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Cannabis and the Contractor: Effective Drug Testing Policy and Compliance

By J. Christopher Selman & Alexander G. Thrasher, Bradley Although marijuana is an illegal drug under federal law, a majority of states have now legalized... »

Building Alabama

Byars|Wright Inc. Appoints New Branch Manager to Open Fourth Office

Byars|Wright, a local family-owned and operated independent insurance agency, announces its expansion into Homewood. Gabe Clement, currently a producer within the agency, was recently promoted... »

Technology

New Frontiers: Focusing on Technology in Facilities Engineering and Design

By Russell Clarke and Greg Powell, FMI The continued infiltration of technology into our daily lives has brought with it advanced capabilities, new efficiencies and... »

Construction

What Exactly Is CRM—And How Does It Help Construction Firms?

Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, December 12, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. In construction, CRM stands for client relationship management. It refers to cloud-based software... »

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Construction

What Exactly Is CRM—And How Does It Help Construction Firms?

Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, December 12, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. In construction, CRM stands for client relationship management. It refers to cloud-based software... »

Business

Offsite Construction Adds New Wrinkle to Supply Chain Puzzle

By Porter Wiley, FMI Offsite construction methods like prefabrication, modularization, preassembly and offsite multitrade fabrication have been around for decades. Over the last couple of... »

Economic

NCCER Determines Average Craft Professional Salaries

Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, [December 18, 2018], all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. Average annual salaries for craft professionals ranged from $47,700 to $92,500 in... »

Economic

Factors Impacting Construction Risk Management in 2019

Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, [December 12, 2018], all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. Heading into 2019, USI Insurance Services' 2019 P&C Insurance Market Outlook Report... »

Business

Top 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Lease Accounting Plan

from Carr, Riggs & Ingram Ever since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced new lease accounting standards in 2016, businesses have worked to understand... »

Building Alabama

New VA Outpatient Clinic Completes Construction

Doster Construction Company recently completed construction on the South Hillsborough VA Primary Care Clinic in Riverview, Florida. The new clinic will serve approximately 10,000 Veterans... »

Business

How to Turn Big Data Into A Strategic Business Advantage

By Jay Snyder and Natalie Spare, FMI Our world is producing more data than ever—roughly 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day, or just enough... »

Building Alabama

Turner Construction Company Begins Renovation Work at the U.S. Army TMDE Activity’s Army Primary Standards Lab

Turner Construction Company’s Huntsville office recently began renovation work at the 76,000-square-foot U.S. Army TMDE Activity’s Army Primary Standards Lab at Redstone Arsenal for the... »