Come Meet-Up with the Procore Engineering Team at RailsConf 2017

Come Meet-Up with the Procore Engineering Team at RailsConf 2017

Having first begun working with Rails at Procore back in 2006, the framework is near and dear to Procore’s R&D team. This year we will be attending RailsConf, where we’ll be speaking and sponsoring the event. We are excited to explore and learn about how other companies have used the Rails platform to build out their products. Procore’s development team consists largely of engineers focused on Rails. Since we first began developing with Rails, our team has been leading the way in adopting React with Rails, and we’ve always lead with new technologies that... Read More

Survey: How Have Construction Professionals Reduced Environmental Impact This Year?

Survey: How Have Construction Professionals Reduced Environmental Impact This Year?

As Earth Day approaches, we wanted to find out what members of the construction industry think about environmental impact and what steps they are taking towards reducing it. In our Builder’s Club survey, of the 290 responses we received, 80% reported having taken an action to reduce environmental impact in the last year. 39% reported having taken steps to reduce paper usage, including digital-only pathways for project management, eliminating paper blueprints, digital instead of paper long-term record archiving, and using screens to display status instead of daily paper reports. Wes Simpson, Executive Director of Operations at Green Mechanical Construction,... Read More

Our New Home In A Land Down Under. Hello Procore Sydney

Our New Home In A Land Down Under. Hello Procore Sydney

Earlier this month, a group of Procore employees based in Carpinteria packed their bags, sublet their apartments, and took off for Australia to open up Procore’s first international office located in Sydney’s CBD. We couldn’t be more excited to expand our footprint in APAC and work with the construction industry throughout the region. We first began exploring the idea of opening an office in Australia in 2015, as it has a similar construction market to the United States – language, processes and construction needs. For a period of time, a dedicated group of employees based in Carpinteria completely... Read More

Looking Back at Three Days in Austin at Groundbreak 2017

Looking Back at Three Days in Austin at Groundbreak 2017

One week ago today I had the honor of getting up on stage in front of more than 2,000 people to officially kick off Groundbreak 2017. For those of you who were able to be with us in Austin last week, thank you for a fantastic and memorable few days. In case you couldn’t make it, we’ve condensed three solid days worth of news, knowledge, and fun into this one big post for your reference. Below are some of the highlights that came out of this year's event: Introducing Procore Construction OS This was the biggie. Announced... Read More

Your Groundbreak Day Two Recap – Mike Rowe, Women in Construction, Tan Le and more

Your Groundbreak Day Two Recap – Mike Rowe, Women in Construction, Tan Le and more

Another day at Groundbreak and what a success it was! We kicked the day off right with a keynote from Mike Rowe. He highlighted the importance of the skilled trades and vocational education. Rowe challenged the status quo and argued that we need to encourage people to pursue a career that is meaningful. “Don’t follow your passion, bring it with you.” -Mike Rowe The Women in Construction panel was a hit. It was visibly a relevant and important topic for attendees. We heard from women leaders throughout the industry including: Nancy Novak, National VP of Operations at Balfour Beatty,... Read More