Faster, Stronger & Cheaper: 2018 Construction Technology Trends You Need To Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 9, 2018 9:32:00 AM

What construction technology trends will come to market in 2018? It will be a mix of continuing trends, new opportunities and potential competition. Some of these trends are ready for immediate implementation — you need only buy the products and seek out training.

Other trends are not quite ready for production, but it pays to be informed. CB Insights reports that $800 million in investment has flowed into construction technology since 2012. It’s only a matter of time before those investments bring new products to market.

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Topics: Construction

4 Ways Digital Forms Reduce Risk in Nuclear Power Plants

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Like any form of power generation, nuclear energy poses significant risks. Most people can name off at least a few nuclear power incidents: Chernobyl (Ukraine, 1986), Three Mile Island (USA, 1979) and Fukushima (Japan, 2011).

Given the risks of radiation, power interruption and beyond, the nuclear industry has developed a robust risk management approach. It all starts with using four processes over and over again.

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Topics: Mobile Forms, Energy & Utilities

The Utilities Industry in 2018: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 3, 2018 9:43:00 AM

Utilities provide critical services that underpin our civilization. You might be able to go a few hours without email. How long could you survive without clean water and reliable electricity? To keep those services running smoothly, keep your eye on our 2018 predictions for utilities.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

2017 Construction Safety In the News: 6 Stories You Need To Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Dec 27, 2017 9:08:00 AM

What did we learn from 2017 construction safety news? It’s a mixture of long standing safety issues and emerging risks. Review these examples so you can adjust and improve your safety program. If you find your construction safety program is out of date, consider setting a calendar reminder to monitor industry news for safety incidents each quarter.

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Topics: Construction

Update Your Safety Inspection Report Process Step By Step

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Dec 21, 2017 9:37:00 AM

Using an out of date document is frustrating. A consultant recently shared an example from the financial industry. In this case, a policy document still listed Lehman Brothers even though the company has been out of business for nearly a decade. You don’t want that to happen with your safety inspection reports.

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Topics: Mobile Forms