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    What The New York Times got wrong about construction

    What is holding the industry back from broader tech adoption and more collaboration?

    Reid Senescu • March 22, 2023
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    Will banking woes drag down commercial real estate?

    Given the current economic climate, the dominant outlook is that things might get worse, but there is a silver lining, writes proptech executive David Bitton.

    David Bitton • March 21, 2023
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    Jobsite safety has slipped since the pandemic, construction CEOs say

    Contractors need to up their safety training practices to avoid “dire consequences,” writes consultant Jay Greenspan.

    Jay Greenspan • March 15, 2023
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    Sharing data is the intelligent thing to do in construction

    Removing silos around project information will be critical for AI’s evolution on jobsites.

    Jason Dunnam • March 1, 2023
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    Construction is among the industries most at risk for ACA penalties

    Some contractors have received notices of fines in the millions of dollars for failing to meet Affordable Care Act requirements.

    Joanna Kim-Brunetti • Jan. 24, 2023
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    How to build an inclusive construction pipeline in 2023

    DPR’s diversity lead maps out a game plan for more equity on jobsites.

    Stacee Barkley • Jan. 17, 2023
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    3 steps to improve highway work zone safety

    There is no task more important than planning and setting up safe, compliant highway work zones staffed by certified protectors.

    Mark Ludewig • Dec. 22, 2022
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    As initial waivers end, builders will feel the impact of Buy America law

    The regulations will impact all federally funded infrastructure projects in the United States, not just those that receive IIJA money.

    Josh Mahan • Dec. 7, 2022
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    How private employers can recruit and retain veterans

    Many businesses now recognize the skills service members bring to the workforce, writes Wendy Buckingham, associate attorney at Littler.

    Wendy Buckingham • Nov. 10, 2022
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    ‘It’s time for my pronouns to be included’

    Small steps like using inclusive language help women feel more welcome on jobsites, says the CEO of a trade school development firm.

    Mary Kelly • Oct. 18, 2022
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    An onsite physical therapist can help minimize jobsite accidents, injuries

    The ability to react to accidents is essential, but it is only one part of the safety puzzle, according to an expert.

    Kyle Schmoyer, Kris Corbett • Sept. 1, 2022
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    The future of BIM, standards and certifications

    BIM is increasingly becoming important on jobsites, and it will only become more necessary, says one expert.

    Frank Weiss • July 6, 2022
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    A Big Room is more than a space. It's a state of mind

    How to improve team collaboration and optimize project outcomes using a Big Room setting.

    Tammy McConaughy • June 21, 2022
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    For tech-focused labor solutions, US contractors should look to Japan

    The Japanese government's program, which focused on attracting a younger construction workforce via tech adoption, could provide a roadmap to fixing the American labor shortage, says one expert.

    Rory San Miguel • June 1, 2022
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    4 things every contractor should know about insurance

    Understanding the types of coverage available and which claims might be covered has never been more vital for a business’s bottom line.

    Jacquelyn M. Mohr • May 19, 2022
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    How to mitigate the effects of climate change, natural disasters

    Contractors should plan, prepare and consider parametric insurance to help manage risks from extreme weather.

    Cindy Stauffer • May 6, 2022
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    As demand soars, apartment builders battle supply chain woes

    Hoar Construction uses a range of strategies to stay ahead of pricing challenges amid the Sun Belt construction boom.

    Ripley Bickerstaff • April 21, 2022
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    What contractors that work in Russia need to know

    The invasion of Ukraine has set off multiple crises. How should U.S. construction firms that work in Russia deal with these issues?

    Anazette Ray and Michael Vardaro • April 18, 2022
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    5 steps to transfer a construction business to a family member

    Succession planning can be complicated, but these tips will smooth the process, writes a corporate strategy expert.

    Frank Williamson • March 22, 2022
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    How automation and robotics can alleviate the labor shortage

    As contractors struggle to staff jobsites, robots can offer a path forward, writes an expert.

    Raffi Holzer • March 9, 2022
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    Why private construction jobs are requiring surety bonds, too

    Bonding is no longer just a requirement for public works projects.

    Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt • Feb. 11, 2022
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    How builders can help mitigate supply chain issues

    By ordering ahead of time, construction firms can be part of the solution to materials sourcing woes, a supply chain expert writes.

    Ken Pinto • Jan. 27, 2022
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    Mistakes in data capture are costly. Here's how contractors can avoid them.

    By being diligent in what they track, construction firms can save money and time, writes software exec Matt Hardison.

    Matt Hardison • Jan. 5, 2022
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    3 lessons from some of the country's largest civil projects

    The passage of the historic infrastructure act is an opportunity to learn from the country's most impactful builds, according to a construction logistics executive.

    Bart Ronan • Jan. 4, 2022
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    Getting started on ESG reporting

    Thoughtful guidance is coming, but there are steps you can take now to meet investors' appetite for reporting that shows your organization is taking environmental, social and governance performance seriously.   

    John Truzzolino • Dec. 17, 2021