Elizabeth Manning Aug 5, 2015
Last week, CBO traveled to the 2015 Sage Summit in New Orleans. This year’s attendance boasted approximately 7,260 attendees, and with over 150 sponsors and more than 70 speakers the Ernest N. Morial convention center was bustling with activity. Sage Software, a supplier of business management...
Elizabeth Manning Jul 1, 2015
The Construction Business Owner team traveled to Chicago this week for the 2015 Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) annual conference. Check out what Editor Kathy Wells was up to during the trip! 1. Attendance was at its highest ever at this year's CFMA: @CFMA Pres...
Kathy Wells May 22, 2015
Change orders—they’re everywhere. From the smallest project to the largest nationwide expansion, there’s no question that construction projects continue to change daily. The documentation of these changes outside of a contract have become commonly overlooked and often ignored to the point of...
Elizabeth Manning Apr 24, 2015
Construction Business Owner Associate Editor Elizabeth Manning traveled to Tomahawk, Wisconsin, last week to visit the CASE Equipment Customer Center. Check out what she was up to during the trip!   1. Equipment ready for demo at the CASE Tomahawk Viewing Center Snow on the ground at #...
Kathy Wells Apr 23, 2015
Click here to register for this webinar opportunity. Fleet management is a constant concern for every business owner, and with the industry’s tech-savvy advancements, technology in the field is getting harder to ignore. GPS tracking solutions and telematics data have become the pinnacle of fleet...
Elizabeth Manning Mar 26, 2015
Construction Business Owner Editor Kathy Wells traveled to Tucson, Arizona, this week to visit the Doosan Real Operation Center (ROC). Check out what she was up to in Arizona.   1. The ROC is located next to an active mine (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s...
Elizabeth Manning Mar 6, 2015
The Construction Business Owner team kept busy last week traveling to the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana and the JCB North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia. Check out some of our favorite tweets documenting what we were up to while we were on the road.    1...
Elizabeth Manning Feb 5, 2015
The editorial team at Construction Business Owner Magazine is wrapping up a busy week in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the 40th-annual World of Concrete trade show. The team discussed software innovations and emerging trends during meetings Wednesday with TopCon, Viewpoint and NexTraq, all exhibitors at...
Elizabeth Manning Feb 4, 2015
CBO Magazine is one full day in to the 2015 World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. We started out the week with a dinner on Monday night at Caterpillar, Inc. CAT unveiled the last four models in a new series the company has been working on for several years. The company also debuted an...
Kathy Wells Oct 8, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 22, 2014)—Viewpoint Construction Software kicked off its annual conference—aptly named Collaborate 2014—at the Oregon Convention Center. The conference provided attendees and sponsors with an orchestrated opportunity to collaborate on industry best practices and Viewpoint-...
Kathy Wells Oct 8, 2014
While attending Viewpoint Construction Software's Annual Conference, Viewpoint Collaborate 2014, I was able to sit down with some of the top players of its management team. I asked each of them for their No. 1 business tips to share with CBO's readers. Here are their responses: Jay Haladay, CEO...
Kathy Wells Sep 19, 2014
Click here to register for this webinar opportunity. With the construction industry in a constant stream of development and change, contractors must take advantage of the tools that can help them gain a competitive edge. Maintaining a successful business requires a solid business platform that...
Kathy Wells Aug 13, 2014
Bobcat Company and Doosan broke ground on their Acceleration Center in May 2013 and officially opened the doors to employees in Bismarck, North Dakota, on Aug. 5. The new, 35-acre campus-like facility is designed to accelerate innovation, concept development and equipment testing for Bobcat...
Carr Riggs and Ingram Jun 25, 2014
Financial statements show the present financial state of a construction company and also where it’s going. Contractors who periodically review their financial statements can often catch problems early on— before they turn into bigger issues. Below are eight financial statement road hazards to...
Amelia Messamore Jun 5, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 1, 2014) — This May, 162 apprentices training to be carpenters, electricians, pipefitters, welders and other tradespeople from 28 states took their place on the floor of the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex to compete for medals in 13 competitions representing 11 crafts...