Top Products 2021 – Tensar

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SpectraPave Online

Commercial and Residential
Concept Product

Tensar

2500 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 500
Alpharetta, GA 30009
www.tensarcorp.com 

The Right Design

Newly launched, concept product, SpectraPave Online is a free, cloud-based software for engineers, contractors, and owners to design with geogrid in a variety of applications such as pavement construction, soil stabilization, and other site development challenges. The technology, which has undergone a comprehensive third-party review by pavement engineering experts, calculates the total value of the solution and compares it to conventional construction alternatives. Here is what makes it unique: Value

Top Products 2021 – McNeilus

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McNeilus FLEX Controls

Commercial and Residential
Trusted Product

McNeilus

524 E. Highway St.
Dodge Center, MN 55927
www.mcneiluscompanies.com/concrete-mixers/

Control for Concrete Mixers

For construction companies looking to continuously innovate, McNeilus offers FLEX Controls for concrete mixer trucks, enabling the least amount of variability in loading, mixing, and delivering concrete to a jobsite. The Android-based software system offers mixer monitoring on one screen, with both touchscreen control and in-cab keypads. The technology provides easy diagnostics and troubleshooting, which reduces the guesswork and keeps downtime to a minimum. Unique features include

Top Products 2021 – GCP Applied Technologies

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Macrosynthetic Fiber Calculator App 2.0

Commercial
New Product

GCP Applied Technologies

62 Whittemore Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
www.gcpat.com/en

 

An App for Better Calculations

Launched in January 2020, the GCP Applied Technologies’ Macrosynthetic Fiber Calculator app is a mobile application that calculates dosage rates for use in different concrete applications. Free for download in the Apple App store and Google Play, GCP released a new version in August 2020, which provides dosage rates for STRUX 90/40 macro synthetic fibers. Helping customers determine the right amount of fibers needed for each

Top Products 2021 – Explorer Software

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Explorer Eclipse

Commercial
Trusted Product

Explorer Software

220 – 145 Chadwick Court
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3K1
www.explorer-software.com

Enterprise Solutions

A provider of enterprise software solutions, Explorer Software offers Eclipse, which is an integrated job cost, accounting, equipment control, and project-management solution. The premise here is providing realtime data to users throughout an organization. As the technology is already a browser-based solution, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company decided to shift the focus of the development team to the creation of new mobile apps and enhancements designed specifically to

Top Products 2021 – CoConstruct

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CoConstruct

Residential
Trusted Product

CoConstruct

323 2nd St. SE, Suite 500
Charlottesville, VA 22902
www.coconstruct.com

Driving Data for Customers

Cloud-based construction management tool CoConstruct helps homebuilders and remodelers control their businesses through project coordination, client communication, and financial control. Custom homebuilders and remodelers are able to securely read and respond to relevant project details like estimating, leads/ CRM (customer-relationship management)-templates, cost catalog, task manager, budget tracking, bidding, change orders, invoices, internal process management, and much more. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company developed a RAMP plan allowing businesses

Top Products 2021 – eMOD

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eMOD

Commercial
New Product

eMOD

393 East Grand Ave.
San Francisco, Calif. 94080
www.emodsafety.com

Safety in an Era of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the way construction was performed and handled on a daily basis in 2020. To address the safety challenges, of the jobsite, the team introduced eMOD to encourage, monitor, and manage best practices to improve safety performance on the jobsite. Launched in 2020 and built by those who experienced first-hand the safety and compliance obstacles, the platform empowers and protects field crews, drives accountability, creates transparency,

Top Products 2021 – Build Safely LLC

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eMOD

Commercial
New Product

Build Safely LLC

393 East Grand Ave.
San Francisco, Calif. 94080
www.emodsafety.com

Safety in an Era of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the way construction was performed and handled on a daily basis in 2020. To address the safety challenges of the jobsite, Build Safely  introduced eMOD to address safety complications. Launched in 2020 and built by those who experienced first-hand the safety and compliance obstacles, the platform empowers and protects field crews, drives accountability, creates transparency, and ultimately sends people home safely each day.

Top Products 2021 – Buildertrend

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Buildertrend

Commercial and Residential
Trusted Product

Buildertrend

11818 I St.
Omaha, NE 68137
www.buildertrend.com

Keeping the Customer Center

As an all-in-one system, Buildertrend ties every part of a project into one central location and eliminates the need for multiple systems, which saves construction professionals a considerable amount of time and money. Here is just a quick glimpse into what the suite offers. The technology is broken down into four core parts: presales, project management, finances, and customer management, with the customer portal, selections, and surveys. The technology also integrates

Your Favorite Construction Junkie Articles in 2020

2020 is finally in the rear view mirror – although many of its battles are still being fought – but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some good things.  Over the next few days, I’ll be sharing the biggest and most interesting stories from the past year, but I’ll first be starting with those that interested you, the reader, the most.

Below were your favorite 10 Construction Junkie posts from 2020:

1. 2020 Best Construction Podcast Competition

The sixth annual Best Construction Blog contest was a huge success, with more nominations and more overall votes than ever before. Of the 12 nominees,