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Adding Value: You Can’t Manage What You Can’t See

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Modern Construction Products: October 2018

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Poseidon Barge

Poseidon Hopper Barge

Poseidon Barge presents the newest addition to its offerings: the Poseidon Hopper Barge. It’s proven already to be the solution to contractors’ needs. The Poseidon...

Environmental Solutions

USGBC

Preparing the Next Generation of Green Professionals

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Faculty program includes a diverse group of green building professionals—skilled facilitators who bring to life the concepts of...
Environmental Solutions Dust

Addressing Airborne Demolition Particles

A pioneer in industrial dust control helped a demolition firm contain fugitive dust emissions during the teardown of a 5-story concrete parking deck in...
hurricane

Plan of Action

Construction sites face a multitude of potential challenges and crises throughout the year resulting from the weather. As we head into hurricane season, the...

Managment Solutions

Logistics

Don’t Get Stuck in Reverse

Reverse logistics is becoming an integral part of operations for manufacturers, distributors, and service providers to minimize lost revenue when moving products, parts, and...
contractors

Dynamic Duos: Working with Two Contractors on One Project

Contractors must be some of the best communicators in the professional services world. Everything we do relies on proper communication between our own team,...
Compensation Management

Compensation Strategies: Keep Your Most Talented

With U.S. unemployment rates at generational lows, construction companies face one of the most severe talent shortages ever. Faced with this challenge, companies are...

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OSHA

How the OSHA Silica Standard Challenged Manufacturers to Push Innovation

September 23 marked a year since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sought to bring worker protections into the forefront by starting to...
Safe in Severe Heat

Four Steps to Keep Workers Safe in Severe Heat

Summer may be winding down, but in many regions, the heat hasn’t fully subsided yet. No one likes the feeling of being out in...
lighting

Comprehensive Emergency Lighting Systems

Isolite offers the Mini Genie, a compact specification-grade emergency lighting product that remains fully recessed behind two flat panel doors. For electrical engineers responsible for...

Equipment Solutions

steel building

Understanding Steel Building Costs

Pre-engineered metal buildings can be customized for almost any application at almost any budget: manufacturing plants, warehouses, worship centers, retail shops, agricultural buildings, and...
Talbert

The Ride to Success

From serving a few surrounding counties to spanning the entire Midwest, Catom Trucking has grown significantly over the years. But it isn’t catchy advertising...
John Deere Equipment

John Deere SmartGrade™ Technology

Road building and site development contractors can now reap the benefits of John Deere SmartGrade™ in the highly successful G-Series motor grader line. SmartGrade...

Technology Solutions

technology

Leveraging Technology to Stay Connected and Competitive

Technology is changing the construction industry much faster than some firms can adapt. The 2016 Engineering and Construction Trends report from PWC emphasizes the...
scissor lift

Understanding Scissor Lift Technology

Scissor lifts have been cutting a path of productivity through the construction market since the 1970s. Although the designs haven’t changed drastically over the...
fire safety

Reinventing Commercial Fire Detection

Protecting life, property, and reputation is now much easier for commercial facilities ranging from hospitals, universities, and indoor football practice fields to museums and...

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innovation

Maximizing Construction’s Year of Digital Transformation

As the second quarter comes to a close, the construction industry has much to be optimistic about. Construction is in the midst of a...
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Best-In-Class Fleet Tracking

The construction industry has a proud history of building new equipment to get difficult jobs done, but when it comes to embracing modern technology...
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Taking IoT on the Voyage of Discovery

IoT has moved from nice to have to operationally critical. Using IoT to automate tasks can improve workforce efficiency, better utilize assets, and predict...

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Enforcement Begins on New Workplace Exam Rule

On October 1, 2018, enforcement began in earnest by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) for its revised standard governing workplace examination requirements...
costs

Costs for the Contractor’s Acceleration of Work

Contractor delays may occur in maintaining the construction schedule milestones or in achieving the overall completion date, or more accurately, the date of substantial...
personnel

Who’s In Charge?

In planning a construction project, one of the first decisions an owner must make is deciding who should be hired to manage and oversee...

Project Profiles

Olympic museum

Leaving a Legacy

United States Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado Leaving a legacy often requires a lifelong fortitude of purpose and character that only the best among...
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Chew It Up, Smooth It Out

The soil in central Indiana is fertile farmland. As the U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its Soil Survey Manual, prime farmland "has the...
K-Tec Industries

Taking the “Lag” out of Lagoon Construction

A contracting company sitting atop Stony Mountain, Manitoba, Canada, named Earth Max Construction is gaining ground in a niche earthmoving market for Rural Municipalities’...

Maintenance Solutions

welding

Self-Shielded Flux-Cored Welding

For structural applications, some contractors have made the switch from stick welding to self-shielded flux-cored welding to increase productivity and give themselves a competitive...
value

Adding Value: You Can’t Manage What You Can’t See

Have you ever asked yourself, “I wish my organization would just see the value our maintenance operations bring?” It may seem like the maintenance...
mobile lube equipment

What to Consider When Adding Mobile Lube Equipment to Your Fleet

If your equipment isn’t working, you’re not making money, so it can be a real challenge to shut a machine off for routine service...

Product Releases

Modern Construction Products: October 2018

CHICAGO PNEUMATIC  Portable Compressor Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) introduces the CPS 1800 JD8 T4F portable compressor, the largest in the CP lineup. Powered by a...
Ligchine International

LIGCHINE INTERNATIONAL ScreedSaver PRO 220

Originally introduced in 2017 as the ScreedSaver MAX PRO, Ligchine International’s ScreedSaver PRO 220 offers the versatility of a mid-size screed paired with the...
Gatorback Concrete

GATORBACK

Mortarboards and Pans With typical labor costs a big chunk of the project budget, masons need to perform at peak production rates and it starts...

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