North America

Resources for North American Construction Professionals

  • 5 Tips for Remote Collaboration Using Trimble Connect

    5 Tips for Remote Collaboration Using Trimble Connect

    Even before the recent work disruptions, the number of employees working remotely has been on the rise, leading to the need to quickly access data for fast, efficient team collaboration.

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  • When Mother Nature Attacks: The Role of Construction Before and After a Natural Disaster

    When Mother Nature Attacks: The Role of Construction Before and After a Natural Disaster

    A closer look at the role and responsibility of construction when it comes to natural disasters, and how contractors can help ensure safety and stability.

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  • The Opioid Epidemic In Construction

    The Opioid Epidemic In Construction

    Opioid use has officially been declared a Public Health Emergency by the federal government. Learn why construction workers are especially susceptible to painkiller addiction, and why opioid dependenc

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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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  • 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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  • 8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    Heading into a remodel or renovation project, there’s plenty of room for things to go wrong, so we’ve developed a handy checklist so you can hit the ground running and nail down a profitable project.

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  • How to Optimize Your Estimating Workflow as a Small MEP Contractor

    How to Optimize Your Estimating Workflow as a Small MEP Contractor

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  • Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    3D laser scanning is no longer just a “nice to have” tool. As construction companies see the benefits of scanning, they’re finding more ways to ways to incorporate scanning their construction workflow

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  • How to Address the Who, When, and Where to Ensure a Safer Construction Site

    How to Address the Who, When, and Where to Ensure a Safer Construction Site

    A look at the three Ws of jobsite access control – who’s on your construction site, when they’re there, and where they’re located – plus how they can mitigate many risks that threaten your workforce.

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  • How to Protect Your Workforce from 7 Avoidable Safety Threats

    How to Protect Your Workforce from 7 Avoidable Safety Threats

    This construction safety guide looks at the top avoidable safety threats present at a construction jobsite, and how to mitigate these risks, for to a reliable solution for protecting your workforce.

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  • Simplicity as a Technology Strategy

    Simplicity as a Technology Strategy

    The construction industry is now moving all-in on modern tech for construction management. With so many new solutions aimed at streamlining construction processes - they’re doing just that.

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  • 3 Key Challenges Safety Managers Need to Face Every Day

    3 Key Challenges Safety Managers Need to Face Every Day

    As a safety manager on a construction site, you’re shouldering a heavy dual responsibility. Here are three key challenges they face, and how some safety managers have solved them.

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  • How Construction Can Reduce Accidents in 2020

    How Construction Can Reduce Accidents in 2020

    Construction safety is a looming issue in the industry. Here are practical tips for safety managers and contractors to reduce accidents on the jobsite.

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  • Are You Unknowingly Putting Your Construction Crews at Risk?

    Are You Unknowingly Putting Your Construction Crews at Risk?

    Safety on the job in the construction industry is particularly urgent. The number of potential hazards combined with the variety of individual workers on construction makes jobsites safety critical.

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  • How Long Will It Be Before Robots Build Everything?

    How Long Will It Be Before Robots Build Everything?

    There’s a lot of talk in the construction industry about the use of robotic technologies. Read on to see how robots are gaining traction and how far we are away from robots building everything.

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  • What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    You can convince your estimators that there’s a better method to cost estimating than using spreadsheets. Here are some ways to position construction estimating software as a win-win for everyone.

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  • What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Blockchain and Smart Contracts

    What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Blockchain and Smart Contracts

    There’s a lot of hype currently surrounding Blockchain and the great things it can do and be for the construction industry. But there are some aspects of the conversation that people are getting wrong

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  • How Do You Know You Carry Enough Construction Liability Insurance?

    How Do You Know You Carry Enough Construction Liability Insurance?

    Liability insurance is a vital part of running a successful construction firm but it’s also a costly line item on the balance sheet. How do you know if you’re properly insured but not paying too much?

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  • Protective Measures to Limit Business Disruptions

    Protective Measures to Limit Business Disruptions

    Natural disasters can significantly impact communities and in their wake, construction companies are relied on to quickly get things moving in a positive direction – but what is needed to do so?

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  • 3 Keys to Energy Optimization in Commercial Buildings

    3 Keys to Energy Optimization in Commercial Buildings

    Read this quick and simple guide to the “low-hanging fruit” of commercial facility energy optimization: three areas that have proven to be highly effective and relatively easy to accomplish.

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