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Hargrove Engineers + Constructors Tops List of Alabama’s Largest Engineering Firms

This comes after moving up from third position in the 2014 survey »

Business

Turning Point: How the iPhone Strengthened the Remote Workforce

Most people who operate a business away from the main office can relate to the idea that remote locations are less likely to reflect the company’s core values. »

News

Mobile’s Success Story: The Buick Building

The Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit benefitted Mobile with 14 projects »

Construction

Watch Out for Onerous Contract Provisions; They Don’t Benefit Anybody

Contracts for construction projects, and among construction participants, can be lengthy and complicated. »

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Construction

Watch Out for Onerous Contract Provisions; They Don’t Benefit Anybody

Contracts for construction projects, and among construction participants, can be lengthy and complicated. »

Business

Acquire a Company Only as Part of a Strategic Direction

The great leaders in history and industry alike have made acquisitions a part of a grander strategic vision, not simply a scheme for growth. »

News

The Need for Renewal of the Historic Tax Credits

The Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit only lasted three years in Alabama before it expired, but the affect it had on the state is quite clear. »

Construction

Moving Beyond ‘There’s an App for That’ in Mobile Strategy

Smartphones and tablets are becoming more visible on jobsites, but adoption of digital strategies that integrate field, planning and operational data is far behind »

News

AU’s McWhorter School of Building Science Tenure Track Faculty Position

The McWhorter School of Building Science at Auburn University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position »

Construction

A Rogue’s Gallery of Construction Subcontract Terms

The term fits well in describing an accumulation of common, onerous terms contained in construction subcontracts. »

Construction

Risk Management Considerations for Temporary Workers

In November 2015, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced increases to federal penalties for workplace safety violations. »