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We’ve written about it in our Cool Tools section and we put it on our Ultimate Construction Holiday Gift Guide 2015, now we’ve partnered with Oxx to give you the chance win your very own Coffeeboxx, the world’s toughest coffee machine, for free ($249.99 value)! All you have to do is sign up for our email newsletter in the form below and cross your fingers! (If you’re already signed up for our newsletter, you’ll still need to fill out the form below to officially enter). Deadline for entry is March 8 at Midnight PST.
Contest is open to all legal US residents who are 18 years or older. Click here to view the OFFICIAL RULES of the Coffeeboxx giveaway
So what exactly is a Coffeeboxx? It’s a crush proof, dust proof, spill proof, rust proof, water and impact resistant single serving coffee maker, making it absolutely perfect for a job site. It uses K-cup technology, so all of your favorites will work with it and it only takes 90 seconds. It’s so tough, they actually set a Jeep on top of it, which you can watch below the entry form.
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Bluebeam Revu is a very popular PDF markup and collaboration tool for the construction industry. Each year, the technology company updates its flagship program to adapt to how their customers currently use the program and makes changes to increase their productivity. Bluebeam recently announced the launch of Revu 2018 and we have a breakdown of all of the changes.
Back in 2015, engineers at MX3D made a huge announcement: they were going to 3D print a steel pedestrian bridge on-site. That plan has been altered slightly in the nearly 3 years since the announcement, but the group recently completed printing the full span of the bridge.
[guest post] The “fatal four” are falls, electrocutions, struck by an object, and caught in/between. Falls alone cause over half of the deaths in construction. With today’s technology, the fatal four could be a thing of the past.
Once upon a time, Dropbox was a place to store your files on the cloud. Now, users are demanding much more collaboration with their files and their teams, so Dropbox has been evolving to meet those needs. Much like other technology companies in Silicon Valley, Dropbox has taken note of the opportunity for growth that the construction industry offers due to general unwillingness to adopt new technologies in the past. The company recently announced that they are forming partnerships with several construction technology companies like PlanGrid and Aconex.
Setting up the software environment for construction projects in your organization should be fast and easy. Learn how to get started and align it with your company & team structure.
The construction industry uses too much paper. Ignoring any environmental impacts that may cause, the continued widespread use of paper in the industry is terrible for productivity and efficiency. Construction companies are burdening their employees with tedious paperwork instead of allowing them to excel at their actual jobs. It also greatly hampers collaboration with other team members or customers.
As the construction industry moves further away from handshake deals and getting work solely based on relationships, the importance of marketing your construction company outside your core customers is becoming more and more important. While many companies still don’t have a website, most have at least some sort of online presence.
Over the years, the World of Concrete has become one of the premier construction events across the country. The name may make you think it’s strictly related to concrete, but the truth is that anyone in the industry can find value in attending the massive event. Each year, the Most Innovative Products featured at the World of Concrete are chosen and Hanley Wood, a construction information and marketing company, recently announced the winners.
Caterpillar, a company known for their rugged heavy construction equipment, made headlines in the construction technology world in 2016 when they released the first ever smartphone with a built-in thermal imaging camera, the CAT S60. The company announced on Thursday that its ultra-rugged flagship smartphone would be getting an upgrade with the upcoming release of the new CAT S61.