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6 Emerging Technologies That Support Construction Projects

Technology has always been a driving force in the construction industry. From the invention of the wheel to the advent of 3D printing, new technologies have continually...

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Raken Celebrates 2022 Stevie Award Win

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been recognized by the Stevie Awards for the second year in a row ! "We are thrilled to win a 2022 Bronze Stevie Award for Best Customer...

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How Better Documentation Helps Contractors Reach Sustainability Goals

With environmental issues like climate change and dwindling natural resources becoming growing concerns, construction companies are taking responsibility. Modern contractors...

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How to Switch Seamlessly from NoteVault to Raken

When it comes to field reporting, it’s important to find a solution you can rely on. You may be here because you’re looking for an alternative to NoteVault. If you’re...

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How to Foster an Inclusive Workplace Environment

Every March, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) hosts Women in Construction Week , a special celebration of—and for—women in the industry. While NAWIC...

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What is LEED Certification and Why is it Important in Construction?

Sustainability is a major concern for modern construction companies. It’s crucial to consider how a construction project will impact the environment and the health and safety of...

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How Could Climate Change Affect Construction Conditions?

Climate change is affecting the world and the way we work in several ways. Unfortunately, these changes are impossible to ignore, especially within construction. Weather impacts...

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4 Interesting Findings from Foundation’s 2021 Construction Business Report

The construction industry is ever-evolving—and 2021 was no exception. To see how contractors did this year, we partnered with Foundation Software on their 2021 Construction...

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6 Innovative Materials Changing Construction

With material shortages, delivery delays, and an increasing demand for environmentally-friendly practices, the construction industry has been forced to use new materials and...

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Meet NAWIC and the Women Changing Construction

Since its start in 1971, Women’s Equality Day has been annually recognized on August 26. The day highlights women’s progress—from the right to vote, to increasing inclusivity in...

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Mobile Data Capture: How it's Changing Construction

For the past several years, the construction industry has increased industry productivity by incorporating more technology. Still, many construction companies have resisted this...

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How the Construction Industry Can Meet the Coming Demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every industry, and construction is no exception. But in the US, there are increasing signs that the pandemic may be slowly coming to...

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