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How Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Can Determine Hoisting Safety

When our routine becomes mundane, we tend to become less careful. When we become less careful, we tend to overlook “the simple things.” When we overlook the simple things, that tends to have a peculiar way of resulting in unintended consequences. Consequences that could be disastrous. Watch this eye-opening, 4-minute video produced by WorkSafeBC. Then, […]

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Expert Interview Series: Christopher Zaucha, Executive Director of ICCIFP About the Essentialness of Having a Certified Construction Financial Manager On Your Project

Chris Zaucha is a former construction owner, CFO, and controller and now directs the industry’s only certification for construction financial managers. We recently sat down with Chris to learn more about the importance of working with certified construction financial managers and what these professionals must do to achieve and maintain their certification. What is the […]

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It’s Official: More Massachusetts Women are Working in Construction

“It’s not just breaking the glass ceiling. We have to be willing to kick the door down.” – Shelley Webster, Suffolk County Compliance Officer. Ms. Webster was quoted in a recent article in Boston Real Estate News section of the Bisnow website newspaper. The article, entitled, “These Women Build Boston And Are Recruiting More To Join […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License

Permission is required for construction projects in the state of Massachusetts. In other words, only projects that have been legally permitted – as evidenced by the possession of the required government-issued permits – may be initiated, continued, or completed. Ensuring that all of the necessary permits have been obtained prior to construction is a primary […]

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Expert Interview Series: Joseph Hughes of Contractor Dynamics on Successfully Marketing Your Contracting Business

After spending over a decade in the construction industry,  Joseph Hughes founded Contractor Dynamics to help builders, contractors, and related professionals grow their businesses strategically by leveraging the web. We recently asked Joseph to share his insight and expertise on how contractors can grow their businesses. Here’s what he shared: Can you tell us about […]

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Expert Interview Series: Derek Brown of Pronto Marketing on How to Improve your Marketing

Derek Brown is the co-founder of Pronto Marketing, a Bangkok-based web and marketing company that helps over 1,400 small businesses around the world manage their online presence. We recently asked Derek about his advice for contractors looking to create the perfect website to highlight their skills and training. Here’s what he shared: Tell us about […]

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