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Top 6 Solutions for Construction Time Tracking

Although the construction industry has largely hesitated to adopt new technologies, it’s far better off than it was in terms of technological availability. Technological development has the potential to see construction activities becoming more organized and efficient.  Activities like construction … Read More

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Keys to Continual Improvement in Construction

Keys to Continual Improvement in Construction

Famous English author and satirist Terry Pratchett quipped, ““If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And … Read More

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Building a World Class Safety Culture In Construction

Building a World Class Safety Culture In Construction

The construction industry is changing rapidly. Safety is moving away from just being a required program to becoming an integrated part of company culture. But with a broad spectrum of employers ranging in size, age, and scope of work there’s … Read More

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Your Ultimate Guide to WIP Reports in Construction

To ensure a project’s success, it’s important to monitor its financial health relative to its progress. Throughout the project’s life cycle, several expenses must be accounted for, including materials, equipment, and worker pay. A work in progress report for construction … Read More

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How Digitizing Construction Resource Management Leads to Continuous Improvement

How Digitizing Construction Resource Management Leads to Continuous Improvement

There are a myriad of challenges construction projects often face due to unexpected delays, weather constraints, worker shortages, and communication issues. Construction project managers and front office executives are often looking for fresh ideas to minimize these obstacles and pave … Read More

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6 Top Construction Industry Trends for 2022

New construction trends have the potential to revolutionize the industry. Although construction firms are known for being hesitant to adopt new technologies, they can help companies enhance workflow and achieve impressive levels of productivity. At some point, adoption will likely … Read More

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How to Prevent Construction Hazards on Your Job Site

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, construction is one of the industries with the highest number of fatal injuries. Construction is a dangerous industry to work in, with workers at risk due … Read More

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3 Tips for Efficiently Tracking Construction Phases

Construction projects can often be large and complex, making tracking construction phases all the more important. It’s not uncommon for projects to exceed their expected deadlines, and inaccurate time estimation and phase tracking can significantly contribute to this. Some construction … Read More

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What New York’s Wage Theft Law Means for the Construction Industry

New York Senate Bill 2766-C, passed by Governor Kathy Hochul in September 2021, would hold construction contractors liable for all claims under Section 198(e) of the New York Labor Law (NYLL), with joint-employer status automatically imposed on general contractors and … Read More

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5 Top Construction Certifications For Career Advancement

While construction certifications are not a hard requirement for working in the construction industry (an apprenticeship is usually enough to get your foot in the door), proper education and training are prerequisites for most specialized positions. If you already work … Read More

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How to Improve Construction Site Security Through Technology

Technology is developed to innovate and simplify several spheres of human living and working, and the construction industry has not been exempt from this. Technologies in the past few decades have sprung up to not only streamline operations and make … Read More

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