8 Things to Consider when Drafting the Scope of Work Clause in Your Construction Contract

8 Things to Consider when Drafting the Scope of Work Clause in Your Construction Contract

We doubt we need to convince you, a contractor, how important it is to negotiate the terms of a contract between you and the buyer of your services. You know that the contract will protect your right to payment for work done. There’s a particular part of the construction contract, however, that we would like…

Your Construction Company's Guide Of What To Do After A Malware Alert

With more construction companies putting to good use the latest technologies, cyber security and responsiveness to threats are crucial. Although a hacker may be the dark cyber actor most people fear online, it is really malware one should fear. Often, malware is cleverly disguised in e-mails or website landing pages. If you find yourself suddenly…

5 Major Technology Trends in the Construction Industry for 2017

2017 is likely a banner year for disruptive technology in the construction space. Let’s break down the top five major tech trends in the industry: 1. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a quirky term you’ve likely heard on and off in recent years, referring to wi-fi connectivity features being added to everyday tools and…

Electronics Quantity Take-Off Gains Users In The Field

Electronics Quantity Take-Off Gains Users In The Field

Have you been wondering why more contractors are using on-screen take-off solutions? The answer is timing. If that confuses you further, just ask yourself, “What era am I¬†working in?” For contractors still using paper plans, their work era is rather dated. Try mid-1800s. That’s when blueprints were first invented. Blueprint innovation pre-dates the Civil War…

Nail Guns

Nail gun injuries occur in the hand and fingers, and more than one-quarter of these situations involve structural damages to tendons, joints, nerves and bones. Nail gun injuries can also be found in legs, knees, foot and toes. Although less frequent, some of these injuries have led to paralysis, brain damages, bone fractures and deaths.…