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Construction Waste Given New Life

Demolition produces much of the waste, and although many companies diligently separate their recyclables before carting away their debris, many don’t. Part of the necessary mindset shift is away from one of “everything is discardable” to one of getting maximum utility out of existing materials.

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It’s Common Sense

Construction as an industry has the highest worker death rate. Why would you ever step foot on the jobsite without the right protective gear?

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How to Step up Your Performance and Stand Out

You’ve set a goal for improving consistency that’s measurable while addressing exactly what’s important to clients. Now, what about all those other customer interactions? By setting goals to eliminate inconsistencies in performance, you also keep the emphasis alive.

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7 Tips for Working Safely in Extreme Cold Weather

When extreme cold hits, some work must wait for a prolonged warm up, as is in the case of brickwork, concrete, and painting. The remaining workers must deal with sub-zero conditions that create special problems, one of the biggest of which is the threat the cold poses to their health.

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4 Top Tips for Going Green

The best time to look for reuse and repurpose opportunities is when you’re considering whether to pursue a project. That’s why it makes good sense to add reusing and repurposing to the checklist you use for rating projects.

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A Look Inside Public Private Partnerships

Simply put, a public-private partnership, or P3, is an arrangement through which a public entity transfers most or some of the risk of a major project to the private sector. Broadly speaking, any joint effort between the private and public sectors to build, renovate, or maintain publicly-owned assets could fit the definition.

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Storytelling: Construction’s Best Marketing Tool

As a marketing strategy, storytelling conveys a company’s personality, connects with people, appeals to emotions, and builds relationships. The most effective storytelling is multimedia and multi-platform, combining photography, videography, websites, social media, and written content.

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Building Tough to Weather the Elements

With natural disasters becoming more prevalent, buildings are increasingly taking a hit. Construction companies are now frequently choosing to opt for resilient design methods to build structures that can withstand high winds, hurricanes, tornados, drought, and other natural disasters.

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