resurfacing

Road Resurfacing Simplified

Traditionally, highway resurfacing projects have been a challenge, not only for the contractor, but the inconvenienced community through which the road passes. To collect...
clauses

Dispute Resolution Clauses Are Out of Control!

I am often called upon to review contract documents on behalf of my contractor clients. In doing so, I have noticed a trend lately for...
innovation

A Template for Harnessing the Power of Innovation

The famed artist Pablo Picasso once said, “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” He certainly nailed that one. By its very nature,...
SAF

Verifying the Training

FAST FACT: Fast Fact: An estimated 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the U.S. on any given day. According to...

Delay Claim Damages: How Do You Prove Them?

Delay claims come in all different shapes and sizes. But, where a delay is compensable, one critical aspect of the ensuing claim is determining...

Tool Inventory Management

One of ToolHound’s clients is a construction firm with two branches: large commercial projects and small projects and maintenance. Between new construction, demolitions, interior...
Tested-in-Texas

Tested in Texas

As the athletic director in the Alvin Independent School District (ISD), with more than 24,000 students nestled along the Gulf Coast, Mike Bass knows...
tire maintenance

Construction Tire Management: Four Key Questions

Tires can represent a substantial investment for construction companies and like any investment, should be managed correctly to secure optimal returns, which can take...
Safety Week

A Safer Jobsite Starts with the Right Mindset and a Strong Technology Toolset

The construction industry geared up for Safety Week (May 7–11). Now its fifth year, what began as a joint initiative between the Construction Industry...
Jim Hammond

The Here and There of Dirt

Jim Hammond knows a thing or two about dirt. In the early 2000s, Jim Hammond did something historic in his life. He decides to shift...