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Contract Surety 10.26.2020

Colonial Surety Company Introduces Simplify And Partner: A New Online Digital Approval Process for Contractors

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ October 26, 2020 Colonial Surety Company is thrilled to announce the launch of a direct and digital pre-qualification process for bid and performance I-Bonds®, empowering contractors across the country to simplify, partner,…
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Colonial Surety Company Introduces Simplify And Partner: A New Online Digital Approval Process for Contractors
Contract Surety 10.21.2020

Experts Predict Growth: Prepare to Build-and Bid

  The outlook for major spending on infrastructure is strong—regardless of election results. For contractors, now is the time to prepare for growth.  Optimism from Market Analysts One strong indicator for growth is that the…
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Experts Predict Growth: Prepare to Build-and Bid
Surety Bonds 10.18.2020

BIM Results Highlight The Importance of Partnering

  New research demonstrates the success of building information modeling (BIM). It is especially effective when everyone on the project team is committed to it—and partnering effectively. The Impact of Embracing BIM Many contractors are…
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BIM Results Highlight The Importance of Partnering
Contract Surety 10.05.2020

Construction: Succeeding Despite Timing and Compliance Issues

Amidst continued optimism in the industry, contract managers face delays, expenses and uncertainties as they manage performance in the COVID-19 world.  Funding for Infrastructure Projects Extended The passage of a federal government stopgap measure has…
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Construction: Succeeding Despite Timing and Compliance Issues
Contract Surety 10.05.2020

Construction Rebound? Ready, Set, Grow!

The latest US Commercial Construction Index shows signs of optimism. How prepared is your company for growth? Secure partners to help you respond quickly to new projects The US Chamber of Commerce Report Two of…
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Construction Rebound? Ready, Set, Grow!
Contract Surety 09.25.2020

Construction Matters: Fast or Slow?

Even in routine times, the “stop-go” of construction projects is painful—especially for small business contractors. Just winning a bid is generally time-consuming—then, a host of other dynamics, from supply chain lags to delays in public…
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Construction Matters: Fast or Slow?
Contract Surety 07.27.2020

Colorado Governor Sets Alcohol Restrictions

Refill, please! Governor Jared Polis of Colorado announced he is reducing call hours from 2 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the next 30 days. However, this rule does not restrict restaurants and bars from operating past 10…
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Colorado Governor Sets Alcohol Restrictions
Contract Surety 07.27.2020

June Construction Employment Skyrockets

Great news for contractors! Per an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, or AGC, employment within the construction province has bloomed from May to June in 31 states and the District of Columbia. “The…
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June Construction Employment Skyrockets
Contract Surety 06.29.2020

Governor Murphy Reopens NJ Schools

This fall, New Jersey schools must include social distancing and face masks as part of a new COVID-19 safety initiative for students and staff. Governor Murphy has partnered with the Department of Education Commissioner Laont…
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Governor Murphy Reopens NJ Schools