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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 […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

$2T COVID-19 package prioritizes relief for workers, small businesses

March 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has included three aid packages so far. Trump first signed an emergency supplemental spending bill March 6 making available more than $7 billion in federal assistance to government health officials and to […]


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

Healthcare expert: Open-space workplaces are relatively low risk for coronavirus

March 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Roy said all workers capable of working remote should be doing so. Within the construction industry, however, there has been confusion over whether or not construction can or should be considered essential work or not. New York-based construction superintendent James […]


Construction Techniques

Working From Home With Cloud Technology

March 24, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

As each new day brings a new state and federal guideline urging companies and employees to work remotely, the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing how many construction pros work daily. No doubt, the concept of “social distancing” may […]


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, Uncategorized

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Bidding & Jobsite Activity

March 23, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

It’s been 12 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the U.S. as of March 23, there have been approximately 38,500 cases and over 400 deaths due to the virus. That’s more than […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction can continue in New York, California and Illinois amid shutdown orders. In other regions, it’s banned

March 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

To help battle the coronavirus outbreak, governors of several states have shut down all but essential services in recent days. This has left building departments, state building associations and elected officials inundated with questions from contractors in affected areas. Heads […]