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Outdated Equipment Adds To Low Productivity Measures For Construction Industry

Construction has never moved at the same technological pace as other industries. The large_galileo_10_4140_webnature of the business is that conditions change from job to job, and even construction of “cookie-cutter” restaurants and hotels present different geographic, regulatory and labor challenges.

Therefore, it’s no surprise that when a tool or system works—outdated though it may be—there’s hesitation when it comes to changing it on the mere promise of a better deal. As the old saying goes, if it’s not broken, why fix it?

However, the old way of doing things is broken. Continue reading “Outdated Equipment Adds To Low Productivity Measures For Construction Industry”

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1930:  One Man Killed On The Jobsite Per (approx) Every $1 Million Spent

In the 1930s, the odds were not in a worker’s favor:

On average, one man was killed per million dollars spent on a big project. Joseph Strauss, the designer of the Golden GateBridge wanted to beat those odds, and spent a ton of money on safety. Goofing off was Continue reading “1930:  One Man Killed On The Jobsite Per (approx) Every $1 Million Spent”