Simple Tips to Derisk Civil Construction

Simple Tips to Derisk Civil Construction

28 March 2023

Running a civil construction business is complex and challenging, with many risks, especially as we face the risk of recession in 2023. Choosing the right customers, reducing risk in tendering, tracking costs, and practising good contract management are simple but effective ways to reduce risk and increase profitability in your civil construction business. Learn more about how to implement these tips in this blog.


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Implementing Onsite Technologies in Construction – A Quick Guide

14 February 2023

In today’s fast-paced construction industry, using onsite technologies can be a game-changer. From reducing project costs to improving communication between team members, technology has a lot to offer. In this guide, we will explore the benefits of implementing onsite technologies in construction and provide tips on how to get started.


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Excel Mistakes Costing your Civil Construction Business

How much are Excel Mistakes Costing your Civil Construction Business?

18 January 2023

In this blog, we discuss the drawbacks of using Excel for civil construction cost management. While Excel is a great tool, we highlight the limitations affecting accuracy and efficiency. Discover how a specialised cost management system can boost profitability.


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Civil Construction Progress and Variation Claim Best Practices

Get Paid Faster with Progress and Variation Claim best practices

7 December 2022

In civil construction, progress and variation claims are an important part of ensuring fair payment for the work done. However, managing these claims can be a complex process. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the basics of progress and variation claims and provide some tips for effective management.


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The Limitations of Excel for Civil Construction Contractors

The Limitations of Excel for Civil Construction Contractors

30 November 2022

Learn about the limitations of using Excel for civil construction cost management and how it can lead to errors, inefficiencies, and lost profits. Discover the benefits of using a dedicated cost management system, like Varicon, to streamline your processes, improve visibility, and enhance decision-making.


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Why Cost Cutting isn't the Solution for Civil Construction Cost Management

Why Cost Cutting isn’t the Solution for Civil Construction Cost Management

24 October 2022

In the civil construction industry, cost management is a critical element of business success. However, the focus should be on effective cost management rather than cost cutting. This blog discusses why cost cutting is not a sustainable solution and how a more strategic approach to cost management can benefit your business in the long run.


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Best Practices for Managing Suppliers in Civil Construction

Best Practices for Managing Suppliers in Civil Construction

9 July 2024

At Varicon, we know the complexities of supply chain management and the importance of strong supplier relationships. Discover best practices for effectively managing suppliers in civil construction.


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Navigating Civil Construction EBAs in Australia: Making Payroll Management Easy

18 June 2024

In this blog post, we’ll explore the essentials of collaborating with employees and unions on EBAs, streamlining timesheet processes, calculating payroll, and maintaining a thorough audit trail.


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Construction Progress Claims Australia

5 Civil Construction Tips to Streamline your Progress claims and Variation claims

6 May 2024

Drawing from extensive personal experience in civil construction across various roles, including contractor, asset owner, and superintendent, James, our co-founder, recognised the critical need for a solution to address the challenges surrounding progress claims and variation claims. In this blog, James provides five essential tips for civil construction companies to navigate these issues and ensure fair and prompt payment.


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Construction Digital Custom Forms

Major Varicon Product Release: Civil Construction Digital Custom Forms

1 May 2024

Are you a construction company interested in improving your operations and efficiency? Some good news for you, Varicon is excited to introduce its new Construction Digital Custom Forms feature, tailored to meet the specific needs of the industry.


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Varicon Civil Construction Cost Management Software

Why Civil Construction Companies should consider cost management technology?

21 February 2024

Margins are thin. Good workers are in high demand. Spreadsheets are slow and error-prone. In the ever-evolving landscape of civil construction, where every project demands precision, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness, the integration of advanced technologies has become imperative.


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Civil Construction Purchase Orders

Guide to Civil Construction Purchase Orders

25 September 2023

Efficient cost management is vital in civil construction. Construction Purchase Orders (POs) act as financial boundaries, ensuring clarity and accountability. Learn why POs are crucial, what elements they should include, and key implementation considerations for a successful procurement process.


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