The November midterm elections brought about a shift in power in Washington, and with it, a wave of new initiatives at the state and local levels that had an impact on infrastructure development. Extreme weather events such as Hurricane Ian and the winter storms of the week of Christmas tested the resilience of the industry and highlighted the need for a response to climate change. This year, readers showed great interest in stories about progress and lack of progress at sports facilities across the country and abroad. Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) is a premier event for women in AEC careers, providing talent development and networking opportunities.
ConstructConnect offers support to the construction industry by helping to implement plans on the ground, connecting managers and contractors. Cambridge has updated their construction order, allowing some work to resume today and all works to return on June 1.Commercial construction is looking for advanced technologies to address workforce challenges and improve productivity. Building inspectors have set up speed trap operations to detect violations of the non-essential construction ban. The latest economic news affecting the construction industry is discussed by chief economist Alex Carrick and senior economist Michael Guckes.
A new construction report reveals the “battle for data ownership” between project owners and contractors. In this webinar, you'll hear stories of real projects and proven data analysis strategies through real-time dashboards and reports that continuously improve the way they are created, work and compete. Dodge provides detailed construction forecasts and trend reports down to the specific market level or market segment. There has been an increase in women entering and advancing the industry, changing the narrative around who represents the future of construction.
The most comprehensive repository of information on construction projects in North America is available, with more private and early-stage projects than any other source. Bechtel won phase 1 of Intel Corp., a story that was read a lot throughout the year.