The Ultimate Construction Father's Day Gift Guide 2019

Father’s Day 2019 is June 16, so you better get started on gift ideas if you want to impress dad this year. Whether your father is contractor, handyman, or DIYer, we’ve got a lot of great ideas for him this year.

For more more gift ideas, be sure to check out our past Father's Day Gift Guides from 20162017, and 2018 or our Ultimate Construction Holiday Gift Guides from 201520162017, and 2018

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Autodesk BIM 360 is Now Integrated with Microsoft Office 365 | ConTech Junkie

Just because construction companies are wising up and beginning to implement project management software on their projects doesn’t mean that traditional programs, like Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word will no longer be needed. Recognizing that fact, Autodesk BIM 360 has announced an integration with Microsoft Office 365 which should make users very happy.

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The CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio Podcast Dives Deep into Construction Equipment & Tech

As you may know, Construction Junkie’s annual Best Construction Podcast competition is underway for 2019.  Starting this year, I will be publishing an in-depth article about each of the competition’s nominees.  What better way to start than with last year’s contest winner:  CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio?

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Procore Releases Free New Submittal PDF Markup Tool for All Users

Submittals can be one of the most tedious tasks on any construction site.  Logging, tracking, and reviewing them can take a lot of hours that you might not have.  Thankfully, in recent years, several construction technology companies, like Procore, have launched automated submittal log builders to help ease the pain and increase accuracy.  To make the submittal process even less tedious, Procore recently announced the release of the new Submittal PDF markup, which is free to all users.

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Place Your Vote for the Best Construction Podcast of 2019

After a round of nominations, the stage has been set for the 5th annual Best Construction Podcast Competition presented by Construction Junkie. This year we have several familiar faces, as well as a couple new ones.

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Procore Integrates with Microsoft Outlook for Streamlined Process with Email | ConTech Junkie

Even with the comprehensive collaborative environment that project management software, like Procore, provide, email is still a necessary evil for even the most technologically advanced contractor. Recently Procore announced new integrations with one of the biggest email providers, Microsoft Outlook, to help reduce redundancies and get all your information into one place.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Applications for Augmented Reality in Construction

Augmented Reality (AR) is often thought of as an interesting new twist on video games, but, in reality, it has some great potential for solving some common problems in construction.  BigRentz, a construction equipment rental company, recently shared an infographic of 6 applications of AR in construction.

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Nominate Your Favorite Construction Podcast for Best of 2019!

It’s that time again to begin Construction Junkie’s annual search for the best construction podcast!  Now in our 4th year of the competition, it’s very clear that construction podcasts are gaining in popularity.

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