Sure, we are all looking for a good deal, but not always does a great price equal a great transaction. In an industry that heavily relies on on-time deliveries of the right product to the right place, contractors have learned to look for a variety of qualities beyond competitive pricing. We created a short list of things to look for in a construction supplier to ensure your next project is a success!
If you are managing a construction company, you are without a doubt concerned about the safety of your crew. Construction accidents are a common occurrence and they happen for a variety of reasons, including some of the tools that workers work with. In fact, worldwide every second more than 10 workers have a work-related accident and there are more than 13 job-related deaths each day in the US alone. With that in mind, you may want to be aware of some key advances in wearable technology that will keep your workers safer and make your crews more effective and efficient.
There are over 53 million people in North America and Europe who work as construction workers. Given the multitude of risks involved in this profession, it is extremely important to take all necessary precautions to minimize the risks of injuries or of other health problems at the job. Construction workers often have to work at dangerous heights, with heavy and dangerous machinery and equipment, as well as with dangerous materials, electricity, toxic gas and other threats. Read 5 basic safety tips for construction workers’ safety and protection in our latest guest blog.
World of Concrete celebrated its 43rd anniversary this year with its largest show to date - 700,000 square feet of exhibit space, 60,000 industry professionals and 1,500 exhibiting companies. It is the only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction markets featuring leading industry suppliers showcasing the latest and greatest in new products, technology and innovation.
Meet Joe Garrett!
Harris and Kenseal associates may recognize this familiar face! Joe Garrett was a core component of the "Bigfoot" team and helped manage a successful transition to the new ERP system. He will be assisting with many more exciting projects in 2017 and visiting with more of the Kenseal team. Get to know him in this Meet the Team spotlight, in the latest edition of our successful interview series. Let's hear it from Joe.
At A.H. Harris we take great pride in the work ethic and dedication that all associates have. We want to say a big congratulations to associates who are celebrating milestones. Congratulations on your years of dedicated service! Thanks for all you do!
The return of Harris Mud-Volleyball teams to Zoar's Pond for the 30th annual Epilepsy Charity Tournament in Middletown, CT
In part 36 of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we were lucky enough to have the chance to speak with Paul Ferrari. Paul has moved around a lot in the company but currently holds the role of Inventory Control Manager. Paul has been with A.H.Harris for just over 6 years and has gotten the opportunity to visit every single one of our locations! Let’s hear more from Paul.
In part 35 of our 'Meet the Team' series, we got the chance to speak with Mike Rice, an Operations Specialist working out of the West Hartford office. Mike has been with A.H. Harris his entire professional career. He upholds all the values we strive for here at A.H. Harris and makes the best carrot cake! Let's hear it from Mike.