A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

As the shortage of skilled workers continues and the demand for units grows, you can expect that more modular production will be tried across the country.
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July 11, 2019
On July first, the Transbay Transit Center, closed over 9 months ago when cracks were discovered in two major structural girders, had what folks in the hotel business call a “soft opening,” sans buses.
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July 09, 2019
Wishing all of our readers a safe and happy Fourth of July! - the construction citizen crew
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July 03, 2019
Everyone is talking about finding the skilled craft workers needed to do the work that is out there right now, and almost every industry article mentions that the demand is high, and the supply is shrinking.
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June 27, 2019
Someone is finally getting the message that the four-year “post-secondary” degree is quickly becoming a thing of the past and that “skills learning”, especially certified skills...
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June 14, 2019
This time of year, ENR releases its list of the Top 400 Contractors in the US at a seminar that includes several panels comprised of the leaders of those top contractors. They...
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May 31, 2019
We have followed the issues at Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco since structural cracks were discovered and the newly opened 1.2 million square foot facility was closed...
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May 29, 2019
Kollaer explains in detail why saving a buck or two at the expense of your employees might not be the best business decision.
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May 23, 2019
Hines, a Houston based global real estate owner, developer, and manager has announced the tallest timber office building in North America according to information in...
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April 15, 2019
We have written about the various ways that wage theft in the construction industry occurs through the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, whereby workers are...
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April 11, 2019