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From the monthly archives: August 2019

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AR and VR Will Shape the Future of BIM 3D Modeling

8/30/2019 9:59 AM

Tom Nohelty photoSoon, walking through a construction site and envisioning what the completed project will look like won’t require an active imagination. Using virtual and augmented reality and Building Information Modeling (BIM), any element of the design will appear before your eyes. To better understand what’s going on now and future developments in BIM, Andy Fischer, Applied Tech’s Professional Services Manager, sat down with Brandon Mikeal, a VDC/BIM Engineer ...

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NLRB's prime healthcare decision: Time to cure ailing mandatory arbitration agreements

8/28/2019 1:55 PM

Symes photoIn June, the Republican-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued an employer-unfriendly decision concerning the acceptable scope of pre-dispute mandatory arbitration agreements between employers and employees. The case is Prime Healthcare Paradise Valley, LLC, 368 NLRB No. 10 (June 18, 2019) ...

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3M issues DO NOT USE recall notice for specific fall protection lifeline devices

8/13/2019 1:32 PM
Recall thumbnailRED WING, MN — 3M Fall Protection announces an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge and Wrap Back Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines. The twin-leg Nano-Lok edge is part of a personal fall protection system and connects two self-retracting lifelines/devices (SRL’s/SRD’s) directly under the dorsal d-ring of a worker’s harness. It is intended to be anchored at foot-level, and is designed for sharp edge applications. The twin-leg Wrap Back Nano-Lok is intended for wrapping around an anchor and incorporates a similar energy absorber. 3M has determined that in the event of a fall and under certain conditions, the energy absorber may not properly deploy ... Read the rest of entry »

SEO tips for contractors

8/12/2019 8:31 AM
SEO image thumbnailWhat in the world is SEO? And, how it can it help a contractor grow the business? We’ll try to answer those questions in this article in non-tech terms, so you’ll better understand these concepts and how they affect your online marketing. Read the rest of entry »

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