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5 Strategies for Retaining Construction Employees

Workforce development and retention are important for any business, but in construction, an industry where four workers are leaving for every one that joins, it is vital to maintain production. The latest 2018 ADP Workforce Vitality... Continue Reading

Giving Your Construction Site the Right Lift

Construction projects require building materials, which need to be moved around the jobsite as activities and locations change. Although wheel loaders and excavators can often handle the job, they are usually engaged employed in high... Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Modular Building

Off-site construction has definitely gained some traction with contractors and building owners. According to the Modular Building Institute (MBI), modular construction accounts for about 3.2 percent of all new non-residential... Continue Reading

3 Collaborative Tools for Construction

It’s been suggested by McKinsey and others that the contractual structure of the industry is holding back productivity.  Design-bid-build projects still prevail, creating a hostile environment where each party must find a way to squeeze... Continue Reading

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Technologies to Advance Bridge Construction

Bridges are one of the oldest transportation systems around. That means that most bridges are also in need of repairs or need to be replaced. Approximately one-fourth of the nation's 600,000 bridges require rehabilitation, repair, or... Continue Reading

Earthmoving Equipment for the Digital Jobsite

Heavy construction equipment is essential on any type of construction job to execute tasks on a project. Now, a number of factors are impacting how the equipment is used on construction sites around the world.Currently there is a rise in... Continue Reading

Solving Top 4 Problems on Jobsites through the IoT

Working on a commercial jobsite can be extremely fast-paced and frenzied, leaving contractors with little time to focus on more than the day-to-day. Finding ways to be more efficient, particularly when multiple subcontractors are also... Continue Reading

Disruptive Forces Threaten Equipment Triangle

By Al Cervero, AEM Vice President, Construction, Mining and Utility  Strong disruptive forces are on a collision course with the industry’s “equipment triangle.” The equipment triangle says OEMs manufacture... Continue Reading

The Need for Pipeline Infrastructure

A new report found that rejecting pipeline infrastructure would remove almost one-third of U.S. electricity generation capacity by 2030, dangerously raising electric rates nationwide.The report found that 31 percent of U.S. electricity... Continue Reading

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