Thu.Jul 19, 2018

$324M loan secured for Boston-area mixed-use development

Construction Dive

A group including Boylston Properties will redevelop the former Arsenal Mall into a 1-million-square-foot residential, retail and entertainment complex

Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You

The Safety Blog

Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You. Welcome to Safe Friday, today we’re going to cover safety glasses, eye safety, and eye protection. Whether you’re an experienced professional, or new on the job, we’re going to offer something for everyone!

Multifamily market stays hot in first half of 2018

BD+C

multifamily rents ended with a bang heading into the July Fourth holiday, with the average rent rising by $12 in June to an all-time high of $1,405, according to a survey of 127 markets by Yardi Matrix. Rents grew by 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, the highest for any quarter since 2015; by 2.6%

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Enbridge awards Aecon JV $282M Manitoba pipeline contract

Construction Dive

The work will involve two pipeline segments, one of which will extend to the U.S.-Canada Canada border

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Mower Depot Fights Back against Theft, Kick-Starts Outdoor Power Community Watch

Green Industry Professionals

This lawn and garden equipment dealership is working to raise awareness of outdoor power tool thieves among dealers

Your Trade is Not Your Business

Constructor Magazine

For more than a dozen years now, I’ve studied Chinese martial arts

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URI Rental Revenue Up 19 Percent

Construction Equipment

Year-over-year rental revenue was up 19.3 percent in Q2, reports United Rentals (URI), to $1.631 billion. Total revenue for the company was $1.891 billion. On the rental side, revenue from owned equipment increased 19.3 percent, reflecting increases of 15.9 percent in volume and 2.8

Plumbing Franchise Offers Strong Support, Bright Future

Constructor Magazine

Durand Hopkins knows what franchising is all about, and he knows the bright future that awaits him with Benjamin Franklin Pluming

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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.

Groups Ask OSHA for National Heat-Protection Standard

ENR Construction

Petitioners say agriculture and construction workers face greatest risk of heat-related deaths and injuries

How Bechtel Uses Drones for Mapping

Construction Equipment

Airware has released a video case study showing how Bechtel is using its services to access high-resolution maps of their sites. According to Airware, it allows Bechtel to see “exact site conditions in near-real time.”.

Asbestos Confirmed After New York City Steam Pipe Blast (UPDATE)

ENR Construction

Asbestos has been found at the site

Deere Names "Small Machine. Big Impact." Contest Winner

Construction Equipment

Neil Behnke, a volunteer with the nonprofit organization Black Forest Together, was chosen by the public through online and text voting as the grand prize winner of the second annual John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Getting the proposal process right: Insights from a useful program

Construction Marketing Ideas

Matt Handal offers a useful online course/program for learning the basics of successful proposal writing. I’m not receiving any affiliate fees or compensation for recommending his course, but expect that if you purchase it, you won’t regret the decision. He writes: In Win Writing, I lead my students through three critical topic areas: Mindset Psychology […]. Proposals and presentations

Bridgestone to Boost Production in Bloomington Plant

Construction Equipment

Bridgestone Americas will invest $12 million to boost production of off-road tires at its Bloomington, Ill., plant. The plant will produce multiple sizes and patterns in 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires, which until now have only been produced in Japan. Bridgestone expects to add 30 employees through the expansion

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