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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?
More women are forging construction careers: 939,000 of them to be precise. Currently this accounts for 9.1% of the construction industry, by 2020 that number is expected to rise...
Pat Kiley writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
The value of new construction starts in October soared 21% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, following "three straight months of decline," construction data provider Dodge...
Construction on a vast improvement of the Texas Capitol complex in Austin is set to begin in earnest in December. The Texas Facilities Commission, which oversees state government...
Like many of you, the Construction Citizen Team is taking a bit of a break this week for the holiday. Leaving work behind for just a few days and spending time with family gives...
When exoskeletons are mentioned, something like Iron Man may come to mind — a full body suit that provides strength, protection, maybe even hover capabilities? We wish! But that...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 44 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from October 2017 to October 2018 and declined in six states, an...
This post by Lior Zitzman originally appeared on the Big Rentz blog. We thought that it presents some good background for the ways that drones are being used in the industry and...
In his New York Times column this past week, David Brooks digs into the message he believes working class people are trying to deliver to politicians about the kind of society we...