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Construction Processes, Design

How The Coronavirus Pandemic is Impacting Architects

April 3, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Georgia and Florida just became the latest states to issue “shelter in place” or “stay at home” orders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in an attempt to flatten the curve and help protect the most at-risk residents from contracting the […]


Sustainability

The Economy Under COVID-19: Notes From the Trenches – April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

There are currently two crises underway simultaneously. The advance of the novel coronavirus is taking a terrible toll in terms of physical and emotional well-being. At the same time, job losses resulting from ‘social distancing’ are sending the economy into […]


Sustainability

Consultant predicts a post-coronavirus ‘construction tsunami’

April 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

President Donald Trump’s decision this week to extend the country’s social distancing guidelines until April 30 was based partly on data from statistical models that predict the peaks and plateaus of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Models like these […]


Sustainability

4 Ways to Avoid Big Construction Management Projects Mistakes

April 1, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction mistakes are a common occurrence and as expensive as a construction project is, any mistakes during the project can prove to be equally costly for the company. Moreover, when it comes to big projects, the last thing a contractor […]


Sustainability

Construction Dive survey: Tell us your tech practices during the coronavirus shutdown

April 1, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive would like to hear more from you, about how you’re using technology to mitigate delays and keep workers safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Tell us more about what you’ve been doing by responding to questions below. We may […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

5 steps to proactively prepare your construction project to get back online after the COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Large swathes of the U.S. population are under unprecedented shelter-in-place orders, which exempt only “essential” or “life-sustaining” workers. Some jurisdictions define construction as an essential activity, at least for now. In other jurisdictions construction activity is stopped unless it’s related […]


Sustainability

5 noteworthy megaprojects still under construction during the outbreak

March 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Across the country, some state mandates have shut down all nonessential business and request that employees work remotely wherever possible, and shelter-in-place orders have kept people from leaving their homes aside from vital errands. At the same time, even in […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

Construction workers express concerns about coronavirus, question their rights

March 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As many construction industry employers try to stay afloat during the coronavirus threat, employees are concerned about their jobs but also about the risks they could be facing if they show up to work. Some are concerned about how social […]


Sustainability

Managing a coronavirus-related project shutdown

March 27, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

When a hurricane or other disaster forces the closing of a jobsite, owners and contractors can be reasonably assured that, barring severe physical property damage, everyone will be back to work in short order. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Update: Trump Signs Stimulus Bill With Billions, Potentially, for Construction

March 27, 2020

Via: ENR

President Donald Trump has signed the massive measure approved by Congress aimed at helping laid-off workers, financially strapped companies and a stressed health care system as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Final congressional action came on March 27, when […]