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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 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans just ruled that the “controlling employer” (read that the General Contractor) on a multi-employer” jobsite is responsible for subcontractor-...
The government shutdown in Washington continues for a nineteenth day today, with both sides as dug in as ever over funding for a proposed physical barrier along the international...
The AGC-Sage survey finds contractors upbeat about 2019. Contractors are optimistic, on balance, regarding the volume of work available in 2019 for nonresidential and...
Some worksites may look like a scene from one of the Terminator movies soon if construction firms adopt widespread use of bionic suits for some of their skilled craftsmen and...
Looking back at the “Great Recession” of 2007-2009, most of us are still smarting and looking over our shoulders even though the economy and the industry have recovered, and...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased between November 2017 and November 2018 in 265 (74%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros)...
The use of drones is described as having the potential impact that the introduction of the internet did to the world. That is noteworthy. So, consider this as another “Heads Up”...
It’s been another remarkable year for the construction industry and for the team here at Construction Citizen, another year of covering the trends and issues that matter most to...
Job growth, high backlog and healthy infrastructure investment all spell good news for the industry. However, historically low unemployment has created a construction workforce...