Construction industry software developer HCSS is launching its fifth-annual Construction Intern Awards scholarship program for college students in construction-related fields. The company will award $50,000 for 18 total scholarships, including a grand prize winner and three finalists, as well as 14 individual weekly online contest winners.
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On today's construction jobsites, the way in which contractors and their employees approach safety has changed dramatically. Where safety was often an afterthought in the past, today there is a strong focus on making it a part of workplace culture – an overlying piece of every day's work that ensures everyone goes home safely at the end of every shift.
Construction software developer HCSS celebrated the close of its annual Construction Intern Awards program by presenting Kent Beecham a $10,000 Intern of the Year scholarship check at HCSS's Users Group Meeting. The fourth-annual Construction Intern Awards presented by HCSS also featured three $4,000 scholarship finalists, 12 weekly $2,000 scholarships and a special Fourth of July $4,000 scholarship. The program was open to students enrolled in a construction-related internship lasting at least two months during the January 2017 - August 2018 school year.
Construction industry software developer HCSS has opened registration for its fourth-annual $50,000 Construction Intern Awards scholarship program for students in construction-related fields. A new twist added to this year's program features 13 weekly contests - running from June 4 through September 2 - that will award 12, $2,000 scholarships and one special $4,000 scholarship.
Drones continue to be a growing part of the construction industry, and efforts to collect and process the data collected by unmanned aerial vehicles have expanded with the release of new tools by solutions provider Airware. Designed around a secure, cloud-based platform, Airware leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to help quarries digitize their business and improve operations with visualization, collaboration, analysis and reporting on drone-captured data.
Featuring Web and mobile applications, the new HCSS Plans digital plan management solution from construction industry software developer, HCSS connects the office to the field to avoid costly mistakes and rework. Built specifically for heavy civil construction, HCSS Plans allows superintendents and project managers to efficiently manage changes and markups to project drawings and plans, ensuring that field superintendents are working with the latest project information.
World of Asphalt will be held in Houston, Texas, from March 6 to 8 and features educational programming and exhibits focusing on the latest technology and innovations for the asphalt industry. The Agg1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, co-located with World of Asphalt, offers educational sessions and exhibits on the latest developments for the aggregates industry. The following are highlights of products that attendees can expect to see at the shows.
Technology continues to transform the way we live, play and work. Software developers are pushing beyond the limits of what was once thought possible in the construction industry, including areas of the business once considered too difficult to manage using electronic data, such as the service department.
Construction software developer HCSS announces the release of its new electronic logging solution to help construction companies meet the December 2017 deadline to become Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliant. This mandate requires drivers who currently use Hours of Service (HOS) paper logbooks to switch to electronic logging with approved electronic logging devices (ELDs) by December 18, 2017.
The HCSS Safety program offered by construction industry software developer HCSS helps companies develop a culture of safety by empowering employees to contribute to the safety program. Through cloud-based storage and reporting of critical safety data – safety meetings, near misses and incidents reporting, training, and job and activity hazard analysis, among other record keeping items – HCSS Safety assists contractors in more effectively and efficiently managing their safety programs.
Construction software developer HCSS announces the winners of its annual Construction Intern Awards. A total of 17 scholarships worth a combined $50,000 were awarded to students in construction-related fields who held internships of at least two months in duration with construction companies during the 2015-2016 school year or summer of 2016.
HCSS partners with John Deere to streamline data reporting and optimize fleet management for construction companies
Construction industry software solutions provider, HCSS, has a new partnership with John Deere to streamline equipment maintenance and parts and service requests by leveraging AEMP 2.0 data, which John Deere refers to as their JDLink Machine Data API. HCSS will be among the first in the industry to be able to pull AEMP 2.0 data from a partnering manufacturer into a fleet management software.
Construction estimating software developer, HCSS, to award $50,000 in scholarships to construction interns
Submissions are now open for the 2016 Construction Intern Awards. Construction software developer HCSS will be awarding a total of $50,000 in college scholarships to students in construction-related fields. The top winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship. In addition, four finalists will each receive a $4,000 scholarship and 12 honorable mentions will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.
Equipment360 tracks equipment maintenance schedules for trucks, bulldozers, scrapers and other company equipment. That helps the company perform timely maintenance that reduces downtime, lowers fuel consumption, avoids costly jobsite repairs and enhances equipment resale value. Performance metrics in Equipment360 identify unreliable equipment that should be sold.
The product provides an itemized cost history for each piece of equipment and a work order management system that provides a framework for capturing labour and parts costs. It stores that information in an easy-to-find format. Mechanics enter their time directly into the system, thus avoiding errors and double entry; mechanic timecards can be reviewed and approved before they’re exported electronically to the company’s accounting system, thus saving time and money.
The Equipment360 Equipment Maintenance Software program from HCSS enables construction companies to manage their entire maintenance operation, thus lowering costs and increasing utilization of each piece of equipment. Equipment360 tracks equipment maintenance schedules for trucks, bulldozers, scrapers and other company equipment. That helps the company perform timely maintenance that reduces downtime, lowers fuel consumption, avoids costly jobsite repairs and enhances equipment resale value. Performance metrics in Equipment360 identify unreliable equipment that should be sold. The product provides an itemized cost history for each piece of equipment and a work order management system that provides a framework for capturing labour and parts costs.