CBP 5-13-20

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Industry Updates

Infrastructure Contractors Enjoy ‘Big Gains’ During the Shutdown

It’s easy to see only negatives in this current time, as people struggle with the fear of contracting COVID-19. But stay-at-home orders have brought a welcome side effect to the construction industry.

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How Enterprise Software Solutions Can Increase Construction Margins

To make sure a project finishes profitably, contractors need to turn to construction-optimized enterprise software.

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Waste Not: The K-Briq Gives New Life to Garbage

Construction firms are going green more than ever, and they’re about to get greener. Kenoteq has launched the K-Briq, which generates less than 10 percent of the carbon emissions released during the manufacture of regular bricks.

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That's Quite a Number

975,000

The Associated Builders and Contractors reports that the construction industry lost 975,000 jobs on net in April, which was the largest recorded decrease in the industry's jobs since the government started tracking employment in 1939.

Today's Quote/Unquote:

“The only way we can safely reopen businesses, including our job providers in the construction industry, is to be smart about protecting our workforce. We’re ensuring employers understand how to protect their employees and customers, and we continue to save lives."

— Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on allowing certain businesses to resume during the pandemic, including construction. (Port Huron Times Herald)

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ECP Helps Build Success Along the Boardwalk

A mile-long boardwalk project in Arkansas was originally designed for cast concrete piers. However, a problem developed when a family of six beavers built a series of dams.

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NAHB Shares Tips on Working Safely During the Pandemic


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