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Why Timesheets and Timecards Are More Complex (and Important) Than You May Think

The US economy incurs more than $7.4 billion in losses every day due to untracked work hours. If there’s confusion over how employees are spending their workday and how much time a particular project’s taking, it’s nearly impossible to fine-tune miscalculations, potential time theft, or any other inaccuracies. Since efficient time tracking is critical for construction payroll […]

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All You Need to Know Now About the Davis-Bacon Act

In effect since 1931, the Davis-Bacon Act is a U.S federal wage legislation that is applicable to construction and infrastructure building companies. Essentially, the Davis-Bacon legislation requires contractors (or subcontractors) working on federal and state-level construction projects to pay their laborers wages that are not less than the prevailing wage paid locally to workers for […]

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How EPC Companies Can Turn to Technology to Deliver Projects in the Face of Labor Shortages
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Excel Spreadsheet Tracking And Reporting For Construction Projects – Friend Or Foe

We’ve all seen (or been) contractors or project managers relying on an Excel spreadsheet for construction project management. Excel is ubiquitous in the sector. But, if we’re being honest, using a spreadsheet for construction tracking is merely reflective of slower than necessary digital adoption within the sector. Globally the construction industry is one of the […]

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Tips to Generating Accurate Payroll Numbers

In today’s fragile workforce, you don’t want to lose employees because of avoidable payroll mistakes. According to the Workforce Institute at Kronos, nearly half of American workers will begin a new job search after two paycheck errors. Whether that’s not compensating employees for the correct number of hours, miscalculating payroll taxes or paying the wrong […]

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Why Most Construction Companies Don’t Really Know What People Are Working On

Managing the efforts of a large team of people is often regarded as one of the most demanding skills in business. Managing different employees performing diverse job roles in a collaborative environment often takes a toll on project managers or supervisors, especially if they are fighting against antiquated systems. This is a general observation across industries, […]

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Do’s and Don’ts for Certified Payroll

Just last month, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found a New Jersey electrical subcontractor in violation of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts on a federally funded project and recovered $799,479 in back wages. This month, a Miami electrical and engineer contractor also violated the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, owing $37,411 […]

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Paper is the Enemy in Construction Projects

The data in construction projects is complex and expansive. It must be correct, consistent, and timely as it flows across multiple participants, teams, stakeholders, and departments. As construction projects get more fragmented and complex, the the need for appropriate document management capabilities emerges to enable greater productivity, traceability, and better information management. Documents like invoices, […]

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Why Your BIM, Modular Construction, And 3D Printing Quest May Prove Futile?

Technology has disrupted every industry, unlocking unforeseen potential, even in unexpected ways. Construction is seeing changes as well. For instance, a big percentage of modern construction is now modular – parts of a building are constructed in “modules”, off-site in a controlled environment, and are assembled on-site to create the building. 3D printing in construction […]