Construction sites are rich targets for would-be thieves or vandals, so security cameras seem a must on the jobsite, either as a deterrent or to catch crooks in the act. But as camera technology has … about Construction Cameras are Doing Much More than Capturing Thieves
The hardhat has steadily evolved since it first became popular during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930s. Initially made of canvas, they’ve since been made of everything from metal to fiberglass … about The Smart Hard Hat is Doing More than Keeping Workers Safe
Construction work remains one of the most dangerous occupations. Of the 5,333 people who died from work-related injuries in 2019, construction workers accounted for 1,061 of those deaths, the highest number of fatalities in the … about 5 of the Most Dangerous Jobs in Construction and the Technology Helping to Keep Them Safe
While no known technology can guarantee no damage to a building in an explosion, there are a few methods and materials in use today that can help minimize injury and loss of life.
There is an old saying in management circles—you are only as good as your last job. That is especially true in the construction industry, where there’s more to quality than just complying with construction code … about Six Reasons to Be Proactive about Quality
By any measure, 2020 was a year for the construction industry like no other. According to Deloitte, the year started off strong, with construction adding over $900 billion to the US economy in Q1 2020 … about A Look at How Covid-19 Changed the Construction Industry in 2020 and Beyond
The year 2020 was a rollercoaster for everyone in the construction industry—but not all the lessons of the year were harsh. Many have found some positives that are likely to result in longer-term changes in … about Australia Construction’s Lasting Lessons of 2020
Worldwide, there is a growing emphasis on delivering buildings that won’t just survive routine wear and tear but will also be able to handle extremes—heatwaves, power outages, and flash flooding. Jobsite consulted some leading Australian … about How We Can Build for Extremes Without Blowing Budgets
As other industries closed their doors for the better part of the year, construction sites remained open and fully functional thanks to a swift response and everyone’s willingness to cooperate. But it wasn’t just COVID-19 … about 2020: A Year of Safety Firsts for Australia’s Construction Industry
Safety in the construction industry isn’t something you learn overnight. Great safety leaders are born from decades of experience, on-site and in managerial roles, with plenty of life lessons in between.