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 •  February 19

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is an enormous 35 mile bridge being built at the waters of Lingdingyang of Pearl River Estuary. Which is a large sea crossing linking the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Zhuhai City of Guangdong Province, and Macao Special Administrative Region.
This bridge is set to open in the second quarter of this year...

PlanSwift

 •  February 12

Developer Su Shaojun, president of Seven Stars Investment Group, was inspired to build a replica of the famous ship The Titanic after watching the film over 20 years ago. Su Shaojun is also building a theme park based around the ship which he claims will feature the “Worlds Largest Indoor Beach.”
The ship was set to be delivered on August 30, 2017...

PlanSwift

 •  February 7

In the southern Fujian Province in China 1,500 workers reportedly built a railway station in just 9 hours. 7 trains and 23 diggers were used in the construction of the Nanlong Railway Station in the city Longyan, China.
Work began on the railway station at 6:30pm on Friday, January 19th and was completed by 3:30am on Saturday, January 20th.
The...

PlanSwift

 •  January 31

Ever wondered what the strangest materials used in construction are? We have too. In this article PlanSwift gives you the weirdest things constructions workers use worldwide.
Sticky Rice
In China sticky rice is more than just a main part of a traditional diet. It can also be made into a functional form of mortar that’s used to build super strong...

PlanSwift

 •  January 29

All the data for the construction industry is in, so it’s about time to do our analysis so we can see how 2017 went and try to predict how 2018 will be.
Construction Spending
Construction spending releases a report each month from the U.S. Commerce Department after they examine the private and public sectors. In the private sector, the report...

PlanSwift

 •  January 17

The bidding competition is fiercer than ever in the construction industry. More and more contractors all over the world are using software in their businesses. Estimating software makes the entire estimating and bidding process go so much faster that companies are placing more bids than they ever have before, but how much weight does estimating...

PlanSwift

 •  January 15

2018 is going to be an exciting year for the construction industry. All signs and numbers point to a successful year! Last month alone over 30,000 jobs were added to the industry according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This will bring the sector’s 2017 gains to 210,000 positions. That’s a 35% increase over the previous year! Construction...

PlanSwift

 •  January 2

Happy New Year to all our loyal customers from PlanSwift. A new year means new possibilities for everyone and for some people, that means updating your business. PlanSwift has compiled the most essential software every construction company needs to have in 2018 so you can make an educated decision when choosing a software for your...

PlanSwift

 •  January 2

Congratulations to Matt Hatch for hitting $1 million in revenue mark in our lead generation team! PlanSwift recognizes Matt’s hand in making this the great company it is today. Matt has been working as part of our lead generation team at PlanSwift for just under 3 years. He is responsible for supporting the inside sales representatives and account...

PlanSwift

 •  December 18, 2017

Takeoff software can be intimidating, especially for small businesses. PlanSwift breaks down the 5 reasons why construction estimating software makes for more successful projects to give you an in depth look into what software can actually do for your company. 1.) Efficiency Almost all businesses today, including those in the construction industry,...