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Construction Processes, Design

4 Signs You May Need To Repair Your Roof

February 25, 2021

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

Keeping your roof in good shape is one of the most important responsibilities you’ll have as a homeowner. With a good roof, you and your family will be protected from different weather conditions and remain comfortable indoors. A good roof […]


Sustainability

AECOM, Ferrovial to develop Florida vertiport network

February 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Last year, Lilium and the city of Orlando entered into an economic development incentive agreement for a proposed $25 million, 56,000-square-foot transportation hub. The agreement, approved by the Orlando City Council in November, will give Lilium a tax rebate of […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Smallest businesses get exclusive PPP application window

February 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The administration said the SBA will now calculate the loan amount for applicants without employees by using gross income instead of payroll. Businesses without employees were structurally excluded from the program or were approved for as little as $1 because […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

How would a $15 minimum wage affect construction?

February 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The idea of raising the federal minimum wage has received renewed emphasis this year as Democrats, historically in favor of increasing the national rate of pay, took control of the White House and Congress. Worker groups have long called for […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Construction Bidding Tips: Finding & Selecting the Right Projects

February 19, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Winning more construction bids isn’t a direct result of simply bidding more projects. Bidding on every project that comes your ways isn’t a smart or sustainable bidding strategy. Successful contractors know where they operate best and identify the right type […]


Construction Techniques

Boldt Co. unveils modular COVID-19 vaccination unit

February 18, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The modules can function as individual, free-standing units, or connect with segregated spaces for healthcare workers and patients, Romano Nickerson, principal with Boulder Associates, said in the announcement. “Rather than converting gymnasiums or expo centers into vaccination clinics, VaxMod features […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

5 Ways Technology Improves Safety at Construction Sites

February 17, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction sites house nearly 6.5 million American workers and their safety is a key concern for employers. Despite this, the fatality rate in the construction industry is the highest in the U.S. Workers at these sites constantly have to monitor […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Skyrocketing steel, lumber costs threaten to slow construction jobs

February 17, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Late last year, Mike Taylor was paying around $750 per short ton for the rebar he uses in his concrete pours. Now, that price has spiked closer to $900, a 20% increase in a little over a month. “That could […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Construction firms nab $13.7B total in PPP loans so far this year

February 16, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The new SBA data provides a snapshot of the types of businesses that received loans this year and the sizes of the loans. The average loan across all industries was $78,000, and about 70% were for less than $50,000. About […]


Sustainability

ASCE Gives Ohio a C-Minus Infrastructure Rating; Rail Rates Highly While Levees, Roads, Transit Lag

February 11, 2021

Via: ENR

Ohio’s infrastructure ranked an average of C- in the Ohio Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2021 Report Card for Ohio’s Infrastructure released Feb. 11. “We found that Ohio has improved some infrastructure areas over the last 10 […]