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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?
Business groups and others opposed to ending the so-called Texas Dream Act, a state law that provides a tuition break for certain undocumented students, appear to have been...
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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...
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...
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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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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...
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...