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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.

Environmental impact on construction management

December 30, 2020
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. construction industry accounts for 25 percent of non-industrial waste generation a year. Here are some ways construction managers can reduce negative environmental impacts.

Rise of virtual and augmented reality technology in construction management

July 24, 2020
The construction industry is often thought of as being slow to adopt technology, but virtual and augmented reality have taken a growing role in construction management primarily because of the safety improvements that they offer.

Online BS in Construction Management: Capitol Tech Builds a Better Breed of Builders

July 10, 2020
Capitol Tech’s Online BS in Construction Management not only prepares students to manage construction projects, but also enhances their skills in cybersecurity, physical security and remotely operated computer systems.

Fastest growing careers in the construction industry: jobs outlook

June 29, 2020
The number of construction jobs is expected to rise to 7.5 million by 2026. The highest growth is in the heavy and civil engineering subsector, with an estimated 39% growth.

Why Veterans Should Consider an Online Construction Management Degree

May 12, 2020
Veterans are equipped with a number of skills learned from their years of military training and experience, many of which are in high demand in construction management careers.

Robotics in construction: How the construction industry is adopting technology

April 22, 2020
The construction industry has been slow to onboard automated solutions. However, this has changed in recent years as the construction industry has come to recognize the value of integrating technology, especially robotics in construction.