The Woodlands, Texas (May 2013)
On Center Software, the first name in construction automation, won the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industry’s 2013 Excellence in Construction Innovation Award for its Digital Production Control™ offering.
“AWCI’s Excellence in Construction Innovation Award recognizes products, services, materials, technology, or systems that improve the means and methods used in the wall and ceiling industry,” said Cecilia Padilla, President of On Center Software. “We are quite proud of winning this first ever honor from AWCI. Digital Production Control is our patented technology that improves productivity, increases scope of work, and reduces the amount of materials used and construction costs,” said Mrs. Padilla.
Police departments around the United States are reporting a spike in thefts of cell phones, especially smart phones such as iPhones and Androids. Crimes involving cell phones now comprise 40 percent of thefts in major American cities, according to the Federal Communications Commission’s analysis of statistics provided by police departments. Many of those thefts involve violence and even deaths.
Construction firms must be extra vigilant about theft. Construction had many of the earliest adapters of cell phones, fueled by the temporary nature of projects, lack of easy availability of landlines on jobsites and the nomadic nature of workers in construction.
The question becomes, is there any relief in sight? Continue »
Centered on Stadiums & Arenas
Sports stadiums and entertainment facilities are among the physically largest projects on which construction companies work. In terms of scale, these projects are massive—contractors may have to clear huge tracts of land, source massive amounts of materials and equipment to raise the structure, and deal with community approval issues. These contracts also frequently come with tight deadlines and little cushion. However, they also come with multi-million dollar price tags, making them especially lucrative and highly sought after projects. Continue »
Atlanta – May 8, 2013 – NexTraq®, a leading GPS fleet tracking and fleet management company, announced today that its client, Evrard-Strang Construction Inc., saved money on fuel and insurance costs while improving productivity with the NexTraq GPS Fleet Tracking solution. Continue »
The company headed by this author recently went through an analysis of software tools that would enhance business productivity and provide the ability for scalability, security, stability and cost. Although the digit group inc. is primarily a technology company that supports the AEC market, its processes, workflows and schedules closely resemble traditional firms in the AEC industry. Continue »
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – April 18, 2013 – Maxwell Systems, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software solutions, expert services and best practices, announced it launched a rebrand of its company that includes a new visual identity and a new tagline, Empowering Construction™.