Contractors Tackle Worker Suicides, Mental Health Stigma

For National Suicide Prevention Week, Construction Dive looked at what contractors across the US are doing to promote healthy work environments and support for construction workers. The article features Todd

Turner Construction Named Construction Dive’s Company of the Year

Construction Dive has named Turner Construction Company the Company of the Year for 2020. Congratulations! From Construction Dive: Small, regional contractors look to big multinational firms in order to gauge

Construction Dive Names Essential Construction Workers the People of the Year

Construction Dive named essential construction workers the People of the Year for 2020. Congratulations especially to GBCA's members, who demonstrated agility and flexibility in response to COVID-19 protocols, as well

The Rising Importance of Virtual Walk-Throughs for Construction Professionals

During COVID-19 response, the number of people permitted on an active construction site was reduced to help social distancing. Virtual walk-throughs and progress reports once were for executives and stakeholders

Skanska Adapts to Keep Workers Safe in Projects Running During COVID-19 Response

Todd Lofgren, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Skanska USA Building, spoke with Construction Dive about how Skanska adapted to COVID-19 safety requirements to continue work on the University

Remote Control: What Construction Companies Are Doing to Keep Work Going

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), many companies are turning having workers work from home. For construction, figuring out who can work from home, and how to manage everyday operations

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Autodesk Integrates PlanGrid Software with BuildingConnected

The productivity app software of GBCA member PlanGrid, has now been integrated with Building Connected by parent company, Autodesk. From Construction Dive: Autodesk has completed the integration of field productivity

Seven Trends Shaping Commercial Construction in 2019

In commercial construction, trends and issues don’t necessarily change quickly over time. Issues such as labor supply, technology, and automation are frequently on contractors’ minds.Construction Dive has a list of

Construction Robots Can Amplify Workers’ Expertise

The construction industry is changing, with new technologies, namely robotics, helping job sites increase safety and productivity by taking human workers out of dangerous or hazardous situations, and doing repetitive