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Simplify communiciaitons. Use your data. Avoid rework.

Rework leads to reduced profit margins and accounts for up to 20% of a project’s construction cost. That can mean $2 million lost on one project.There’s a simple solution to reduce rework and reinvest that lost time and money back into the project. Get the Construction Project Management Toolkit Available now, all in one toolkit, are the tools needed to ...

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Glove 101: Types of Safety Gloves

By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator The sheer number of factors to consider when choosing safety work gloves can be a daunting task. This is where some basic knowledge on gloves can really come in handy. Let’s start with the basics—categorizing the different types of safety gloves. In this article, we will take a closer look at the different ...

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The Partner Elevation Pledge: Embracing a new mindset and a new way of working collaboratively with contracting partners

Increasingly complex capital projects and an acute skilled labor shortage means builders and operators are forced to take on riskier partners.  As we navigate the most challenging labor market in our American history, the safety and financial risks our partners bring to the job are compounding: Every year in the U.S., there are roughly 150,000 injuries on job sites, and ...

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Haul More Loads Each Day with Side Dumps

You can solve more construction challenges and haul more every day when unloading is easier and faster. With SmithCo side dumps, operators can stay in the cab for no touch unloading, and there is no need to back up to stockpile or windrow. Dump on soft and uneven ground safely. This is why so many choose our side dump trailers ...

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Is your supply chain exposing your construction business to cyber risk?

Construction businesses are exposed to first-party loss and costs from potential cyber breach, as well as third-party liability risk from vendors in your supply chain. Our Construction Cyber Risk Guide outlines the evolution of cyber risk and the most effective risk transfer mechanisms to maximize coverage that will protect your income and the reputation of your business. This guide will ...

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Embracing the Partner Elevation Movement for Risk Mitigation

Capital projects are larger, more complex and being built faster than ever before, and it’s crucial for enterprises to mitigate risk and promote safety at every stage. Construction firms and facility owners have traditionally attempted to minimize and mitigate risks related to safety, financial, quality and sustainability factors of third-party contractors with upfront screening. A growing volume of increasingly complex ...

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Delight Your Clients & Staff with Memorable Holiday Gifts

Gourmet steaks, foods, and wine from Omaha Steaks make the perfect gift to commemorate hard work and build lasting relationships. This year, don’t send a gift – send an experience! OMAHA STEAKS OFFERS: Free Shipping on Select GiftsMeal Kits and Steak PackagesTurnkey Branded GiftsFlexible Gift Cards ABOUT OMAHA STEAKS: We offer the finest grain-fed beef that’s been naturally aged at ...

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5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture

Is the safety culture at your organization strong enough to proactively mitigate risks and keep your people safe? Download our newest free whitepaper, 5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture, to help you get there. It covers five steps EHS professionals can take to build a strong safety culture that leads to improved performance. Dowload now!

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When you dump to the side, there’s lots of advantages.

Get jobs done faster and solve everyday construction challenges with greater stability, speed and safety. SmithCo side dumps do not require an even surface for stability during the dump cycle so unloading is safer and faster than other dump trailers. Our trailers are built and designed in Le Mars, Iowa, featuring expert engineering, welding and finishing. With AR400 steel tubs, ...

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Underground Pipe Assessments Verify System Conditions Pre- and Post-Construction

Using remote-controlled crawlers with camera and video capabilities, AQUALIS’ professionals can diagnose, treat, inspect, and assess your underground infrastructure. Real-time viewing allows for same-day diagnosis without the need for excavation or daylighting prior to service. This non-destructive assessment tool can be utilized through all stages of a project, including pre- and post-construction, to evaluate pipe condition and pinpoint concerns big ...

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