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Construction Management

Increasing Job Opportunities for Women in Construction 

September 29, 2021
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. 

Biden's Plan to Address America’s Critical Infrastructure Needs

July 26, 2021
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.

Current Issues in Construction Site Safety

June 21, 2021
The importance of safety in construction site management cannot be underestimated. Capitol Tech is educating its construction management students on how to address the risks on worksites and how to make the industry safer overall.

Revenue increase for contractors expected as COVID restrictions decrease

June 7, 2021
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.

Construction bidding activity is on the rise

May 26, 2021
The construction industry witnessed a steep drop off in bids at the start of the pandemic. Now, construction bidding is on the rise — not only meeting but exceeding pre-pandemic rates.

Legal Issues In Construction Management

April 26, 2021
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.

Construction Safety: Ergonomics

April 5, 2021
Ergonomics is the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment, and often focuses on implementing strategies to reduce the risk of work-related injuries.

Testing wastewater for COVID-19 RNA delivers early information around infection rates, tracking hot spots and developing proactive mitigation strategies

March 29, 2021
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.

Industry News: Construction materials shortages will continue into 2021

February 19, 2021
71% of contractors surveyed by ConstructionDrive are facing at least one material shortage. These shortages are expected to continue into 2021 and pose new challenges for construction management professionals.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry

January 18, 2021
Construction workers are at a greater risk of exposure to COVID-19 – and studies have proven the virus has hit the construction industry hard. Read more to find out how COVID-19 has impacted the construction industry.