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Reshaping the Construction Industry

For us athletes, gold is the standard we strive for. Whether it’s a gold medal, gold watch, or gold plated, it is the mark of excellence. Recently, Gary McGuire, owner of Gary McGuire Construction & Development appeared on my DSA $1,000,000 Blueprint podcast to discuss employment recruiting strategies and his efforts to employ young African Americans in his construction company.
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October 17, 2018
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in September, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.3% from August and 2.6% year-over-year (y/y) from September 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on Wednesday.
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October 16, 2018
The ongoing labor shortage in the construction industry has ripple effects and has sparked conversations about how to attract and retain a workforce. In that vein, a company...
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October 15, 2018
Here are Unearth Lab's top five drone recommendations and analysis for the construction industry. The following is reprinted with permission.Keep in mind that when you're deciding...
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October 12, 2018
What began as a week celebration in 2005 expanded to a full month in 2013. For the last five years, NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative have celebrated October as Careers in Construction Month (CICM), with more and more states proclaiming each year.
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October 11, 2018
Armed with data and cool reasoning, the filmmakers at the Rational Middle are taking direct aim at one of the biggest myths out there: That undocumented immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans.
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October 10, 2018
The recently completed Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco now named the Salesforce Transit Center, has been closed after the discovery of two separate cracks in structural beams in the $2.3 billion, 1500-foot-long facility designed to replace the old Transbay Transit Center that was closed in 2010.
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October 09, 2018
The Chamberlin Man highlights six impressive projects Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing has recently completed.
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October 08, 2018
With 80 percent of contractors reporting difficulty in finding hourly skilled craft professionals, we must continue our drive to recruit, train and retain individuals within the workforce. Although we are seeing increases in funding, we are lacking the trained workers to build our infrastructure and projects.
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October 05, 2018
At the recent Apex Awards black tie dinner hosted by the AGC Houston Chapter, one of my architecture school classmates, Pete Dawson, AIA, was awarded the 2018 Master Builder Award...
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October 04, 2018