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Social Media Summit Construction

Social Media Summit – Construction – Webcast and Survey

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces a webcast and survey regarding social media marketing usage and best practices in the construction industry. The Social Media Summit – Construction – Webcast is scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018 (1 pm CST), and is free to both CMA members and non-members. Webcast panelists include Kate Fisher, social media and content director for…
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3 Tips to Improving the Strength of Concrete With Mesh

Reinforcing mesh in concrete is used to improve the tensile strength of the concrete by helping it hold together hence limiting cracking. However, not all concrete requires reinforcement. Concrete that carries heavy loads such as foundation walls, footings and columns almost always need reinforcing mesh. However, small concrete projects such as driveways, pathways or even playhouse floors do not need…
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3 Tips to Choosing an Angle Grinder

When it comes to the time to stock your home with equipment and power tools, the angle grinder is definitely one of the top tools that cannot be forgotten. The angle grinder will be used for all your cutting and polishing needs. There are many types of angle grinders available on the market and this means that you have to…
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The Benefits of Using Steel in Construction

The trade of steel is an important part of the global economy, with about five million people involved in making this metal worldwide and a further million people employed in service centers, galvanizing plants and trading. Every year the world produces about 1,600 million tons of crude steel – the equivalent weight of about 160,000 Eiffel Towers. It’s also of…
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The Carpenter Contractor Trust – An Introduction

It’s all marketing. Well, it isn’t, exactly. But the reason we hear that cliché so frequently is that it carries with it a ring of truth that resonates within all of us. The Carpenter Contractor Trust (www.CCTNetwork.org), or simply “The CCT,” is a labor management trust formed in 2001. Its inception was the result of collective, creative minds who recognized…
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5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking. All this can be achieved by finding the perfect lake house. At times this can be hard to find due to budgetary constraints. That is why when you look for a designer, you should be very vigilant and careful. Do a good detailed research and a background check to…
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Women in Construction

Women in Construction – As Told By Women

Construction is one of those industries notorious for being male-dominated and, at times, not as welcoming to women. What’s that experience truly like? Here are some opinions of women working in the construction industry, because who better to describe a woman’s experience in construction than actual women? Challenges Women Face in Construction Women make up only 4% of the workforce…
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5 Benefits of Using a Mini Excavator with Rubber Tracks

Your mini excavator is in need of spare parts, but the greatest challenge lies on what to choose between rubber tracks and steel tracks. Rubber tracks have consistently grown in popularity over the traditional steel tracks since the late 80’s; this can perhaps be attributed to the many upcoming areas in need of lighter and less destructive equipment for smaller…
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3 Ways to Improve Your Home on a Budget

As they say, home is where the heart is. The home should thus be a safe, cozy haven where one can kick back and relax after a long day.There are many ways to improve your home, and the housetipster’s housetips will provide you with all the information you require to do so. This article below also contains a few useful…
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5 Tips to Finding the Best Metal Roof For Your Home

Metal roofs are increasingly becoming a popular choice among numerous homeowners across the globe. These roofs are not only durable but also quite affordable. You can utilize a variety of color and design options to make your metal roof pop out distinctly. Fitting your home with a good roof isn’t just about aesthetics – it’s about protecting your loved ones…
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