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2014-08-15 23:00:29

Walttools, a US manufacturer and distributor of professional quality decorative concrete tools has expanded into precision custom tool design and has now made custom logos available to contractors. Morris, IL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Plain gray concrete is everywhere and most people do not care who put it there. Decorative concrete, on the other hand, has been growing in popularity every year and is being installed in both residential and commercial settings every single day. People like...

2014-08-12 23:05:46

The construction industry was a bright spot during the economic slowdown and has continued to show sustained success as one of the first markets to rebound. Now one leading business planning company is proud to offer individualized planning support to general contractors in the latter half of 2014. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 "The construction industry is really a barometer of the economy as a whole," said Joseph Ferriolo, director of Wise Business Plans, which provides custom...

2014-08-06 23:04:46

As home construction permits continue to expand, construction equipment leasing and financing company LeaseQ continues to see expanded demand for equipment leasing in the construction space. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 As the housing market continues to show signs of improvement, construction contractors and equipment suppliers remain optimistic that construction activity will continue to improve in the coming months. As a well-known provider of construction equipment leasing and...

2014-07-31 12:26:03

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) published in its Project Delivery Systems SmartMarket Report reveals that while owners, architects and contractors in the buildings sector all agree that the choice of a delivery system on a project impacts project cost, schedule and the potential for overall client satisfaction, perspectives on which of the three established delivery systems can best deliver these and other...

2014-07-28 16:22:10

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SODO Builders LA, general contractor for the new $168 million LA Marriott Hotel in California, selected Oldcastle Modular to factory build 393 prefabricated Eggrock bathroom pods for the new dual-brand hotel, that includes 175 Courtyard by Marriott rooms and 218 Marriott Residence Inn rooms. By using prefabricated bathroom pods, the building team was able to compress the project's original construction schedule by more than two months. The...

2014-07-15 23:04:43

Integration of Computer Guidance Corporation's Construction ERP and Textura's Payment Management Solutions Helps General Contractor Improve Process Efficiency Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Textura Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, and Computer Guidance Corporation, part of the Explorer Software Group of companies, announced that Weis Builders Inc. has implemented eCMS Connect for Textura-CPM™ after its recent upgrade...

2014-07-15 08:30:29

Integration of ERP and Payment Management Solutions Helps General Contractor Improve Process Efficiency. CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, and Computer Guidance Corporation, part of the Explorer Software Group of companies, announced that Weis Builders Inc. has implemented eCMS Connect for Textura-CPM(TM) after its recent upgrade to Computer Guidance's eCMS v.4.0...

2014-07-14 23:01:47

Top Industry Publication Recognizes Gilbane as a Stand Out Among Contractors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut New York, New York (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Gilbane Building Company today announced the company has been named “2014 Contractor of the Year” by Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York, a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company was ranked 14th in ENR’s National Top 400 Contractors list in 2014, up from 21st the previous year. In the...

2014-07-09 23:13:59

Army plans to release an ERP in the next few months that will increase contract efficiency and network with over 280 different contracting websites. US Federal Contractor Registration is currently encouraging management system contractors to become properly registered in System for Award Management (SAM) and start a direct marketing campaign to procurement officers in charge of the ACWS solicitation. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Army is currently drafting a solicitation to...

2014-07-01 12:30:18

OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today launched an online application for public works contractors to meet the requirements of Senate Bill 854. SB 854, which became effective June 20, establishes a new public works program to replace the Compliance Monitoring Unit and Labor Compliance Program requirements for bond-funded and other public works projects. The new program will cover all public works in the state...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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