Enhance construction safety

4 Tips to Enhance Construction Site Safety

Construction is one of the most dangerous professions.  Each year there are thousands of injuries and deaths on construction sites.  There are many factors that make construction a risky industry to work.  Some of these reasons include the weather, large equipment, hazardous and large materials, and electrified wires.  When accidents occur on a construction site they are often life-threatening. According to The …

Closing the Gap in Skilled Trades

Closing the Gap in Skilled Trades MORE SKILLED TRADES, was the topic the U.S Department of Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, addressed during the Building and Construction Trades Apprenticeship Training Conference at Washtenaw Community College.  At the conference, he was quoted saying, “The United States has 6.2 million job openings.  That is the highest number of job openings ever in the …

Construction planning tools

Construction Project Approval Process

Why You Should Begin Planning Now for Your Commercial Construction Project Spring and summer are often a busy time for the construction industry.  This is the time that you don’t have to worry about construction delays due to weather or extra costs associated with winter conditions.  If you’re considering constructing a new building or renovating an existing site in the spring, start planning …

Construction Change Order

Change Orders and Their Effect on Construction

Do you have a construction project underway or ready to begin?  Have you considered the possibility of change orders and their impact they can have on your project? Change orders can occur and are often unavoidable during the construction process.  A change order is work that is added or deleted from the original scope of work and as a result …