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Reshaping the Construction Industry

Once framed and drywalled on one side with plumbing, electrical and HVAC stub outs in place, they were inspected, fully wrapped and transported to the construction site in the congested Texas Medical Center. On site, they were lifted onto the appropriate floors, dollied into place and then connected to the building systems, inspected the final time, finished and then they became a part of the finished building.
June 28, 2017
It’s rare that a roof fails suddenly. The truth is that most roof failures are a long time coming. Above all, the most important step in roof maintenance is to partner with trusted and trained roofing professionals to regularly evaluate the condition of your roof.
June 27, 2017
Headlines on recent news stories suggest rising construction materials and labor costs are pushing up project prices and may be contributing to cancellations, but the articles point to other possible explanations.
June 26, 2017
S&B Engineers and Constructors, Jacobs, Trio Electric and Marek Bros. are getting very different results because of new and innovative approaches they are using for pre-employment screening and training.
June 23, 2017
The major issue is job skills mismatch. The people looking for jobs are not trained in the skills that employers need in order to hire them.
June 22, 2017
Employers across Texas are changing up their workforce game plans as a shortage of skilled labor really starts to affect the ability of those companies to deliver for their customers.
June 21, 2017
Senior executive succession planning is a current priority for many construction companies.  Baby boomers are reaching ages where they seek to retire or work significantly less.  To custom tailor exits or cutbacks, where there is a legal “change of control,” requires deep, strategic thinking, guided by experienced, neutral, outside advisors.
June 20, 2017
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 42 states from May 2016 to May 2017 and fell in eight states and the District of Columbia, an AGC analysis of BLS data released Friday showed. 
June 19, 2017
The supermodel who famously transformed England’s iconic London’s Tower Bridge into a sky-high catwalk as well as other remarkable fashion productions over the past five years is set to impress with the first ever fashion phenomenon atop the modern engineering masterpiece, Hoover Dam, on June 26, 2017.
June 16, 2017
No, that is not kickball, it is “kickback,” and it takes place more times than anyone expects. When cases are brought to light and to court, they seem to most often involve public sector cases. Maybe the private sector cases never make it to the light of day.
June 15, 2017