Chuck Fisher, President of Steel & Iron Contractors Association to Retire
Bob Hurley, newly elected President of the Steel & Iron Contractors Association ("S&ICA"), recently recognized Chuck Fisher for many years of service to the Association and industry.
Mr. Fisher retires from The Ruhlin Company on June 28, concluding a...
The Construction Industry has a Problem, and Women are Going to Solve it
Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder, Ceo, Viatechnik, Building Design & Construction
Everyone in the industry needs to wake up to the fact that we are not going to solve the labor shortage if we continue alienating half of our potential workforce. Right now, women only make up 9% of the construction industry. This gap between men...
The Many Factors Contributing to Occupational Heat Stress
By LHSFNA (Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America) Management Co-Chairman, Noel C. Borck
Heat can be deadly for workers. In 2017, 32 workers died from heat exposure, with 12 of them being construction workers. Every year, even more workers suffer from heat illness. In 2017, almost 2,500 workers...
Construction Cybercrime Is On the Rise
Article by Tom Sawyer and Jeff Rubenstone, Engineering News-Record
Cybercriminals find the construction world a rich phishing ground with fat prey and soft targets.
Contractors, construction managers and owners worry about cybercrime, and with good reason. Their complex projects, with myriad data exchanges among partners and subs,...
Jill Van Auken: Northeast Ohio’s Influential Women
By Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com
Like women everywhere, women in Greater Cleveland face barriers in the professional sphere. So cleveland.comreached out to some of the region’s most influential women, those who because of their hard work, integrity and vision, have risen to the top ranks of leadership. These leaders are...
Robotics Program, Science Fair Score with area Students at Tri-C Event
From the Real Deal Press May 12, 2019 issue.
Eighty-five students from area middle and high schools and colleges participated in a Science Fair and Robotics program at Cuyahoga Community College’s metro campus on Friday, May 3.
The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program, hosted by Tri-C and the local...
Q (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse) Transformation Project Update
From the webpage of Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
During the next several months, construction crews, technicians and designers will be hard at work to complete the nearly two-year renovation project on the 26-year old venue to transform it into a vibrant showplace and a hub of technology that will lead the charge in innovation and fan...
Summa Health's Rebound is on Display via its many Projects
By Lydia Coutré, Crain's Cleveland Business
In addition to the new seven-story patient tower Summa Health is opening in late May on its Akron campus, there are nearly two dozen other construction projects planned or underway across the system.
Summa estimates that it will invest more than $100 million...
Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction
By Construction Dive's author, Jenn Goodman
Mittie Cannon, founder of an Alabama nonprofit construction training program for girls, knows that a job in the trades offers many perks: good pay, job satisfaction, the ability to work as part of a team and opportunities for advancement. But those incentives are not always enough to...
Thirty Years Ago, An Article Described How a 'Benign Conspiracy' of Corporate Executives Took Over Cleveland
Posted By Sam Allard, Cleveland Scene
Exactly thirty years ago, on March 29, 1989, an article published in Fortune Magazine described how Cleveland's corporate executives took control of the city in an explicit — and in their view, public-spirited — power grab.
The contents of the...