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Two Things You Need to Know About Scrap Metal Recycling

Posted by Hugh Wong on March 22, 2019

Scrap metal recycling is a massive industry in North America. Companies process several million tons every year. The purpose is to recover and process scrap metal from end-of-life products, structures, or manufacturing scrap. Scrap metal recycling also prevents the need to mine…

How to Organize Construction Sites to Boost Safety and Productivity

Posted by Ryan Cox on March 21, 2019

Judging from search engine results, the topic of organizing a construction site doesn't come up often enough and yet, the benefits are many. An organized construction site increases safety, enhances productivity, and boosts profits. A well-designed construction site offers more…

Does Your City Let You Track Neighborhood Crime Like This?

Posted by Amy Hite on March 20, 2019

Do you know where neighborhood crime is happening in your city? Is it near your home or workplace? Residents and businesses in Frisco, Texas, have a way to get answers to all their neighborhood crime questions with an interactive visual tool. Crime Mapping Frisco Residents and…

What to Do with Vacant Retail Centers That Need a New Life

Posted by Rick Charney on March 18, 2019

Payless ShoeSource has announced its plans to close all U.S. stores and wind down its e-commerce activity. With national retailers like Payless ShoeShource announcing closings and bankruptcies, the industry feared vacancy rates would skyrocket. However, real estate research firm…

Construction Site Trespasser Arrested

Posted by Amy Hite on March 15, 2019

Less than 25% of equipment that is stolen from construction sites is ever recovered. When materials and equipment are taken, not only can they be costly to replace, they can delay the project. In this Catch of the Month video, our security operators spotted a trespasser on a…

Apartment Security: Maintenance Shed Thieves Arrested

Posted by Amy Hite on March 15, 2019

Apartment communities try to maintain a safe environment for their residents and staff. After all, security is a major factor in minimizing vacancy rates. In this month’s Catch of the Month video, our security operators spotted a group of individuals stealing from the…

Are Apartment Video Surveillance Security Solutions Actually a Liability?

Posted by Pearson Brock on March 15, 2019

Many apartment property managers and owners fear installing video surveillance increases liability. The opposite is actually true. Video surveillance decreases apartment liability and there are court cases that reinforce this. Generally, a landowner has no duty to protect…

Everything You Need to Know About Construction Site Security

Posted by Steve Mansell on March 15, 2019

Get Our Complete Guide to Construction Best Practices: Site Safety and Security Solutions That Work The construction industry builds the homes we live in, the offices we work in, and the roads we drive on. Unfortunately, the industry faces challenges on several fronts. Read more…