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Reshaping the Construction Industry

The first annual C3 Career Fair for Houston-area high school students was considered a great success by students, teachers, and industry professionals.  Elizabeth McPherson interviewed some of the people who were there.
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May 07, 2019
Nonfarm payroll employment in April increased by 263,000, seasonally adjusted, from March and by 2,620,000 (1.8%) year-over-year (y/y) from April 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported.
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May 06, 2019
Chuck Gremillion, the Executive Director of the Construction Career Collaborative, writes about the newly formed metrics committee which has been convened to identify and collect metric data that validates the business case of the organization.
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May 03, 2019
With deadlines fast approaching in the Texas legislative session, Republican leaders are moving ahead with a new package of proposals aimed at reining in the ability of cities and...
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May 02, 2019
Ken Simonson, chief economist for AGC of America, shares his weekly summary of economic news, especially those items most relevant to the construction industry.
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May 01, 2019
Blanson Career and Technical Education High School of the the Aldine ISD in Houston uses CM Labs’ Vortex simulators equipped with excavator training software in their learning lab as a way to enhance student engagement in equipment operation.
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April 30, 2019
The following article was authored by Mark L. Johnson and originally published in AWCI's Construction Dimensions.As life cycles on, another generation has arrived on the scene:...
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April 29, 2019
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from March 2018 to March 2019 in 38states, declined in 11 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged in Nebraska, an AGC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released on Friday showed.
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April 26, 2019
In defiance of Republican leadership at the Texas Capitol moving toward banning such a move, the Dallas City Council on Wednesday voted to require that private employers offer paid sick leave benefits to their employees.
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April 25, 2019
By blurring the line between the physical worksite and digital information, AR is making construction teams more efficient, productive, cost-effective, and safer.
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April 24, 2019