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Time For The Annual Construction Gift Giving Guide

This construction gift giving guide has thousands of ideas for giving the perfect construction person, the perfect construction gift. Updated for 2018 and well into 2019.

Doing Construction Lead Programs the Right Way

Get off on the right foot with construction lead programs by knowing the pros and cons.

The Design Behind Constructing Smart Roads

You might not have given it much thought but constructing smart roads is going to require road builders who have entirely new sets of skills on their staffs. Here are two examples of how tech is currently getting incorporated into and along roadways.

Lower Construction Subcontractor Surety Bond Costs with These 5 Tips

Getting a construction subcontractor surety bond is fraught with challenges, but following five strategic tips smooths the way and harnesses bonding benefits.

4 Breakthrough Panama Canal Engineering Innovations

Photo and Map Courtesy Creative Commons by Pixabay Panama Canal engineering used four breakthroughs from a series of landmark canals. At the heart of each lies a major engineering breakthrough that allowed ever bigger ships to navigate landlocked areas. In...

Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory

Managing job site inventory is a whole lot easier these days because of new technology. This same technology is also handy for managing tools and fasteners. Here are ideas for getting control of your own job site inventory so you can cut losses and improve...