Throughout the course of 2021, the construction industry saw some significant challenges, as well as new opportunities. As much as we were all hoping the pandemic would subside and America would return to a sense of normalcy, we managed to charge through 2021 even with its challenges. Staff shortages, inflated Read More
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Given the choice, most contractors prefer summer for construction projects and consider winter to be their slow season. After all, summer means more hours of daylight and better weather. On the other hand, winter construction projects face shorter days, weather unpredictability, moisture, and cold and freezing temperatures that hinder all Read More
The construction industry is no stranger to inconveniences, delays, and other operational challenges. From budget inaccuracies to legal agreements, a project can quickly go off course without the proper leadership and management in place. Many builders are opting to hire project managers to help the company gain control of how Read More
With longer daylight hours and warmer weather, summer is the prime building season across the country. You don’t have to combat the constant rain of spring or the frozen ground of winter. It’s also a time for construction companies to find more interested seasonal workers to hire larger teams to Read More
It’s no surprise that safety is one of the most significant concerns for food processing plants. And today, it’s never been as essential to ensure that your food processing plant is safe and clean.
One of the most accessible and most proactive approaches to manufacturing plant safety is the facility’s Read More
We’re sure you’ve heard about the current shortages, long delays, and price spikes in construction materials as a result of the pandemic.
As a whole, the construction industry uses large amounts of global resources and contributes heavily to pollution. It is reported that building and construction companies can contribute up to the following amounts across various industries within a single economy:
- 25-40% of total energy consumed
- 30% of raw materials used
For generations, building owners have debated over the advantages of one construction method over the other. Conventional wisdom was that traditional construction could meet requirements for irregular layouts, heavy loads, and multiple stories; while pre-engineered construction introduced advantages of shorter construction time and consistent engineering standards.
Today you can get Read More
Studies show that a properly installed and maintained metal roof system has a service life of 60 years or more. A preventative maintenance program is a key factor in maximizing the life expectancy and dependability of your roof system. Periodic inspections should begin as soon as your building is Read More
How to select your project delivery method, contractor, and construction method.
A construction project can be a long and arduous process. But there are three things you can do today to get started in the right direction. These basic steps, with some research and planning, will prepare you for future Read More