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Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in June, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.2% from May and 2.0% year-over-year (y/y) from June 2016, the Bureau of Labor...
July 21, 2017
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July 20, 2017
In this second article in our series on succession, we will continue the discussion of the internal transfer of responsibility and ownership, the most common method for...
July 19, 2017
National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by...
July 18, 2017
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July 14, 2017
Republicans on Capitol Hill have now proposed spending $1.6 billion of your tax dollars – not Mexico’s money – for construction of a physical barrier along the international...
July 13, 2017
Pre-fabricated, Prefinished Volumetric Construction or PPVC is being used around the world to achieve major savings in construction time and manpower usage.
July 12, 2017
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) have developed an amazing tool which enables contractors to build safety programs to ensure that their employees remain safe on their...
July 11, 2017
Construction spending totaled $1.230 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in May, nearly the same as in April (although that figure was revised up by $11 billion or 0.9...
July 07, 2017