A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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?
In March, the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston and its educational affiliate, Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), hosted a Workforce...
A commercial construction company seeking to build a high quality and productive craft workforce should design craft training programs that couple classroom or jobsite instruction...
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Candace Hernandez writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
As technology makes inroads onto the jobsite, it is time to find ways to identify and track workers on the site as a matter of life safety and security, and Disney has taken that...
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in March, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.5% from February and 3.0% year-over-year (y/y) from March 2017, the Bureau of Labor...