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How Technology Is Helping Construction Collaboration

18 Sep 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

In today’s world, technology plays a vital role in our every day lives. Those of us in construction can admit that technology is changing the way we work, mostly for the better. However, some contractors don’t have the time to research the benefits of technology,…

3 Ways to Adapt Your Construction Business During Covid-19

13 Aug 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

COVID-19 has caused changes to the construction industry and experts say many of them will remain even after the virus recedes. Adapting quickly is the best way to prompt a successful move forward. Perhaps COVID-19 has caused your company to lose a lot of workers…

Which College Degrees Lead to the Most Money in Construction?

08 Jul 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

There are many colleges and universities that offer degrees in construction. What exactly are college students in the construction field learning? These students are learning about building materials, project coordination, concrete shoring, blueprint reading and technology applying to the management of construction operations. Construction programs…

4 Ways to Speed Up Payment from Contractors

15 May 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

It can be detrimental to your business if your payment is delayed by a general contractor. But did you know there are ways to protect yourself and get paid sooner? Whether you need plywood for sale for a project or need to pay wages to…

3 Things Workers Need After Witnessing a Construction Accident

08 May 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Not all construction accidents can be avoided due to the risk associated with this type of work. However, even though they’re fairly common, it seems that workers who witness these incidents often go neglected and without care. Forming America, who specializes in concrete forms for…

Recruit and Retain Women for Construction Jobs with These 4 Tips

20 Apr 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

While half of the U.S. work force consists of women, the construction industry is made up of mostly men. But with so many construction job openings today, firms should begin prioritizing hiring women to fulfill these roles. Whether you need to hire a project manager…

Why Should I Network With Construction Contractors?

01 Apr 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Developing relationships and networking with other contractors is vital to the growth of your business. With many different trades in the construction industry, you will need to build a list of trusted contractors. In building this list, there are plenty of do’s and don’ts when…

Improve Your RFIs with These 5 Ideas

23 Mar 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Sometimes, the thing holding up your latest construction project isn’t the weather, or the lack of crew, or the need for more materials such as concrete formwork ties. Instead, it’s information. Sending out a request for information (RFI) is necessary when you find your crew…