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Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Contractors hire medical professionals for COVID-19 guidance, site visits

June 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Now that moratoriums on nonessential construction have been lifted across the country, contractors are getting back to work with new protocols and provisions in place. From tool sanitization, hand-washing stations, staggered work schedules and mandatory face coverings, an emphasis on […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

What contractors need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program

May 13, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

When it was clear that the novel coronavirus was going to severely disrupt the business operations of many U.S. companies across a wide range of industries, lawmakers decided to provide economic relief via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Sustainability

3 Tips on How Contractors Can Rise From the COVID-19 Crisis

April 30, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

At the start of 2020, the construction industry’s outlook had never been brighter. The early momentum of the United States economy boosted the confidence of construction industry leaders. According to the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Construction Confidence Index released mid-March, […]


Sustainability

Coronavirus contech headquarters: How contractors are using tech to continue essential work

April 29, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

From remote meetings to virtual inspections to integrating social distancing safety devices, contractors are finding technology-based solutions to continue work as most states have deemed at least some construction essential and as some re-allow all construction work. Tech solutions continue […]


Sustainability

Coronavirus crisis inspires industry collaboration: ‘We’re all in this together’

April 20, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Since the coronavirus outbreak hit the U.S., many in the industry have noticed a bright spot emerge from the crisis: a push toward more collaboration among stakeholders. Competing general contractors are sharing information more than ever before, especially about ways […]


Sustainability

OSHA issues guidance for recording COVID-19 cases

April 15, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Attorney Phillip Russell with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart in Tampa, Florida, said OSHA is not changing any rules with this guidance but simply clarifying to contractors and other employers in low-risk industries that recordable COVID-19 cases must be […]


Sustainability

The Dotted Line: The significance of proper project documentation

March 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Whether contractors are still using paper records or have made the switch to a semi or fully paperless system, knowing which documents to collect and maintain is critical to running a construction business. In fact, many standard forms of agreement […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Trust translates to better financial, organizational performance for contractors, survey shows

March 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction companies that don’t make trust a high priority within their organizations could be leaving millions of dollars on the table every year, according to a study released by Autodesk and management consultancy FMI Corp. this week. Authors of the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Economist: Contractors should prepare for a coronavirus-triggered recession

March 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

“The risk of recession over the next three to six months is arguably more elevated than at any period since 2007,” said economist Anirban Basu, noting that the U.S. economy has been defying predictions in an extended period of growth […]


Construction Techniques

How Technology Can Improve Every Construction Phase, From Bidding to Getting Paid

March 11, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction technology can add value to your business when struggling to transition through each phase of a project. From bidding new jobs to blueprint apps, workforce time management, and exchanging payment documents, there are many free construction software options, as […]