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.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has directed his department to examine whether subsidies, wholesale markets or other incentives may be skewing electric markets to favor one electricity power source over another or make the electric grid less resilient.
In a race to fix the damaged Oroville Dam’s main spillway by November, California Dept. of Water Resources, the operator of the country’s tallest dam, is going to bid with a 65%-complete design that breaks recovery efforts into three parts, with an ultimate goal of doubling the main spillway’s release
President Trump continues to court construction unions, telling the North America’s Building Trades Unions annual legislative conference that he wants to rebuild infrastructure, streamline project permitting and reduce undocumented labor.
The head of Washington, D.C.’s beleaguered Metrorail system recently told Congress his agency “had to move and move quickly” in launching an accelerated infrastructure maintenance program in 2016, despite lacking a budget or management plan to guide what could be a $118-million effort to restore the 118-mile system.
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!