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Jobs that require working from new and rural locations are not just another day in the office. In fact, they’re rarely a day in the office at all. Setting your worksite up right from the start can improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk and get you back on track quickly when things don’t go your way. To help you get started right, check out our top 3 tips for remote worksite setup.
Have Emergency Medical Plans
In addition to your normal safety training and requirements, develop a plan for getting emergency responders to your site quickly, in the event they are needed. Research and get in touch with local emergency personnel and become familiar with their [Read more…] about Top 3 Tips for Remote Worksite Setup
Need help with your next construction project? There’s an app for that. Actually, there are several. Stay connected with your project team while out in the field using the many helpful resources right in the palm of your hand. Read on to learn about some of the best construction apps for 2018.
This construction management software with a five star rating allows you to easily view your blueprints, create schedules, track costs and build inspections and punch lists in the office or out in the field. Custom forms for daily reports, RFIs and change orders will soon be available.
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Stay up to date with the rest of your construction project team using the cloud-based Autodesk BIM 360 Docs app. With document management and review and control [Read more…] about Best Construction Apps for 2018
Everyone likes to share project success stories. The challenges and hiccups that occur during the project are not so willingly shared. As some road blocks are inevitable, some problems can be avoided by good planning and leadership. ModSpace Construction Services Director, John Costas, highlighted for us the 10 common project management mistakes in construction that every general contractor should avoid.
Not Reading the Contract
This should be done before any project is accepted. It’s important to fully understand what’s expected of your team and your subcontractors contractually. Not reading this through will likely result in missed obligations outlined in the contract.
Improper Safety Training
Safety must be addressed before the project starts, as well as enforced for the duration of the project. Failure to do so greatly increases the risk of injuries. Reminders as you walk through your site, like [Read more…] about 10 Common Project Management Mistakes in Construction
Construction workers are trained to solve issues on the job, but what about the problems that may arise before the job has started? Purchasing is a large part of the trade and it is crucial to trust your supplier. You’ve probably been given direction and tips on buying, but how about what not to do? We sat down with ModSpace Purchasing Manager, Phil Kolaskey who told us about five purchasing pitfalls for construction.
Price: Less isn’t more.
Be careful buying the least expensive products and materials. The lowest price is usually the least value, and the most headaches. Account for equipment as well as labor when planning, and be sure to factor size and location into [Read more…] about 5 Purchasing Pitfalls for Construction
We’re always looking for new ways to give you greater speed, certainty and simplicity in every leasing experience. That includes developing new tools that go where you go, work the way you work and make every interaction with us faster and easier for you. Here’s a quick look at 3 exclusive ModSpace tools that do just that.
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