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Sustainability

FDOT starts demo on damaged Pensacola Bay Bridge

September 29, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As of Monday, the FDOT has inspected 202 underwater footings, 105 spans, 202 piers and 525 beams. So far, the agency’s assessment has revealed that: Five spans must be replaced in full. Two spans must be partially replaced. An as-of-yet […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Trump order bans ‘divisive’ diversity training for federal contractors, subs

September 29, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Trump issued the directive at a time when companies around the world, including those in the U.S. construction industry, have increased their focus on gender and race equity. Firms such as Turner Construction Co. have redoubled their efforts since nooses […]


Sustainability

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 21 – 25, 2020. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Arizona’s Infrastructure in ‘Mediocre Condition,’ Needs More Federal and State Funding, ASCE Report Says

September 28, 2020

Via: ENR

Arizona infrastructure has received a grade of C from the Arizona Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers in its “2020 Report Card for Arizona’s Infrastructure,” released Sept. 16 in Phoenix. ASCE says the state’s infrastructure is in “mediocre […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Labor Department proposes revision of independent contractor test

September 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The classification of workers as independent contractors or employees is a hot button issue in the construction industry. Some unscrupulous employers use the independent contractor status to deprive those that should be classified as employees of overtime pay, workers’ compensation […]


Sustainability

Not Sure How to Promote Your Construction Company? Start With Safety

September 23, 2020

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

Not only are we in the midst of difficult times, but we also have to account for the inevitability of a major recession, and that the economy is only going to get worse before it gets better. So, how does […]


Sustainability

How Time Tracking Can Help Contractors Improve Revenue and Productivity

September 22, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The introduction of technology into the construction industry has paved way for automated time tracking solutions. However, these time tracking solutions are no longer restricted to their traditional purpose, i.e., calculating work hours and managing payrolls. Advanced construction accounting and […]


Construction Techniques

With $4M in backing, Core joins construction jobs app field

September 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The company joins an increasingly crowded field of technology firms trying to solve the seemingly simple yet intractable challenge of connecting tradespeople looking for work with construction companies who are hiring. In July, California-based construction project management software provider Procore […]


Sustainability

Construction scores a hat trick: Starts, jobs, backlog all rise

September 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Nevertheless, the good news came with a dose of caution: “While there are reasons to believe that the months ahead will present challenges for nonresidential construction — including tighter credit conditions, weak state and local government finances and elevated commercial […]


Sustainability

Construction’s Human Resources Specialists Become Key Agents of Change

September 16, 2020

Via: ENR

Six months after the coronavirus pandemic first shuttered offices across the U.S., contractors and design firms have, for the most part, settled into the “new normal.” With distancing and other safety protocols implemented at jobsites, some firms have returned to […]