2021

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.

Introducing ‘Viewpoints on Construction’ Virtual Series

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Virtual series brings construction professionals together to discuss key industry issues throughout 2021. Viewpoint News

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Green Buildings are Subsidizing Conventional Buildings Stymying Climate Progress

Green Building Law Update

Green building bonds, which are higher rated and could provide cheaper capital for green building projects, can correct the current market that prices mortgages, green building or nongreen, the same, stimulating the economy and repairing the planet.

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

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

Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion

Business Facilities

Skipcart, Matthews International and SafeRide Health will create a total of more than 250 new jobs in the region. Read: Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Steel Erection Underway for UVM Firestone Medical Research Building

PC Construction

The Firestone Medical Research Building reached a key milestone on March 15 when steel erection began forming the building’s frame. The 62,500-square-foot, four-story Medical Research Building has started to take shape over the past few.

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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Cash Flow Management And How To Track Income

Contractor Bookkeeping

A wise business owner once said, "Happiness is positive cash flow." As a business owner, I'm sure you agree. Everything is better when your cash-in exceeds your cash-out. A cash crisis can be emotionally devastating, and it can even kill your business.

What's Coming for Digital Twin Technology

Construction Business Owner

What's Coming for Digital Twin Technology. Alex Headley. Thu, 03/11/2021 - 07:30. The age of the digital twin (a digital representation of a system, object, or in this case, a project) is here — and the technology is no longer just a solution for the world of manufacturing.

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.

All About VITRIFIED TILES- Know How Are They Different?

Civiconcepts

There are many types of tiles available for use. Ceramic tiles, marble tiles, terracotta tiles, granite tiles, porcelain tiles, Vitrified tiles and many others. Vitrified tiles are also one of the types of tiles used as flooring or cladding.

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5 Ways A Construction Business Can Gain Online Exposure

Construction Marketing

Online exposure is getting more important now more than ever. It’s an essential part of business sales and marketing to reach more audiences across any geographic area in different age groups. So, it’s no wonder a construction business can also gain benefits from increasing their online exposure. .

Part 1: The Growing Power of Women in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Women in Construction week is here. Part one of our two part series will go over stats and resources to help overcome the gender gap in the industry. Education Series

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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Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are Zoom Meetings Adding To Distractions Behind The Wheel?

FDR Safety

The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed nearly everyone’s life in one way or another, especially the way we conduct work. For many, this change came in the way we work, specifically learning how to work remotely.

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Top Utilities: Power Players

Business Facilities

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. Read: Top Utilities: Power Players at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How to Avoid the Effects of Expansive Soil on Buildings?

The Constructor

Several measures like construction of deep piers, soil replacement, keeping moisture at a constant level, chemical soil stabilization, use of void. Construction Engineering & Management Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Soil Engineering

Omni Mount Washington Guestroom Addition Wraps Up

PC Construction

What a whirlwind! The Omni Mount Washington Resort Guestroom Addition project in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, is in the final stages of completion after an exciting 18 months. This project features the construction of a.

Top 7 Reasons of Using Glass Balustrade for Balcony

Learn Civil Engineering

Glass balustrades commonly referred to as glass railings feature glass panels in railings. If you are looking for an amazing way to increase the visual interest of your space and to add a modern look, a glass balustrade is your best option.

Proven Practices To Collect Construction Client Payments Effectively

Contractor Bookkeeping

All construction contractors have experienced bad debt's financial pain, which is defined as a customer who refuses to pay no matter what you do. We've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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The State of Electric Vehicles in Construction

Construction Business Owner

The State of Electric Vehicles in Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 07:30. Each year, we see exciting innovations move from conception to implementation on construction jobsites and in construction businesses.

14 Types of Compaction Equipment used on Construction

Civiconcepts

Compaction is a process of improving or increasing the density of soil by a manual or mechanical method. It is employed to make the soil more stable and increase the bearing capacity of the soil layer on the construction site.

6 Reasons To Hire A Concrete Company

Construction Marketing

Across many homes, concrete is usually used for patios, pathways, and driveways. It’s no surprise that concrete is popular as it’s very durable. With that said, it does start to develop cracks and other issues, and when this happens to hire a professional concrete company is advised.

Why Great Basin Industrial Moved to the Cloud with ViewpointOne

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Benefits of Modernizing and Tips for a Successful Construction Technology Transformation. Construction Best Practices

Now We Know What is Killing the Birds

Green Building Law Update

A cause is now known for bird deaths that eluded scientists for more than 25 years.

OSHA’s Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19

FDR Safety

On March 12 OSHA released an updated COVID-19 response plan. The following summarizes OSHA’s updated strategy: OSHA will continue to implement the U.S.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

Business Facilities

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant. Read: Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Eelume: Snake-like Robot to Perform Underwater Infrastructure Maintenance | Video Inside

The Constructor

The gas and deep-sea oil industry has a vast and expensive infrastructure to maintain and supervise. Structures like wells, piers, cables, and a.

Atlanta Water Supply Program Reaches Completion

PC Construction

Many of you have followed the exciting Atlanta Water Supply Program project since we first broke ground in August 2015. From the arrival of the tunnel boring machine to its final breakthrough after a five-mile.

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

The Answer To Your Construction Bookkeeping Chaos

Contractor Bookkeeping

Making decisions never ends for contractors like you. Being adaptable is one of the basics of good decision-making skills. Think of decision-making as being in a bumper car. You are continually driving and trying to avoid the other bumper cars.

WBM Road – Its Construction, Maintenance, Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

Introduction of WBM Road The full form of WBM is Water Bound Macadam. India as a country has one of the largest road networks in the world covering around 3.3 million kilometers. It basically consists of National Highway, District Roads, State Highways, and Village Roads.

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What is Plumbing Trap & 14 Plumbing Trap Used in House

Civiconcepts

A Plumbing Trap is a simple device of shape bending pipe that allows the passing of waste material. It also retains fluid for the prevention of the sewer gases from entering the building.

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