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Material Tracker site matches contractors for receiving construction materials or dumping excess
In its sales pitch, Material Tracker makes a scary-good point: "Unknowingly, you may have driven past a dump site that could ...
Post-vacation pressure: How to return to the office and jobsite without missing a beat
With long holiday weekends and the summer vacation season upon us, it’s easy to get behind in your work. If ...
How a contractor pursued delay damages against the U.S. Navy using the Eichleay formula
In a recent case involving work for the U.S. Navy — Appeal of Alderman Building Company, Inc. (ASBCA No. 58082, ...
How to de-clutter your construction office into a (nearly) paperless, more efficient work space
Spring is the time of year when everything is new and fresh, so now that the season has officially arrived, ...
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Learn how training your operators to reduce idle time can improve your excavator’s resale value. It’s not uncommon for an…
Succession planning: How one future contractor takes preparation to assume the family business seriously
In the past, second- and third-generation contractors often assumed the helm of the company because it was all they’d known, ...
Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks
Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...
Sibling dynamic builds Guyer Brothers into successful company with a family atmosphere
When talking with successful contractors, you often hear them credit the people that work for them. There’s a reason for ...
When the Marcellus Shale provided the opportunity, West Virginia contractor Dwaine Doss was ready
Most contractors understand you don’t waste daylight. But by the time the sun breaks over the mountains of central West ...
8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it
Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...
Mailbag: Readers add criticisms, more advice for contractors and newbies looking for success in the construction business
We received quite a response from a couple of recent editorials, "The newbie's guide to surviving your first week in ...
How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business
“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...
Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating into a successful company by managing its size
Glendale Excavating’s three brothers—Tommy, Dany and Greg Giangiulio—take pride in their construction heritage. “We’re third generation operating engineers,” says Dany. “We ...
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