NEWS: Commercial Real Estate – Vancouver podcast digs into the stories behind the construction-site fence

Curious about what really happens during the demolition of a highrise tower? Or maybe interested in how technology is changing how workers toil at construction sites around the city? Perhaps you’re mostly interested in how older managers are getting along — or not getting along — with their young recruits on the job site. A

Case Study: Townline Construction

Townline, a developer and large construction company working out of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, faced a pretty common challenge in Construction: they needed new technology to improve old processes, but didn’t want to introduce anything too complicated for their workers to pick up. With more workers retiring than getting hired year-to-year in Construction

The Story of SiteMax

Like many companies, SiteMax has a humble origin. Based in Vancouver and launched over five years ago, the company began as a software solution specifically for streaming information from job site to head-office via cameras and wireless internet — allowing project managers and stakeholders to monitor construction throughout the day and be able to correct

Case Study: Bold Construction

Bold Construction, a construction company based in Vancouver, sees innovation as a necessary way to stand apart in today’s Construction industry. With a vision to ‘become Canada’s most innovative Construction company’, you don’t have to go much further than their name to figure out what Bold Construction is all about. Their aim is to challenge

Introducing: The Site Visit Podcast

Leadership in Construction with perspective from the job site. The team at SiteMax is excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Site Visit Podcast, in partnership with our friends over at SITE Partners. Hosted by our own James Falkner and Christian Hamm, alongside Andrew Hansen, the Site Visit Podcast is about three

Construction Buzzwords in 2019: Stay On Top Of It

You’re in a meeting, terminology is being tossed around, and you get hit with one of those buzzwords everybody else seems to know (or pretends to know), but you’re not really sure what it actually means. It happens. Especially in 2019, with new tech being introduced constantly — countless acronyms and buzz terms that could

Marijuana + Construction

What effect will the legalization of marijuana have on construction site personnel dynamics? To say that this is a controversial issue is an understatement, legalization of Marijuana in Construction will be a hot topic as we all have our own beliefs on this matter. Some are against marijuana being labeled as a drug, and others

7 Ways to Get New Construction Software Buy In

Lets face it; change takes effort, no matter what you are doing. But thought that someone else’s new idea is being imposed upon you without your say is not received fondly. No-one really likes this! We like our own ideas, thoughts and motivations. Your business optimizations are most often not in alignment with people who

Connect Your Construction Workers to the Office

As a General Contractor you need to know what is going on at your projects. SiteMax boasts electronic onsite Purchase Orders, a Timecard System for self performance work, Interactive Safety Reports, Punch list, a myriad of Site Reports, plus the capability to have your own special forms added. The system is designed to centralize the site

5 Notable Infrastructure Projects in Canada

Canada has some exciting new infrastructure projects scheduled to be completed over the next couple years or so. These new developments are sure to have a major impact on some of Canada’s biggest cities and the country as a whole. If you haven’t heard of these latest projects, check out a few we’ve outlined below! Eglinton