Improving Construction Project Profits By Understanding the Weather

By |2018-12-06T03:40:56+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Construction Safety, Construction Technology, Construction Trends|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to an outdoor construction project (ie: most projects) nothing matters more than the weather. Yes, you need a rock-solid contract, a cooperative client, and fine-tuned asset tracking. You need an accurate invoicing system and a good combination of talent and dedication on your team. But none of that matters if you get rained [...]

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Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

By |2018-12-06T18:45:52+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The invention of concrete is one of mankind's greatest construction triumphs, dating back, at least to ancient Egypt. Even as durable and versatile as concrete is, it has one fatal flaw, its tendency to crack. The most common reasons for cracking are shrinkage during the curing process, settling, load stress, and environmental wear and tear. Over time, moisture and [...]

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How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

By |2018-12-06T18:45:53+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Construction Accounting, Construction Business Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Improving profits on construction contracts can help your business succeed and put more money in your pocket. The key to any successful business is correct pricing. There are tips for pricing that can drive more business through your doors as well. This article will look at ways to improve profits on each contract and techniques for [...]

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Construction Estimating Process

By |2018-12-06T18:45:57+00:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Construction Business Tips, Construction Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

With the internet and the increasing number of projects that are open to bid, contractors are looking for technology to help them expedite the estimating process. They need a standardized, accurate, formulaic method to estimate the costs involved in projects. They need to understand the local labor regulations, expenses and supply costs. They also need to [...]

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Construction Estimating – How To Get It Right

By |2018-12-06T18:37:12+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Construction Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

Accuracy and efficiency are the top two challenges an estimator faces when preparing the numbers necessary to bid on a new construction project. How is it that things can go so wrong? Take a look at how cost expectations went widely off the rails for a water-park project in Westchester County, New York: When Costs Unexpectedly [...]

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your Construction Company’s Cash Flow

By |2018-12-06T18:36:25+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Tips|Tags: , , , |

A construction company’s cash flow is a powerful attribute. A healthy cash flow can open the door for growth and your ability to bid on larger projects. However, managing cash flow is a major headache for many small to medium-sized construction businesses. Most business owners would prefer to focus on sales and new business development instead [...]

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The Top 4 Wearable Technology Trends in the Construction Industry

By |2018-12-06T18:35:44+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Construction Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wearable technology is a trend that is revolutionizing the construction industry. Crews equipped with smart hats, smart glasses and other innovative technology can experience greater safety on the job site and increase their productivity. Fortunately, wearable technology companies recognize how much their products can benefit the construction industry and have developed many tools that can advance [...]

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4 Trends In Construction Technology To Work Safer & Smarter

By |2018-12-06T18:31:42+00:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Construction Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Technology trends in construction for 2017 are all designed for the industry to work smarter and safer. If your company has not invested in the latest digital advances, here's what you might be missing: 1. Training: Virtual Reality (VR) technology is a game-changer for training crews on heavy equipment. It becomes safer, more affordable and convenient. [...]

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