5 Communications Mistakes for Construction Firms to Avoid

| July 17, 2019

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Ever been on a project where chaos was the norm? It was probably the result of poor communication. But chaos on the jobsite isnt just frustrating – its dangerous. A miscommunication can be disastrous and put your project – and your workers – at risk. Effective communication is essential for any construction project to be successful, and for your workers safety.

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