Construction Firms Will Face OSHA Fines in August

Construction companies who are issued citations for violating OSHA’s regulations and standards are going to feel a bigger pain in their wallets beginning August 1st. For the first time in over 25 years, the maximum civil penalties for OSHA violations are set to increase by 78%. An exemption in the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 prohibited OSHA and other agencies from increasing civil penalties due to inflation. The increased fines apply to all penalties... Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Monday, July 18, 2016 | 0 comments

The Top 10 Capabilities for Fast, Accurate Estimating

The goals, from the estimating and bidding standpoint, are straightforward. Every company wants to complete more bids with less time and effort. Accuracy is also critical to win the right bids at the best possible margins, and standardizing the bidding process company-wide is a high priority. However, software options to meet those goals can vary greatly in features, functionality and performance. Following are the 10 key capabilities to look for. Centralized data.  A robust... Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Friday, July 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Construction Forecast 2016

For the first time since 2008, the value of all construction work done in the U.S. last year topped $1 trillion, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.  Increased financial security among consumers has boosted confidence and spending, creating more demand for new structures and fueling improvements to existing ones.   Construction spending rose 10.5 percent in 2015... Read More Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 0 comments

Modern Methods of Cost Estimating with Cost-OS

Things have progressed to a great extent since Microsoft Excel was the absolute solution for Cost Estimating. Even if Excel can indeed be used for this purpose (or even for planning) this is not the proper way to move forward. The major problems that companies face today with the use of Excel spreadsheets are: 1. It is very time consuming, and sometimes impossible, to find historical data... Read More Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | 0 comments

4 Easy Steps to Choosing the Right Estimating Software

Four key elements go into evaluating a software system that will help construction businesses avoid implementation headaches, increase operating efficiency and make more money.  Implementation time for a new piece of software is a good indicator of its ease of use. The longer it takes to integrate the system into a business, the greater the adoption risk that exists. If an outside IT team is needed to assist with technical specs just to get the software up and running, it’s probably not the... Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Today's New Construction Estimator from Construction WorkZone

It’s not enough anymore to simply review plans and specs, perform takeoffs, and assemble a cost estimate (and eventually a bid, quote, or budget) from the information derived from those processes. The modern estimator is a risk manager, a negotiator … a “pre-construction specialist”, and often a “post pre-construction manager” as well.  Read More Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Cost-OS with full 2D Takeoff Capabilities

Cost OS 2D takeoff capabilities released with Cost OS V allow you to Improve your Drawing Measurement Processes, work collaboratively on the same drawings and report back the Exact format of BOQs as provided by the customer. Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | 0 comments

Cost-OS stands out for Efficiency and BIM at Ecobuild

Cost-OS is BIM embedded & the thing that makes Cost-OS stand out is that you can import the IFC file and work directly on the 3D model to do a complete QTO of your design. Read More Read More
Posted by Karen Brandon at Monday, November 2, 2015 | 0 comments


On the 4th of June , NOMITECH will be in Kuala Lumpur to participate at the RICS BIM Conference 2015. At the conference we will host our own booth with our local partner Bina-i, where we will be presenting CostOS V to the Malaysian Market. Read More
at Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Schneider Electric - Invensys Event

Nomitech will be participating at our partner Schneider Electric - Invensys event in Rome, Italy 11th & 12th of March. Participate at the event to learn how CostOS integrates with ProII and how the NoDoC Knowledgebase can help produce estimates during the process simulation phase of plants. Read More
at Friday, March 6, 2015

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