2020

Is Your Construction Data Selling Your Projects Short?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

When it comes to project status review meetings, a lack of good data can lead to headaches. Here's how the right technology can help. Construction Best Practices

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 ?

Robot roundup: 5 recent innovations in construction tech

Construction Dive

Here’s a look at a handful of robotic innovations that could be making their way to U.S. jobsites

Low Carbon Concrete for the First Time Required by Law

Green Building Law Update

The negative environmental impact of concrete, the most common man made substance on Earth, has not been meaningfully responded to in 2020. Cement use in concrete is the largest single material source of greenhouse gas emissions in building.

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

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

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. Department of Health & Human Services, provides practical guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate protective equipment based on the level of risk. Here is a link to the latest information: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19.

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New Mexico: A Global Manufacturing And Logistics Powerhouse

Business Facilities

Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings. Read: New Mexico: A Global Manufacturing And Logistics Powerhouse at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Parametric Modeling?

The Constructor

Parametric modeling (or parametric design) is the creation of a digital model based on a series of computer-generated rules or algorithms, known as. Architecture Building Technology Guide Design Guide Digital tools Structural Design

How to reduce admin work and endless meetings in construction

Lets Build

For many in construction, excessive administrative work and hours of endless meetings are seen as part of the job and as something that they can’t change. Stakeholders in construction may spend up to 40% of their time hunting down progress updates, writing reports, or just attending meetings.

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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.

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.

How to Cut Costs & Plan for a Future Beyond COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Cut Costs & Plan for a Future Beyond COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:39. As leaders steer their businesses through the fog of the coronavirus pandemic, fear and uncertainty are often two unwelcome, but likely, drivers of business decisions. COVID-19 related disruption is causing widespread panic. When companies sense a financial pitfall, it’s tempting to cut costs—and to do so promptly.

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A Case Study Approach to Considering a Common Data Environment

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why choosing the right CDE is important and a real-world example of one contractor's journey. Construction Best Practices

Not Sure How to Promote Your Construction Company? Start With Safety

Construction Marketing

Not only are we in the midst of difficult times, but we also have to account for the inevitability of a major recession , and that the economy is only going to get worse before it gets better. So, how does this affect construction companies?

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Which face coverings are best for preventing jobsite coronavirus spread?

Construction Dive

While any mask will help mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, new research points out the types that maximize safety

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Selling a House with Solar Panels is Fraught with Peril

Green Building Law Update

There are nearly 2 Million houses in the U.S. with solar panels installed on the roof and that number was reached just 3 years after the 1 millionth installation. It can be perilous to fail to properly address rooftop solar panels at the time of sale of a house.

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Social distancing on the job just got easier.

FDR Safety

COVID-19 has shaken up how nearly every business operates. For many, that shake up came in the form of a remote model. Implementing Zoom conferences or adding in a Slack channel has become regular practice for many businesses.

Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic

cnstrctr

The coronavirus may not be the last pandemic, ensure your construction company is prepared. The post Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Division 01 - General Requirements Featured Articles

China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. . Read: China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Repair Honeycomb in Concrete Structures?

The Constructor

Honeycomb is a rough and stony concrete appearance with air spaces between aggregates. It may occur due to improper concrete workability, improper. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Strengthening & Retrofitting

Why Don’t Teams Use Scrum for Construction?

Lean Construction

Spend any amount of time in conversation with me and it is impossible not to notice how easily excited I get about Lean Construction and Agile frameworks, especially Scrum. Lean transformation and business coaching are my primary responsibilities at McCarthy Building Companies, Inc

Prepping For Reentry: 8 Facility Maintenance Steps For Reopening Commercial Properties

Commercial Construction

A version of this post was published in Illinois Real Estate Journal as a bylined article from Englewood Construction.

Daily progress reports in construction: Cutting down on the admin work

Lets Build

What is a daily progress report in construction? Every day is a new day in a construction site and those who are involved need to be kept in the loop of what has occurred. One of the easiest ways to do that is by filing a daily progress report.

Done with Paper? How to Make Construction Accounts Payable Workflows Easy

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In 15 minutes, you'll learn how modern, integrated software can streamline your construction AP processes. Viewpoint Technology

Tips for a Successful Webinar

Construction Marketing

With COVID-19, many companies must think outside the box to keep their engagement high. There is no better time than today to start planning your next webinar. Here are 10 successful webinar tips. Know you attendees. Consider these three questions: Who will be attending? What challenges are they facing? What are their goals? Knowing these three questions will allow you to get a better understanding of the audience. Visual Branding. You need to be consistent and align everything with your brand.

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Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

Construction Dive

The $26 million Fulton East is the first in what experts say will be a trend of projects designed to maximize tenants' health and social distancing

179D Tax Deduction Allocated from Government Buildings

Green Building Law Update

On December 20, 2019, the President signed legislation reviving the Section 179D energy efficient commercial building tax deduction and while much has been written about the much needed boost to green building, little has been said about the enormous benefits available from government owned buildings.

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The Importance of Safety During Disaster Relief

FDR Safety

The past several months have been as chaotic as any. Between healthcare employees facing a pandemic, firefighters and first responders battling wildfires, and skilled trade workers restoring order in communities impacted by multiple hurricanes, 2020 has simply been brutal.

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Contractors, Know What You're Good At And Generate More Leads

Contractor Bookkeeping

The pressures of owning and operating a construction company can be, at times, almost unbearable. Unlike any other business, there's no "one size fits all" solution in your toolbox to fix your dilemma. Everything is created twice.

Mission Foods Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

To support its Midwest growth, the tortilla maker will establish a new 510,965-square-foot manufacturing facility in Plainfield, IN. . Read: Mission Foods Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

What to Do if Estimated Settlement of a Building Exceeds Allowable Limits?

The Constructor

If the estimated settlement of a building exceeds the allowable settlement, then the designer can choose the following methods to cope with the. Construction Engineering & Management Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement Pile Foundation Soil Engineering

Examining the Variables Affecting Bids in 2020

Construction Business Owner

Examining the Variables Affecting Bids in 2020. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:31. The construction industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Protecting steel in concrete

GCP Applied Technologies

Protecting steel in concrete. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 08/20/2020 - 14:03. GCP Applied Technologies. August 20, 2020. Corrosion of reinforcement and other embedded steel elements is the leading cause of deterioration and loss of durability in concrete structures.

5 steps to prevent common construction schedule delays

Lets Build

Construction schedule delays are a common problem within the industry and for a very good reason. As reported by McKinsey and Company, an average project in construction is expected to experience a minimum 20-month delay and an 80% budget overrun.