How to Keep Your Construction Project Under Budget

No construction company (or any company for that matter) wants to go over budget on a project. Obviously when a project is on budget things are going well. But being under budget means things are even better! Follow these 4 steps to keep your project under budget and your pockets happy. Have a plan and set

Take Note of These Top 5 Construction Companies

We have copious amounts of respect for everyone working in the construction industry. The following 5 companies offer a lot to the industry and we highly recommend having a closer look at all of them for any relevant business needs. Wales McLelland For 40 years now Wales McLelland has been operating in Vancouver and thriving.

Top 5 Construction Events in North America

Every week all over the world there are tons of different events surrounding the topic of construction. Some are huge conferences with thousands of people, while others are on a smaller scale. We’ve done our research and narrowed down what we believe to be the some of the top 5 most influential construction events in

1 Easy Way to Improve Your Construction Business

As we have now entered a brand new year, it’s time to start reconsidering how we run our companies. We need to make smart, sustainable choices. One big new years resolution should be making the transfer from analog to digital, if your company hasn’t done so already. We’ve done our research and come to the conclusion that

Tiga Workwear: Empowering Women in the Construction Workforce

In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, we are highlighting Tiga Workwear. These women have found a passion for making the work place an equal environment and doing so through recognizing what the desires and needs are for women in the work force. The entrepreneurs have stated that: “We always found it difficult to buy our

7 Tips To Staying Cool During The Summer Heat While Working Outdoors

The summer season is one of the most anticipated seasons with the warm sun rays. But what about keeping safe while spending hours on end working outdoors on the job site? The days get long and the heat can eventually start to have a negative effect. It is critical for outdoor workers to understand the

Beating The Monday Morning Blues…

In the construction and trade industry, there is no denying the level of work that is required to successfully complete a project. The amount of output required can be intense. There are projects to complete, staff to manage, clients to make happy. With all of this, sometimes you need to remember to take a break

“If It’s Not Broken, Why Fix It?” Here is Why…

It’s a question that comes up from time to time: “If It’s Not Broken, Why Fix It?” We always say: “Just because it isn’t broken (yet) doesn’t mean you still can’t fix it.” When it comes to managing your job site, does your traditional style perform to the highest standards possible? Maybe it has been

5 Tips To Keep Your Employees Motivated

How do you keep your construction or trade business thriving? Your employees are at the core  of your business running like a well oiled machine, but how do you keep them motivated to always do their best? We understand that a motivated employee is a productive employee, which in turn, results in a profitable employee. The

Business in Vancouver Covers Rectify Deficiency Module

Proficient when deficient Vancouver-based SiteMax Systems Inc. made its name developing project management software for contractors, beginning with Wales McLelland Construction Ltd. Now, it’s setting its sights on the downside of construction: deficiencies. During the Buildex Express show in Vancouver last week SiteMax showcased Rectify, a new application that will launch in November. The service