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New Project Management Strategies

INCREASED TECH REQUIREMENTS ENCOURAGE BUILDERS TO BRING SPECIAL SYSTEMS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN HOUSE By Jim Gregg Research shows that, in recent years, the percentage of budgets allotted for technology has increased dramatically across all sectors of construction — including aviation, hotels, offices, manufacturing and research facilities, hospitals, plants, refineries, bridges and roads. Developers and owners […]Read More

Seeing Is Believing

THREE WAYS THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NAILS IT WITH VIRTUAL REALITY By John Arcello Two important keys to doing good business in the construction industry are knowing your customers and their needs, and collaboratively visualizing those needs. This ensures consistent, high-quality delivery that pleases customers and increases the bottom line. This is why many construction companies […]Read More

The Automated Future Of Construction Safety

HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY  By Fernanda Leite, PhD, PE Since the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 placed the responsibility of construction safety on the employer, newly developed injury prevention strategies have led to dramatically decreased fatality and disability rates in the construction industry. Despite these […]Read More

Creating a Culture of Safety

By Levente McCrary Photography by Brook Sefton The most effective leaders develop positive workplace cultures. They find ways to incentivize employees, facilitate productive working environments and – perhaps most importantly – create a culture of safety. This key area was the focus of a recent workplace safety event hosted by Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the […]Read More