Alex Berg
Articles by: Alex Berg

Nov
14
2018

Save Money (and the World) with Selective Demolition

Your wallet, town, and planet will thank you You’ve been hired to give that home or business a much-needed fix. Need to widen the entryway? Turn that abandoned industrial plant into a new school? Take care of overdue asbestos or

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November 14, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Nov
07
2018

Cobots are Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

A closer look at the collaborative robots used to increase worker safety Name almost any industry and we’ll show you workers concerned about automation. From limited livelihoods to loss of lives, people fear machines will take their jobs or even

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November 7, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Oct
31
2018

A Labor Shortage Curbs Excitement Over the Construction Boom

An aging workforce and barriers to immigration top the list of concerns For a nation that paved and built itself to prosperity from sea to shining sea, the U.S. now faces a construction sector in serious need of workers. In

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October 31, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Oct
24
2018

Knowing the Risks on the Job Site is the First Step to Safety

Running an efficient construction site also helps protect your team The construction industry is more than a brick-and-mortar sector: it has people at its heart. It’s people who live, work, drive through and walk in what we create, and it’s

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October 24, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Oct
17
2018

The Challenges of Indoor Construction and Renovation Work

The industry is seeing a seismic shift in the need for alternative tools and machines An indoor renovation or construction job comes with a series of special issues and considerations. The most important of these typically involve cutting costs, maximizing

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October 17, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Oct
10
2018

One Machine, Many Jobs

Faster, better, and safer. Five awesome mini skid steer attachments It turns out that humans aren’t capable of multitasking. We think we are, but we just end up doing two or more things less efficiently. Multitasking is best left to

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October 10, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Sep
19
2018

Tips on Controlling Operating Costs in Construction and Landscaping

More efficiency. Less fuel and manpower needed At the risk of sounding like “Business Rules 101,” your profit margin has two main moving parts: revenue and expense. If you want greater profits, increase revenue or reduce expense. Revenue increases run

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September 19, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Sep
12
2018

Robots and Construction Could Be the Perfect Partnership

Three reasons why this industry is starting to welcome mechanical workers It’s difficult to discuss technology and the future without mentioning robots. Although the belief that they will soon take all of our jobs has been overblown, robots are beginning

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September 12, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Sep
05
2018

Head to Head: Is There Any Sacrifice if You Switch to Battery-Powered Construction Equipment?

Will switching to battery-powered construction equipment means that it’ll take longer to get jobs done because they’re less powerful? The emphatic answer is no. Our roads and highways aren’t the only places where electric motors are changing the playing field.

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September 5, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Aug
22
2018

The Battery-Powered and Green Building Evolution is Underway. Will Your Firm Adapt?

It’s a major change – but going electric is easier than you think The construction sector isn’t among the most adaptable of industries. Diesel-powered vehicles and tools have long been the standard due to industry resistance to change. It’s been

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August 22, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog