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How Building Product Manufacturers Can Outsmart Amazon’s “Easy” Button, Part I

By Keven McCook, from FMI As Amazon’s business-to-business (B2B) commerce platform, Amazon Business, continues to make headway in the building products distribution industry, the magnitude... »

Building Alabama

Construction Completed for The Lodge at Gulf State Park

Skanska USA announced today that The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel, for which it provided consulting and construction management-agency services, has been... »

Economic

ABC Releases Annual Merit Shop Scorecard

Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2018 Merit Shop Scorecard, an annual state ranking based on policies and programs that encourage open competition, education and job... »

Workforce Development

NCCER Releases Enhancements to New Online Testing System

NCCER’s Testing System saves instructors and administrators 87 percent in time and program management costs. Since its release in September 2017, this system has maximized... »

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Workforce Development

NCCER Releases Enhancements to New Online Testing System

NCCER’s Testing System saves instructors and administrators 87 percent in time and program management costs. Since its release in September 2017, this system has maximized... »

Economic

GAO Bid Protest “Effectiveness Rate” Remains High in FY 2018

By Aron C. Beezley, Bradley The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued to Congress its annual bid protest report. Of particular note, protesters received some... »

Building Alabama

Hoar Construction’s Clayton McKinnon Honored as Centerbuild Rising Retail Leaders Under 40

Hoar Construction’s Clayton McKinnon was recognized at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild conference in Phoenix as one of its Rising Retail Leaders... »

Safety

Suicide Rate Highest Among Male Construction and Extraction Workers

By Joanna Masterson Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, November 27, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. Construction and extraction is the occupational group with the highest... »

News

Sain Associates Announces Acquisition

Sain Associates has acquired Vision Engineering and Planning (Vision E&P), a transportation planning and engineering DBE firm with locations in Columbia, Maryland, and Atlanta, Georgia.... »

Workforce Development

The Importance of Construction Craft Instructors

By Rachel Burris, Communications Manager, NCCER, from NCCER blog Without a doubt, the construction industry knows we’re facing a skilled worker shortage, particularly as the... »

Business

Seven Marketing Tasks to End 2018 Strongly

By Jeremy Knauff Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, November 20, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. Digital marketing is an ongoing process, but as the year... »

Building Alabama

Brasfield & Gorrie Breaks Ground on Its First Colorado Project

A new chapter in the history of Animas Surgical Hospital began with the official groundbreaking for the new $31 million Sawmill Medical Office Building and... »