Women are seeking careers in construction industry firms in record numbers, but they remain a rare sight at top-firm jobsites, executive suites and boardrooms. Research suggests, however, that women at the top can add to the bottom line. This sentiment was echoed by more than 130 attendees at a Nov. 3 industry networking conference in Washington, D.C. Photo: Courtesy 0f Howrey LLP Top women attorneys at Black & Veatch, Dragados USA, AECOM and Lockheed Martin (from left) offer advice on how construction’s women managers can add value in a down market. + Image + Image Slide Show Noting the historical
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.