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Tips to Improve Safety On Site

Safety shouldn’t be something that management talks about, but doesn’t enforce. Jobsite safety should take precedence over every other aspect of your company, and if it is not a priority in your company, it needs to be. Making safety the most important thing not only helps to reduce costs, but it can also improve productivity on site. Because accidents lead to additional costs as well as delays in projects, when you make safety a priority, you lessen the chances of accidents occurring on site, and you save money in the process.

360 Sync Error Blog: Index was out of range

Usually, what happens when you see an “Index was out of range” error, it’s because (1) your root folder was deleted or changed names, (2) there is already a folder or a file name in the destination location & there can’t be 2 files or folders with the same name, (3) the file or folder name contains a restricted character (like < > ^ \ / ), or in some rare cases, (4) a folder was inadvertently uploaded as a file.

How To Build A Best In-Class Fab Shop

There are many advantages to improving your fab shop, one being efficiency. A fab shop should be a structured outlet designed to efficiently organize material and easily send it out to contractors on the field. Having a best in-class fab shop will create a more efficient system that helps your company. Another benefit of having a best in-class fab shop is safety. Because the fab shop is operating in an organized and efficient manner, it won’t be necessary to have as many people working in the shop. And as a result, Bauman explained that, “the less people you have on a jobsite, the safer it is.” To go along with this, improving your fab shop leads to more organization, which allows you to complete the same amount of work with less people and save money in the process.

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Top Ways to Recession-Proof Your MEP Business

Top Ways to Recession-Proof Your MEP Business

One way to make sure your business survives, and even thrives during recession is to take a good look at your business’s financial status. Make sure you’re aware of how much money you have, as well as your company’s cash inflow and outline.

Coming Soon To 360 Sync!

Coming Soon To 360 Sync!

We’ve updated 360 Sync an awful lot lately, but we’re not stopping there. Here’s what our next year’s roadmap looks like: an Excel Integration, PlanGrid, Cloud Deployment & Data Transfer.
We are going to be super-busy for the rest of the year!

What’s New With 360 Sync

What’s New With 360 Sync

What’s new with 360 Sync
We’ve been busy at work improving 360 Sync lately. So busy, in fact, that we haven’t had a chance to update everyone on all of the things we’ve improved! This blog hopes to remedy that.
TLDR: We’ve updated Newforma, Procore, Viewpoint 4 Projects, can sync an entire hub in one click & have improved what & how we sync.

Calling All Architects & Engineers! 360 Sync Now Connects With Newforma!

Calling All Architects & Engineers! 360 Sync Now Connects With Newforma!

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: your general contractor uses a Common Data Environment that you don’t use. Maybe it’s Procore or BIM 360 or Autodesk Build or SharePoint. But whatever it is, your firm doesn’t use it & you’re being forced to use it every day on the construction project you’re managing.

Plan For Safety, Avoid Accidents and Injuries

Plan For Safety, Avoid Accidents and Injuries

Perhaps the one sign every casual observer notices on a job site is the one proclaiming “__ number of days since our last accident.” It’s a point of pride with contractors to have a safe worksite. It not only reflects the project leadership’s commitment to safety; it also shows the workers’ professionalism and attention to details.

Diversify Your Workforce in the Face of a Labor Shortage

Diversify Your Workforce in the Face of a Labor Shortage

While still a relatively small percentage of the professionals in the industry, women’s influence in BIM and the construction industry continues to grow. Currently about 10 percent of the workforce in the industry are held by women, a rate that has been steady over the past two decades. But as the industry struggles through a labor shortage, women are stepping into prominent roles in the industry, from the job site to the board room.

Experience the Multiplier Effect of Software Tools

Experience the Multiplier Effect of Software Tools

We are an industry where machine and computer power enhance the work of the person, in many cases, making the very jobs we undertake possible. Modeling wouldn’t be feasible if not for the computing power of today’s equipment, from Robotic Total Stations (RTS) units to laptops and cranes.

Harness BIM’s Top Advantages: Efficiency, Productivity and Savings

Harness BIM’s Top Advantages: Efficiency, Productivity and Savings

Making the investment in Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems can transform construction operations from the start of any project, leading to more efficient use of time and materials in all phases of the build, including long after the active construction project is completed. Through BIM, savings can be realized for the stakeholders in the project–from the building owner to subcontractors–and the operator of the structure benefits far into the future.

Key Strategies to Manage Waste in Construction

Key Strategies to Manage Waste in Construction

While economic situation brings focus on improving ways to increase efficiency in the workplace, these money-saving ideas should be in place during all times. They are best practices that not only save money, but they also save time and cut down on waste, which critical in these eco-aware times.

Best Ways to React to a Downturn

Best Ways to React to a Downturn

The current construction market is showing signs of growth–new housing starts have been increasing steadily for more than a decade and commercial and multi-family construction saw a healthy jump last year. They provide a good opportunity to start developing the skills and resources needed to foresee potential downturns in the market and act proactively to protect your interests.

A Powerful Software for Detailing in Revit

Learn how your organization can scale your detailing process in Revit.