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An Inside Job: Use Indoor Construction Cameras to Monitor Workflow and SafetyOpen in a New Window

Indoor construction cameras can give project managers the ability to remotely monitor interior construction on multiple jobsites. They can provide the immediate benefit of helping managers discover chokepoints in the workflow and where improvements can be made in safety and security. 

 

The New Advantages of Tin-plated RoofingOpen in a New Window

In addition to lasting 40 or more years depending on the material, metal roofing is significantly lighter in weight than standard tiles, 100 percent recyclable, and will not spark or flame during fires or if hit by lightning. 

 

How Technology-enabled Collaboration Will Streamline Engineering EconomicsOpen in a New Window

Fueled by the adoption of the cloud and new advancements in information management, machine learning and big data, fabricators and manufacturers will become more agile, gaining more control and predictability of their supply chain.

 

Stop Neglecting Energy-consuming ElevatorsOpen in a New Window

A primary consumer of energy is one of the most neglected by building professionals: elevators. They can devour as much as 10 percent of a building’s energy. If ignored, elevators can quickly become an environmental and economic drain. 

 

Survey Gives Insight on Architecture and Engineering Firms’ HR PracticesOpen in a New Window

Forty-two percent of all responding firms did not have a full-time HR department, and 81 percent of respondents said that the person in charge of HR functions participates in the firm’s annual business planning process. 

 

Baton Rouge Leads U.S. Cities in Construction and Extraction JobsOpen in a New Window

When it comes to construction and extraction (C&E) job opportunities, Baton Rouge, La., is the place to be. However, when looking at the cost of living, C&E workers in second-place Detroit got a bigger bang for their buck.

 

U.S. Transportation Market Set to End 2017 on High NoteOpen in a New Window

Airports and ports should continue to experience strong activity through the end of 2017, with increased traffic driving related construction spending on upgrades and expansions. Toll roads will see a more modest boost in revenue due to toll increases and will continue to face resistance from anti-toll groups. 

 

Who’s someone you look up to, and how do you model him or her in your leadership?Open in a New Window

"We strive to exemplify the values my grandfather modeled in our dealings with clients, subcontractors and with each other. They guide us in our partnerships and recruitment efforts and are part of every job description."

 

Three Contract Options for Differing Site Conditions Open in a New Window

The only limit the parties have in drafting a site conditions provision contract is their own creativity in crafting a site conditions business deal. 

 

Stay Ahead of the Contractual Curve Open in a New Window

Construction is a risky business and so is predicting the future. Looking forward, two types of general contractors will exist: those that embrace change and plan accordingly, and those that stay the course and sink. Industry standard contracts establish the foundation for risk in construction, and they are changing too. 
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