2020

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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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 ?

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Construction at the Movies!

Surveyor

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

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.

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

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

Washington state bans construction, Boston extends moratorium

Construction Dive

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’'s clarification updated Monday's mandate that appeared to exempt construction while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh extended his construction ban despite calls from his governor to lift it

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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

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.

7 Ways To Improve Construction Workplace Productivity

Contractor Bookkeeping

(Note: We are tracking the latest construction industry news and online resources for contractors in time of COVID-19). The success of any business, large or small, depends considerably on nurturing an efficient, productive workplace.

2020 LEAN Integrated Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Integrated Construction Delivery has provide to enable the consistent achievement of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

12 Numbers You Should Know to Hire Top Construction Talent

Construction Business Owner

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Coronavirus FAQs | FDRsafety

FDR Safety

During this trying time many employers will have to continue to operate to provide essential services to the public. We have put together a frequently asked questions fact sheet to help assist you through the days ahead.

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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?

What We Know About Maintaining Compliance with the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Surveyor

Viewpoint's goal is to help contractors understand the implications of FFCRA and what steps they should take to ensure compliance. Viewpoint News

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.

In most US cities, construction work continues as shutdowns loom

Construction Dive

While Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, have stopped all construction, other areas are banning some types of projects or shutting down all but "essential" services. Where does that leave contractors

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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Cost Estimation of Construction Projects

The Constructor

Cost estimation of a project is the process of forecasting the probable cost for the due fulfillment of the project objectives, to the prescribed.

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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How A Business Dashboard Can Help You Drive Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

(Note: We are tracking the latest construction industry news and online resources for contractors in time of COVID-19). Business dashboards are a valuable business intelligence tool, offering an "at-a-glance" big picture view of a company's performance.

Collaborative LEAN Construction Software

Job Order Contracting

4BT LEAN CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION SaaS Solution. The innovate and exclusive Collaborative LEAN Construction Software for the Enterprise or Single Organization offering all of these features.

Bar Bending Schedule Formulas As Per IS:2502-1963 | Unit Weight of Steel Bars

CivilJungle

What Is Bar Bending Schedule? Bar bending is calculating steel quantity that calls bar bending schedule. The preparation of bar bending schedules is one of the final stages in any concrete design following the preparation and detailing of the working drawings.

OSHA Alert: How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

FDR Safety

The following was prepared by the Sherman & Howard LLC law firm, www.shermanhoward.com. Part I: Selecting a Company Representative. The most important step to take before an OSHA inspection even takes place is selecting a company representative.

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These 17 women are changing the face of construction

BD+C

Nearly one year ago, I wrote an article for VIATechnik’s “The Edge” Blog on BD+C entitled, “The construction industry has a problem, and women are going to solve it,” which included a call to action for the industry to “amplify the voice of women” as a key strategy of empowerment.

6 Tips for Building Better Subcontractor Relationships

Surveyor

How today’s leading general contractors are able to improve working relationships with their subcontractors through technology and best practices. Construction Best Practices

Why Everyone Needs a Drops Prevention Program

Construction Business Owner

How to build & launch a life-saving safety strategy for your business. Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. EST. Register here! The second biggest cause of fatalities on construction sites is being struck by an object—usually a tool.

Boston 1st major US city to order halt on all construction

Construction Dive

Mayor Martin Walsh's announcement calls into question whether other jurisdictions will follow suit and enact construction site shutdowns. Some city leaders seem to be considering it while others are not

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Understand How EPA Does Not Expect to Seek Penalties during COVID-19 Pandemic

Green Building Law Update

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last Thursday retroactively beginning March 13, 2020, a temporary policy regarding EPA enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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.

Tips For Getting Your Construction Business Through Tough Times

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you're a small business owner whose construction company hasn't gone through hard times, that's great, but it's likely to happen at some point.

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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.

What Is Construction Contract | Types of Engineering Contracts | Percentage-Rate Contract

CivilJungle

What Is Construction Contract?

Allowing Employees to Voluntarily Wear Dust or Surgical Masks and the Coronavirus

FDR Safety

With the growing concern about the COVID-19/Coronavirus employers may have employees who express a desire to wear a respirator or mask in the workplace. If the employer allows employees to wear a respirator or a surgical mask certain sections of the OSHA respiratory protection standard may apply.

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