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.

A Call to Improve Audit Trails and Collaboration to Stop Preventable Construction Mishaps

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why Shared Responsibility Must Be the Standard to Reduce Construction Risk and How Technology Can Help. Construction Best Practices

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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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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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Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

10 Ways AI is Transforming the Construction Sector

The Constructor

Artificial intelligence is proving to help overcome major challenges faced by construction managers but it is still in the initial stages. Artificial Intelligence

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The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI

cnstrctr

How to issue a question the right way on your construction project. The post The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI appeared first on cnstrctr.

How Covid-19 Will Impact the Global Construction Industry?

Constructonomics

There is hardly any industry around the globe that is not affected by the Coronavirus. In 2020, almost all commercial activities came to a halt for a while and badly affected the economy. The construction industry is no exception. Increased health risks that came along with COVID-19 worsened the productivity and efficiency in the construction sector. Falling revenue and disrupted supply chains increased challenges related to delivery and caused the industry’s contraction in most markets.

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Cash Flow Advice For Construction Businesses

Contractor Bookkeeping

Solid cash flow management is vital to ensuring your business survives, but not everyone understands what cash flow is or how to manage it. That's likely what makes it a leading cause of stress for construction business owners. Cash flow refers to the movement of money into and out of your business.

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/08/2021 - 07:30. Many people (and products) use the terms “artificial intelligence (AI)” and “machine learning (ML)” interchangeably, but there are a few key differentiators to note.

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.

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.

5 Ways To Ensure Safety On The Jobsite

Construction Marketing

Jobsite safety is now a top priority across many companies. It really doesn’t take rocket science to understand its importance. If a workplace is unsafe, then accidents are going to be frequent. This can disrupt the smooth workflow, productivity, and efficiency of your team.

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5 Real-World Success Stories of Moving Construction Management to the Cloud

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Stories from five contractors on why making the move to the cloud has helped them become the construction companies they want to be. Viewpoint Technology

FDRsafety Shines at National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo

FDR Safety

Last week brought together the best minds in safety at the 2021 NSC Congress, and Expo held in Orlando, Florida.

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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.

PFAS in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

Green Building Law Update

The question de riguer in commercial real estate transactions is if PFAS is included in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

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What are the Factors Affecting Concrete Pumpability?

The Constructor

Pumpable concrete is a type of concrete transferred to a considerable height through pipes and used when a significant amount of concrete is required. Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

Episode 8: Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety

Safety Services Company

You can put out standard after standard and write every safety plan in the world, but the truth is that the real work of safety happens in the gray areas. In reality, working in the field is not as black and white as the standards make it seem.

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Your Favorite Construction Junkie Articles in 2020

Construction Junkie

2020 is finally in the rear view mirror – although many of its battles are still being fought – but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some good things.

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.

Why Smart Construction Business Owners Never Stop Marketing

Contractor Bookkeeping

One classic mistake construction business owners make when money gets tight is stopping marketing or cutting their budgets. At first glance, it seems logical to cut down your expenses during harsh economic conditions. However, in reality, it's the opposite of what you should do.

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.

ELIMINATOR® Bridge-Deck Waterproofing System Protects Bridge in Australia

GCP Applied Technologies

ELIMINATOR® Bridge-Deck Waterproofing System Protects Bridge in Australia. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 10/01/2021 - 08:12. GCP Applied Technologies. October 01, 2021. The GCP Design Support Teams work closely with the project teams to develop waterproofing specifications.

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7 Key Precautions To Ensure Loading Dock Safety

Construction Marketing

Loading docks are the main entry points for all the goods distributed in markets and stores. Practically every product that you can buy have, at one point, passed through some busy loading docks.

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Collaborate 2021: 9 Great Reasons to Attend the Viewpoint User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Registration is open for the best construction technology conferences of the year! Viewpoint News

FDRsafety Shines at National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo

FDR Safety

Last week brought together the best minds in safety, as the 2021 NSC Congress and Expo was held in Orlando, Florida.

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Companies are Preparing for ESG Disclosure Rules

Green Building Law Update

Public companies in the U.S. find themselves at a dynamic time of emergent environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) disclosures. New appointees in the Biden Administration, from the SEC and the Labor Department to the top White House economic advisor, all signal mandatory ESG disclosures.

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The A-to-Z of Building Your Dream Home

The Constructor

On the surface, building a home might seem a product of physical labor and material expenditure. In reality, it entails much more than that. A home. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

Episode 10: System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program

Safety Services Company

It’s better to fix the systematic root of a safety hazard before you try to fix safety attitudes. That’s why a system-based safety approach, where you fix an issue through system alterations, is the best way to launch a safety program.

Top 7 Demolition Videos of 2020

Construction Junkie

2020 was a stressful year, so let’s decompress a little bit by reviewing some of the most fun demolition videos from the past year.

Classification of Roads | What Is Road | Types of Roads In India | Classification of Roads In India

Civiconcepts

What Is Road? A road could be a wide way leading from one place to a different place, typically one with a usually prepared surface which vehicles can use. The … Classification of Roads | What Is Road | Types of Roads In India | Classification of Roads In India Read More ».

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The Challenges Of Construction Business Partnership

Contractor Bookkeeping

Randalism: A Partnership is the only ship designed to sink. However, we understand your preference, so I would like to talk about it in this blog post. Joint ventures are a bit like change orders. They can be an incredible opportunity to make or lose much money very quickly.

Bridging the gap: 3 steps to improve communication in construction

Lets Build

Timely communication is an essential component of success for every project with a lot of repetition in construction.