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Anatomy of a Fall

Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, and to shed light on this danger, Rosendin created a video that simulates what would happen to the human body if a person were to fall from a height of 12 and 20 feet.

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Game Changer

It can be difficult for a construction worker to visualize what kinds of hazards they’ll face on a jobsite when they’re sitting in a conference room, watching training videos and slideshows.

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The Right Prescription

Consumerism and technology drive healthcare design and construction as facilities become less sterile and more resort-like.

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Problem Solver

Platform helps contractors improve the accuracy of drone mapping for a whole host of applications.

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Austin AGC Goes Online with Training

As a metropolitan chapter with a little over 270 company members, the Austin AGC has struggled over the years with how best to offer educational classes — such as Supervisory Training (STP), Project Manager Development (PMDP), BIM and Lean — to area contractors while not losing money in the process.

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Leading to Leave

Succession planning can be daunting — but if the current principals determine early on who can best lead the company after they leave, and if they groom them thoroughly, the transition to the next generation leaders can be smoother.

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CONSTRUCTION CORNER

Earlier this year at the association’s annual convention in Las Vegas, Jeanie Clapp, Constructor’s editor-in chief, sat down with Bill Creedon, global head of construction, and Paul R. Becker, CPCU, ARM, director, global construction, to talk about the industry, its trends and the current challenges facing commercial contractors.

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