By Colby Humphrey
Many of us in the construction field have never considered incorporating market research into our operations. There are a number of limiting factors, including time, money and resources. You might be wondering, “Why would I want...
We spend a lot of time maintaining the trucks, pavers, sealcoaters and stripers we purchase. However, many contractors do not see the need to perform “preventive maintenance” on their business operations.
In many cases, businesses struggling to...
Site development contractor EHC Inc. found a way to reuse excess material it was excavating from a road widening project and turn it into a second job
Try games, bonuses and incentives to entice crews to work faster and keep work exciting and competitive
This article discusses some of the most common exclusions in construction policies, and how to make sure that there are no gaps in coverage
Two swing stages powered by a Spider traction hoist help lift 900-lb. stainless steel letters into place outside the 15th floor of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower
Completing a stint in the military says something about a person: they understand timeliness, know somthing about leadership and often have handled expensive equipment
By Dustin Walsh, Crain's Detroit Business
Following the harshest winter on record and concerns over funding, the Michigan Department of Transportation doubled down on technology for its largest project in a decade, the reconstruction of I-96...
Metl-Span insulated metal panels offer energy savings and aesthetics for a new mixed-use property in Madison, Wis.
The threat of a growing technological divide makes right now a more important time than ever for construction professionals to pay attention to emerging trends in technology
Tablets are a tracking tool that every contractor should adopt as soon as possible
Three Vermeer drills helped install a gas line that required work in tough soils but careful consideration of the protected wetlands on the jobsite
There are a number of tax breaks that construction company owners should keep their eye on for possible revival
Alliance Concrete Sawing & Drilling was tasked with removing structural concrete on Chicago's Navy Pier to create recessed steel and concrete tree pits
When you install structure and accountability sessions into your company organizational standards, your company will become more professional and you will improve the results in your field
Lessons from the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Napa, Calif., in August 2014 could affect building codes and regulations; contractors have a golden opportunity in retrofitting structures
A train consisting of a water truck, emulsion tanker truck, cold planer, mobile recycle trailer, paver, steel roller compactor and rubber tire compactor used cold-in-place recycling to rehab and repave a Brazilian highway
In evaluating your options between lease versus loan, it is important to look at each alternative to determine which will best balance usage, cash flow and your financial objectives
A Grove GMK5275 with a 21-ton jib is used to erect precast panels into a vertical position and precast stairs over a building's structure during construction of a federal GSA building in Guam
Adding sustainable construction to your portfolio of capabilities can create a market advantage for your construction business and position it for financial success
Follow a sound strategy, set the right priorities, hire a committed staff and have a strong self-discipline in order to run a successful business
The six-month project required 8,800 man hours, 3,500 bags of cement bag mix material and thousands of pounds of steel and lumber
Setting goals is just the start of achieving what you want to accomplish
Terex lattice-boom crawler carries 314-ft. bridge girders 164 ft. to place them on concrete piers for a Luxemburg highway connector
The Contractor Help Station addresses questions regarding allocation and the equipment bidding process.