Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. has announced it is implementingProStar Holdings Inc’s cloud and mobile solution, PointMan.
“Our focus has always been on placing the best tools and technologies available into our team members’ hands in order to allow everyone on the project site to work more efficiently and safely,” said Terry Hendershot, general manager underground utilities at Kokosing Construction. “Not knowing the location of underground utilities on a construction project exposes us to major risks and liabilities that can be costly. PointMan helps us to achieve our goals in terms of improving our workflows and creating a much safer project site.”
Kokosing Construction Company is one of the largest family-owned contractors in North America serving the transportation sector. Founded in 1951, Kokosing constructs everything from highways to bridges to landfills. Their capabilities include asphalt and concrete paving, mass earthwork, piling, post-tensioning, steel erection, and underground utilities.
ProStar’s flagship product, PointMan, is designed to significantly improve the workflow processes and business practices associated with the lifecycle management of critical infrastructure assets both above and below the Earth’s surface.
“Large construction companies like Kokosing are adopting PointMan in order to identify where all of the utilities are buried on their construction sites,” said Page Tucker, CEO and founder of ProStar. “Not knowing where utilities are buried with any level of accuracy is a major concern with significant risks and associated liabilities that are costing stakeholders tens of billions of dollars every year.
“PointMan is designed to address this issue, and companies like Kokosing are helping us lead the way on how underground infrastructure is effectively managed.”
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