General Contractor

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

  • Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Isn’t taking Jobs — It’s Saving Lives

    Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Isn’t taking Jobs — It’s Saving Lives

    It’s no secret that working on a construction site is among the most dangerous jobs out there. And an exciting new technology has been designed to help resolve this problem.

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  • Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    As uncertainty lurks in the future of the U.S. economy and, subsequently, construction industry spending, contractors are taking different approaches to technology to modernize their operations.

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  • 4 Companies Driving Digital Transformation In the Construction Industry

    4 Companies Driving Digital Transformation In the Construction Industry

    With the rapidly changing state of the industry, more construction companies are adopting scalable processes that drive digital transformation.

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  • 4 Steps to Achieving True Construction Collaboration

    4 Steps to Achieving True Construction Collaboration

    This lack of effective collaboration can be the downfall of a construction business, where tight deadlines and razor-thin profit margins rule the day. Construction collaboration is key.

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  • How Does NYC’s Construction Safety Training Law (LL196) Impact You?

    How Does NYC’s Construction Safety Training Law (LL196) Impact You?

    The Construction Safety Act of 2017 includes laws and regulations that went into effect on October 16, 2017, affecting many construction projects across New York City’s five boroughs.

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  • How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    You only get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to large or complex construction projects, your first impression is often your response to a request for a conceptual estimate.

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  • The Pitfalls of Using Industry Averages for Construction Cost Benchmarking

    The Pitfalls of Using Industry Averages for Construction Cost Benchmarking

    As a construction estimator, you’re under pressure to work quickly. Needing to move quickly, but beware of generic cost estimates. Generic cost averages can’t ensure accurate construction estimates

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  • These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    Construction processes are evolving. Learn how automation and machine learning enhance the capabilities of CAD and field layout.

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  • Solving the Labor Shortage: Investing In Students Today for a Better Workforce Tomorrow

    Solving the Labor Shortage: Investing In Students Today for a Better Workforce Tomorrow

    The construction industry is faced with an unsustainable labor shortage. How should the industry proceed, and what can be done to recruit young talent?

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  • BIM to the Rescue — The Restoration and Rebuilding of Notre Dame

    BIM to the Rescue — The Restoration and Rebuilding of Notre Dame

    A heritage monument that took almost 200 years to build was partially destroyed in just minutes. And, with today’s construction technology, bringing the architectural icon back to its former glory...

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  • 4 Key Benefits of Mobile Construction Technologies and 12 Ways they Improve Field Functionality

    4 Key Benefits of Mobile Construction Technologies and 12 Ways they Improve Field Functionality

    Construction has always been a mobile industry. Projects aren’t built in the office, they’re done in the field. With the rise of mobile construction technology, field productivity will improve.

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  • What are Digital Twins?

    What are Digital Twins?

    Digital twin technology automatically updates 3D models with data. Learn how digital twins can help improve the analytical capability of BIM.

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  • Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Transformation will not be achieved simply by implementing new technologies, but by improving workflows with repeatable business processes. Are you ready to go constructible?

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  • 5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    Across all sectors of construction, poor productivity can mean major problems. But now, firms are discovering these five things to cut down on construction inefficiencies.

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  • 5 Unexpected Construction Materials [Video]

    5 Unexpected Construction Materials [Video]

    In an effort to offset the environmental impact by buildings, researchers and construction professionals have come up with a wide array of solutions to make them more sustainable.

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  • Ensuring a Smooth Technology Transformation

    Ensuring a Smooth Technology Transformation

    Most contractors that want to remain competitive know they’ll have to make the move to the cloud, but how do you ensure you do so in a way that is best for your organization? You need a plan.

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  • Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    There are strong signals that the construction industry is undergoing an inevitable change that will increase business intelligence across processes, people and technology. Don't be left behind.

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  • Why Modernizing Construction Document Management Processes is Vital to Contractors’ Success

    Why Modernizing Construction Document Management Processes is Vital to Contractors’ Success

    Without the right documentation in place for construction teams to work from, projects either grind to a halt or tasks are carried out incorrectly, forcing costly rework. Find out how to modernize.

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  • The MEP Contractor's Guide to Constructibility

    The MEP Contractor's Guide to Constructibility

    The next generation of buildings will need MEP professionals to build beyond the limits of BIM. Find out how you as an MEP contractor can achieve this workflow, from first design to the maintenance.

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  • LOD simply explained: The LOD Kiwi

    LOD simply explained: The LOD Kiwi

    In the world of Building Information Modeling (BIM), LOD stands for the Level of Development. In order to explain how this works, we’ll use a piece of fruit.

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