While construction companies need to focus on the “fatal four,” they also need to stay on top of emerging safety and health risks. Green jobs, new technologies, changes in business practices and in the workforce … about Getting Ahead of Unsuspecting Worker Safety Health & Risks
Seventeen years ago, researchers named the factors negatively affecting big infrastructure projects. Since the publication, few lessons have been learned, and the same old issues continue to plague these mega projects.
For many construction businesses, marketing is an afterthought. It's what happens when you've got nothing lined up. But that type of marketing creates the wave effect; business goes up and goes down before going up … about 6 Ways to Successfully Get the Projects You Want
The Construction Career Board on Procore’s Community website is now live and includes thousands of open positions. Unlike most other job boards, this one is free for both job seekers and employers, and it’s international … about Procore Launches New Job Board For The Construction Industry
Inspections, quality checks and punch lists, construction encourages people to watch for what other people do wrong. But, what if you try to catch people doing things right? That’s a question posed by management teacher … about How To Catch People Doing Things Right
Construction has a long history of adversarial business relationships with trust taking a back seat to self-preservation. When trust is missing in project relationships, its absence plays a major role in projects failing to hit … about Why Building Trust is Essential for Success
Tracking productivity on construction projects is a game changer. However, getting it right is not instantaneous. Sadly, many contractors do not realize how much low productivity costs them.
Proper structural design in civil engineering helps ensure that public works projects don't end in tragedy. It also ensures the structure will last at least as long as the planners expect. Sometimes, though, even civil … about Structural Design in Civil Engineering: Definition, Basic Principles, and Careers
There’s no sure way to know a contractor won’t stiff you; after all, construction projects have a lot of risk and when things go south the subcontractors stand at the end of the receiving line. … about Subcontractors: Find Your Dream GC
If you ever get asked to take part in a lean construction project, it will offer a fresh perspective on building. Lean construction principles, and the practices that flow from them, not only transform projects, … about What Is Lean Construction: Definition and Principles