A construction project cannot make a lot of progress without construction materials. Whether you are installing a pipeline or building a skyscraper, materials are the building blocks of development and generally account for a significant amount of the project costs. Implementing a system to track these materials is no easy task. In this article, we outline the high-level steps you need consider to take control of your material handling processes and implement a materials tracking system that is driven by data captured in the field.
We're proud to announce a new release of our Materials Tracking software. This major release includes many new and improved features – based on years of field experience and customer feedback – that allow users to manage their construction materials across the supply chain even better. Besides the impressive catalogue of functionalities, the new release also includes a refreshed and more intuitive user interface.
Integrated Project Delivery A different contracting methodology Fuelled by the pressure to reduce waste and improve efficiency, project owners are looking at ways to manage and structure their projects more effectively. A report released by PwC highlights this by stating that contractors and suppliers fault the misalignment of incentives [...]
How to keep track of tools and equipment Construction work in the resource sector is complex, expensive and resource-intensive. The meticulous planning required to minimise the risk of exceeding time and budget, whilst imperative, goes to waste when materials cannot be found. During the execution phase, teams are under [...]
Barcodes vs RFID Tracking Technologies for the Oil, Gas and Mining industry. Want to get a better handle on tracking your tools, plant and equipment, materials, PPE, etc? Not entirely sure which tracking technology to use? Let us shed some light on the differences and take a closer look at [...]
On-site timesheet solution for the resource sector We are proud to announce the latest product in our tracking family: ‘Timesheet and Progress'. Timesheet and Progress is a timesheet and activity tracking solution tailored to Supervisors working on large construction projects in the mining and resource industry. Simply put - [...]
Website Update!!! We are excited to announce that our new website is up, ready and waiting for your next visit. So why visit… Well, for starters if you are an energy, resources or asset intensive business, or help these kinds of companies with construction, shutdown or ongoing maintenance activities we [...]
Still Using Spreadsheets? When it comes to calculating data, you won’t find a more robust solution than spreadsheets, but when it comes to providing visibility and control, they can be difficult to manage. Instead of mind-blurring columns, rows, text and numbers, you need visual indicators so at the glance of [...]
Missing Materials, Projects Delayed? Are missing materials causing your projects to be delayed? Is time being wasted while people look for lost materials? Are you over budget due to parts needing to be ordered or re ordered at short notice? When you are responsible for making sure that the assets, [...]