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.
Learning lessons from the much-delayed, 23-kilometer first phase of a Tel Aviv regional light-rail system, Israeli transportation officials have issued new engineering and project management tenders for the next two lines, with construction investment estimated at $8 million.
Maine lawmakers on May 10 unanimously rejected a bill that would have killed a University of Maine 12-MW floating offshore wind test project by moving it from a planned site three miles off Monhegan Island to at least seven miles offshore.
In the aftermath of a poorly executed Colorado veterans’ hospital project that tripled in cost from $604 million to $1.7 billion and slipped from a 2013 opening to early 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has taken a critical look at U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs facility planning and project delivery in two recent reports.
Mismanagement by the U.S. Energy Dept. has added $196 million and three years to cleanup of a former nuclear fuel-processing site in West Valley, N.Y., said April Stephenson, DOE acting inspector general in an April 26 report.
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!