Press Release | Benchmark Estimating Software Now Available in the Cloud

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SYDNEY, NSW – 11TH APRIL 2018 – Benchmark Estimating Software has today partnered with cloud technology leader LoadSpring Solutions to bring its award-winning estimating and bidding application to the cloud.

The partnership allows Benchmark’s powerful estimating application to be accessed easily and securely through a web browser, making it available anywhere, anytime, and on any device, across the globe.

Available now, Benchmark’s cloud offering combines an Oracle Enterprise database and other leading-edge technology, offering customers outstanding performance, stability, scalability, and enhanced multi-user processing capacity.

Using Benchmark in the cloud also reduces IT costs, increases mobility and efficiency of your people, and ensures your data is automatically backed up using enterprise-grade security protocols. Customers don’t need to look after servers or software upgrades and can rest assured with 99.9% guaranteed availability.


“We are extremely enthusiastic about this partnership with LoadSpring; it enables us to bring even more significant benefits to our Benchmark Estimating Software users and maintains our position as a leader in our field,” Rob MacDonald, CEO, Benchmark Estimating Software said.

Early to take on the new offering, Nick Black, Senior Estimator of global cost engineering firm MIEngineers says… “We are already using Benchmark Estimating Software under  LoadSpring Cloud Platform and we are extremely happy with its performance. I used the cloud version whilst tethering my phone in a tunnel on a train; the system ran perfectly without interruptions!”

LoadSpring brings over 18 years of experience as a leading Project Management cloud solution provider with over 200+ applications under management including many well-known systems such as Primavera. LoadSpring supports ~4,000 corporate clients and >100,000 users worldwide.

“LoadSpring is excited to welcome Benchmark customer’s to access the additional benefits offered through the LoadSpring Cloud Portal. This partnership continues to support LoadSpring’s global expansion all while increasing the application offering we bring to our customer base,” Dean Edmundson, Chief Strategy Officier, LoadSpring said.

Existing Benchmark customers can migrate to the cloud and this exciting new offering is also now available for all new clients. For further information on Benchmark in the cloud please email sales@benchmarkestimating.com.


Founded in 1996 by Robert MacDonald, Benchmark Estimating Software fast filled a need in the Australian Civil Contracting market for a simple software estimating system. The company’s mission is to help organizations improve their estimating, and the integration of estimating with related business processes; for private enterprise, this helps improve your profit and market share; public authorities can deliver more accurate budgets and streamline project delivery.


LoadSpring is a global leader in hosting, support, and integration of estimating and project management applications for construction and engineering, bringing value-added services to complement the award-winning application’s reputation for superior technology and support. More information is available from LoadSpring’s website: http://www.loadspring.com/the-platform-in-depth/

For Benchmark Estimating Software inquiries please contact: Nigel Watts, Product Manager, nigel@benchmarkestimating.com Ph: +61 417 413 043

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