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This truck may look like a typical cement mixer, but it’s really a gigantic whisky cocktail machine dubbed The Monkey Mixer.


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This truck may look like a typical cement mixer, but it’s really a gigantic whisky cocktail machine dubbed The Monkey Mixer.

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Latest: Friday Funny: A Mixer With A Twist - This truck may look like a typical cement mixer, but it’s really a gigantic whisky cocktail machine dubbed The Monkey Mixer.

Friday Funny: A Mixer With A Twist

This truck may look like a typical cement mixer, but it’s really a gigantic whisky cocktail machine dubbed The Monkey Mixer.

USCBC Bestows 2019 Greenbuild Europe Leadership Awards

This week, the U.S. Green Building Council recognized two companies for environmental efforts and also introduced the Timber Traceabiliy LEED pilot credit.

Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault Injuries

With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.

From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

ACEEE explores how the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing tool for energy and water conservation projects has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.

New Members Join NFPA Standards Council

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors adds to its Standards Council and reappoints a current member for a one-year extension.

IFMA, AFE, ASHRAE, ISSA To Collaborate On FM Training Framework

The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.

Businesses Benefit From Clean Restrooms

Most consumers will spend more at businesses with well-kept restrooms, finds 10th Annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

Sustainable SITES Initiative v2 Certifies First Project

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first project to be certified at the Platinum level under Version 2 of this rating system.

One Out Of Seven People Don’t Feel Safe At Work

Workplace violence is on the rise, and new SHRM data demonstrates need for more workplace violence education, prevention, and training.

Top 10 Custodian Of The Year Finalists Named

It's time to cast your vote for your favorite school custodian in the Cintas 2019 Custodian of the Year Contest!

Whole Foods Market Participates In CA DRAM Energy Program

The grocery store chain will employ energy storage in three northern California locations to reduce energy consumption and benefit from financial incentives through the state’s Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) program.

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

Summer Construction: Effectively Plan And Execute Your Campus Projects

From small city colleges to large research universities, schools across the U.S. rush to complete renovations and construction projects during the summer months, when traffic on campus is minimal. This eBook explains how schools can start projects faster by changing their project delivery.

Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse

From 2012 to 2019, cameras documented each stage of Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history.

Friday Funny: Add Some “Spark” To Your March Madness Fun

Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.

Online Tool Helps Cities Frame Energy Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, launch Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities tool.

Biodigester Handles New York Food Distributor’s Organic Waste 

Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.

Most Workplace Misconduct Is Never Reported

A Gartner survey found that just 41 percent of workplace misconduct is reported, and fear of retaliation is a primary reason witnesses keep mum.

100 Manufacturing Plants Earned ENERGY STAR Certification In 2018

Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

TxDOT Assesses ADA and Arc Flash Issues In Its Facilities

Following a statewide facility condition assessment, TxDOT worked again with the firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam to focus on two important safety issues.

Are You Celebrating National Napping Day?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated asked workers worldwide, "What would you do with more time?" Did more sleep make the list?

Four Crucial Battery Maintenance Tips

Get ahead of battery failure with proper selection and maintenance, and optimize performance and efficiency.

Friday Funny: Mad For March Madness!

Managers and employees alike see positive impact on their workplaces during the fast-paced weeks of the NCAA Tournament each spring, according a survey by staffing firm Robert Half.

Skilled Security Workers Becoming More Difficult To Find

Security teams are understaffed as cyber security skills gap worsens, according to a new Tripwire survey. 

Four Honda Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.

How Younger Managers Are Shaping The Future Of Work

By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.

Active Shooter Preparedness: Turning Concern Into Action

A recent survey by Everbridge finds a corporate environment with heightened security awareness has not translated into tangible preparedness for majority of organizations.

Organizations Not Ready To Tackle Cyber Demands

Lack of cyber talent, budget, and operational alignment are top challenges, according to a new report from Deloitte.

Human Performance Institute Opens New Global HQ

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando, FL helps people expand and maximize their energy for high performance and resilience at work and in life.

Downtown LA Auto Group Recognized For Recycling

Multi-site car dealership improved its waste management by participating in recycLA, a public-private partnership offering recycling services to Los Angeles businesses.

Could You Disconnect From Email?

A new survey finds that a majority of tech leaders are confident they can disconnect from emails, but think employees may find it difficult to detach. 

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

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