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What is a mechanical contractor?.

What is a Mechanical Contractor?

Learn about mechanical contractor responsibilities, salaries, software, and more.

Product Updates: Q1 2023.

Quarterly Update: Making Construction Management More Convenient

In the first quarter of 2023, Raken unveiled a wide range of helpful new features and integrations for our platform. New project view interface on web Efficiency is the first...

Raken Updates

What is an Electrical Contractor?

Learn about electrical contractor salaries, skills, training, and more.

QA vs. QC.

QA vs. QC in Construction

The terms quality assurance and quality control may sound similar but actually describe two distinct functions in the construction industry. Understanding the difference between...

subcontractors working on construction site.

How to Be a Successful Subcontractor

The world of subcontracting is always changing. Demand for specialty subcontractors remains high, leading to plenty of competition for project bids. That’s why it’s more...

What is a concrete contractor?.

What is a Concrete Contractor?

Learn about the skilled contractors who work with concrete, their average salaries, training requirements, and the software they use on the job.

What is a Submittal in Construction? A Definitive Guide.

What is a Submittal in Construction? A Definitive Guide

Submittals are a crucial part of the construction process. This guide defines what a submittal is, explains how submittals are used, and describes best submittal practices. What...

5 Tips to Effectively Manage Subcontractors.

Five Tips to Effectively Manage Subcontractors

The construction job market has never been tighter. Ongoing labor shortages paired with high demand for construction workers puts even more pressure than usual on GCs to manage...

Raken kiosk screenshot on mobile phone.

Clock In with Raken Kiosk

Clocking in and tracking time just got easier thanks to our newest feature. Introducing Kiosk mode, now available in Raken: What is Raken Kiosk? Raken Kiosk is a new feature in...

Raken Updates
woman construction worker talking on mobile phone on jobsite.

5 Ways to Celebrate Women in Construction Week

March 5-11 is Women in Construction Week! Learn how to honor this event all year long. What is Women in Construction Week? Women in Construction Week is an annual event founded...

Industry News
Introducing Raken Academy.

Introducing Raken Academy

This month, we’ve launched an all new learning platform for our customers. With Raken Academy, you can now access 33 interactive training courses. Learn how to master Raken and...

Raken Updates
How to prepare for an OSHA inspection in construction.

How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection in Construction

Construction Dive recently revealed that in 2022, OSHA inspected more construction sites than any other type of workplace. What is an OSHA worksite inspection? During an...

Safety Tips

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