Posts in “Technology”

5 Ways to Maintain Efficiency On & Off Your Construction Site

May 21, 2021 | Project ManagementTechnology

The construction industry is known for many things, however, efficiency often isn’t one of them. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, only 11% of contractors consider their job sites to be efficient.  A lack of efficiency on the construction site can lead to a lower quality of work, over-budget projects, and projects that take […]

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How Gen Z Is Re-Inventing the Trade Industry

September 3, 2020 | Industry TrendsTechnology

With the COVID-19 pandemic, so many businesses have had to pivot and adjust to succeed during the current climate. The trade industry, although generally seen as traditional, has made incredible strides in technological advancement. Along with assistance from millennials and Gen Z, many businesses in the trade industry have been able to separate themselves from […]

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Construction Equipment Maintenance Tips that Save Time and Money

August 1, 2019 | GeneralMaintenanceSiteworkTechnology

Keeping our fleet in top condition is a big priority at Gray & Son, both to minimize downtime and get the most out of our investment. When construction equipment breaks down or malfunctions, it can bring a job to a halt. So we’ve built a maintenance shop that is dedicated to making sure that doesn’t […]

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A Closer Look at the Integration of Technology and Construction Equipment

March 14, 2019 | Industry TrendsTechnology

If you haven’t spent any time in a bulldozer, grader or paver, so you may be surprised to find how technologically advanced they are these days. From features that make the operator more comfortable to tools that help us do our job more accurately, this is not the same equipment of 30 years ago. Technology’s […]

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Combining New Technology with Old-Fashioned Project Management

January 10, 2019 | Technology

It’s no surprise that introducing new technology can help a construction business bring efficiency to its processes. After all, one of our first blog posts was about an app that helped us do just that. However, you don’t want to lose sight of the traditional methods that have gotten you where you are. Gray & […]

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How a Single App Increased Customer Satisfaction and Streamlined Internal Processes

October 11, 2018 | Technology

Let’s face it – in a traditional industry like ours, we can all be a little slow to adopt new technologies and processes. Often, that’s smart, as we’ve been doing what we do for a long time, and we know how to do it well. In some cases, though, switching to a new system is […]

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