Month: January 2016

safety for construction workers

Tips for Preventing Dangerous Distractions on the Job Site

Keeping hazards out of the work zone is part of what it takes to ensure safety for construction workers. Distractions aren’t always obvious hazards, but investing the time to identify and control them goes a long way toward protecting your workers. Avoid Distraction of Speed  Schedule jobs with ample time for completion to avoid pressuring your …

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choosing project management software for your construction company

Understanding the Cost of Project Management Software

Useful features aren’t the only thing you need to think about when you’re choosing project management software for your construction company. Cost is another important consideration if you expect the software to help you improve your bottom line. Know Payment Options Several pricing models are used with project management software: Perpetual License: carries the highest upfront costs, …

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BIM software in the construction industry

How Universal BIM Standards will Improve the Construction Industry

Broader use of BIM software in the construction industry holds great potential to reduce errors and rework. Without standardization, however, adoption of BIM software has been relatively slow. While universal standards aren’t right around the corner, they are increasingly close. Too Many Standards Impedes Collaboration For BIM software use to become universal among construction industry …

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construction material costs

Tips for Managing Construction Project Cash Flow

The profitability of any individual construction project depends on effective management of construction material costs and labor. On a larger level, effective cash flow will ensure that your company can meet all its financial obligations and stay in business. Here are some suggestions for managing cash flow that can help you manage this crucial area of your …

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lead generation in the construction business

Managing Negative Comments and Reviews on the Web

The importance of the online environment for lead generation in the construction business has been proven time and again. While the benefits of the Web cannot be denied, negative comments and reviews can harm your business if left unchecked. Here are some practical ways to manage negativity that has been directed at your company. Stay …

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socia media in the construction industry

How Social Media Can Magnify your Marketing Efforts

Even when traditional marketing methods work, their reach is relatively limited. Using social media in the construction industry is a more effective way to get in front of a global audience, build personal connections with potential clients, and reach new demographic segments. Reach Out Find out what social media hashtags are popular with your target …

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