Jobsite recently sat down with James Benham, CEO at JBKnowledge. He shared his insights into how technology is changing the industry and discussed strategies companies can implement to stay ahead of the game.
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.
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
Construction projects have a lot of moving parts. Everything from materials being hauled around, to the trucks doing the hauling, to the workers driving the trucks are frequently in motion. Multiply that by the number … about Real Time Location Sensors Gives Managers the Whole Picture
Unrealistic expectations are hard-baked into construction projects, both intentionally and unintentionally. Unfortunately, it usually falls to the contractors to deal with them. Here are steps you can take to keep everybody happy.
For construction projects of any size, accurate estimates are essential to protect profits, control risks and mitigate against blown deadlines. The estimation process is something of a tightrope. Too high an estimate could cost the … about How Technology is Transforming the Estimation Process
It’s easy to lose sight of the little things that hold client–contractor relationships together once construction is underway. Pressures often cause rifts and disagreements that never get healed. Here are tactics for “walking the higher … about 4 Successful Strategies for Better Client Relationships
When the jobsite feels chaotic and disorganized, you can probably pin the blame on this likely culprit––miscommunication. Failure to communicate can ultimately lead to serious jobsite accidents, project rework, and employee problems. Effective communication is … about Communication Failures on the Jobsite
Concrete slabs are something of an unsung hero in construction projects. But, if researchers at ETH Zurich have their way, this construction mainstay will be as beautiful as it is functional.
Canadian buildings are among the most iconic in North America and the world. Here are 18 examples of remarkably iconic structures in the Great White North.