Wearables and insurance: Triax to highlight benefits at Spotlight on Solutions

From smartwatches to fitness trackers, wearable gadgets are all the rage in our personal lives, but the technology also is turning up in the workplace. And in the construction industry, the technology is proving to not only deliver new efficiencies, but revolutionize safety as well.  Bob Dolan, our national sales director, will head to New…

Tackling healthcare construction challenges with technology

By Bob Dolan, National Sales Director In the competitive healthcare space, facilities are under tremendous pressure to continuously update and improve their amenities. Hospitals and other care environments (e.g. nursing homes, surgical centers) continually seek to enhance their offerings and services to meet changing patient needs and regional demand, to comply with industry and environmental…

Technology Innovations, Workplace Culture Enable a New Level of Construction Safety

In this article for Occupational Health & Safety Magazine, Triax Technologies’ Pete Schermerhorn writes about how new technologies are connecting workers and supervisors as well as managers and executives off site to enable improved safety culture and practices. Shifting the Workplace Culture Along these lines, it’s important to understand that these technology tools are just…

Tech You Should Try: The Spot-r EquipTag

In September, Spot-r EquipTag was named one of Equipment Today’s 2018 Contractors Top 50 Products by construction equipment owners and end users. The IoT equipment sensor is the first-of-its-kind non-GPS solution to track operator identity, equipment location and utilization without restrictions such as indoor/outdoor location or equipment size. For this edition of Tech You Should…

Technology as a driver of Lean Construction

To improve productivity and maximize project quality, construction contractors are increasingly turning to lean construction practices. This innovative, collaborative approach to operating and executing projects is focused on continuous improvement by reducing waste and building with maximum efficiency. It has been shown not only to increase productivity but to give construction firms a strong competitive…