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What Construction Sites Are Doing to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

Posted by Steve Mansell on September 12, 2018

Cities across the east coast of the United States are preparing for Hurricane Florence. According to the governor of North Carolina, this hurricane is a monster, is extremely dangerous and life-threatening. Weather forecasts predict landfall early Friday morning and it should…

How Can I Help Prevent Construction Vandalism and Theft?

Posted by Steve Mansell on September 11, 2018

The open spaces and often remote locations of construction sites make them vulnerable to crime. A Washington police department published a guide on how to control construction vandalism and theft. In it they discussed site vulnerabilities and the most effective ways to deter…

Industry Trends: Demand for Sustainable Construction Continues to Grow

Posted by Steve Mansell on September 6, 2018

Sustainable is the concept of creating things so they leave the smallest carbon footprint. It has become a buzzword across multiple industries in 2018 and the construction sector is no exception. Sustainable, or green construction, requires contractors to use practices that…

75% of Stolen Construction Equipment Is Never Recovered

Posted by Steve Mansell on September 4, 2018

In 2017, Canada experienced an increase in housing construction. With this surge comes a larger risk and greater opportunity for equipment theft. Experts estimate that 75% of stolen equipment is never recovered. Construction sites in the United States aren’t faring much better…

How Can I Secure My Construction Site at Night?

Posted by Steve Mansell on August 30, 2018

Security is crucial at construction sites, especially at night. These properties, home to expensive supplies and equipment, come with unique challenges that can make it difficult to deter criminal activity. The first issue involves a construction site’s design. They aren’t like…

Security Camera Monitoring for Your Construction Site

Posted by Steve Mansell on August 28, 2018

As a construction site manager, one of your top priorities is the safety of your workers, the community, equipment and materials. A customized security camera monitoring system can help protect your assets while providing an improved sense of safety. There are many benefits to a…

Time-Lapse Video for Construction Projects

Posted by Steve Mansell on August 23, 2018

Time-lapse video of construction projects provides more benefits to a business than just engaging visual appeal. The footage also has practical applications, including marketing and project management. What exactly is time-lapse video? In simple terms, it is a series of…

Video and Artificial Intelligence Impacts the Construction Industry

Posted by Steve Mansell on August 14, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making an impact on commercial businesses for years. Because it can analyze vast amounts of data more quickly than a human, it is a valuable tool for many industries. Construction is no exception since AI can automate tedious, repetitive and…