Improving Construction Site Safety in 2023

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As construction safety week comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to review how safety on construction sites is changing. In recent years, there has been an increased focus on improving safety in the construction industry, with many construction companies implementing stricter safety protocols and procedures.   Aside from compromising the safety, … Read more

Choosing Low Light Cameras for After Hours Alerts

Construction projects typically have valuable materials and tools on site that require adequate after-hours monitoring to prevent theft. These sites are also more vulnerable to other criminal activities including trespassing and vandalism. To prevent unwanted after-hours visitors, one of the most effective tools you can add to your safety and security platform are low-light cameras … Read more

See How Big-D Construction is Building the Future with SiteKick

Every aspect of a construction project requires a commitment to teamwork if you want to be successful. Ultimately success hinges on forging partnerships with people who share your vision and commitment to putting people first in everything you do. Big-D Construction is building the future, and we’re proud to contribute to their success. Find out … Read more

How a Construction Monitoring and Reporting Solution Helps Maintain Compliance

As construction projects grow in complexity, and profit margins shrink, project managers and construction site administrators are faced with juggling many mission-critical tasks including budgeting, scheduling, staffing, reporting, monitoring, payroll, and safety. It can be argued, that few are as important for the legal health of a construction firm as addressing the constantly changing compliance … Read more

Big Names and Big Ideas at GroundBreak

Construction technology is a topic SiteKick loves investigating, discussing, and supporting. As a construction technology company, we’re constantly inspired by the thought leaders who are passionate about leveraging technology to improve our lives and the processes by which we can build a better future. When an event like Groundbreak, the leading construction technology conference, comes … Read more

Construction Technologies of the Future

SiteKick was recently named to BuiltWorlds Smart JobSites 50, celebrating the top 50 emerging field solutions being leveraged by some of the largest contractors, engineers, and specialty contractors worldwide. While we’re proud to be recognized as an innovative construction technology, there are other areas of construction technology we’re excited about. Let’s take a look at … Read more

5 Myths About Construction Cameras and Jobsite Monitoring

There are many misconceptions and outright myths about the value of construction cameras and jobsite monitoring. Construction theft costs construction businesses $300 million – $1 billion annually. What is worse however is that fewer than 25% of items stolen from a construction site are ever recovered. The news, of course, gets worse: Construction theft increases … Read more

Five Reasons You Should Be Investing in Construction Cameras

When you consider that nine out of ten projects experience cost overruns, every decision you make could blow your budget long before you complete your project. A recent McKinsey study found that construction productivity has declined in some markets since the 1990s and large projects take 20% longer to finish than expected and are up … Read more

Five Jobsite Monitoring Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Choosing the right construction site security monitoring solution is certainly more important now than it was before the pandemic changed everything. While a lack of viable workers is causing some industries severe issues, it is especially problematic when it comes to on-site security officers. It is a good time to look at construction site security … Read more

The Evolution of Job Site Monitoring

No matter the industry, there are unscrupulous people who will take advantage of gaps in security for profit. According to data from the National Equipment Register, job site theft costs the construction industry as much as $1 billion per year. As a result, job site monitoring has grown as an industry to combat not only theft, … Read more

Job Site Monitoring Explained

Aside from the heavy load of responsibilities a typical construction site administrator may have on his or her plate, job site monitoring is among the most important tasks. As technology improves, the task is made easier, giving job site managers the ability to monitor safety, progress, inventory, and staff on a construction site.  What Is Jobsite Monitoring?  Simply put, … Read more