CURT Blog

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...

The Tech to Tackle COVID-19 on Your Projects

Like other industries around the world, businesses operating in the construction sector are trying to figure out how to keep building while adhering to local government policies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While some business models easily adapted to a work-from-home...

Digital Twin – Why Two Is Better Than One

The idea of a digital twin isn’t new, in fact, NASA began using full-scale virtual mock-ups of space capsules in the 1970s to forecast the performance of machines in outer space. As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains traction though, digital twin technology is now...

CII, CURT, and ECC Explore Industry Alliance

CII, CURT, and ECC are exploring the establishment of an industry alliance to capture the benefits of increased content collaboration, better sharing of research and benchmarking learnings, diversifying industry sector participation, and maximizing benefits from...

Communicating Through COVID-19

Water cooler talk and in-person meetings are a thing of the past, at least for the time being. Catching up and circulating company news is still important though, especially if you want to keep your employees engaged and feeling confident about your business’s ability...

Happy Employee . . . Happy Business

Employee Appreciation Day, observed the first Friday in March, is an unofficial holiday that encourages employers to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. While donuts are great, this day is about more than sweet treats. At the CURT...

The Business Case for Connecting on Social Media

Facebook boasts 2.5 BILLION monthly active users; and as of the fourth quarter of 2019, 248 million of them lived in the United States and Canada. LinkedIn’s numbers aren’t in the billions but they’re just as impressive. One hundred and fifty-four million American...