How Data is Helping Contractors Survive the Coronavirus

    ENR, 8/26/2020

    Construction companies are facing exceptional levels of uncertainty. With the novel coronavirus still spreading, varying levels of economic restrictions in place, and with national elections weeks away, contractors are desperate for signs of how demand for projects will vary by region and type of structure. Equally important are the prospects for supply-chain disruptions, materials prices, and availability of employees, subcontractors and government workers needed to approve projects.

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    How these tech companies are helping keep construction workers safe during COVID-19

    Procore Jobsite, 8/17/2020

    The world is still in the early days of the “new normal” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    In order to keep workers and customers safe, the construction industry like many other businesses, has had to adapt rapidly. It is changing processes to ensure workers and jobsites remain safe. To that end, some safety-focused companies repurposed their existing technology, while others discovered new uses for the work they had already been doing.

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    Shawmut develops technology-based COVID-19 safety platform

    New York Real Estate Journal, 8/04/2020

    New York, NY Shawmut Design and Construction has developed a COVID-19 safety plan, created in partnership with trade unions, industry peer groups, and other leading firms. The firm has rolled out safety protocols, new job-site innovation, and a COVID-19 risk assessment and response plan to all project sites across the country, ensuring the safety of all employees and team members.

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