Archive for the ‘Project Control’ Category

100+ Year Old Construction Firm Gets Serious About Job Site Security When managing a large jobsite, being able to track, manage and document every worker on site is crucial in completing a project successfully. Rick Kinney, Safety Engineer at Walbridge, expressed how site security was their biggest concern for their most recent project located in Boydton, Virginia. Founded in 1916 […]

Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology is now a staple of the construction industry, offering benefits to general contractors every day. As the technology evolves, these benefits continue to increase, helping contractors and subcontractors improve productivity and efficiency significantly. The Benefits of BIM for Contractors BIM technology, with its myriad functions and capabilities, has allowed general […]

With Building Information Modeling (BIM), companies can more quickly focus on the important tasks ahead. However, making the most of a BIM takes a bit of effort on the part of the company, especially when it comes to redundant work processes. Here is how to use BIM correctly. The Essential Ways to Streamline Processes Minimizing […]

Like Sticky Notes and Markers?  You’ll Love Drawing Markup Get to information that’s typically captured with sticky notes, sketches and memos directly within the latest design set. Combine the information spread across apps and emails together so you can make decisions about what to do next. ProjectSight’s markup tools are the solution. Markup tools let […]

That once-mighty drawing cabinet has lost its position in the trailer hierarchy to file sharing services. Yet, when construction stakeholders lack easy access to the latest design files, projects can turn ugly. With Trimble ProjectSight, the latest versions of drawing sets are always available for your team, whether you prefer to work in a browser […]

Some contractors may discover building information modeling (BIM) problems when they first start using the program. They might find that the BIM models do not look right, or that contractors are not interpreting them correctly. Most of these BIM problems stem from very fundamental issues of misunderstanding. Consultant Misunderstanding: It is often difficult to get […]

Constructiondive.com posted an article about “4 construction technology innovations enhancing productivity in the field“.   The article discusses innovations “making the tasks of foremen, tradesmen and other site works easier so they can be as productive as possible.” BuildingPoint SouthEast has the following mentioned innovations:  Robotic Total Stations, Project organization software, and Wearable technology. Robotic […]