The internet of things and sensor-based technology can be used to create huge advantages on construction sites related to worker safety, cost reduction and predictive maintenance. This technology collects massive amounts of data and can provide different types of analysis: descriptive, relaying the current conditions of a specific piece of equipment or environment; predictive, to […]
The skilled labor shortage is a well-documented epidemic. As baby boomers continue to reach retirement age and the younger generations enter the workforce in stronger numbers, companies must take steps to understand how best to recruit and retain these workers — and technology can help with that. Read more.
Women Building Futures (WBF) wants females to consider careers in the trades and it’s helping by training and matching them with jobs in the field. “We’ve got a lot of work to do,” said Jacqueline Andersen, the director of stakeholder relations with the non-profit society. “Women are between four and six per cent of the […]
Even for a sole operator, there are many things you can do to start your CSR journey: Make and communicate a CSR commitment statement Volunteer in your community Make donations Mentor a young person Hire summer students or apprentices Buy green and local products Buy only as much as you need Share equipment with others […]