Articles by tag: construction

VCC’s Newest Venture, CMSI, Aims to Offer Timely Information on Client Projects

How can construction management services navigate the complex landscape of client needs, ensuring the right mix of services are available precisely when needed?  Don Davis, Executive VP at VCC, highlights the importance of offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored through their management venture, CMSI, to meet the unique demands of each project, enabling […]

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Special Considerations for Post Oaks in Construction Areas

Construction areas: In this informative video, we delve into the unique challenges faced by Post Oaks in new construction areas in North Texas. The video highlights how Post Oaks, despite being common in such regions, are particularly vulnerable to construction activities due to their small and delicate root systems. Viewers will learn about the […]

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The New Frontier of Decarbonization with Built Environments and the City of Tomorrow: Part 1

As cities around the world face urgent questions of sustainability and carbon reduction, Detroit is becoming a testing ground for decarbonization in built environments. In 2020, $10 trillion was to be invested in new structures over the next decade, and given that buildings account for 37% of combustion-related emissions globally, the stakes have never […]

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The New Frontier of Decarbonization with Built Environments and the City of Tomorrow: Part 2

In an era where America is experiencing a construction boom, from new suburban developments to city revitalizations, there’s a hidden challenge in built environments we can’t afford to overlook: a glaring shortage of skilled tradespeople. As cities like San Francisco witness the top global construction cost at $440 per square foot, the stakes are […]

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Gates & Sons
Innovating Concrete Forming: Gates & Sons’ Journey from Twisted Wire Ties to Custom Solutions

Discover the story of Lee Gates Sr., the visionary founder, who introduced the twisted wire tie—an innovation that revolutionized concrete construction. Witness how Gates & Sons‘ commitment to excellence and responsiveness to clients’ evolving needs have shaped the company’s identity as an American-made product manufacturer. Explore their wood-based forming systems that empower clients to adapt […]

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Gates & Sons’ Construction Products Undergo Rigorous Reviews For Best Quality Performance

The integrity of building materials and construction products in general, can dictate the success or failure of large construction projects. It’s also crucial for companies to prioritize quality from the ground up. As consumers, we often only see the final product, unaware of the meticulous checks and balances behind the scenes that ensure our safety […]

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Engineering & Construction
Gates & Sons: Bridging Generations with Quality and Partnership

Since 1995, Gates & Sons‘ partnership with the construction industry has been pivotal. From meticulous pre-planning to project execution, their involvement has been unwavering. Mann underscores the company’s swift and effective customer service, contributing significantly to its accomplishments. Gates & Sons excels in delivering comprehensive solutions from project inception. Their collaborative approach ensures that everything […]

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Introducing Machine to Machine (M2M) Marketing: The Next Frontier in Business Automation
April 24, 2024

As the landscape of business and technology continues to evolve, a novel concept is emerging that may soon redefine the traditional marketing framework: Machine to Machine (M2M) Marketing. This innovative approach could fundamentally transform how businesses interact, making it crucial to explore its implications and potential.   The Rise of M2M Marketing M2M Marketing builds […]

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Trending Soon: Solving Customers’ Needs and Creating Personalized Shopping Experiences is the Future of Retail
April 24, 2024

One way that brands can enhance customer loyalty and increase their sales is by leveraging the growing consumer desire for easy and personalized shopping experiences.  In a recent segment of Experts Talk for a roundtable discussion on the present and future state of retail stores, Sarah Jarvis, a Retail Marketing and Loyalty Expert at […]

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Small Retailers are at the Forefront of Economic and Community Revival
April 24, 2024

As big-box retailers like Walmart and Target continue to expand their physical storefronts, small business retailers are carving out a niche by integrating deeply with their local communities. These local shops, unlike their gigantic counterparts, are leveraging their brick-and-mortar presence to enhance community ties and foster local economies. While large retailers invest in blending […]

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful
April 24, 2024

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining […]

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Building Success Together: Gates & Sons Partnership With UFP Concrete Forming Solution
August 16, 2023

With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Gates & Sons Concrete has become an indispensable resource for UFP Concrete Forming Solutions. Will Hopkins underscores how Gates’ comprehensive support, spanning design consultation, efficient hardware solutions, and logistical assistance, has been instrumental in strengthening their business endeavors. The spotlight shines on the remarkable Gates No. 9 system, celebrated […]

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Building Strong Partnerships In Construction
August 16, 2023

  Strong partnerships and shared core values form the bedrock of success. One of Gates & Sons Concrete’s distinguishing factors is its ability to provide adaptable systems tailored to the unique needs of different projects. This flexibility extends from architectural intricacies to logistical concerns, making Gates not just a vendor but a strategic […]

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Construction’s Hidden Threat: Dumping Materials on Tree Roots
August 16, 2023

  Construction’s Hidden Threat: In the face of new construction projects, existing trees often encounter a host of challenges. The visual scene depicts heaps of dirt piled beneath a tree, construction debris scattered around, and the noticeable absence of tree protection fencing. Construction’s hidden threat of soil damage can reverberate through the roots, […]

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IoT Solutions Assist in the Measurement of Indoor Air Quality, Ensuring Healthier Spaces
July 24, 2023

Because technology in this day and age intertwines with health and sustainability, indoor air quality emerges as a key facet of concern in the construction and facility management sector. With Internet of Things (IoT) driven solutions like Polygon’s ExactAire, the invisible becomes visible – air quality parameters, leak detection, and toxic gas levels can […]

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Rob on the Job: Temp/RH for 6-story Construction Project
July 24, 2023

Polygon’s Rob Sullivan, aka Rob on the Job, provides a “day in the life” tour of a construction site in Allison, Maryland. As a part of his workday, Rob focuses on maintaining temperature and humidity control while installing finished material in a six-story building. Control achieved using four H.C.U.s (Hybrid Desiccate and Refrigerate Units) […]

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Improving Indoor Air Quality During Construction Takes the Right Technological Tools
July 18, 2023

Today’s era is marked by heightened awareness of both sustainability and occupational safety, the intersection of these two fields has led to intriguing technological tools and advancements within the construction industry. Indoor air quality, a critical but often overlooked facet of these conversations, not only influences the health and productivity of workers but also contributes […]

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SafTDek Fall Protection Equipment
April 12, 2023

According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In 2020, approximately 351 out of 1,008 construction fatalities were due to fatal falls to a lower level, which accounts for about a third of all on-the-job deaths in the construction industry. These deaths cause significant […]

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Inside the Construction Industry: A Woman’s Perspective
March 30, 2023

Putting your foot down in a male-dominated industry isn’t always easy – just ask VCC’s Bryce Burkheart. But despite being in an industry that is 90% male, Burkheart was determined to make her voice heard. So, what was her journey like and where is she now? On the latest episode of VCC’s Women in Construction […]

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Women in Construction Featuring Sherry Valdes
March 28, 2023

Although the percentage of women in the construction industry has grown over the past few years, the number is still small, 10.9% in fact. Despite this, there are opportunities in the construction industry for women to make their mark – just ask Sherry Valdes. So, how did Valdes get started in the community and what […]

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