Better Connectivity for Your Next Remote Construction Site
Contracts are signed, equipment is leased, workers are hired, and it’s all systems go. But what about communications and connectivity? Will workers’ mobile phones work on the site? How will the project’s daily plans be sent from the site office to the head office?
Such issues are generally not top of mind when assembling the staff and resources for a remote civil or private construction project. However, a lack of secure, reliable voice and data connectivity can lead to confusion, downtime, a reduction in productivity, and even a loss of revenues.
Rising Connection offers a range of solutions to help connect Australian construction companies to fast and reliable internet, in locations where the off-the-shelf products provided by the regular service providers simply cannot deliver.
Rising Connection works with companies that understand the value of investing in technology solutions that provide them with the network access that not only meets their basic needs on a project but makes a much stronger impact than they previously imagined.
The Need for Remote Connectivity
Remote construction sites are often located far from wireless access points. And if they are, the remote team needs to be sure that all voice and data connections can take place quickly and securely.
Worksites vary in size and scope. Rising Connection understands the importance of having quality mobile coverage for all types of environments, including those that are indoor, outdoor, and even underground. Subcontractors need a trustworthy, reliable system to entice and satisfy the best teams available to work at the site for the duration of the project.
“Communications often get missed,” notes Marcus Dowling, founder and managing director of Rising Connection. “And there’s a reason communications is critical: it’s how we all talk to each other.”
Today, talking is not limited merely to voice calls: there has been an increase in video conferencing. Remote teams need a solution that enables them to jump on voice or video calls regardless of the number of participants.
Further, construction teams also need to access cloud-based services and software, such as Dropbox and Google Drive. Large files, such as high-resolution plans, maps, photos, and drawings, often need to be shared reliably, quickly, and frequently throughout the day.
How Rising Connection Works with Clients
A single mobile connectivity solution is not a one-size-fits-all for all construction sites. Rising Connection works intensively with customers long before any equipment is installed on-site to develop the most agile solution possible.
Diversity of connectivity
Rising Connection doesn’t do it alone. The company’s partnership with Peplink/Pepwave allows it to quickly establish a holistic connectivity solution in even the most remotely located work sites.
Construction companies and their contractors do not need to make separate arrangements with local telecos & carriers to ensure connectivity at a worksite; Rising Connection offers services handling everything end to end, including ongoing support and maintenance.
The Importance of Carrier Redundancy
Reliable connectivity for voice communications is only one side of the story. Remote construction projects need to be sure that any data needing to be transmitted or received from off-site locations is reliable and secure, with zero loss. To avoid the risk and expense of system outages and downtime, Rising Connection ensures that your communications and operations keep flowing with backup or redundant networks.
Quality and Enterprise-Grade Solutions
In a fix, a lot of companies will simply rely on their personal phones, tablets, and laptops at a work site. Or, they may simply buy a modem at an electronics store.
However, cutting corners by using consumer connectivity solutions and the default systems supplied by the carriers almost always leads to disappointment.
Civil engineering companies do not need to be at the mercy of the traditional network providers. Rising Connection can provide enterprise-grade, secure, and redundant networking services that are fully operational before the worksite is occupied with staff. Rising Connection tests the viability of the set-up long before workers show up to ensure that everything is working smoothly.
ROI for the Business
Poor connectivity should not prevent workers from doing their jobs. Solutions from Rising Connection deliver ROI based on the following.
“Managing and maintaining the timeline for implementing wireless connectivity is the single biggest pain point civil engineering clients share with Rising Connection,” notes Dowling.
In many contracts, local and state governments issue penalties when projects experience overruns. The solutions provided by Rising Connection are intended to reduce delays due to the reliability of network connectivity. These solutions are installed and can be removed within the project timeframe; construction companies can enjoy additional cost savings because they have the right networks related to connectivity for their business.
As another benefit of higher productivity, there is also increased workplace safety. Workers need not worry about the dangers of complex wiring on-site; they also do not need to move about the worksite to find stronger wireless signals.
Partnering with Rising Connection helps civil contractors strengthen their relationships with governments and helps them drive future projects and revenues.
– Georgiou Group
If you have a remote construction site coming up for your next civil project, why not have an obligation free chat with Rising Connection on 02 8003 7478 to discuss your options.
The team at Rising Connection went to amazing lengths to help understand the challenges and find a solution for us to use, we look forward to an ongoing relationship as we grow
Rising connection came in with an end to end solution, giving us the time and support we needed, the solution has given us the commercial confidence to know we are equipped to deliver the requirements of our customers on time