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Risky Business

October 28, 2020 - 2:33pm
An effective risk management plan can make all the difference in whether a contractor thrives, survives – or fails. At no time in recent history has this been more critical than now as the country slogs through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Best Value in Construction Management

October 27, 2020 - 1:41pm
Manage your projects with the most valuable platform on the market. RedTeam enables you to manage projects from bidding and preconstruction through field management and financials. See how you can get RedTeam for FREE in 2020 today.

Help Wanted

October 15, 2020 - 6:41pm
COVID-19 amplified stress, anxiety and uncertainty, which has created major disruptions at work and home. As stress levels intensified, alcohol and substance use are reportedly rising significantly.

All Eyes on November

October 15, 2020 - 6:29pm
An unprecedented global pandemic, civil unrest, record-level partisanship and the most polarizing president in American history will all factor big when Americans head to the polls in November.

Protect your profits by avoiding these 3 risks

October 14, 2020 - 9:53am
It’s rewarding to see a finished project and know you had a hand in it. But the business side of construction can be tricky. Many risks threaten to throw projects off schedule and off budget.  Poor or missing information is one of the biggest risks you face. A lack of complete and accurate site data ...

How is the Pandemic Driving Documentation Technology Usage in Construction?

October 12, 2020 - 2:52pm
Like many businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a heavy toll on the construction industry, upending many commercial projects that have caused financial hardship for scores of companies, their employees and subcontractors this year.

Reinventing Jobsite Safety

October 6, 2020 - 7:00pm
With the coronavirus pandemic worsening drastically this summer, executives at Suffolk Construction, an AGC of New York State LLC and Rhode Island Chapter-AGC member, figure it’s only a matter of time before a worker shows up sick to one of its many jobsites across the country. But for COVID-19 to spread at one of those sites, it will have to jump through more hoops than a circus tiger.

Collect data on your phone with X-PAD Ultimate software

September 29, 2020 - 10:00am
If you still haven’t seen how easy it is to use X-PAD Ultimate field software, from GeoMax, now you can try it for free. As the industry’s first Android-based field data collection software, it works on your phone or tablet without the need of a separate expensive data collector. It was also designed with input ...

SmithCo Side Dump Trailers Solve Today’s Construction Challenges

September 22, 2020 - 2:25pm
Shown Above: CP30 Across the globe, SmithCo’s side dump construction trailers are solving the toughest challenges in the construction industry. Side dumps have watertight tubs made to haul any material, including dirt, rock, millings, riprap and more. By dumping to the side they have greater stability and efficiency. Whether you need a fleet of trailers, ...

We Need to Stay Focused on Protecting Workers from the Coronavirus

September 11, 2020 - 4:27pm
As I write this column, coronavirus case numbers continue to spike in many parts of the country.

2020 Construction Safety Week: Built on Safety

September 11, 2020 - 4:22pm
We’re looking forward to Construction Safety Week, which has been rescheduled for September 14-18, following a delay from our traditional May dates. We hope you all have plans to join us.

5 Things to Know about Working from Heights

September 11, 2020 - 3:24pm
The importance of safety when working from heights cannot be emphasized enough.

United Rentals Shares Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

September 11, 2020 - 3:16pm
COVID-19 protocols include contactless drive-up service and pre-rental and last-touch disinfecting.

Thousands Through Virtual and In-Person Safety Trainings in Support of Annual Safety Stand-Down Initiative

September 11, 2020 - 3:08pm
This September, Werner will offer national safety trainings, online courses and a new, downloadable climbing handbook in support of OSHA's national initiative.

Anatomy of a Fall

September 11, 2020 - 2:59pm
Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, and to shed light on this danger, Rosendin created a video that simulates what would happen to the human body if a person were to fall from a height of 12 and 20 feet.

Faith Technologies’ Safety Video Series: Charged!

September 11, 2020 - 2:51pm
Faith Technologies has announced the launch of a new safety video series, “Charged!”

[eBook] Get more from your prequalification program

September 8, 2020 - 4:29pm
Are you getting the most from your subcontractor prequalification process? By using technology strategically and adhering to a few key principles, you can use your time more efficiently, maximize the benefits of your prequalification program, and protect your company from needless risk. In this free guide, you’ll learn proven techniques to customize, integrate, and automate ...

Game Changer

August 25, 2020 - 10:37am
It can be difficult for a construction worker to visualize what kinds of hazards they’ll face on a jobsite when they’re sitting in a conference room, watching training videos and slideshows.

AGC and USACE – Partnering to Build a Better Future

August 24, 2020 - 9:21am
GC of America and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have a long and successful history of working together to build and sustain our nation’s infrastructure.

The Right Prescription

August 18, 2020 - 10:38am
Consumerism and technology drive healthcare design and construction as facilities become less sterile and more resort-like.

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