Implementing a Worksite IoT Technology Solution for Labor Productivity Data Collection 

In part 2 of this series, we will dispel myths about data collection technology for industrial sites. A workforce productivity platform promises many exciting benefits including identification of trends that prevent work from happening. This can quickly lead to a significant reduction in costs and can also identify opportunities for key safety interventions.  But how…

Why Intrinsic Safety is So Important on Worksites

A May 2019 explosion at a silicon chemical products manufacturer in Illinois left four workers dead, resulted in more than $1.5 million in fines from federal regulators and underscored the importance of using intrinsically safe electronic devices on hazardous worksites. Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that the…

Construction 4.0: How Technology is Poised to Transform the Industry

We’re living in the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution. Technology is transforming our homes, our workplaces and our world. And many sectors have been quick to sign on to the latest solutions to boost productivity and streamline their operations. While other industries have reaped the benefits of process and product innovations, the engineering and construction industries…

With safety and security tools, Triax is helping construction operate in this ‘new normal’

As the world grapples with the unprecedented threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, every sector is rethinking how it does business, including construction. Amid stay-at-home orders across the country, we’re hearing from builders and contractors who are scrambling now to determine how they’ll adapt to this “new normal” and safely continue their day-to-day operations. At Triax,…

Automation vs. Digitization: What’s the Difference?

Companies hear plenty of noise from technology providers about the benefits of their various platforms, including the ability to “automate” workflows and processes. But often those solutions don’t involve actual automation. Instead, they are simply digitizing information. And for contractors, builders and operators, the difference between the two is more than semantics. It can have…