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Author Archives: Melinda Runkle

Actionable insights to engage your fleet

GPS Insight, an AGC Member and leading fleet software company, is conducting research about fleet management technology for construction businesses.Whether you want to switch fleet software providers or are looking for the first time, GPS Insight partners with construction companies in a unique way and would like to learn more about your business to see if they can help. Their ...

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Raken: The Leader in Daily Reporting and Field Management

Raken provides mobile-first technology to streamline field workflows. Raken’s digital toolbox saves superintendents time by allowing them to capture daily reports, time cards, tasks and photos directly from the field with an easy-to-use mobile app, automatically turning them into branded reports, real-time dashboards and data insights that improve the flow of information from the field to the office. In this ...

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The prefab revolution is about more than just process

The Big Offsite Construction Boom Calls for Innovative Products It doesn’t take long after putting pen to paper to conclude that panelization is a contractor’s ally. Savvy contractors are shifting production to the factory – taking workers off scaffolding into a controlled environment, eliminating weather-related scheduling chaos, and infusing efficiency by moving tasks to an indoor work bench. Georgia-Pacific is ...

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Introducing new protection for stucco and stone applications

Building materials have always gotten wet. What’s different today is that materials are staying wet longer because of changes in how we build. Our use of insulation saves energy and enhances occupant comfort, but it can also inhibit the drying process. DELTA®-DRY & LATH is a new2-in-1 rainscreen solution that helps protect against mold, rot, and decay by effectively draining ...

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Sales CRM for the Construction Industry

Manage sales leads, win more jobs, and build revenue.Know exactly what’s in your sales pipeline, project revenue, pull insightful reports, and collaborate easily with your team. With the customer relationship management (CRM) software built for the construction industry, you have the tools that build game changing relationships.Whether you’re in the office, in between meetings, or on a job site, you ...

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Estimating a sewer bypass project? Use this checklist to win more bids!

Unrivaled availability, unparalleled reliability, remarkable ease With our country’s aging wastewater infrastructure and the number of major municipalities under consent decree, the significance of sewer bypass work is on the rise. If you’re an estimator, making sure your bids are well informed for these projects is critical to securing the job. Unfortunately, no two are exactly alike, so each new ...

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Rhumbix is the single source of truth for field data.

Rhumbix is the single source of truth for field data. Track all components of out of scope work with Rhumbix T&M Tracking. Tags are generated in the field with all necessary information including, equipment, labor, and materials. Rhumbix T&M Tracking offers seamless integration to the Autodesk BIM 360 Cost Management module, allowing field-level data to be easily surfaced. All subcontractors ...

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Are you making these estimating mistakes?

Researchers estimate that 9 out of 10 spreadsheets contain hidden errors. If you’re still using spreadsheets for construction estimating, your latest estimate could be one of them. Your job is challenging enough – don’t let your estimating process make your job any harder. Claim your copy of our FREE eBook to identify the biggest estimating mistakes – and make sure ...

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Are you a modern contractor?

As a contractor, you must work smarter. By adapting modern technology and processes, you can digitize project design, construction, scheduling, and optimize workflows to:     Save time and moneyReduce change orders, project delays and reworkDistinguish your firm from the competition U.S. CAD is a provider of BIM software, training and production services to the construction industry. We employ industry experts ...

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How Geogrids Work to Keep Projects on Track

Unexpected site conditions can derail even meticulously planned engineering and construction projects. Increasingly, to manage uncertainties, engineers and owners are using geogrid materials to combat poor soil conditions and set a strong foundation for projects – resulting in decreased material costs, improved project schedules, longer-term viability and reduced environmental impact. Geogrids are man-made, polymer-based materials used to enhance ground conditions. ...

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