Latest general contractor Stories

2013-08-30 23:21:16

HindSite survey to help contractors learn more about their peers' favorite equipment. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 HindSite Software announced this week the release of their first annual Green Industry Equipment Survey. The 61-question survey, which takes about ten minutes to complete, asks a series of questions related to equipment brands and models contractors in the green industry are using. In October, the company plans to release a Green Industry Equipment Report...

2013-08-28 23:03:13

Construction fraud and overcharges increase the cost of construction for many owners. CEOs can address risks related to construction costs! Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Courtenay Thompson, a recognized authority on construction fraud and corruption training and presenter of our seminar, Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response (October 7-8 in Dallas), recommends seven questions CEOs can use to gain insight into construction costs. The CEO can play a role in...

2013-08-27 23:26:05

The housing market crash during the recession wreaked havoc in the Carpenters' industry, dropping industry revenue to levels unseen in a decade; thankfully, the economy's return to normal cyclical trends and the improving health of real estate investment heralds improving demand conditions for carpentry contractors. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Carpenters industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-08-25 23:02:25

Results from Lee Dodson’s Contractors, Tradesperson Survey, from the contractorside.com, reveals a small business industry facing permanent change, and not for the better. In the short span of twelve days since the survey was announced, more than 78,000 industry people responded, indicating a level of frustration heretofore invisible, by the struggling producers of necessary infrastructure. Los Angeles, Ca. (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Results from Lee Dodson’s Contractors, Tradesperson...

2013-08-21 23:28:43

Getting paid in the construction industry is a well-established challenge, but some contractors and suppliers consistently get paid while others struggle with credit and collection procedures. A recent article from construction credit and security expert Scott Wolfe, along with an accompanying webinar, explores why. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A recent article written by construction law and credit expert Scott Wolfe explores a common challenge in the construction industry:...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'