As Executive Vice-President of Gaylor Electric, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Justin Baker oversees new business development for the company’s southeast region, works to attract new talent to the business, and serves as a mentor for newcomers in the industry. However, Baker never really planned a career in the construction industry. He started out as an engineering major at Purdue University. While working at Menards, a home improvement store chain, during college, he learned about Purdue’s Building Construction Management program and decided to switch majors. Read More
During ConstructConnect's 2018 Design & Construction Outlook webinar held on November 1, Kermit Baker, chief economist for the American Institute o... Read More
More than half of Australia’s population is made up of women. However, in our nation’s second largest industry, building and construction, women on... Read More
Construction worker dies in scaffolding collapse.
Two construction workers nearly electrocuted, in serious condition.
Construction worker cru... Read More
Stuck in a 2-year contract with Viewpoint, Mike Mead Director of IT at Wieland, was frustrated with the implementation and training process and was... Read More
Getting started in green building requires you to understand it, and there's no better place to start than with a definition. Once you are familiar... Read More
According to Census Bureau statistics from the American Community Survey, women have typically made up about 10% of the construction workforce goin... Read More
Construction has many opportunities to make customers angry. Changes, budget issues, and on-time issues rank as the top three, but there are plenty... Read More
With software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology, there are no long contracts or lock-ins that happen with client server software solutions. There is n... Read More
Driven by a lack of communication and increasing printing costs, Eagle Builders started looking for a solution that would meet their growing list o... Read More
One subcontractor walked off the job, another claims he never got the email that contained the newest drawings with associated changes and therefor... Read More
Clothing that will detect which worker on your job is costing you money through frequent mistakes; a building responding to changes in the position... Read More