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The Importance of Proper Construction Equipment Management

Most construction work can’t be completed without functioning machinery. Broken down or missing equipment can set projects days, weeks, or even months behind schedule. In this fast-paced, results-driven world, businesses can’t afford costly delays. The best tool in your arsenal is an equipment manager. They work hard behind the scenes to assess the machinery at your disposal to save you time and money. The importance of proper construction equipment management can’t be overstated.

Publish date: 09/20/2022

 
Cybersecurity Considerations for Construction Managers

Cybercrime is one of the key threats to the contemporary business landscape. With more operations becoming digitally reliant, the issue is only going to become more prevalent. Not only does the greater uptake of connected tools make more companies targets for criminals, but hackers are also becoming bolder and more creative to better take advantage of the situation. The outcome for companies with vulnerabilities in their systems can be devastating.

Publish date: 08/03/2022

 
8 Common Construction Site Hazards That Are Preventable

Construction work entails a strong possibility of injury. An average of 15 workers die every day, often from preventable accidents. Others suffer permanent, disabling injuries. What should site supervisors and crew members know to protect their safety? Fortunately, OSHA keeps records of the most frequently occurring injuries to provide data on how to safeguard workers against future harm. Here are eight common construction site hazards that are preventable.

Publish date: 07/13/2022

 
Lifestyle Changes for Construction Workers to Increase Productivity

Construction work is physically demanding and puts workers in contact with dangerous machinery and equipment, putting their health and safety at greater risk than those who work in other industries. Unfortunately, the lifestyle that many construction workers lead is also not conducive to their health.

Publish date: 06/09/2022

 
How to Ensure Safety Is the Top Priority for Your Workers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 1,000 construction workers experienced fatal injuries while on the job in 2019. Since 2015, the number of injuries and deaths in construction has increased almost every year. Most construction workers are hurt or fatally injured through a fall.

Publish date: 06/02/2022

 
Cost Management Techniques for Construction Businesses

Every developer strives to manage costs in a clear and anticipatory manner that aligns with projections and plans. However, so much can go wrong or work out in unintended ways while balancing a construction budget.

Publish date: 03/30/2022

 
Identifying and Reducing Waste in Construction

The construction industry is one of the largest and most valued industries in the U.S. Construction products from the industry are obviously integral parts of our daily lives. Likewise, hundreds of thousands of people are employed in some facet of the industry, whether that is contracting, plumbing, or selling the finished product.

Publish date: 02/22/2022

 
How to Control Cost Overruns in Your Construction Project

Your construction project can go over budget for many reasons, but it’s usually a combination of the following factors:

Publish date: 02/01/2022

 
Pandemic Construction Safety Trends That Will Last

The COVID-19 pandemic revolutionized the industrial sector. While many workers transitioned to remote positions, other jobs required in-person tasks. Employees in the construction sector experienced significant production limitations during the lockdown.

Publish date: 01/19/2022

 
How Miscommunication Can Bring a Project to a Halt

If you are someone who works in construction, communication and connection with your team are highly important elements of your work process. Even though communication is a valuable part of any working relationship, it can be especially crucial in an industry where things like building codes and safety come into play. No matter what you’re working on, it’s important to make sure communication is a priority. Miscommunication can bring projects to a halt in many ways, so it’s important to make sure you put your priorities in order with your entire staff.

Publish date: 01/05/2022

 
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