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PEMB Use Keeps SoCal Icy

Constructing California’s largest public ice arena meant designing a structure that could withstand the state’s warm temperatures and higher earthquake propensity.

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Managing Incentives for Better Performance

Incentives are meant to motivate employees and encourage desired behavior. However, implementation is key, and sometimes even the most well-meaning programs struggle.

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BIM: What? Why? Watch Out! Resolve.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is one of the most prevalent innovations in the design and construction industry over the past 20 years.

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Driver Shortages

A challenge that all ready mix producers are facing is a shortage of qualified truck drivers, causing them to turn down business. This trend is forecasted to continue for another decade. So, what can ready mix producers do to mitigate the impact on their operations?

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The Minds of Millennials

Anyone who is familiar with the world of construction knows about the limited supply of construction talent that industry leaders are grappling to manage.

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Prefabrication in Practice

After years of promise, prefabrication and modular construction are finally being used to tackle large construction projects at scale.

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Deep Foundation Design Challenges

With space at a premium in many urban areas, developers are digging deeper foundations to increase the square footage of residential, commercial and mixed-use building projects.

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Responding to a Crisis: How Human Resources Can Make Things Better, Not Worse

Just as unforeseen site conditions can test a contractor's problem-solving skills, unexpected events can test a construction employer's crisis-management readiness. Crises can hit at any time, and individuals involved in human resources are usually — and rightly — on the front lines of working with a company's management team to address the challenges that any present.

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