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.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first spread across the U.S. earlier this year, construction sites saw a raft of new safety procedures to ensure essential work could continue without casually spreading the virus.
We'll address how forecasters see construction markets developing in 2020. Top forecasters will share their views on the market prospects for the industry both nationally and regionally. We will also hear from a leading industry technology strategist about how they envision the year from a construction technology perspective.
Do you want to develop invoicing and collections strategies to increase cash flow and streamline processes to improve workflow, but don’t know where to start? During this webinar, our speakers will discuss the 4 keys to improving workflow and cash flow in an engineering organization using business technology and software tools.
Right now construction contractors are keeping a sharp eye on their cash reserves, which are vital when there are new and unexpected costs and interruptions in payment or in new project awards. We'll discuss what to do about collecting funds owed, monitoring finance and payments, and maximizing your own company’s cash position until costs and construction service markets stabilize.
Women are underrepresented in the workforce, and it can be hard for an individual in the industry to understand the organizational barriers that make advancement more difficult. We'll present new research on industry workplace retention dynamics focused on key personal and organizational factors that build persistence and success, including perceived ability to navigate within your organizational culture.
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.