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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Not all plans are clear cut..

I was reading a few articles on LinkedIn this afternoon thinking about this week’s blog and what to write about. At Northern Concrete Construction, we have been fortunate to grow every year that I have been employed here. I started … Continue reading

Quicker and safer projects as a result of planning.

Last week’s blog was centered on preconstruction planning. Everyone’s experiences and definitions may be different so I will share with you what this means at Northern Concrete Construction. It all begins before we even get a job. What is our … Continue reading

Plan your work and work your plan….

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe — Abraham Lincoln This is one of my favorite quotes. Abraham Lincoln would spend 75% of his time preparing/planning and 25% of his time … Continue reading

Pouring concrete is HARD but do the daily operations have to be?

I am in my fourteenth year at Northern Concrete. I would like to think that I have learned a few things over the years. Learning comes in all different sizes and shapes – learning can happen by making mistakes, seeking … Continue reading