infrastructure plan

Three Tips for Contractors in Light of the $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

There is no doubt that the recent actions of President Donald Trump have been made with his signature phrase in mind: Make America Great...

A Debt to be Paid: Employing our Veterans

What has 4 decades as an employer taught me about hiring and managing veterans? That it’s the smartest move I can make in terms...
tire performance

The Tire Performance Triangle

When it comes to tires, what performance benefit is most important to you? Are you looking for a tire that provides enhanced cut resistance?...
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,...

Towering Over the Manhattan Bridge on the Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has traditionally been an enormous low-rise residential area along the East River. That was until Extell Development decided to erect...
Technology

Merge Technology and Safety to Break Through Safety Plateaus

We live in a connected world. Connected technology is ever-present in most of our lives today as the Internet of Things (IoT) expands. Our...

Today’s Fast-Track Exposed Concrete Floor Surfaces

There are many choices for interior exposed (uncovered) concrete floor surface finishes, from plain “steel trowelled” finish to exposed aggregate polished. And getting to...
construction schedule

Choreographed Collaboration

Teams that schedule every job perform better. Is your team taking advantage of scheduling to stay on track or are you avoiding the creation...
industry predictions

What’s Ahead in 2018?

Factories in flat-packs and homes built in factories—modular construction will build new momentum in 2018. However, the industry is battling with significant skills shortages...
America looking out for its workers with OSHA.

Uncle Sam Wants YOU

The federal government is taking aim at occupational safety and health violations from a different perspective: criminal prosecution. On December 17, 2015, a joint...