It's no secret that the skilled labor pool from which the construction industry can draw from has been shrinking for some time now. According to our annual survey, employers are expecting to run into the same problems this year as they did last... (Read More)
Have you heard? It’s that time of year again to gather together among friends and business partners both old and new to cultivate new ideas and learn about the latest in construction and contracting. The fact is, if you want to take your business... (Read More)
A number of key technologies defined the construction industry in 2016, so we wanted to take a moment to peer back at what that wild year had to offer.
The fact is everything from 3D printing to virtual reality made its way into the construction... (Read More)
Since the recession, a great many industry players have realized that survival in the construction industry isn't just about getting more business, it's about getting smarter and far more efficient in how the business is run.
Today, purpose-built... (Read More)
Before the dawn of a new era in construction, workers might walk an average of six miles or more per day simply to get building materials, move equipment, or look at plans.
Today, the same company might cut that in half by using worker location... (Read More)
Here's some recent good news for our industry: the American voter supports upgrading our nation’s infrastructure, and by a pretty huge margin.
In 22 states, voters approved over $200 billion – with a “b” – in transportation funding... (Read More)
It's no secret: The construction industry is suffering from a shortage of craft workers. According to a recent survey conducted by the AGC, two-thirds of contractors are having a difficult time finding qualified craft workers.
The worker shortage... (Read More)
Are you ready for the future of construction technology? With everything from drones to 3D printing changing the construction landscape, what technologies could we see take hold within the industry? One, which is already seeing huge adoption, is... (Read More)
Construction spending remains steady across the country. August numbers are in and it looks like construction is up by five percent in the first six months of the year.
While construction spending dropped across all sectors, we are still way... (Read More)