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Sustainability

What contractors need to know for the year ahead

January 27, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Construction pros and economists are taking a cautious but more hopeful view on the year ahead, even in the face of the highest rate of inflation since 1982, material price surges, continuing supply chain snarls and the COVID-19 omicron variant. […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Achieving team agility through construction site visibility

December 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In a time where everyone and everything is connected to the Internet of Things, visibility sounds like a given. With the world constantly connected, it would make sense then too that every industry was similarly plugged in. But for the […]


Sustainability

How Technology Can Resolve the Labor Shortage

November 4, 2021

Via: ENR

The U.S. commercial construction outlook is looking up, with forecasted growth of 6% in 2021, followed by another 10% uptick in 2022. The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act also promises to revitalize America’s aging infrastructure and stimulate the […]


News

Louisiana Contractors Brace for Impact On Labor, Materials in Efforts to Rebuild

September 17, 2021

Via: ENR

Between COVID-19, the five named storms that hit the state in 2020 and the industry’s ever-present labor shortage, Louisiana contractors have spent the last year trying to get by with a maxed-out workforce and pandemic-related supply chain shortages. Hurricane Ida […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Report: Construction execs positive on short-term growth despite rising material prices, labor shortage

July 10, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Not even a month ago, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation’s Vertical Market Outlook Series – Construction report also said that both residential and commercial construction markets should continue to grow by at least 5% through the end of this […]