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Untouched by Human Hands

The long-predicted robotic future of construction has begun. The industry has lagged behind others like automotive and aerospace in adopting robotic labor because, until now, most building robots could only operate efficiently in a controlled, consistent environment like a factory.

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Mission Driven

It’s been almost a decade since Jordan Webster served as a combat medic in the U.S. Army, but he’s still just as focused on the health and well-being of others.

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A Chance to Change

When two Black construction apprentices found a noose tied over a beam on their jobsite in Edmonds, Wash., Pastor Lawrence Willis became determined to make sure an incident like this never happened again.

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Risky Business

An effective risk management plan can make all the difference in whether a contractor thrives, survives – or fails. At no time in recent history has this been more critical than now as the country slogs through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Help Wanted

COVID-19 amplified stress, anxiety and uncertainty, which has created major disruptions at work and home. As stress levels intensified, alcohol and substance use are reportedly rising significantly.

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All Eyes on November

An unprecedented global pandemic, civil unrest, record-level partisanship and the most polarizing president in American history will all factor big when Americans head to the polls in November.

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Reinventing Jobsite Safety

With the coronavirus pandemic worsening drastically this summer, executives at Suffolk Construction, an AGC of New York State LLC and Rhode Island Chapter-AGC member, figure it’s only a matter of time before a worker shows up sick to one of its many jobsites across the country. But for COVID-19 to spread at one of those sites, it will have to jump through more hoops than a circus tiger.

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