2020

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 ?

Construction at the Movies!

Surveyor

Our Top 10 List of Movies Prominently Featuring Construction at Work or Construction Jobsites. More Tools

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When Trees Sue for their Own Environmental Preservation

Green Building Law Update

In the new decade American environmental law will likely expand to include you being sued by the trees. I don’t mean being sued by the Lorax or someone else who “speaks for the trees” but rather the trees will have standing to sue to confront environmental degradation and the like.

The top construction projects to watch in 2020

Construction Dive

Construction Dive rounds up the six most newsworthy projects across the country that we are following closely this year

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

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

Contour To Add Airline Base At Indianapolis International Airport

Business Facilities

The Tennessee-based regional airline's new nonstop routes will create up to 55 new jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2023. Read: Contour To Add Airline Base At Indianapolis International Airport at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Why Your Construction Business Needs You To Say No

Contractor Bookkeeping

Being open to new possibilities is a positive trait shared by most construction company owners —but saying yes to all the people you meet and opportunities that come your way can get you into trouble.

Value Engineering in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Construction value engineering is a process structured to obtain the best possible balance among cost, reliability, and performance of a program, project, and/or work order. It should be an integral component of every repair, renovation, maintenance, or new construction activity.

Amputations in Manufacturing – A New OSHA National Emphasis Program

FDR Safety

On December 10, 2019 OSHA published CPL 03-00-022 , National Emphasis Program on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries. This Instruction supersedes OSHA Instruction CPL 03-00-019, National Emphasis Program on Amputations that was published in August of 2015.

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12 Numbers You Should Know to Hire Top Construction Talent

Construction Business Owner

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The year’s major discovery: Your current customers are your most important marketing asset

Construction Marketing Ideas

This is one of the quietest New Years’ Eve celebrations — a sip of champagne with Vivian in our home with the TV tuned to Times Square. For me, of course, this is ideal. No crowds, but plenty of love.

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2020 Construction Marketing Outlook- Survey Results

Construction Marketing

The Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil Brown shared the results of a national survey on marketing plans and priorities for the new year. To better understand the marketing plans and priorities for 2020 we asked the following questions: Will you increase or decrease marketing in 2020?

5 Tips to Achieving the Best Construction Project Management

Surveyor

Effectively managing today’s construction projects can be a complex, exhaustive process. But it doesn’t have to be. Construction Best Practices

One Trillion Trees

Green Building Law Update

The One Trillion Trees Initiative was launched at the World Economic Forum last month.

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Top trends: 5 ways construction will evolve in 2020

Construction Dive

Though the nation's second-largest industry seems like it doesn't change much, there are myriad, nuanced forces shaping the way contractors do business and buildings get built, and more so now than ever before

Business Facilities’ Editor: Texas Dominated The Decade

Business Facilities

Editor in Chief Jack Rogers tells News Radio 1080 KRLD that Texas' 2019 State of the Year win is a fitting coda for its dominance in economic development. Read: Business Facilities’ Editor: Texas Dominated The Decade at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Autoclaved Aereated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)- Manufacture, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco – friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Six Effective Ways To Save Money As A Construction Business Owner

Contractor Bookkeeping

We are always looking for ways construction contractors like you save time and money. These tips will help you make a noticeable difference to your bottom line. Reduce staff costs. Without a doubt, having someone to help deal with routine tasks can significantly improve productivity.

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Construction Requirements Management

Job Order Contracting

Early and ongoing requirements management is a key focus of any LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery process. It resides as a shared goal and primary component of the 4BT OpenBUILD(TM) Solution.

Top 4 healthcare design trends that will shape medical planning in the 2020s.

BD+C

Like the first two decades of the 21st century, the healthcare industry in the 2020s will continue to be transformed by new innovations and technology.

Worker Killed After 50 Foot Fall From Elevated Platform

Construction Equipment

A worker fell to his death on Monday morning at a construction site in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. According to the Chicago Tribune Reynaleo Grimaldo, 54, as attempting to climb onto an elevated platform at the work site when he fell about 50 feet, according to police. An autopsy

Brick Masonry | Types of Bricks | Types of Brick Masonry Work

CivilJungle

What Is Brick Masonry? It is constructed by placing the bricks in the mortar in an orderly manner to produce solid loads, which withstand excessive loads. There are a number of types of bricks and mortars that can be used to manufacture brick masonry.

Nonresidential Construction Falls Again in December, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.2% in December 2019 but is up 4.4% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, spending totaled $779.6

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What is the Get It Right Initiative (GIRI) and Why Does it Matter to Your Business?

Surveyor

The Get It Right Initiative, or GIRI aims to bring contractors together to identify new ways to boost productivity and project quality. Construction Best Practices

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Will Apply Only to Intentional Takes

Green Building Law Update

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a rule clarifying that the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act only extends to conduct intentionally injuring birds. Conduct that results in the unintentional (incidental) injury or death of migratory birds is not prohibited under the act.

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Contractors increasingly involved in shaping blueprints through Generative Design practices

Construction Dive

Proponents of generative design believe that it can streamline the design process and allow contractors to exert influence that is beneficial to a project’s ultimate design

Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Michigan Economic Development Corp. has been awarded BF’s 2019 Deal of the Year Gold Award for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) expansion. Read: Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

Autoclaved Aerated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)-Properties and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco-friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Collaboration - Why It's Essential To Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many elements are vital to a growing construction business. A financially-astute leader is one. A confident and motivated sales team well-versed in your construction company's service line is another.

Construction Cost Audit Fundamentals

Job Order Contracting

The following is an outline of basic Construction Cost Audit Fundamentals when reviewing a construction cost estimate and conducting a construction cost audit. Construction Cost Audit Fundamentals.

NFL’s Packers and Microsoft add an innovation center to a fledgling business district

BD+C

Football is often described as game of strategy. So perhaps it wasn’t surprising that the Green Bay Packers, through a joint venture between the team’s development arm and Microsoft, recently opened TitletownTech, a 50,000-sf innovation center in Green Bay, Wis.,

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Cochise County, Arizona, May Mandate Building Codes

Natural Building

I got an email this morning from Clay Greathouse who is beginning to build an earthbag house for his family in Cochise County, Arizona.

Dealers Make Advances in Technology Investment

Construction Equipment

Construction equipment distributors have increased their willingness to invest in technology in order to support the machine data requirements of equipment managers, according to exclusive research by Construction Equipment. Although fleet managers can monitor machine health, primarily with the

High Level of Construction Activity Continues to Stretch Skilled Labor Availability

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Turner Construction Company announced that the Fourth Quarter 2019 Turner Building Cost Index—which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States—has increased to a value of 1177.