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2014-03-05 23:25:00

eSUB Construction Software, a leading provider of cloud-based construction project management software, is proud to announce its status as a Silver Sponsor of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A long time supporter of ASA through sponsorship and educational training, eSUB originated as an offshoot of a consulting firm representing specialty contractors in developing best practices project management procedures and protocols to optimize...

2014-03-04 08:33:43

Trimble Contractor App Helps Contractors Organize Business More Efficiently from the Field LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a mobile business management app designed for small site and utility contractors--Trimble(®) Contractor. Trimble Contractor brings the office to the field, giving contractors an affordable and easy way to manage common office tasks on a smartphone or tablet. The announcement was made today at ConExpo 2014, one of...

2014-03-03 12:24:45

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldLens today announced the official launch of their mobile field management application designed to help construction professionals effectively document, assign, and manage jobsite issues using any smartphone, tablet or the Web. FieldLens is the first and only social media technology developed specifically for the construction industry that enables entire project teams to instantly connect and collaborate with one another. Everyone on the jobsite,...

2014-02-20 23:24:30

Why Complacency Can Mean Sudden Death and Harvesting Assets Is A Lifeline McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), the premier organization for the small and emerging government contractor, held its latest Educational Forum – Government Contracts: Opportunities and Obstacles – on February 11 at the Tower Club. Delivered by Jones Day partners Grant Willis and Andrew Sherman, the conversation focused on the rewards and risks...

2014-02-20 23:23:50

Federal Sequestration May Impact Workplace Safety Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 A recent article published by the National Safety Council should have families everywhere concerned about the safety of their loved ones. According to the article, “The ability of the federal government to create safer workplaces may be threatened. The recent automatic spending cuts known as sequestration reduced OSHA’s budget by about 5 percent. Disagreements over how to fund the federal...

2014-02-14 08:27:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura(®) Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that they have formed a partnership with AGC of Ohio. AGC of Ohio will promote Textura's collaboration solutions as part of their membership package. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) "The Associated General Contractors of Ohio is always looking for services and programs that improve our members'...

2014-02-11 08:34:29

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura(®) Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that Snyder Langston, a trusted real estate and construction advisor to Fortune 500 companies, has found that by using Textura--CPM to optimize the construction payment process, the Southern California-based General Contractor has also enhanced relationships with Subcontractors. Textura--CPM minimizes payment delays and...

2014-02-04 12:30:26

Seasoned construction professional brings experience and leadership to growing office SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Construction, a Northern California-based general contractor, is proud to announce that Craig T. Jones has joined the firm as principal of its Silicon Valley office. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing the Silicon Valley office and providing executive oversight to better service the firm's growing client base for...

2014-02-04 08:37:21

Annual Awards Recognize Firms for Excellence in Commercial and Industrial Roofing Installations INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" portfolio of products, announced today 251 firms across the country earned the 2014 Master Contractor Award. From within the network of more than 3,000 Firestone Building Products Red Shield(TM) Licensed Roofing Contractors, these...

2014-02-03 08:29:02

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura(®)--PQM, an innovative construction prequalification management software solution offered by Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), is being adopted by more and more subcontractors, allowing for greater control of project information, the standardization of processes and the mitigation of risk across the industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) "With the current economic conditions, Subcontractors are...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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