Srinivasa “Hal” Iyengar, an eminent structural engineer known for innovative solutions for difficult projects, such as the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum in Spain, died July 4 in Fort Myers, Fla., after a battle with Parkinson’s and heart disease. He was 85 years old.
Critical highway repairs completed two years ahead of schedule. A power plant project that’s also a park. A veterans’ hospital built to function even when flooded. Those are a few examples of the above-and-beyond design and construction efforts honored by ENR’s annual Best of the Best Projects awards.
For over 30 years, the Top 600 Specialty Contractors list has showcased the largest specialty contractors in the U.S., but it also measures the markets for specialty trade and subcontracting and identifies the issues and trends that will affect the markets and how subcontractors do business. A panel of executives from the largest specialty contracting firms will discuss the results of the 2018 Top 600 survey and opportunities for future business.
During this webinar, industry experts will explore how project owners and their building teams are developing project leaders for the next generation, reflecting needed business and technical management, diversity, and political acumen and employing the latest technology to push training and connection.
If you are going to win at the game of contracting, you have to know the score... and the score is determined by more than whether you made or lost money at the end of the job. During this webinar, attendees will learn how to identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) so that contractors can develop the components of a solid game plan for peak performance throughout the life of the project, and more.
There's been intense debate over disturbing trends that highly-qualified women professionals are leaving the construction sector or dropping out of their technical and management-track careers. During this webinar, we'll discuss why industry women head for the career “off-ramp”, and offer insights on how good employers are removing obstacles and boosting workplace cultures to keep women on the road to success.
This popular annual webinar takes place just as the new Top 500 Design Firms ranking is 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 design firms as they discuss the results of the 2019 Top 500 survey and where they see opportunities for future business.
This popular annual webinar takes place just as the new 2019 Top 400 Contractors ranking is unveiled. It invites leaders from top-ranked firms to talk about their takeaways from the year past and their strategy for the year ahead. A panel of executives from the largest contracting firms as they discuss the results of the 2019 Top 400 survey and where they see opportunities for future business.
With the industry shifting to a younger workforce, what are companies doing to develop new talent, retain top performers and fill out their succession plans? Industry experts will join leaders honored in ENR's Top 20 Under 40 competition to delve into the challenges and opportunities in attracting young talent, optimizing mentorship programs and identifying strategies to smoothly transition leadership.
This webinar will bring tips from experts to help employers meet their new recruits coming from outside the usual ranks and ensure that the traps of employee dissatisfaction and frustration are avoided. Attendees will also learn how to hire, retain and support recruits from disadvantaged populations, for everyone’s success.
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.
This new offering in ENR’s Top List webinar series will take place just as the 2019 Top 100 Green Contractors and Top 100 Green Design Firms rankings are unveiled. It will invite leaders from the top-ranked firms to talk about sustainability trends, the market for green construction and their strategy for the year ahead.
As the death toll from the record-setting hurricane mounts in the Bahamas and damage estimates there and in the U.S. head into the billions, industry experts see increasing pressure to address infrastructure resilience.