Darryl Edwards: AGC Cleveland Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Darryl Edwards of The AKA Team, AGC Cleveland scholarship recipient! He is majoring in construction engineering technology at Cuyahoga Community College, planning to graduate in 2021. Darryl has been an ACE Mentor for the past three years, as well as volunteering for presentations at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland and...
Interns are Construction Firm's Answer to Worker Shortage
By David Nicklaus, business columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The firm’s solution was to grow its own talent. The internship program started with two interns in 2014 and has grown to seven this summer."
Where are all the Builders?
By Andrew Soergel Senior Reporter, US News
We're in a place now where you have a booming economy and booming construction industry and lack of manpower. So people have gotten creative and desperate, essentially."
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation-STEM Solutions
This article is from USNews.com
The SAM100 – a semi-autonomous brick-laying robot and one of the first commercially viable devices of its kind."
Construction Worker Wages are Growing Incredibly Fast
The article is by Zillow Research's Economic Research Director, Aaron Terrazas.
Wages have skyrocketed for construction workers since the start of last year, far outpacing the steady wage growth for all workers over the same period..."
Team NEO Report Says Demand for Entry-Level Candidates Exceeds Supply
Government and economic development reporter, Jay Miller of Crain's Cleveland Business explains Team NEO's report.
I do think the reports are helping by keeping a constant drumbeat up and focusing on what are our driver industries that have good quality jobs and keeping the focus on where the business demand..."...
A New Era for Modular Design and Construction
This special report was written by Sabine Hoover and Jay Snyder, FMI.
In order for us to have a radical change in productivity as an industry, we’ve got to revolutionize the way we deliver projects. And modularization is probably one of the key components in being able to take that first step."...
Rethinking Engineering and Construction Jobs with Automation and Robotics
by Sabine Hoover, Jay Snyder and Alyssa Menard, FMI
What talent shortage? Tomorrow’s built environment could go “robotic” not only to gain efficiencies but also to solve the current and looming labor shortages in engineering and construction."
Construction Wages are Rising to Attract Workers
Article by Orlando Sentinel's Bill Zimmerman,Contact Reporter.
Many firms are boosting pay and taking other steps to compete for a relatively small pool of available, qualified workers to hire."