A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Renewing the Workforce

Construction is a large and complex worldwide industry constantly shaped by new information technologies, advanced materials, environmental policies, regulations and changing building methods. Most importantly, though, construction is shaped by people. Sustaining a strong industry requires attracting and valuing a skilled, career-driven, high quality workforce... who also like to build! How is the construction industry attracting the skilled workforce for future growth market demands? Do prospective candidates see construction as a viable career choice?

Spring is the season when construction efforts begin to become full-time activity sites. While a full workload is good, longer hours coupled with unpredictable conditions can lead...
When California passed its famed gig worker bill in 2019, businesses all over the nation took notice. This landmark bill required many businesses to convert contracted workers...
It is important to know where to firestop. In construction, firestopping is well defined in safety codes and is mandatory.Smoke and toxic gases produced by fire cause more deaths...
"Every day, hundreds of people ask me if it's too late to learn a skill, or master a trade, or change the road they're on. My answer is always the same. No - it's never too late...
It’s that time in Texas we fear every five to ten years when heavy snow is in the forecast. While it may be tempting to use de-icers or salt on sidewalks, exterior metal stairs...
The Houston area has regained a significant amount of the jobs it lost since last March, but recovery has been uneven between economic sectors and full recovery may not be...
The following article was authored by Charles Frantes and originally published on TexasGOPVote.com.Business leaders and immigration experts explained the needs for and benefits of...
Horrific fires involving the exterior walls of high-rise buildings have fueled debate over how to best mitigate rapid-fire progression on building exteriors. These fires represent...
The Oklahoma roofing crew working on the Claremont Elementary project has kept safety as a primary focus on the jobsite. The scope includes installing TPO membrane...