There are times in construction when a company brings in new employees (young, old and in the middle) that have limited experience in the construction industry. They make up a diverse group and a true challenge when it comes to integrating and training new employees into the company culture and operating means and methods. So,… Continue reading Teaching the Basics…Again!
Customer Profile OE Construction is a Colorado-owned and operated excavation and underground utility company. Founded in 2006, the company services include overlot and site grading, structural excavation, site utilities, stormwater management and demolition with customers throughout the Mountain West. Business Challenge Continued advancement and innovation in processes and technology have been a hallmark of OE… Continue reading Excavation and Site Work Contractor Digs In with Connected Technology from Trimble
As a commercial builder, you probably break ground on new projects all the time. From warehouses to office buildings, to apartment complexes, and more, you’ve likely done your fair share of site preparation. However, you’ve also probably noticed that some groundbreaking is much more complicated than others. While you don’t always have a say in… Continue reading How To Determine Which Lot Is The Best Fit For Your Project
Doctors take an oath—the Hippocratic Oath—that states that they should do no harm. Construction companies should probably do the same! A major part of any project is working through the logistics for safety, both for personnel and equipment, as well as the site and the environment around it. Changes in our climate are indicating that… Continue reading Why Stormwater Management is Important in Construction
In a word: yes. The days of promoting people based exclusively on seniority are over, in most every industry, though the practice lingers somewhat in construction and could be what prevents some companies from retaining staff. After all, the idea of taking a job with a company as a young person and remaining with that… Continue reading Should You Groom High Performing Employees for Promotion?