4 Summer Safety Tips for the Construction Site

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With the hot days of summer ahead of us, it is important to remember how to stay safe in the endless summer heat. Just bringing a water bottle with you will not protect you from the harsh summer elements. Safety is a constant concern while at…
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Liberty Bridge in Guatemala Reconnects Rural Community

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In November of 2020, a pair of tropical storms, Iota and Eta, swept through Central America. These two storms were the most powerful storms to hit Central America in decades. So when a bridge collapsed in the rural city of Gualán, Zacapa, Guatemala,…
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4 Tips on How to Stay Safe for Construction Safety Week

Every year in May the industry brings attention to different ways we can keep construction workers safe with Construction Safety Week. Although it often focuses on ways we can keep workers safe physically, it also covers mental health issues…
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Exploring the Exposed Steel at Globe Life Field

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The new home of the Texas Rangers, Globe Life Field, is an architectural masterpiece. Since its opening in 2020, the field has become an icon of downtown Arlington. Given the size, scope, and vision of the entire project, it is no surprise that…
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Avoid Rework in Construction by Eliminating Bad Data

Data is important in any job and naturally, it's important for construction. It supports and dictates the decision-making process. However, when that data is incorrect it can make for a costly rework budget. In 2016, data mistakes cost the…
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The Importance of Cyber Insurance for Construction Companies

Construction companies have adopted technology quickly, but because of this, they are more susceptible to cyberattacks. According to NordLocker, construction is at the top of the list of industries targeted by cyberattacks, specifically ransomware.…
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Celebrating Women in Construction Week

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Although it’s often viewed as a male-dominated industry, the number of women in construction continues to rise. This is due to the fact that the industry offers women a smaller gender pay gap and more opportunities for advancement.  In…

4 Tips on How to Manage Cash Flow in Construction Projects

Cash flow for a business indicates how much money they are spending and how much money they are making. A positive cash flow means that the business is earning more money than it is spending. A negative cash flow means the opposite and is a…

5 Ways to Stay Warm During Winter Construction

Even as temperatures drop, construction work continues. It's important for worker safety and health, and job productivity for all workers to stay warm as much as possible during winter construction. While job efficiency is important, an even…

Recycled Steel in Construction

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Steel is one of the most popular construction materials available. It's non-flammable and a better choice in areas that might be prone to earthquakes or other natural disasters as it is less likely to warp. It is also stable enough to sustain…

How To Improve Collaboration In Construction

A large-scale construction project can easily take hundreds of people from different trades to complete. But how do so many different individuals from various skills and backgrounds, work together to finish a job on time? Here are some ways…

Technology in the Construction Industry: AI & Data

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When thinking about technology in the construction industry, it's easy to picture electric vehicles, pneumatic drills, and other technological advancements in equipment. However, one area that often gets overlooked is the increasing use of computers…

Construction Site Security Practices

Construction sites are a common place for trespassing and theft to occur, especially when working on residential and commercial sites. In fact, a study conducted found that less than 25% of all items stolen from construction sites are ever recovered.…

President Biden Signs 1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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On August 10th the Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill intended to invest into America's economy and roadways. The approval on the 2, 702-page bill came after months of negotiations and deficit concerns. This past Monday, President…

Tips for Conflict Resolution in the Construction Industry

Unresolved conflicts in any workplace can cause a handful of lingering ill-effects such as poor morale, hostility, and inefficient work. The most effective way to handle a dispute is by being prepared with a response plan. To help we've compiled…

Careers in Construction Month

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All October long, organizations such as NCCER and BYF raise awareness about the diverse career opportunities in the construction industry. This event is called Careers in Construction Month and it takes place every year to help organizations…

World Architecture Day 2021

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Not many people would think of architecture as a vital part of society but it is! It changes the world we live in so many ways. And that's why it has its own day of celebration. Architecture Day is about recognizing its importance and the work…

A Construction Crisis Management Plan

A crisis on a construction site can mean a lot of different things; a natural disaster, medical emergency, hazardous materials or accidents, and more. No matter what it is, a crisis will always have a huge impact on job sites and project funding.…

How to Find Qualifying Subcontractors

Subcontractors play a key role in any construction project so it's important that you hire a qualifying subcontractor that will ensure your project's success. But how do you know what to ask or look for? Here's a brief introduction to the role…

Construction Industry Leaders: The U.S. Bridge Difference

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Although there are various manufacturing companies across the country, their products and services do not include what we like to call the U.S. Bridge difference. In fact, U.S. Bridge is the oldest company in the United States to be engaged…