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Top 10 States for Green Building

All across the country, construction companies are building green. But which cities are the greenest? The U.S. Green Building Council identified the top 10 states for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).LEED’s... Continue Reading

GIS: 4 Mobile Mapping Applications

Geographic information systems (GIS) continue to advance for construction. Today, there is greater use of the technology in infrastructure development, urban planning, and other areas of construction.The technology connects data with its... Continue Reading

2 Ways to Increase Safety at the Construction Site

For today’s construction professional, there are a number of different ways to heighten safety on the construction jobsite. In most cases, it comes down to having the right tools, equipment and technology on the job. Here’s a look at two... Continue Reading

5 Digital Trends Every Contractor Needs to Know

Digital transformation is disrupting industries and global economies everywhere. Yet, we’ve all heard how the engineering and construction (E&C) industry is one of the last to adopt digital technologies; rated second-to-last... Continue Reading

New Advances in Concrete

For project teams focused on sustainability of buildings and infrastructure, the type of materials used play a big role in the overall success of the project. This is why keeping a watchful eye on the latest advances is critical.One... Continue Reading

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Apps at the Jobsite

The use of apps at the construction jobsite is growing in popularity. Apps can help manage equipment, tools and even projects. Two examples come from Corecon Technologies Inc., a provider of cloud-based construction estimating, project... Continue Reading

Dozers Do More Than You Think

Connectivity is changing how equipment operates at the construction jobsite. Smart technologies now incorporated into new machines are helping contractors improve operations and cut costs.One example comes from John Deere, which is... Continue Reading

Apps: Next-Gen Tool for Construction

Apps are proliferating on the construction jobsite. From gathering machine inspection and safety data, to capturing and saving project photos, apps are in common use. But can apps also be used to make renting heavy equipment easier... Continue Reading

Data Collection Surges with GIS and GPS

New advanced GIS (geographic information system) and GPS (global positioning system) data collection solutions are now available for business processes on the jobsite.As one example, TerraGo has partnered with CompassTools, a provider of... Continue Reading

Drone Regulations: Everything You Need to Know

When working on a construction jobsite, contractors need to follow regulations and laws created to keep everyone safe.From adjusting weight limits on lifts to limiting emissions on equipment, regulations are focusing on the future. One... Continue Reading

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