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These six women construction leaders are shaping the industry.

There is no singular experience that defines what it's like to be a woman in the construction industry today. But these women are improving the status of diversity on their jobsites and in the industry at-large. Find out what that means for you.

How to start difficult conversations about gender equality at work.

We get it, talking about gender inequality is uncomfortable. Here’s what men (and women) can do to get difficult conversations going.

U.S. businesses added a huge amount of jobs in February and construction played a huge part.

Businesses added 298,000 jobs in February, up from 261,000 the previous month. But the conditions that led to this increase won’t last. Here’s why...

Did You Know? 47 percent of U.S. jobs will be replaced by robots in the next 20 years.

According to the brains at Oxford University, if your main job function involves data entry, then robots are knocking on your door. What does this mean for your office teams?

Caterpillar’s multi-agency raid: What you need to know...

Stocks soared after Trump’s election, but the raid caused a tank of 4.3 percent-- the biggest decline since June. Find out what went wrong to make sure it doesn’t happen to you.

Homebuilders, meet your new competition!

A 3D printed house was built in under 24 hours for just $10,000. Here’s how they did it and how you can get your hands on the technology that made it happen.

This is the world’s most expensive city for construction and why you should care.

International design and consultancy firm Arcadis has released its annual International Construction Costs Index. Find out which areas near you are in danger of rising cost pressures and what this tells you a lot about the conditions your jobsite is up against.

Everything's bigger in Texas, including opportunities for healthcare construction...

A vibrant and robust economy is spurring the building and expansion of hospitals and medical office buildings in Texas. And according to data firm Revista, the Lone Star state has the second-largest pipeline for medical real estate in the nation.

Opinion: Industry productivity is lower today than it was in 1968. Here’s what to do about it.

In the United States between 1947 and 2010, agriculture achieved cumulative real growth in its productivity of 1510%. Construction managed only 6%. Jonathan Woetzel, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company has a suggestion to help you solve the problem.