Test Your Construction Industry Knowledge!

John Chaney

Do you know just how large the construction industry is or what it’s projected to be in the near future? Q2: Between 2016 and 2025, open positions in the construction industry will increase by…? That’s exciting news for the industry’s future.

Build Toward Construction Industry Success in 2019

John Chaney

The post Build Toward Construction Industry Success in 2019 appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Best Practices Featured North America construction industry best practices construction productivity construction softwareWelcome to 2019. It’s a new year. It can be new you.

State of the Construction Industry: March Roundup

John Chaney

Some key opportunities could be shelved, a recession could be looming and the skilled labor shortage continues to have real impacts on the construction industry. Want more takes on the news and issues permeating the construction industry?

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

John Chaney

Worker safety, adapting to change and technology and innovation driving the future of the construction industry were some of the themes we saw highlighted in industry news throughout February. Reducing safety incidents is a top priority in the construction industry.

Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry

John Chaney

A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry. Other listening options for this podcast: A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry.

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State of the Construction Industry: January Roundup

John Chaney

A number of high-profile infrastructure projects could give the construction industry a boost in 2019. Though multiple economic outlooks and construction industry reports show new project growth rates slowing slightly in 2019, the outlook is still strong for the next few years.

The Construction Industry’s Recovery

Construction Marketing Blog

Despite many positives in the construction industry right now such as the high demand for skilled labor and that most construction firms are willing to prove higher wages for skilled workers, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction’s direction. Housing Industry.

State of the Construction Industry: October Roundup

John Chaney

analyzed artificial intelligence adoption in a dozen industries and concluded construction will not be a top spender in this arena yet. If this Watson case study can prove the value of this type of analysis, our industry might start paying attention. Happy almost Halloween!

State of the Construction Industry: August Roundup

John Chaney

Even if you’re busy, we recommend taking a look at this month’s top headlines in construction news, especially since some pertain to seasonal safety and the industry’s labor market. Construction Jobless Rate Hits 18-Year Low, Industry Adds 19,000 Jobs.

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

Business Facilities

Read: Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County.

Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan

Business Facilities

Read: Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan at BusinessFacilities.com. The expansion of Conley Composites to Kentwood, MI will result in the creation of 64 new jobs and a capital investment of $3.3 million.

The Greatest Challenge Facing the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Overall growth in the construction industry indicates now is the time for contractors to take advantage of an improving economy to expand their business. Yet that’s exactly what contractors across the country are faced with as the industry prepares to hire again.

Construction Industry LinkedIn Statistics

Carol Hagen

LinkedIn is being embraced by the US Construction Industry. Citation: Construction Industry Linkedin Statistics by Country April 24 2012, ChartsBin.com, viewed 24th April, 2012, Are there countries (or cities) you need the numbers on?

State of the Construction Industry: September Roundup

John Chaney

We know many of you have had a busy summer, so it’s a good time to take a breath and see what’s been going on in our industry (like rising material costs), as well as what’s on the horizon (like more green building ). Fall has arrived, and with it another monthly construction news roundup.

Bringing Industry Expertise to Your Doorstep: A Peek at Viewpoint’s 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshow Speakers

John Chaney

Last year , we visited more than 20 cities and enjoyed networking and learning about construction industry trends and challenges with over 600 contractors across the United States. Here’s what Gregg will cover in his session: Emerging Trends in the Construction Industry.

State of the Construction Industry: July Roundup

John Chaney

But when you get a free minute, it’s worth taking a look at what’s going on in our industry. Finding new business in the construction industry doesn’t work the same way it used to. It’s summertime, and we know that means most contractors are busy.

Viewpoint Digitizes the Construction Industry

John Chaney

The digitization of the construction industry is inevitable, and Viewpoint is at the forefront of construction software innovation. At Viewpoint we strive to help customers streamline operations, decrease risk, increase profits and transform their businesses.

Software Trends in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Though the construction industry has significantly ramped up its adoption of new technologies in recent years, there are still some growing pains and learning curves when it comes to pulling the trigger on software.

Understanding and Addressing Construction Industry Pain Points

John Chaney

Despite the struggles felt across many industries in Australia, the infrastructure sector remains one of the most stable in the country today. There are several other issues which exist within the industry and with changing regulations, more which will continue to plague us all.

State of the Construction Industry: April Roundup

John Chaney

Technology coming to the construction industry isn’t a new topic. The interesting thing, though, is that commercial and industrial applications for wearables are on the rise and expected to grow exponentially. Contractors should keep an eye on this trend, observe what others in the industry are using and consider testing this technology if it seems appropriate. Robots Break New Ground in Construction Industry.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Business Facilities

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019. Read: Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit at BusinessFacilities.com.

New Industrial Cleaning Method

Constructonomics

For many years sandblasting has been used in a variety of industries for its ability to clean, smooth, and remove surface finished quickly and efficiently. Dry Ice Blasting is an industrial cleaning process in which particles of solid carbon dioxide are propelled at high velocities at a surface to clean and remove contaminants in the same way as sandblasting. Additionally, dry ice is obtained as a byproduct of other industrial processes.

Wells Fargo: Nonresidential construction industry growth continues

Construction Dive

The financial services firm joins most other industry observers in predicting a strong 2019 followed by potential uncertainty

State of the Construction Industry: June Roundup

John Chaney

Even if you’re busy, it’s wise to stay in the loop about the latest construction industry news so you know what to expect as this busy season continues. AI Could Help the Construction Industry Work Faster — And Keep Its Workforce Accident-Free.

Common Construction Industry Myths – Debunked

Constructonomics

The construction industry has been the subject of jokes, myths and rumours for decades and, while some jokes are funny, the misconceptions have actually harmed the industry. Getting the wrong idea about the construction industry has led to lots of talented, creative people – of all stripes – choosing to work in other sectors, leaving construction short of good workers.

Eco Friendly Industrial Advancements

Constructonomics

The industrial manufacturing industry has long embraced powder coating as the preferred method of applying paint to finished metal surfaces. Industrial Convection Oven (Curing).

The European Construction Industry Manifesto for digitalisation: An insight into a smarter and cost-efficient sector

Geniebelt

A few months ago the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) in collaboration with other leading European construction associations published the European Construction Industry Manifesto for digitalisation. The manifesto focuses on the numerous actions that EU could take in order to facilitate the digital transformation of the construction industry. Future of Construction construction industry construction industry manifesto european construction european union

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

Business Facilities

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs. Read: Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming at BusinessFacilities.com.

Will We See More Seismic Retrofitting in the Construction Industry?

John Chaney

These discussions also lead to questions about the new seismic retrofitting industry in the region. The Seismic Retrofitting Industry. So if the seismic retrofit industry is fairly new and no mandate for upgrades exists, what does this mean for contractors? Here in Portland, Ore.,

4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019

Commercial Construction

Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect will shape our work in different sectors – and the construction landscape overall – in the year ahead: Senior Housing Communities Woo Workers with Facility Updates. In leaner years for the construction industry, particularly during the recession, subcontractors were hungry for work and were happy to take those night-shift projects.

Survey Says: Contractors Committed to Tech, Industry Still Faces Hurdles

John Chaney

Now in its seventh year, the annual Construction Technology Report compiled by JBKnowledge is one of the most impressive surveys in the industry, providing the latest trends on everything from construction software, IT budgets and workflows, mobile apps, emerging technologies and more.

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

John Chaney

Like most industries, the construction industry is constantly evolving to respond to our increasingly digital world. All these changes require contractors to keep up with industry trends and ensure their jobs operate as efficiently as possible.

State of the Construction Industry: March Roundup

John Chaney

To get ahead, it’s also important for contractors to keep up with what’s going on throughout the construction industry. The growing construction economy does present an opportunity, however, to attract new talent to the industry.

State of the Construction Industry: May Roundup

John Chaney

Compared to other industries, construction can be pretty dangerous. Construction has lagged behind other industries in terms of technology adoption, but that trend is changing—especially as more millennials enter the workforce. Another key benefit: It can attract new, younger workers to the industry. This month, we’ve seen a number of stories related to safety on the jobsite, including information about silica and asbestos.

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

It’s always good to see this much dirt moving in the commercial construction industry and this activity should gain velocity in 2015.

Technology Adoption in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

As we approach the end of 2017, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that digital technology and software adoption is happening in almost every industry. The construction industry lags in productivity compared to other industries, though, according to a report by McKinsey & Company.

The epic rise of industrialized construction

BD+C

The construction industry is facing colliding forces that render our current trajectory wasteful, inefficient, and unsustainable. These include a widespread skilled labor shortage and industry productivity rates that continually fail to improve.

Monitoring Your Financial Position to Succeed in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

While many businesspeople swear by hard work and technical proficiency as the key ingredients of success, within the construction industry, there is a broader understanding that success is built on more than just structural expertise and hard work.

State of the Work Truck Industry 2019

Contractor Magazine

In this educational session from the Work Truck Show, industry experts discussed the current pros and cons of the industry

2019 construction industry trade show and conference guide

Construction Dive

Here are the leading industry events professionals should consider attending to help elevate their businesses and careers