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Apr 17 2010

StoreData revenues slide, but profit up in 2009

Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009 from Styles and Wood show that its retail-oriented construction collaboration solution provider StoreData suffered another fall in revenues, though increased margins meant it returned an increased profit (see 2008 results post). The year 2009 was described as “exceptionally challenging” for the Group, with rising unemployment, lower …

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Feb 13 2009

McGraw-Hill and Meridian to collaborate

Yet another AECcafe story (also carried by Cadalyst). McGraw-Hill Construction has formed a partnership with construction project management software vendor Meridian Systems to provide “more streamlined tools for managing digital program and project controls, project documents, and construction information”. The relationship will see Meridian’s software, including Prolog and Proliance, integrated with McGraw-Hill’s Construction Network and …

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Feb 13 2009

Who needs Auto-PDF?

AECcafe.com has details of a new application that automatically converts online construction data such as RFIs and submittals to downloadable PDF files, “increasing convenience and enhancing security for architects, contractors, owners and developers” (or so claims US-based software vendor Construction Communicator). The news release says the PDF file format “is particularly valuable when traveling, when …

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Dec 18 2008

Another Asite director steps down

According to a London Stock Exchange announcement, Peter Rogers (technical director and co-founder of Stanhope Plc) has resigned from the board of UK construction collaboration provider Asite plc with immediate effect. It adds: “An announcement regarding Mr. Rogers’ replacement will be made shortly.” Earlier this year, BAA executive Mathew Riley also resigned as a non-executive …

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Aug 03 2007

More on the 4Ps MBO

This week’s management buy-out of 4Projects was reported in north-east England newspaper The Journal this week.  The 1 August report, Wear IT specialist out to double its revenue, adds little to the news releases on 4Projects‘ and August Equity‘s websites, though it does revise last year’s turnover figure downwards by £200k to £3.2m from that previously reported in …

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Nov 14 2006

BuildOnline and Koral

BuildOnline CEO Mark Suster is running two companies. As well as running the UK-based construction collaboration vendor, Suster is also CEO of California-based Koral. This is an interesting development on two or three levels: first, Koral itself seems an interesting business with a strong Web2.0 content collaboration product; second, I wonder whether this will have an …

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