Engineering and construction firm mergers and acquisitions; corporate branding; lists of top engineering and construction firms in the US and abroad with market analyses; company profiles, key executive and C-suite changes and growth strategy; large contract awards
Engineering and construction education programs and issues-college and university, K-12; STEM; worker shortages;; craft and professional training and compensation; immigration issues; Dept. of Labor workforce regulation, data and trends; organized labor; open shop; diversity; federal contractor compliance; pensions liability; global migrant workers; worker abuse; whistleblowers; workplace culture; worker misclassification; employee and workforce management
ENR’s Contractor Business Strategy (CBS) contains stories on contractor-business-focused topics, including project delivery, virtual building, new preconstruction techniques, successful safety programs and initiatives, education and training, labor issues, collaborative partnerships, risk management and new materials and processes.
Even as hard-hit areas of two of the country’s most developed regions push for normalcy after back-to-back hurricanes in early September, policymakers and construction industry experts are weighing the longer-term implications of the damage in Houston, Florida and the Caribbean from Harvey and Irma—and how and whether infrastructure resiliency can be accelerated and how that will affect coastal development.
Veteran corporate executive Luis M. Ramirez began a new role on Sept. 12 as general manager and CEO of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, despite controversy over his lack of public transit management experience and financial scrutiny of Global Power Equipment Group, an engineer and manufacturer of which he was CEO until 2015.
When student intern Ana Padilla left her job with Sundt Construction in Tucson, Ariz., this past summer, she received plenty of hugs and well-wishes from her colleagues on the Interstate 10-Ina Road interchange project.
When former Harrisburg, Pa., Mayor Stephen Reed (D) and his aides set out to retrofit the city’s aging incinerator in late 2000, the project spun out of control over the coming years, enlarging the debt the city owed on the facility to $300 million and sinking Harrisburg into financial ruin.
Through new mentoring between experienced job site workers, contractors and unions are expanding both technology skills and real-world best-practices for everyone. Our panel of experts will share how these “partnerships” boosted technology use, improved job site and project productivity, and made their firms attractive employers.
Construction sector experts weigh in on how the second 100 days of the Trump administration will affect the construction industry. During this webinar, our panelists will discuss the outlook of issues such as tax reform, immigration rule changes, the long-awaited infrastructure investment plan, & more!
This popular annual webinar takes places just as the new rankings are unveiled. It invites leaders from top-ranked firms to talk about their takeaways from the year past and their strategy for the year ahead. ENR will moderate a panel of executives from the largest specialty contracting firms as they discuss the results of the 2017 Top 600 survey and opportunities for future business.