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Why Supporting Women in Construction Benefits Everyone

By Nicole Needles, NCCER The time for women in construction has come. Historically, the construction industry has been male-dominated, with women making up only 11% of the workforce. Whether women are intimidated by the lack of representation in the workforce or the...

Streamlining the Process: Design-Build Construction is on the Rise

By Jim McKenna, LeChase Construction Services, LLC Increasingly, developers are finding a more cost-effective and efficient way to build all kinds of projects, from major infrastructure and government-led projects to industrial, manufacturing, commercial construction,...

The State of the Industry, from a Subcontractor’s Perspective

By Chris Doyle, President & CEO of Billd The sharp rise in labor and material costs has rocked the North American construction industry. While it’s been a heavy topic of discussion, there hasn’t been enough hard data in one place to get a clear snapshot of how it...

The 5 Ws of Records Management in Construction

By Julia Rose Vetterick, Content Marketing Specialist for Access Sciences Even though it’s not often at the top of a company’s list of priorities, it’s no secret that construction is a very document-heavy industry. Every step in an engineering and construction project...

Addressing Construction Industry Challenges

3 Ways to Address Current Construction Industry Challenges with Operating System 2.0 We have identified three ways to address our current industry challenges and to create a much more efficient and profitable business model for the construction industry. Here is our...

Leading Safely: Zero Doesn’t Equal Safe

By Matthew Vane Phillips, Principal Consultant, HazTek Inc. In the last century, the construction industry has made considerable progress in establishing safer worksites while sending more employees home safely to their families. However, according to Bureau of Labor...

Construction Safety Week 2022: Together, We Can Make a Difference

By Ken Aldridge, Construction Safety Week 2022 Chair and Aldridge Electric Chairman I’ve been in the construction industry for my entire life. I am proud of our industry and the great work we do in our communities. But we have to always remember the risks our workers...

What’s Next: Innovation in the Construction Industry

By Nicole Needles, NCCER Innovation comes in different forms. The development of technology, workforces, and policies are all part of what is propelling the construction industry forward. New ideas and talent coming into the industry have brought building information...

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