CURT Blog

Five Bargaining Strategies for Success

By Bill Sanders and Frank Mobus, Mobus Creative Negotiating In the scene below, from the comedy classic Monty Python’s Life of Brian, our hero is on the run from a phalanx of Roman soldiers. He races into a crowded marketplace, spies a vendor’s stall, and grabs an...

There’s a Construction Boom Coming . . . Are You Ready?

By Barry B. LePatner, Esq., LePatner & Associates LLP, and Insights+ LLC As we begin the slow process of rising beyond COVID-19’s horrific impact on our nation’s economic and social framework, the nation’s construction industry and the real estate world that...

The Impact Digital Twins Can Have on Your Project

By Joe Tapp, World Digital Foundation By embracing technological advances and refining their processes, the manufacturing, healthcare, and technology sectors have made many gains in terms of productivity and a reduction in CO2 emissions. Could Digital Twins help the...

Understanding the Construction Landscape and How Your Company Stacks Up

By Anne Hunt, Viewpoint As an industry leader, you’re likely aware of the many high-level reports that regularly come out from influential industry and governing bodies that provide insight on the state of the construction industry and where it’s headed. This includes...

Project Build Thyself?

How autonomous equipment is already changing the job-site, and what’s next. By Jeff Jurgens, Director of Product Stewardship, AEM Autonomous equipment offers significant benefits with respect to efficiency, cost savings, and safety. These machines are poised to have a...

Can’t Miss Moments from the 2021 CURT National Conference

The 2021 National Conference was a milestone event; it marked the 20th National Conference hosted by the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT). This year it looked different because it was hosted virtually, but most aspects stayed the same; 500+ professionals,...

The 2020 CURT Awards of Excellence

THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SAFETY EXCELLENCE (CISE) AWARDS The Construction Industry Safety Excellence (CISE) Awards program was established to recognize commendable safety management and safety improvements of owners, constructors, and Local User Councils. Please join...

It’s 2021 . . . Now What?

Had we written this Blog a week ago, it would have been obsolete by the time it was posted. In fact, the Blog was mostly written but then on January 8, 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released December’s employment data and many of the predictions we had included...