September 29, 2021
Increasing Job Opportunities for Women in Construction
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Force Statistics, in 2020 women made up 10.8% of the construction workforce, up about 2% from the prior census. However, a survey results issued by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Safe Site Check In showed that opportunities for women in the construction industry are increasing.
July 26, 2021
Biden's Plan to Address America’s Critical Infrastructure Needs
With the nation’s roads, bridges and high-rises in dire need of upgrades, questions remain as to exactly how Biden’s infrastructure bill addresses America’s needs and how much money Congress will devote to his American Jobs Plan.
June 7, 2021
Revenue increase for contractors expected as COVID restrictions decrease
With COVID restrictions lifting, many industries find themselves returning to a sense of normalcy. Despite lingering challenges, contractors are confident construction is among the industries looking forward to a surge in business.
April 26, 2021
Legal Issues In Construction Management
In the construction and facility management world, potential legal issues and pitfalls are part of day-to-day operations. To gain greater insight on the legal issues that accompany today’s projects, we talked with Michael Wilber, construction manager at Vancouver-based Investment Builders.
March 29, 2021
Testing wastewater for COVID-19 RNA delivers early information around infection rates, tracking hot spots and developing proactive mitigation strategies
How can public health organizations better determine rates of COVID? AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, along with New Jersey County Utilities and Columbia University, are tracking COVID-19 rates through wastewater testing.