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.
The building trades in modern America have long been a path to the middle class, and construction apprentice training provides more than a middle-class income. The jobs are a path out of endless financial worry.
No reason stated for energy contractor former chief's action; infrastructure leader Maria Lehman, elected ASCE 2022-23 president, intends to "right some of the wrongs in the profession right now," she said.
In a surprising shift for a traditional tool manufacturer, Stanley X, the innovation division of Stanley Black & Decker, has acquired Buildup, a project management platform used by general contractors and trade workers for punchlists, inspections and other tasks.
Leaders from major owner organizations share their views on the construction economy, response to COVID-19, technology trends, workforce, project delivery and other issues at the top of project owners' minds. How do owner associations help members navigate toward better business outcomes for the whole team? Attendees will learn about owner strategy in the challenging year ahead.
We'll discuss how the markets are playing out in 2020 as the COVID-19 crisis continues into the 3rd quarter. We'll call on one top forecaster and one materials expert, asking them to share their views on the market prospects for the industry in the midst of these unique challenges. A technology strategist will also join to discuss how the markets are playing out from a construction technology perspective.
Panelists will review the complexities of contract payment terms and law, the complications of documenting completed work in the field and the challenge of payment applications. We’ll explore the need to account for retained funds, lien rights and waivers, and the assurance that money reaches all the parties involved in the fairest and most expeditious manner possible.
This popular annual webinar takes place 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 2020 Top 600 survey and opportunities for future business.
Construction is one of the fastest-growing industries, and with tight margins, project delivery delays and labor shortages, no industry has more complexity and risk. It's important to know exactly where your business stands from a cash flow perspective. We'll discuss how the right tech tools allow you to accurately project and monitor your organization’s cash flow.
New requirements from owners for more detailed estimates and the tighter profit margins of the COVID era have contractors looking for an edge. More consistent estimating, better preconstruction planning and applying lessons learned from past downturns will all be needed to get through the next few years. We'll talk with those who are finding better ways to bid.
This webinar will address how forecasters see construction markets developing in 2021 as we continue to combat COVID-19. Experts will share their views on the market prospects for the industry both nationally and regionally as well as what they see in the coming year from a technology perspective.
Recent research shows that only 10% of all construction data is actually used. In this webinar, you'll learn how to effectively capture, consolidate, and glean actionable insights from your company's real-time construction data. Plus, learn how firms can use data from across the industry to drive innovation and protect profitability in the year to come.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both suppliers and contractors to strengthen their supply chains amid worldwide shortages and logistics nightmares. However, there is some doubt over whether these adaptations will continue once COVID restrictions are lifted. ENR will ask a panel of experts how to ensure supply chain improvements stick in a post-COVID world.