Month: March 2021

Recycled Plastic Roofing: Solving A Problem and Saving Our Planet

The North Pacific Gyre is a massive oceanic wasteland of plastic pollution. It was discovered in 1997. Today, it covers an area the size of Africa. The extent of plastic polluting the planet…is far worse than anyone imagined. –Green Builder Plastics have been much appreciated and their uses unlimited. Their powers of durability and abilities …

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4 Vaccine Incentives for Hesitant Construction Business Workers

Despite being considered at higher risk for COVID-19, workers least likely to get COVID vaccinations are employed in: Food/beverage (53%) Transportation (50%) Retail (48%) Construction business (47%) Project and other managers “might have their work cut out for them” if they plan to require or simply encourage vaccination among construction business employees says Construction Dive. …

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Higher-Priced Materials Impacting Construction Industry

The price of lumber for new-home construction is going “through the roof,” so to speak. But construction industry contractors that were thinking metal-insulated panels on that roof might be cheaper are thinking twice. Prices of lumber and steel saw as much as a 25% increase in February 2021. Within the construction industry, single-family housing starts …

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All-Inclusive: U.S. Construction Industry

When you hire a minority employee, you’ve often hired someone with a greater ability to adapt. This is a person that has likely overcome adversity and may have better “survival skills” than most. That’s an advantage to any construction industry company. One of the questions on the government’s Office of Personnel Management’s website reflects many …

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Construction Technology: Ways We Can Work Together

We talk about construction industry-related businesses as if there are non-construction industry-related businesses. The fact is construction impacts every business, every person. Probably the greatest benefit we’ve realized from construction technology is the ability to connect. Construction is the foundation of nearly every other industry. –Autodesk The Value of Connecting Using Construction Technology Construction projects today are …

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Protecting Construction Industry Workers (And Your Business)

Okay, let’s be cynical for a moment: Statistically, construction workers are among those least likely to get coronavirus vaccinations. Many of our teams grumble about social distancing and other safety measures. And then, when an employee contracts COVID-19 on the job, it could follow with a lawsuit or an OSHA violation citation. No whining. Just work it. Coronavirus …

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