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5 Traits that Make an Effective Construction Superintendent.

5 Traits That Make an Effective Construction Superintendent

Construction superintendents have an important job. From upper-level management to field crews, you have a lot of people (with very different needs) to keep happy. You also have...

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Construction superintendents on jobsite.

5 Ways Construction Superintendents Can Make Meetings More Productive

Nobody is immune to unnecessary meetings. Across every industry and every workplace, everybody has been subjected to at least one meeting that could have been an email ....

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How to Improve Operational Efficiency in Construction.

Tips to Improve Operational Efficiency in Construction

For most construction companies, improving operational efficiency is a constant goal. In our industry, profitability depends significantly on a business’s understanding and...

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Top Work Places - The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Raken Wins 2022 San Diego Top Workplace Award

Raken is proud to have been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by The U-T San Diego Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party...

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What is design-build construction?.

Design-Build Construction: A Comprehensive Guide

Design-build construction is a project delivery method that’s quickly grown in popularity over the past several years. How does design-build construction work, and how can your...

Industry News Tips
construction worker sitting in excavator on jobsite.

How to Manage Construction Projects With Smaller Crews

In August 2022, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported that the construction industry is experiencing a significant workforce shortage . According to their...

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What is a General Contractor?.

What is a General Contractor? - An Overview

Learn what it means to be a general contractor in this guide to one of the construction industry’s most important roles.

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construction workers using laptop on jobsite.

Using Data to Streamline Construction Project Management

Today’s project managers have a wide variety of construction technology solutions at their disposal to help collect and assess critical information from the field. If your...

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person pointing at something on laptop screen.

Types of Construction Disputes and How to Avoid Them

Disputes are a common occurrence in construction, and many businesses spend a significant amount of time and resources on litigation each year. In 2020, construction companies...

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three construction workers walking on jobsite.

How Communication Improves Productivity in Construction

For many types of businesses, good communication is essential to success. This is especially true in the construction industry, where the quality and consistency of information...

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stack of lumber on construction site.

Solving Supply Management Issues in Construction

In 2022, global research firm BSI released a supply chain risk insights report describing how new export and import laws, inflation, climate change, the continuing effects of...

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Raken + HoloBuilder.

New Integration: HoloBuilder 360° Jobsite Photos

We’re excited to announce a new integration with HoloBuilder . Mutual customers can now access HoloBuilder’s 360° jobsite photos—with all functionality—directly in your Raken...

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