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Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

Digital Advancements Revolutionizing the Construction Industry Construction has traditionally lagged behind other industries in technology deployment, but that may be about to change, industry watchers say. In 2016, seven out of ten construction firms invested less than 1 percent of their revenue in technology, according to JBKnowledge. This lack of technology is slowing down building [...] More
Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

Types of Construction Site Theft and How to Prevent Them Construction site theft is big business, estimates of the cost of theft of construction equipment vary from about $300 million to $1 billion, 
with most estimates in the range of $400 million, according to the National Equipment Register's 2016 Theft Report. Targets of theft range [...] More
Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

How Smart Technology Is Improving Construction Site Security The technology that's making everyday objects smarter, from thermostats to excavating machines, is also improving construction site security. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart technology systems are reducing losses from theft and vandalism. Smart technology is making construction site security better. The IoT [...] More
3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Keep Better Track of Inventory Inventory management isn't the most exciting aspect of a construction manager's career, but it may be the most import to his or her bottom line. The exact numbers vary, but some call equipment theft the "billion dollar crime," because it robs the industry of more than [...] More
Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

3 Guerrilla Tactics for Lowering Construction Site Security Costs Security is like insurance: It seems expensive until you suffer a loss. Then you wonder why you didn't have more. After all, eliminating an on-site, after-hours security guard might save you dollars every month, but it increases your vulnerability. Is the reduction in cost worth the [...] More
6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Building Construction Site Building a new high-rise in an urban area presents an inviting target. For thieves who want to sell stolen equipment and materials, a high-rise building construction site can be a jackpot. Even an urban construction site with a relatively small footprint presents some challenges. Wherever there [...] More
Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

How Much Money Does the Average Construction Site Stand to Lose Without Proper Security? Construction theft has become big business. National heavy equipment theft in the U.S. increased from 11,486 reported incidents in 2013 to 11,625 in 2014, a growth of 1.2 percent, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The NICB estimates that national losses [...] More
Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video Construction site theft comes with a massive price tag: As noted by Construction Executive, companies lose nearly $1 billion each year replacing stolen tools and heavy equipment. Improved security can help reduce this cost, but comes with a challenge: The size and scope of construction sites. While traditional [...] More
4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

4 Most Effective Security Solutions for Your Construction Site Construction theft is often called a "billion-dollar crime" as the industry loses more than $1 billion to theft each year and less than 20 percent is recovered and returned to the project owner. While loss prevention is a part of any business, theft can be especially [...] More
Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security | No Comments

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant? Boise construction company Alta Construction faces proposed OSHA fines of $106,000 for endangering workers by failing to follow safe trenching practices while building a 644-parking space garage, the Idaho Statesman reported. OSHA has stepped up its vigilance of trenching violations following the death of two workers and the injury of [...] More