The Road to Nowhere? Not so.

There is no question that major road and highway projects have slowed down in the U.S. Certainly the unpredictable economy is contributing to the slowdown but perhaps a bigger effect has been the end of federally funded projects under the...

/ February 23, 2011

Facebook in Construction?

You all know how this all started – Harvard college student Mark Zuckerberg (note: named Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2010!) built an online version of a photo address book where students were able to enter information about themselves...

/ February 17, 2011

Head in the Clouds about Cloud Computing?

You’ve seen the commercials, you’ve heard the word everywhere…so what is this “cloud” everyone’s shouting about? Arguably, the idea of the cloud has been around for a decade while others claim it’s just the Internet, dummy. The truth is, what...

/ January 21, 2011

Demystifying the stages of buying major ERP Construction Software

Buying a new major ERP construction software suite is a long, serious process for most contractors, averaging six to nine months and involving many layers of management, committees plus several rounds of demos, conversations and reviews. It’s not something you want...

/ January 20, 2011

World of Concrete is coming!

Have you been yet? It is a cornucopia of heavy/highway industry information along with more “stuff” than any one person has time to see (although Vegas never sleeps – maybe there is time)! 40,000 square feet of masonry-specific products, repair...

/ January 6, 2011