General Contractor

Articles covering day-to-day oversight of the construction site and management of building projects.

  • 5 Ways to Simplify Creating and Managing BIM Content

    5 Ways to Simplify Creating and Managing BIM Content

    Practical tips for improving how you manage your thousands of files of BIM content.

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  • Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble7:16

    Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble

    Watch this video recap to learn how Trimble MEP is there to support our customers during this time of social distancing. Get all the latest updates on: https://go.mep.trimble.com/remote-working

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  • Cancelled Trade Shows Impacting Your Marketing Plans? Here’s How Trimble Content Can Help.

    Cancelled Trade Shows Impacting Your Marketing Plans? Here’s How Trimble Content Can Help.

    Here are 3 trade show scenarios we’re all familiar with and ways you can use Constructible Content to achieve the same goals you had hoped to achieve with last month’s (cancelled) trade show.

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  • Innovative Solutions to Unique Challenges Facing Small to Midsize Construction Companies

    Innovative Solutions to Unique Challenges Facing Small to Midsize Construction Companies

    How smaller construction firms solve challenges like limited visibility and access to bids, hiring and retaining skilled people, thin margins, embracing change and more.

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  • How to Differentiate Your General Contracting Company From Larger Competitors

    How to Differentiate Your General Contracting Company From Larger Competitors

    Stand out among larger construction companies with better collaboration, faster payments to subcontractors, and by automating your most time-consuming tasks.

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  • How Social Distancing Works on a Construction Site

    How Social Distancing Works on a Construction Site

    3 ways construction sites are staying productive while meeting social distancing guidelines and keeping employees safe.

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  • Finding and Retaining Workers During the Stay-At-Home Order

    Finding and Retaining Workers During the Stay-At-Home Order

    The short-term and long-term strategies smaller contractors and construction firms are taking to hire and retain skilled workers during stay-at-home orders.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 6: Live Streaming Your Site with Cameras

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 6: Live Streaming Your Site with Cameras

    The top 3 reasons your construction camera solution for remote monitoring needs to be switched from post-event review to live streaming.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 5: Contactless Entry

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 5: Contactless Entry

    There are 4 core actions that need to happen when workers enter a construction site during a public health crisis. Here's how to perform them safely.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 4: Perimeter Security

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 4: Perimeter Security

    Here are the 2 main approaches to construction site perimeter security, and how to make sure each allow for safe interactions and optimized workflow.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 3: Communicating with Your Site

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 3: Communicating with Your Site

    The biggest reason broadcast messaging services fail, and alternatives for communicating with and alerting workers on the jobsite.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 2: Automating Compliance, H&S and Security

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 2: Automating Compliance, H&S and Security

    How to manage change and reduce risk on the construction sites by automating your compliance, health and safety, and security measures.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 1: Understand Who's On Your Site

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring, Part 1: Understand Who's On Your Site

    How automated time and attendance capture on the construction site works, and the 3 most popular ways to do so.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Trimble's 6-part blog series helps contractors and health and safety managers get the information they need from their construction sites, without actually being there.

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  • 3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3D laser scanning is opening doors for many construction companies to improve their processes and results – Saving time, money and headaches. Here are three ways you can use it on your next project.

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  • The Skinny on Laser Scanning:  How It Works, When to Use It, and Why You Need It

    The Skinny on Laser Scanning: How It Works, When to Use It, and Why You Need It

    To see how scanning can help you address the unique productivity concerns you may have within your organization, it’s helpful to first understand the basics of 3D laser scanning. Let’s take a look!

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  • Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Here's how one material supplier uses BIM and digital construction workflows to speed up detailing by 50%.

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  • The General Contractor’s Guide to a Stress-free 2020

    The General Contractor’s Guide to a Stress-free 2020

    Maybe “stress-free” is asking too much, but these tips can certainly lower your stress heading into the next year.

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  • Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Check this article out to learn what robotic layout technology provides to your project and how to get your team on board with using this innovative solution.

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  • 3D Scanning Made Simple

    3D Scanning Made Simple

    3D laser scanning is a powerful tool your whole team can use to streamline construction workflows, increase accuracy and decrease rework, ultimately translating to saved time and money - find out how!

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