Common Data Environment.

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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.

The Newer the Home, the Less Operational Costs for Homeowners

Pro Builder

The Newer the Home, the Less Operational Costs for Homeowners. cbroderick. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 09:57. Homes built within the last decade cost homeowners less to maintain and operate than homes built in the 2000s, according to data from the American Housing Survey.

Transforming Construction HR: How DP Electric Netted Honors for its App-Based Approach

Viewpoint Construction Technology

DP Electric is awarded Most Innovative Use of Viewpoint Technology during Collaborate 2020 for its development of three integrated software applicatio. Construction Technology/News

Pedestrian Bridge Installed in 5 Hours

Construction Equipment

A Mammoet team has installed a 550 ton pedestrian bridge over 11 rail tracks in less than five hours, according to a report in the Construction Index. Kiewit Infrastructure appointed Mammoet for the work, which is part of the revitalisation effort in downtown Colorado Springs. Prior to Mammoet’s

Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain

Business Facilities

Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns. Read: Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain at BusinessFacilities.com.

Pervious Concrete – Its Application & Advantages

Civiconcepts

What is Pervious Concrete? The pervious Concrete special type of concrete with high porosity, i.e. it allows water to transmit through it. it is also a type of lightweight concrete as the weight is noticeably reduced by eliminating fine sand.

ByBlock: An Advanced Construction Material for a Better Future

The Constructor

ByBlock, developed by ByFusion, is the very first construction-grade building material made entirely from plastic waste. This advanced building. Building Materials News

OSHA Announces 2021 Citation Penalty Increase

Construction Junkie

Ever since the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act was passed by Congress in 2015 , OSHA has been required to increase the maximum penalty they can assess businesses for violations.

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6 Tips for Proper Winter Storage of Your Compact Excavator

Construction Business Owner

6 Tips for Proper Winter Storage of Your Compact Excavator. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 01/07/2021 - 16:36.