Control access to your jobsite with our latest solution – Spot-r Access Control

General contractors and building companies typically try to control access on jobsites, and for good reason. Project owners often require it, particularly in urban settings. But restricted access also is just good construction site management. When you control who has access to a work site, you can prevent theft and harm to equipment and protect…

COVID cases rise on jobsites; here’s how to limit worker interaction

COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes and meatpacking plants have made national headlines, but there are warning signs from academic studies and local public health data that the construction industry may also be a trouble spot. According to a recent story in Construction Dive, construction is among the top two or three industries with the most…

CDC redefines ‘close contact,’ warns about airborne transmission; here’s what it means for you

For months, we’ve known that COVID-19 respiratory droplets can travel up to six feet, and that’s why we keep a physical distance of six feet from each other. Health experts also have recommended limiting contact with others to less than 15 consecutive minutes to avoid the transmission of the coronavirus. But now, the Centers for…

Boost jobsite productivity with Triax® and Jovix® integration to centralize material, equipment and worker management

Getting a project back on track or accelerating a schedule requires more than just throwing some more people at it. Adding extra subs won’t make a difference if you don’t have the equipment or materials needed to get the job done. But calculating the right amount of anything — people, equipment and materials — isn’t…

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…

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…

Technology Doesn’t Lie: KBE Building Team Talks Benefits of Spot-r

KBE Building Corporation is at work on a major project in Virginia, and as crews complete the multi-story building, they’re also wearing a Spot-r Clip on their waist. The Internet of Things-enabled wearable device monitors workers’ movements around a jobsite, helping supervisors reduce risk and injuries, cut waste and better manage projects.  KBE Building, a…