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Reshaping the Construction Industry

When exoskeletons are mentioned, something like Iron Man may come to mind — a full body suit that provides strength, protection, maybe even hover capabilities? We wish! But that doesn't mean that what is available for the construction industry isn't just as cool or even more useful.
Rachel Burris's picture
November 20, 2018
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 44 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from October 2017 to October 2018 and declined in six states, an AGC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released last week showed.
Ken Simonson's picture
November 19, 2018
The discovery of the original cracks in two girders spanning Freemont Street caused the facility to be shut down until the safety of the enormous facility could be guaranteed. The team immediately moved to shore up the failing girders on the Freemont span and did the same on the parallel First Street span that has a similar design, even though no problems have been noted there.
Jim Kollaer's picture
November 16, 2018
This post by Lior Zitzman originally appeared on the Big Rentz blog. We thought that it presents some good background for the ways that drones are being used in the industry and...
Jim Kollaer's picture
November 15, 2018
In his New York Times column this past week, David Brooks digs into the message he believes working class people are trying to deliver to politicians about the kind of society we want and what those in government should do to foster an economy that works for all Americans.
Scott Braddock's picture
November 14, 2018
If you, as a company owner or leader, are unsure about going through this process on your own, C3 currently has eight peer groups of leaders in common trades that meet quarterly to work together and share best practices. Some C3 peer groups are even sharing best practices on how to the convert from a workforce of independent subcontractors to a workforce of employees.
Chuck Gremillion's picture
November 13, 2018
The election results on Tuesday carry numerous implications at all levels of government for construction spending, financing, regulation and workforce.
Ken Simonson's picture
November 12, 2018
Chamberlin was awarded nine A/E/C industry awards in 2018 for their qualityworkmanship, dedication to safety and trade development.
The Chamberlin Man's picture
November 09, 2018
The construction workforce is one that is constantly changing, whether the stats go up or down. Nearly two-thirds of contractors are highly confident that demand for construction...
Lauren Harrell's picture
November 08, 2018
While leaning on the strength of rural Texas – which played a key role in putting Sen. Cruz, Gov. Abbott, and others over the top – Chairman Dickey acknowledged losses for Republicans in the state’s major metropolitan areas.
Scott Braddock's picture
November 07, 2018