How Technology Is Improving Construction Safety

No matter how hard organizations work to keep employees safe, construction sites are inherently hazardous environments. Countless workers, power tools, heavy machinery and equipment, and changing materials and structures pose threats and create challenges. Fortunately, technological construction safety advances have made it possible to see what is happening on jobsites across an organization, regardless of…

Inside Look: Autodesk BUILD Space

In July, we visited the Autodesk BUILD Space for the BuiltWorlds Boston Roadtrip. As part of the evening, we toured the 34,000-square foot space and reached out to Autodesk’s Salem Chism for more behind-the-scenes insights. Join us at  Autodesk University in Las Vegas in November, learn more here. On the BUILD Space: SC: The future…

Team Triax On the Road: Cutting-Edge Construction Technology and Site Safety Culture

We love being a part of the built industry and participating in events that empower construction and facilities professionals. Recently, we attended the AGC’s Safety & Health Conference in Denver. Triax president, Chad Hollingsworth, and VP of Risk Management at Suffolk, Doug Ware, spoke to attendees about how wearable technology, like Spot-r, is helping to…

Q & A with Professional Women in Construction’s Chelsea LeMar

Professional Women in Construction (@PWCTalk #HelloPWC) is a non-profit organization committed to advancing professional, entrepreneurial and managerial opportunities for women and other “non-traditional” populations in construction and related industries. It’s 1,000 members include general and specialty contractors, architectural and engineering firms, environmental services and public agencies. In August 2015, Chelsea LeMar took over as Executive…

Be The Technology Champion at Your Firm

With 1-3% profit margins, demanding schedules, and tight competition, construction companies have little extra time to devote to IT and technology investments that don’t work. Construction companies are lean, mean, operating machines that adapt on the fly, and new products—whether tools, gear or software—must clearly demonstrate value and relieve administrative burdens. Perhaps it is not…

Keep Each Other Safe

The construction world we live and work in is comprised of fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters. Those involved in the industry must focus on and prioritize safety to do their best to ensure everyone returns to their family and loved ones at the end of each day. A construction worksite is an inherently…