This week in construction
Each Monday, we'll let you know what's coming in the week ahead, including important economic report releases, as well as our feature articles. Check back here for links to the stories as we post them throughout the week.
Staying warm on the job — Tuesday, Oct. 10
Winter is coming, and some areas of the country can expect more significant temperature and other weather changes than others. In our feature article on Tuesday, Oct. 10, we'll look at what contractors in colder regions need to know about winterizing their job sites, their workers and even their contracts. Read more.
Investing in construction technology — Wednesday, Oct. 11
From field-oriented workflow software to new hardware like drones and sensors, the construction technology space has a lot to offer investors. And those investors certainly have their eye on the sector. In our feature article on Wednesday, Oct. 11, we'll explore the trends driving that investment and how some of today's biggest con-tech companies got their start. Read more.
Carving up the contract — Thursday, Oct. 12
The labor shortage continues, but work volumes are growing in many parts of the country. As a result, some general contractors are splitting up single subcontractor trade jobs among two or more companies to leverage manpower and to divide especially large or complex work. In our feature article on Thursday, Oct. 12, we’ll explore how that plays out contractually and logistically. Read more.