A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

As engineers begin to look at sustainability and to test the limits of materials like wood and composite structures, we are beginning to see a number of mostly residential, wood-...
We first noted that autonomous vehicles were being used in the construction industry several years back when we pointed out that Australian companies were using unmanned Komatsu...
Our Houston area construction industry lost two good men in the last couple of months: Jerry Lowry and Damon Gowan.  They were similar in make-up: leaders who were quiet...
Wildfires this year in California burned through hundreds of thousands of acres of land and left dozens dead or missing. The deadly Tubbs fire, for example, is estimated to have...
As we reported in a recent post, construction is the second most likely industry in the US where substance abuse exists. According to a Bisnow article entitled “The Silent Killer...
When disaster strikes, fast action can save lives – that same sentiment often carries over to the recovery process. People with the ability to help those in need tend to move...
The economy is growing at 3.1 percent. That is the good news. The recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida flooded or destroyed thousands of homes and buildings. That is not...
When Masters Champions Jackie Burke and Jimmy Demaret built the Champions Club in Houston in the 50s, they wanted to attract members with both character strength and competency,...
We recently reported on a panel discussion called Undocumented City about the issues surrounding the undocumented immigrants who live in the Houston area.  Following the...