How Mobile Data Collection Can Predict Scheduled Maintenance

One of our favourite features in our data collection and asset tracking solution is the Next-Service-Due Report. This little beauty provides true visibility and transparency into the status of individual pieces of equipment and asset life cycles. Understanding the Maintenance History of an Asset Once an asset has been tagged with a uniquely identifying QR tag, all the information pertaining …

Irish Utility Contractor Accomplishes Seemingly Impossible Task

Thousands of Utility Structures Damaged After Serious Irish Winter After an exceptionally terrible winter, many of Ireland’s utility poles were left damaged in the wake. Given that the entire country relies heavily on the proper function and maintenance of these poles, it was necessary to have them patrolled, assessed, and repaired as quickly as possible. Four contractors were given equal …

Proper Maintenance Programs and Electronic Record Keeping

It has already been well established that proper record keeping of preventive maintenance and repairs is crucial to any maintenance program. There are many benefits that were discussed in a preceding post. (Click here if you have not yet read that post). Without a good maintenance program, including regular inspections and documentation, companies are missing out on a number of …

Tracking Material Hauling through Mobile Data Collection

Wilco Contractors NW Inc. is based out of Edmonton, Alberta, and is one of four separate companies that comprise the Wilco Group of Companies. The Wilco Group specializes in open-space site development in Canada, and has been a leader in the industry for over three decades. These four individually owned and operated companies excel in project management, construction of parks, …

3 Cost saving Construction Tech Trends for 2015

The construction industry is a rapidly changing environment, the processes companies use to do their work and what they utilize in doing it have to continually evolve to maintain profits. As technology becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives, the construction industry will have to embrace this culture and find new ways to implement technology to its advantage. Outlined …