Robotic Technology Trends in the Construction Industry

Robotic Technology Trends in the Construction Industry

Efficiency, productivity, and safety are top concerns on any job site and now, robotic technologies that have revolutionized the manufacturing industry are finally trending in construction as well. Meet SAM100, the robotic bricklayer. New York-based Construction Robotics, recently unveiled¬†the first robotic bricklaying machine available to¬†rent, lease, or buy. The boxy, silver SAM100 can lay over…

Four Reasons Why Controlling Labor Costs on a Daily Basis is Important

Four Reasons Why Controlling Labor Costs on a Daily Basis is Important

Are labor costs helping or hurting your bottom line? How much time are crews wasting each day? Consider this. If you have a 20-person crew and each employee wastes just three minutes per hour, that’s eight hours of wasted time by the end of the day. That’s the equivalent of one employee’s full day’s work.…

BYOD: What You Need to Know

BYOD: What You Need to Know

On the global stage, a new corporate movement has gone into motion known as the BYOD or bring your own device movement. This movement has gained some popularity because business owners save money while employees can use their own devices. In fact, the movement has been so popular that it’s expected to reach $181.39 billion…

Important Steps Towards Error Free Accounting for Construction Companies

Important Steps Towards Error Free Accounting for Construction Companies

The construction industry requires more detailed accounting models, some that are unique to the industry. The industry needs customized accounting models to meet needs particular to them. Sometimes, companies need to apply specific accounting models to a given project. Therefore, managers have to carefully evaluate the needs of the particular project to see whether the…

The Importance of Maintaining Construction Records

The Importance of Maintaining Construction Records

Although construction sites can seem a little chaotic to an outsider, a viable system of organization at the core is critical to keeping everything running smoothly and on time. One of the ways to ensure that a project is progressing as it should be is to maintain great records, which can help a project manager…

The Amazing History of Historic Projects

The Amazing History of Historic Projects

Each historic construction project contains its own intricate story, from the massive projects of the ancient world to modern era American masterpieces like the Golden Gate Bridge, Hoover Dam, and Mount Rushmore. Although on the surface they are bold statements about the abilities of those who turned them from a sketch into reality, each project…