The volume of construction output will grow by more than 70 percent to $15 trillion worldwide by 2030. - PwC
U.S. infrastructure demand alone will reach $4.5 trillion in the next 10 years. - ASCE’s infrastructure report card
In the fiercely competitive and equipment driven infrastructure construction industry, where equipment costs are typically 25-60% of direct cost, and jobs are awarded to the low bidder, equipment cost matters.
By applying today’s best technology, Ironworks helps contractors expertly manage equipment costs – smarter – so they can increase their share of the world’s largest growth industry: construction.
Ironworks gives the contractors who use it a vital competitive advantage over those who don’t by helping them make timely, smart decisions about managing their equipment – from the board room, to the bid table, to the field.
Ironworks is disruptive technology that integrates the best of today’s data handling, visualization and analytics capabilities with the cost estimating and cost control best practices from Grantlun Corporation, architect of the Hard Dollar EOS/PXS* systems, to enable expert equipment cost management.
Expert equipment cost management requires smarter information. Smarter information derives from accurate, timely, accessible data. Ironworks is the first comprehensive heavy equipment cost-management software purpose-built with contractors in mind. Its functionality, properties and partnerships were all developed to help contractors bid more successfully and build more profitably.
* Now offered as InEight® Estimate and InEight® Control by InEight Inc., a Kiewit Corporation company. More
Ironworks is the construction industry’s first and only comprehensive heavy-equipment cost management system purpose-built with contractors in mind. Ironworks helps contractors plan smarter, bid smarter and manage smarter.
Ironworks serves every business function in a construction company, providing data and functionality to people in key roles, including:
- Equipment managers
- Maintenance/Field personnel
- Job Cost estimators
With Ironworks, contractors can manage their equipment fleet the way they manage their jobs: with a detailed plan, schedule and budget.
For OEMs & Data Miners
Ironworks collects, processes and delivers a wealth of machine metadata to its subscribers and others who can benefit from being better able to forecast and identify equipment management patterns and trends in the construction industry.
Through Ironworks’ de-identified, aggregated data, subscribers, equipment manufacturers and data miners have visibility to the infrastructure construction industry’s equipment purchase, custody, machine employment cost, and equipment disposal patterns and trends.