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Friday, August 30, 2013

Corecon Technologies offers free licence for newly launched cloud based construction software alias Corecon V7

Colleges and Universities that offer Construction Management or similar specializations now have the opportunity to avail the free Corecon V7 cloud-based estimating and construction project management software from Corecon Technologies Inc which is a leading provider of web based construction software. With this, engineering students will be able to use the latest construction technology, even before they turn professionals.

According to the Company, this software will empower the students to acquire the competitive edge when it comes to vying for their first jobs with respect to other applicants as companies who are hiring would naturally be inclined to employ those candidates having technological experience and instantly put their skills in practice.

Since 2011, Corecon Technologies has been providing software and training support to construction management programs at universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada at absolutely free of cost. Illinois State University and Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology are some of those Colleges and Universities that are offering practical training to its students on Corecon V7.

Student users say that they choose Corecon because it comes up with an all-inclusive package that is more intuitive than some of the other platforms that are available. They are also being exposed to the latest technology for managing every aspect of the business from estimating to project close-out. The software consists of various modules useful for business development, estimating, vendor bid management, contract administration, procurement, time tracking, document control, correspondence and scheduling amongst others.

Corecon’s online TeamLink Portal facilitates the students to work together with remote project team members competently by getting access to Corecon’s online TeamLink Portal. Irrespective of their location, team members can get precise project information in due course. In short this software enables the user efficiency in his operations. On learning this software, the student would be able to understand how information flows from the estimating department to project management and finally accounting thus gaining an overview of the project management process and adding immediate value to the organization he is going to work for.

Corecon V7 is compatible with other electronic devices like a netbook, laptop computer, tablet or smart phone which allows users to gather & communicate information from jobsite, office as well as construction trailers.

Teachers at Colleges and Universities that offer Construction Management are in favor of teaching this software to their students as they believe that the software provides an all-in-one package that is more intuitive than some of the other platforms that are available.

For getting more updates contact with Corecon Technologies at 1-866-258-6698


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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Some biggest upcoming worldwide construction projects related with entertainment industry

Get updated with some biggest upcoming global construction projects related to the renowned entertainment industries. These projects consist of Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, libraries and museums, sports and entertainment complexes, industrial projects as well as government buildings. The projects also may include maintenance works like additions as well as alterations.

These projects can significantly impact the total economy of worldwide construction projects. These projects will also greatly focus on the construction market overview with the size and timing.


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Friday, August 9, 2013

Position vacant for Senior Estimator/Cost Planner - Tier 2 builder

A leading California based builder is seeking a senior estimator/cost planner - tier 2 builder for permanent basis.

The desired candidate should have a minimum of 5 years Estimating experience with a Tier 1 or 2 builders covering projects to $100m +, and worked as a Cost Planner in a QS practice at some stage of the career. Besides, the candidate should be capable of negotiating with sub contractors and contains a sound knowledge regarding industry rates as well as additional structure experience.

Successful candidates will be provided a good remuneration package as per his working experience, but it is expected to be in the range of $140k - $160k +.

Apply online or call Rick Thorneycroft on 9094 0999 for a confidential chat.


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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

CIIA is back with its most recognized basic estimating course

Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) is going to relaunch its most recognized basic estimating course. The course program is designed in a manner to facilitate shop or office employees, new estimators and insurance company staff in providing help for estimating collision damage on cars and light trucks in Ontario.

The tenure of the course is for six-night and course fit for four I-CAR points. Course details range from beginning with estimating, conception of vehicle construction, basics of estimate writing, knowledge with collision manuals, additional charges and collision damage analysis.

The initial evening course will  start from September 9th, two classes per week over a three-week period. The total instruction time is 18 hours.

Time & Locations

Robert Bateman Secondary School (5151 New Street)
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday evenings, starting from Monday, September 9th 2013.

Brampton CARSTAR  (110 Advance Boulevard)
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday evenings, starting from Monday, October 7th 2013.

Centennial College (75 Ashtonbee Road)
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday evenings, starting from Monday, November 4th 2013.

The cost for individual Association Members will be $450 including HST. The cost for per Non-Members will be $550 including HST. In order to participate, advance payment should be made.

Students are also eligible to participate. In this regard they have to contact with the Association office at 1-866-309-4272 or e-mailing


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Friday, August 2, 2013

Benchmark Estimating Joins hand with the Viewpoint Construction Software Development Partner Program

Viewpoint Construction Software® and Australia-based Benchmark Estimating, a key developer of world class estimating software, just declared an alliance that will be useful for customer communities to avail the opportunity of superior technological solutions covering a wide array of the construction lifecycle roadmap. 

Benchmark Estimating provides a series of solutions for making the estimating processes more organized and for incorporating with other business processes. This incorporation facilitates users to obtain improved productivity and efficiencies which result in precise and cost-effective estimates.

Both the companies will extend their partner program to Australian providers in order to put value and functionality to customers in all the regions. This partnership will help the customers to find out their exact profit margin by getting more jobs.
This collaboration will great benefits to the customers through the globe with improved estimating, progress measurement, and forecasting with improved accuracy.

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Trimble makes an integration among all its estimating software applications

Trimble just introduces software data assimilation aptitude connecting its all planning, estimating and management software applications. The general contractors as well as capital construction project owners will now be capable of developing more preciousness and clarity regarding conceptual, detailed time and cost-modeling estimates. Trimble is introducing most updated five new software versions under Trimble Buildings' Design-Build-Operate (DBO) portfolio offering huge scopes to plan, record and acquire cost and work frameworks before, during and after construction projects. These newly launched products will facilitate the general and building contractors to retain their projects on track, on schedule, and within budget.

The details of the newly launched software applications are given below :

  • WinEst 15.0 -- It is a database-motivated software that includes a extremely adjustable spreadsheet for generating, fine-tuning and providing cost estimates.

  • Modelogix 3.2 – It is ideal for accumulating and evaluating past-project data and creating extensive cost models for forthcoming projects.

  • Prolog 9.6.1 – It is a project-management and cost-control software which provides great benefits to general contractors (GCs) and construction managers by systematizing project workflows and giving access to information from any place.

  • Proliance 5.5 Office Application Pack – Microsoft Office extensions for Proliance software, amalgamating capital planning, program as well as project management skills. 

  • Vico Office 4.2 – It is a virtual construction software, expanding 3D models with constructability analysis and coordination, location-based quantity takeoff, 4D (time) scheduling and production control, and 5D (cost) estimating.

These new versions of WinEst, Modelogix, Prolog, Proliance and Vico Office and any further information regarding these products can be accessed at Updates on Vico Office will be available at

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