Since 1998 average temperatures have exceeded the historical average, still when the cold strikes it comes with steeper temperature drops. All construction estimates rely somewhat on historical information. When it comes to the weather, though, … about Top Ways to Build Weather into Your Estimates
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has released a guide to help project owners, designers, and contractors better equip themselves to understand and manage climate impacts now and in the future.
The construction industry presents a vast array of opportunities to innovate through the application of Machine Learning. Not only will it make construction more efficient and innovative, the ability to capture and analyse project trends … about How Machine Learning Will Raise the Bar on Construction Safety and Performance
Although there are things about construction jobsites that pose risks that are similar to those of any other type of work environment, there are also aspects that are unique to construction. Some of the unique … about Staying Healthy and Safe on the Jobsite
New project delivery methods are reshaping the role of the contractor. Throughout most of the 20th Century, design-bid-build was the standard way of running projects. This model relied on architects working with the owner under … about Design Risks Every Contractor Should Watch Out For
There is plenty of talk about safety in construction. While many safety efforts aim to reduce costs, people are also discussing the greater benefit of reducing pain and suffering.
Over the past two decades, injury rates across Canada have been on the decline—and everyone can agree that’s a good thing. A systematic approach to safety and a focus on enforcement have certainly been helping. … about Top Construction Safety Risks in Canada
You will find failure factors front-loaded into many construction projects. These factors often elude detection until it’s too late, hidden behind assumptions and optimism. By paying close attention to these failure factors before a shovel … about Find the Top Potential Failures to Save Your Project Before it Begins
Catch up on what's going on in construction this week. From ENR's list of top 600 specialty contractors to Procore's latest service offering in the Australia New Zealand region, we've got you covered on all … about The Construction Tech Tools Companies Use Most, Mitigating Risk When Working at Height, and the Canadian Province Leading Recovery
Incomplete or inadequate geotechnical information can be a major cause of project delays, cost blow-outs, and conflict. Here is some practical advice about how to reduce the risk of encountering one of the most common … about What You Need to Know About the Underground Risks on Your Site