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7 Free Mobile Apps Every Construction Firm Should Download

29 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

There are many different tools needed by a construction firm, ranging from small gadgets, such as hammers and nails, to heavy machinery and Symons concrete forms. While few people think of mobile apps as a tool used in construction, they can be incredibly helpful to…

4 Tips for Hiring Construction Subcontractors

15 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

The construction industry is highly collaborative due to the fact that it encompasses so many different trades. Putting up a building requires experts in constructing the structure, wiring, plumbing, heating and air, and more. Your crew may have someone on hand who can cover several…

The World’s Top 5 Most Expensive “Megaprojects”

08 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

While many construction companies have worked on fairly large projects, few have taken on the challenge of one of these so-called “megaprojects.” These projects are huge in scope and budget, with over a billion dollars going into each one. Megaprojects take place around the world,…

The Risky Path of Using Undocumented Workers

13 Dec 2019, Posted by F.A. in News

It’s not always easy to find people willing to work in the construction industry. While you may pay your workers very well, the job is still very physically demanding, and some people just don’t want to do that type of work. Whether you need help…

What Is Shoring Equipment Used For?

20 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Digging trenches can be very useful during construction, but they can also be very dangerous if not carefully shored up. Shoring up the sides of a trench will help prevent it from collapsing, creating a safe work environment for anyone who is in or around…

What Types of Concrete Forms Can I Rent?

13 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

One of the easiest ways for a construction company to lower their costs and put green, environmentally friendly practices into play is to rent concrete forms that can be used multiple times. These concrete forms are used to hold freshly poured concrete in place while…

How Concrete Forms are Contributing to Sustainable Construction

06 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Sustainable construction has become very important to many clients, and construction companies that don’t look into sustainable building methods are going to find themselves losing contracts. Some people believe moving to this approach is a major investment in time and money, but it doesn’t have…

Back to Basics: Construction Contracts 101

30 Oct 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Whether you’re signing a new client or negotiating a rental agreement for Symons forms, it’s a good idea to take a step back and review the basics of your agreement. This will help remind you of the core concepts of the project and its short-term…