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Construction Safety Week 2021 – Committed to Holistic Safety

April 14, 2021 - 2:22pm
In the construction industry, safety is a value and belief shared by all. Since 2014, national and global construction firms have joined forces during an annual industry-wide initiative designed to celebrate and promote a continued commitment to safety.

CMiC ERP & FINANCIALS: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE BUILT FOR GROWTH

April 13, 2021 - 12:20pm
As your construction firm takes on a growing number of projects—and tries to keep them running on budget and on schedule—you depend on much greater cost and pricing transparency. CMiC ERP & Financials delivers total visibility of real-time data in complex environments with shifting cost structures—a single and persistent version of truth, from the back ...

2021 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Report Infographic

April 6, 2021 - 9:00am
Workforce development is needed now more than ever, as a result of the pandemic that continues to plague the industry and the globe.

Adaptive Rebirth

April 5, 2021 - 9:00am
Among the countless things COVID-19 is forcing people to rethink is how to best use existing buildings once they have outlived their original purpose.

Outside the Box

March 31, 2021 - 11:11am
Enrique Esplain enjoys a challenge. He is a project manager for Sundt Construction, one of the largest contractors in the Southwestern United States.

Expecting a Lean Year

March 30, 2021 - 9:00am
For many, news coverage of vaccinations in early January brought to mind Winston Churchill’s famous quote from 1942, after the Allies’ first major victory in World War II: “Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”

Pessimism Dominates Contractors’ 2021 Expectations

March 29, 2021 - 9:00am
Contractors have generally low expectations about the volume of work available to bid on in 2021, as project postponements and cancellations proliferate.

Remaining Hands-on While Distanced

March 23, 2021 - 9:30am
Design-build project delivery has grown in popularity over the last several years.

What does it mean to be “Best” for Construction?

March 23, 2021 - 8:23am
With so many equipment tracking providers on the market, it’s tough to choose the right one. If you are a contractor, you’ll want a partner that understands your business and a platform that speaks to you, your executives, management teams and field crews. An equipment management solution that is truly best for construction has five ...

Staying Flexible to Convert Challenges into Opportunities

March 22, 2021 - 12:26pm
This is the time of year when we would normally be putting the final touches on the preparations for the AGC of America Annual Convention.

Ready to Roll

March 18, 2021 - 11:00am
Near the Kansas City International Airport lies a well-traveled stretch of road that connects NE Cookingham Drive to I-435.

Construction Firms Have Much to Gain as COVID-19 Drags Them into Tech Modernity

March 16, 2021 - 9:00am
Fax machines, paper records, spreadsheets and landline phones are going the way of the dinosaur in most industries.

Mid-Term Reflections of the Power of Member Engagement

March 15, 2021 - 9:00am
One of the primary responsibilities of the AGC of America president is to travel the country to chapter and member functions, fly the AGC of America flag and help spread the word on how your national association is working for you.

Rebuild the Ratio

March 11, 2021 - 2:08pm
The gender gap that currently exists in the construction workforce is well-known. What may not be, however, are the numerous efforts AGC of America and its members are taking to remedy this problem.

Mortenson/Scull Streamlines Workflows and Improves Quality Assurance with 3D Laser Scanner

March 10, 2021 - 10:00am
Over the last 30 years, Mortenson, a member of multiple AGC chapters, has constructed many of the facilities that make up the United States’ sports and entertainment landscape.

New App Helps Construction Industry’s Current and Next Generation

March 10, 2021 - 9:00am
Carley Hill has a long-standing history with the construction industry. Having grown up as a third-generation member of a family-owned heavy highway road and bridge company in West Seneca, New York, she spent every summer with her dad at work from as early as she can remember.

Believe You Belong

March 9, 2021 - 11:19am
For the past 20 years, Tricia Kagerer has worked in the construction industry, currently serving as the executive vice president of risk management for Jordan Foster Construction, a member of multiple AGC chapters.

Today’s Equipment Advice – Sidedumps Solve Issues

March 9, 2021 - 11:05am
Solve everyday construction challenges with greater stability, speed and safety. SmithCo side dumps do not require an even surface for stability during the dump cycle so unloading is safer and faster than other dump trailers. Our trailers are built and designed in Le Mars, Iowa, featuring expert engineering, welding and finishing. With AR400 steel tubs, ...

Women at Work

March 9, 2021 - 9:00am
By the time this issue lands on desks and is available online, we will be celebrating Women in Construction week. It’s appropriate then that our cover story is about that exact subject matter.

Vested Interest

March 3, 2021 - 1:31pm
Women team members at Flatiron for the first time ever are wearing certified Class-3 safety vests designed for female bodies.

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