SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

February 13, 2020

Via: ENR
Category: Sustainability

90% Of contractors, specialty contractors and modular builders using prefabrication or modular construction who were surveyed by Dodge Data & Analytics, said they achieved improved productivity, improved quality and increased schedule certainty when using these prefabrication and modular construction methods […]

Should you be afraid to report workplace injuries?

February 6, 2020


Employees should not be afraid to report workplace injuries or hazardous conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Act prohibits employer retaliation against employees who report workplace violations or file work injury claims. OSHA regulations mandate workplace safety for all employees. […]

Will Contractors Limit Weather Risk With Indexed Insurance?

January 29, 2020

Via: ENR

A winter nor’easter, described in the media as “snowzilla” because of its historic proportions, slammed the U.S. mid-Atlantic states on a January weekend in 2016, dumping more than 2 ft of snow on New York City. At times, winds exceeded […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Skanska-Corman-McLean JV to start $463M Maryland bridge

February 13, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has long been committed to building a new, wider and safer bridge to replace the two-lane Nice/Middleton span, which opened in December 1940 and connects Charles County, Maryland, to King George County, Virginia. According to Wade, […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

February 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

While the value of multifamily starts declined overall, some of the top markets have been holding fairly steady and even saw starts increase last year. In fact, multifamily was the main driver of construction activity in York City last year, […]

Construction Processes, Design

Contractors increasingly involved in shaping blueprints through Generative Design practices

February 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors have been edging their way into the design process for some time now. The increasing trend toward more design-build, integrated project delivery and other collaborative methods have brought contractors more and more into the mix. But even when presented […]