Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Four Reasons for Runaway Steel Prices

Most-read construction stories include supply chain challenges pushing construction costs up, 5 strategies for building your construction company’s value, robots’ potential to improve construction production, efficiency and safety

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Cu Astec Coughlin Companies June 2020 Milling Summer Snapshot WinnerCoughlin Companies10. Astec Launches a Complete Rebrand

Carlson Paving, Heatec, RexCon, Roadtec, along with the other companies, will no longer operate as separate subsidiary companies and will all take on the Astec name

Cu Workzone Crashes AgcAssociated General Contractors of America9. Report: 60% of Road Workers Report Cars Crashing Into Jobsites

New AGC survey show over half of construction workers report vehicles have entered into their work zones


Cu Sky Screed Somero EnterprisesSomero Enterprises8. 4 Quick Answers for Screeding Concrete Floors in the Sky

Steps you can take to pour flat and level floors under the unique challenges of working three, four – or 25 – stories up


Cu Tcbf7. The Contractors Best Friend Season 5 Episode 6: Spotting Talent in Today’s Workforce

Try different approaches to spot the existing talent in your employees -- The Contractors Best Friend Season 5 Episode 6


Cu Katerra Benjamin BenschneideBenjamin Benschneide6. Construction Startup Katerra Shutting Down

Months after receiving a $200 million investment, the company has announced it's closing


Cu Compaction Iq@Sanja stock.adobe.com5. What is Your Asphalt Compaction IQ?

How much do you know about proper asphalt compaction? Take this quiz and show off your knowledge!


Cu Robotics Eth ZurichETH Zurich4. Robotic Automation's Potential to Enhance Productivity, Efficiency and Safety on Construction Sites

A global survey shows 81% of construction businesses will introduce or increase use of robotics and automation in the next decade to address skills shortage and improve safety on their jobsites


Cu Companyvalue Adobe Stock Images By Tanya Joy@TanyaJoy stock.adobe.com3. 5 Key Takeaways for Building Value in Your Construction Company

Whether you are thinking about selling your business or passing down your legacy in the next few months, few years, or the distant future, here are some strategies to work on now that will maximize its value


Cu Supplychaincosts Acbm StaffACBM staff2. Supply Chain Challenges Continue to Push Engineering and Construction Costs Upward

Costs of ocean freight from Europe and Asia to the U.S. rose for the ninth straight month, with seasonal demand expected to cause further supply chain challenges and price increases


Cu Steelrampage Acbm StaffACBM staff1. Four Reasons Why Construction Steel Prices Are On the Rampage

Structural steel prices have risen 91% since Q4 2020. Gordian's data team shares four contributing factors behind the unprecedented price increases