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Case Studies October 07, 2015
Justin Dixon never planned to become director of corporate safety for Dixie Construction. But the job fell into his lap in a most tragic way.   Dixon’s parents and grandfather started Dixie Construction in the 1960s, and he was in charge of a variety of responsibilities, including marketing,...
Case Studies September 23, 2015
Baranko Bros. Inc. purchased HCSS GPS for its truck and trailer fleet in early October 2014, expecting to be able to cut down on fuel costs and speeding issues.    Just four months later, the tracking units have already far exceeded the dirt contractor’s expectations.    “There are a lot of things...
Case Studies September 09, 2015
Rumco Construction came to HCSS looking for a new way to manage its projects.    For years, the highway and street construction company had relied on handwritten notes and text messages to generate daily cost reports. But Vice President Carlos Gonzalez said the numbers never quite added up.    “...
Case Studies August 26, 2015
Achen-Gardner knows exactly how important technology is to its business.    The Arizona-based heavy civil general contractor—which specializes in wet utility, roadway and highway construction—has fully invested in the future by turning to HCSS software to manage nearly every aspect of its business...
Case Studies August 12, 2015
If you work in the construction industry north of the Mason-Dixon Line, chances are you have to pause operations during the winter.    Below-freezing temperatures, ice and snow all make it difficult to work on construction projects during the dead of winter in the northern United States.    But one...
Case Studies July 29, 2015
How many bids can one estimator submit in just two days? If that estimator uses HCSS HeavyBid, the answer is probably more than you think.    Just ask Ed Bell Construction of Dallas. Vice President Doug Teter put the pedal to the metal a few years back, submitting 23 Texas Department of...
Case Studies January 14, 2015
H&S Contracting Inc. of Moorhead, Minn., was looking for estimating software that would take the company to the next level. Its previous system, using ledger sheets and Excel documents created in-house, was outdated.   “It seemed to work well, until you change,” said Brent Syster, estimator and...
Arizona construction company maintains profits with technology
Case Studies January 09, 2015
Sundt Construction—headquartered in Tempe, Ariz.—is one of the nation’s oldest and largest construction companies. For more than 120 years, Sundt has participated in many landmark projects, including building the town of Los Alamos, N.M.—where the first atomic bomb was built—and relocating the...
Case Studies December 26, 2014
At T+C Contracting in Louisville, Ky., all foremen enter their daily job site data into HCSS’s HeavyJob software.   “What’s so great about the HeavyJob software is it’s in a very easy-to-follow sequence,” said Scott Thornberry, T+C’s operations manager. “For a foreman who has never used a computer...
News August 01, 2012
There’s a lot of money in government construction. Between 2000 and 2011, contractors received $232.2 billion from the federal government alone. The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 alone allocated $130 billion towards construction projects. But whether you’ve completed many...
Online Roadway Analysis and Mapping Portal (OnRAMP)
Case Studies
North Dakota has more miles of road per capita than any state in the nation. To manage all the data associated with such a large road network, officials at the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) determined that a geographic information system (GIS) web portal that integrates multiple...
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