You’re stuck at home, or in the car, or in an airport. So,how do you keep on top of what’s happening at one of your projects? This isn’t simply an issue for our current COVID-impacted times, this issue has existed for decades. Contractors and health and safety managers are heavily dependent on past information: daily reports, headcounts, and progress updates. Right now, it’s more difficult than ever to get these reports or understand what is happening in an ever-changing environment, both on and off the site. You need to understand if a contractor has arrived on site as it happens, not tomorrow or a week from now.
The opening and closing ceremonies at the recent Winter Olympics in Beijing gave us another chance to view the distinctive Beijing National Stadium – known affectionately as the ‘Bird’s Nest’. The facility earned that nickname from its irregular structure. The roof is saddle-shaped while the façade is inclined vertically at approximately 13 degrees. Building the