With a cloud hanging over the show from concerns about the spread of COVID-19, CONEXPO-CON/AGG still managed to bring well over 100,000 attendees to Las Vegas. But the triennial equipment trade show itself was cut short due to virus concerns, ending a day early on March 13.
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 University of Colorado is planning to construct a 23,500-sq-ft subterranean addition of new physics lab spaces beneath the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics building on its Boulder campus.
Generative design is being used by the Quebec Wood Export Bureau and VIATechnik to deliver purpose-designed relief structures designed for sites as well as mission needs for COVID-19 health care, first responders and other disaster needs.
We'll discuss how the markets are playing out in 2019 as the year moves into the second half. ENR will call on two top forecasters, asking them to share their views on the market prospects for the industry at midyear, both nationally & regionally. We'll then add another layer by asking a leading industry technology strategist about how the year is playing out from a construction technology perspective.
Estimating construction costs has always been a challenge due to volatile material prices and the cyclical nature of the market. Trending factors, such as labor availability, material pricing and owner roles will all effect planning processes, making flexibility in response necessary. During this webinar, attendees will learn key strategies for adjusting estimates with real-world market conditions in mind.
The insurance market for contractors continues to evolve with specific coverages seeing difficult times for rates and capacity. Worldwide capacity for underwriting construction risk remains a challenge. We'll discuss best practices that are driving favorable market responses along with alternative risk financing techniques that contractors are using to better finance losses and control rate impacts.
Join us for this webinar as Steve Jones, Senior Director at Dodge Data & Analytics presents key discoveries from a new SmartMarket report that reveals current methods of gathering and analyzing data, as well as the potential for leveraging technology to further improve project performance, profitability and competitiveness.
Many construction projects go over budget and off schedule because their office and field teams are looking at different data. But when contractors run their business applications in a connected cloud, they can easily share data. Three contractors will share how connected cloud technology is helping them make better business decisions that are leading to more profitable operations and growth.
Learn how to make the most of your Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint ERP! If you are looking to improve cash flow by utilizing Electronic Invoicing, or want to integrate data into your Deltek system for your field teams, you'll want to view this webinar. This quick, information-packed session will help you find ways to be more effective and potentially improve your organization’s workflow and cash flow.
From painting to welding, from operating virtual dozers to standing on virtual scaffolds, the construction unions are increasingly adopting VR tools to help train a new workforce. During this webinar, representatives from various trades will discuss the progress they have made using virtual reality training tools, including lessons learned and what they hope to see in the future.
Case Study: Learn how DocuSign and Procore developed the Best Tech for Construction Execs
Going digital makes your construction business and contract approval process go faster. In this webinar, we’ll share how Procore and DocuSign are helping thousands of construction firms digitize their workflows helping keep their projects on time and on budget. We'll demonstrate how using DocuSign and Procore helps them deliver more agreeable construction projects.
When CMiC released CMiC Field several years ago, JE Dunn was one of the first customers to offer their assistance to refine its feature set. We'll focus on their rollout of CMiC’s Mobile Field application, including a live demo of CMiC's Drawing Management and QA/QC capabilities — as well as lessons learned from deploying a suite of mobile applications to over 1,500 field employees across 22 regional offices.
Succession planning is a great start, but how do you ‘live it’ every day? Developing leaders in any organization need to see a shared vision, employee support, well-resourced training and strong commitment to technology. Panelists will provide insights on how best-in-class employers are making future workforce planning part of every day’s to-do list!
In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, and floor-covering supplier Interface are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency.