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Bringing the Industry Together to Address Workforce Shortages

The inaugural National Construction Industry Workforce Summit will offer a unique opportunity to learn about successful workforce development efforts, network with contractors, association leaders and educators who are involved in workforce development and help develop new nationwide solutions to chronic construction labor shortages.’

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Take this Job and Love it

The benefits of working in construction are numerous, and the job opportunities are seemingly endless.

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Coaching Up the Next Generation

With two brothers working for The Boldt Company as project managers, Sam Fassbender recognized a good opportunity and seized it, and if family history is any indication, he’ll be making a meaningful contribution to the construction industry for decades to come.

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Double Duty

A new day, a new technological feat: digital twin. What does it mean and how can it impact your construction project?

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Construction is Essential

The term "essential worker" took on a whole new meaning in 2020 as many employees — who considered their contribution to the workforce valuable — lost their jobs, thanks to the tailspin caused by COVID-19.

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Breaks in Supply-Chain Links Add to Contractors’ Cost Woes

Construction firms are coping with a seemingly unending series of supply-chain disruptions that are compounding problems caused by record materials cost increases and pandemic-induced challenges to operations. As each link is repaired or bypassed, another gap appears elsewhere.

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Game Plan

The first time Cade Keyes encountered the Last Planner® System, his team was doing an addition to an emergency department at a hospital. Keyes, superintendent for Columbia Construction Co. in North Reading, Mass., an AGC of Massachusetts member, says that once he saw the efficiencies made possible by the Last Planner System, he knew it was going to drive the way he approached projects from that point on.

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