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Emotional intelligence is bettering the construction industry

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For many, the idea of emotional intelligence in construction reaffirms the notion that every generation gets a little softer. Unfortunately, this common misconception can create a persona that draws people away from wanting to work in the industry, specifically as…

ENR Announces 2019 Global Best Projects Winners

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After much analysis and debate, a panel of industry veterans has selected the winners of ENR’s 7th annual Global Best Projects competition. Like ENR’s successful regional and national U.S. competitions, Global Best Projects identifies and honors the project teams behind outstanding…

Construction Outlook Calls for Continued Momentum

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Despite concerns about tariffs, rising costs, labor shortages and deteriorating macroeconomic conditions, JLL’s Construction Outlook for 2019 predicts strong construction momentum will continue in the first half of the year from 2018. Last year, there was a 5.1 percent increase…

Top Digital Construction technology trends to watch out for in 2019

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Construction has experienced possibly the greatest change in the wake of Industry 4.0. Despite resistance to adoption and integration of software and technology, the Digital Construction sector is expected to continue driving digital transformation initiatives through 2019 globally.

2019 FMI Construction Outlook

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The construction market in the United States is booming amidst the second longest period of sustained economic expansion since 1964. Despite fears of an impending slowdown, FMI Research projects that construction put-in-place will increase year-over-year by 6 percent in 2018…

10 Construction Industry Trends in 2019

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Halfway through 2019, it is time to look at the construction industry trends and predictions and see which ones are shaping up. Keeping on top of new and emerging trends in the construction industry not only helps keep your company…

Is IT outsourcing needed for small business?

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Imagine you start the small business you dreamed of. You have a reliable team, hired accountant, maybe an attorney. What about a managed service provider? Do you need it? Will it be the right decision? Of course, as a business…

The difference between proxy servers and VPN

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There are several ways to achieve anonymity online, but each has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, proxy servers have long become popular and it is quite difficult to oust them. In most cases, buying reliable proxies that can be…

Scheduling can be a real headache

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Here is a new candidate in the cool tools category. It is yet another example of how internet based applications are changing the way we work. How many times have you wasted hours trying to get a group of people…

A Planroom is a Planroom is a Planroom

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Everybody knows what a planroom is whether you call it a planroom, plansroom or plan room. It is a central repository where prospective bidders go to access documents and information for construction project opportunities. Groups of Contractors through Construction Associations…