Top

Tag: contractors


Sustainability

How Time Tracking Can Help Contractors Improve Revenue and Productivity

September 22, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The introduction of technology into the construction industry has paved way for automated time tracking solutions. However, these time tracking solutions are no longer restricted to their traditional purpose, i.e., calculating work hours and managing payrolls. Advanced construction accounting and […]


Sustainability

Construction’s Human Resources Specialists Become Key Agents of Change

September 16, 2020

Via: ENR

Six months after the coronavirus pandemic first shuttered offices across the U.S., contractors and design firms have, for the most part, settled into the “new normal.” With distancing and other safety protocols implemented at jobsites, some firms have returned to […]


Construction Processes, Financial

7 bidding mistakes that can throw off a project

August 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Since the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S., contractors have been increasingly nervous about maintaining and building their backlog of work as jobs in some areas and sectors are put on hold or canceled. To build their books, many firms […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

The Dotted Line: When should contractors use COVID-19 liability waivers?

August 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As a result of the novel coronavirus’ spread, construction industry players are preparing for permanent changes to the way they do business. Other changes that contractors likely will encounter moving forward through and after the pandemic, however, will be in […]


Sustainability

Readers Respond: COVID-19 has increased competition among contractors

August 6, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Since the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S., contractors have been increasingly nervous about maintaining and building their backlog of work as jobs in some areas and sectors are put on hold or canceled. To build their books, many firms […]


Construction Techniques

Robot roundup: 5 recent innovations in construction tech

July 1, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Robots have continued to make inroads into the construction industry. Whether due to a lack of skilled labor, or simply new tech becoming commercially available, companies continue to market robots and drones to contractors as options to perform important tasks […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

How contractors can protect jobsites from vandalism

June 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The antiracism protests spurred by the killing of an unarmed African-American man at the hands of police in Minneapolis has put business owners on guard and looking for ways to protect their property against looters and others intent on inflicting […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Contractors hire medical professionals for COVID-19 guidance, site visits

June 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Now that moratoriums on nonessential construction have been lifted across the country, contractors are getting back to work with new protocols and provisions in place. From tool sanitization, hand-washing stations, staggered work schedules and mandatory face coverings, an emphasis on […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

What contractors need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program

May 13, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

When it was clear that the novel coronavirus was going to severely disrupt the business operations of many U.S. companies across a wide range of industries, lawmakers decided to provide economic relief via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Sustainability

3 Tips on How Contractors Can Rise From the COVID-19 Crisis

April 30, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

At the start of 2020, the construction industry’s outlook had never been brighter. The early momentum of the United States economy boosted the confidence of construction industry leaders. According to the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Construction Confidence Index released mid-March, […]