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Women in Construction: Sarah Kennedy’s Love of Workin...

Women in Construction: Sarah Kennedy’s Love of Working as a Woman in Construction

06 March 2020

Women continue to make strides in Construction. Some are even key members in a male-dominated industry, but still have a way to go in this challenging […] read more

Biggest Takeaways for Project Managers: 2020 FMI Indust...

Biggest Takeaways for Project Managers: 2020 FMI Industry Report

06 January 2020

2020 FMI Industry Report – we’ve summarized it for you. Read Time: 5 Minutes 2020 FMI Industry Report looks at challenges in construction industry The 2020 […] read more

Ease the Pain of The Construction Labor Shortage: What ...

Ease the Pain of The Construction Labor Shortage: What You Can Do

04 December 2019

There’s a labor shortage of construction workers around the globe.  This low supply of those in the construction industry is even resulting in countries relaxing employee […] read more

Boosting New Worker Safety Reduces Injuries, Cuts Medic...

Boosting New Worker Safety Reduces Injuries, Cuts Medical Costs

01 May 2019

New workers are most at risk on a job site—at least that’s what the latest safety research indicates. For example, the Canadian Center for Occupational Health […] read more

How Women’s Empowerment Boosts Company Growth

How Women’s Empowerment Boosts Company Growth

26 April 2019

There’s no denying it: “The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others.” Women’s empowerment changes the game. Companies that promote it in […] read more

Empowering Women Can Drive Real Change in Green Energy

Empowering Women Can Drive Real Change in Green Energy

04 April 2019

When you look closely at women in Renewables one point comes through loud and clear: Women are underrepresented in many key aspects of creating and distributing […] read more

The Pros, Cons, and Costs of Modular Houses

The Pros, Cons, and Costs of Modular Houses

29 March 2019

How much does it cost to build a new home? In 2017, the average U.K. house price was estimated at £226,071 ($300,075), while the average US […] read more

Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: What is Blacklisting?

Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: What is Blacklisting?

29 March 2019

To level the playing field for federal contractors, President Trump recently revoked the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (Executive Order 13673) Also known as […] read more

How to Improve Employee Retention Rates

How to Improve Employee Retention Rates

27 March 2019

How do effective orientations help? Research shows that up to 90% of new staff members decide to stay or leave an organisation within their first few […] read more

ISO45001: Ideal for Contractors Looking to Boost OH...

ISO45001: Ideal for Contractors Looking to Boost OH&S

19 March 2019

How’s your safety record? Is it as good as you say it is it in your marketing materials? Many contractors say they have outstanding safety in […] read more

Why do accidents happen at work?

Why do accidents happen at work?

19 March 2019

Manual Handling and Equipment A HSA report “Summary of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics’’ found that  ‘Manual handling’ is the highest accident trigger as far […] read more

From Engineers to entrepreneurs: Why Engineering is a G...

From Engineers to entrepreneurs: Why Engineering is a Great Career Option!

07 March 2019

March 2nd signalled the beginning of Engineers’ Week here in Ireland. 13 years after introduction, it is a week-long festival of nationwide events celebrating and promoting […] read more

Impact of Tech Savvy Contractors on Today’s Construct...

Impact of Tech Savvy Contractors on Today’s Construction Industry

06 March 2019

Tech-savvy subcontractors are spearheading a digital revolution in the construction industry that’s helping get more done in much less time. Not only are more and more […] read more

Construction Industry Technology: Top 10 Trends

Construction Industry Technology: Top 10 Trends

22 February 2019

The construction industry is constantly evolving, changing the way that your company performs and the work involved. Now more than ever, you need to remain up-to-date […] read more

GoContractor’s Completion Certificates are now cu...

GoContractor’s Completion Certificates are now customisable to suit your exact needs: A4, wallet sized, hard-hat sticker – whatever is most practical for your site

01 February 2019

Contractor safety is critical to GoContractor, helping companies to form a safer working environment, more compliant with vital rules and regulations. This is why GoContractor is […] read more

Consult RIDDOR to Dramatically Cut Costs of Workplace I...

Consult RIDDOR to Dramatically Cut Costs of Workplace Incidents

29 January 2019

In 2016/17, the total cost of workplace illness and injury in Great Britain was £15.0 billion. Of these costs, £9.7 billion accounted for ill health, and […] read more

Six Ways to Supercharge Construction Productivity and B...

Six Ways to Supercharge Construction Productivity and Boost Profitability

25 January 2019

Construction productivity is intractable. That’s what a recent report from McKinsey Global Institute says. While other industries like manufacturing and retail have transformed themselves and their […] read more

Updated OSHA Safety Program Guidelines Drives Worker Sa...

Updated OSHA Safety Program Guidelines Drives Worker Safety

22 January 2019

What is your company’s most valuable asset? If you said your workforce, you’re right. Without good workers, businesses tend to struggle badly. The last thing you […] read more

Women in Renewable Energy: A Long Road Ahead

Women in Renewable Energy: A Long Road Ahead

11 January 2019

Women account for half of the global employment potential. Yet, their talents and personal insights remain under-utilized in the Renewable Energy sector. In fact, there’s a […] read more

Safety Tips for Transporting Construction Machinery

Safety Tips for Transporting Construction Machinery

04 January 2019

Your mission: preparing your construction machinery for safe, reliable transport. Stress levels: over 9000! The shipment of heavy equipment is no easy feat (no pun intended). […] read more

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