It may be time for your construction firm to think big. Big data that is.
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Taking a page from principles developed in Japan and used successfully by U.S. manufacturers, some cost-conscious leaders in the construction industry are advocating the use of lean production techniques.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Customer relationships with general contractors or owners who give your firm regular work can be like family relationships. One specialty subcontractor remarked about his work relationships that, "You will be spending more time with me in a week than you do with your family!"
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Construction work, by its very nature, is a high-risk type of business. It usually isn't a matter of if a loss occurs, but when and how much. When a loss does occur, such as an electrical wiring fire, all the parties involved with the project generally point the finger at the other parties.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
No matter how careful your company is, accidents and injuries can still happen. When they do, responding properly is an important factor in keeping your Workers' Compensation insurance costs under control. Here are six steps to take in the event an injury occurs:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
As an employer, you want effective job managers who think on their feet. By the same token, your foremen want to please you because you're the one who pays them each week.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Internal fraud drains approximately $4 trillion annually from global businesses, according to an estimate by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Creating a formal debt management plan, rather than borrowing haphazardly, can save your firm thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars in interest.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
When business starts to increase, it's time to dig in your heels a little deeper to turn your firm's revenue growth into an upward trend — rather than just a good month. Buying or renting a larger facility can help.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
The term "stormwater" refers to any runoff after rain or snow from a barren piece of land, an area with vegetation, or constructed areas such as paved streets and rooftops. Stormwater discharges can contain pollutants in large enough quantities to contaminate a water supply. If a construction project will disturb one or more acres, you may be required to obtain a stormwater permit under the federal Clean Water Act. Even if a project will disturb less than one acre, you may need a stormwater permit if it is part of a larger development plan.