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Avoiding the High Cost of a Bad Hire in the Mining Industry

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The Escalating Expenses of a Bad Hire In the mining industry “the cost of hiring the wrong person can be catastrophic” to quote directly from this informative article at Mining People International. The cost multiples of a bad hire can’t be underestimated. In mining, employing the wrong General Manager for a…
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Tunnel Construction Rocks with Boring Machines

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  Tunnel construction is a complex engineering task due to the difficulties and logistics involved in boring and digging over extended distances underground. However, thanks to advances in equipment technology, complex tunneling construction projects are accomplished throughout the world. The tunnel boring machine (TBM) has made the engineering and construction…
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The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Construction’s 2020 and 2021 Forecasts

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  McKinsey suggests that the COVID-19 crisis will reshape the construction industry, radically shift supply and value chains, and create the blueprint for the industry moving forward. While all of these are certainly true, COVID-19 isn’t simply a “disrupter.” It’s a tangible threat to the industry’s bottom-line. How is COVID-19…
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Improving Sustainability Must be Top-of-Mind in Construction

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  “Integrating the pre-COVID-19 [sustainability] agenda into the post-COVID-19 action plan.” — Alexandre L’Heureux, President of WSP Global Despite the ongoing pandemic, sustainability is still the driving trend in construction. The post-crisis resiliency of construction firms is tightly hinged to how they handle sustainability going forward. According to McKinsey, the…
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The $300 Billion Infrastructure Construction Market Projected For 2020

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Federal, State, and Local Governments Are Moving to Upgrade Infrastructure The American Road and Transportation Builder’s Association (ARTBA) is projecting at least 5% growth in the transportation infrastructure construction sector in 2020, according to the ARTBA annual report. In their December 2019 press release, ARTBA’s chief economist, Dr. Alison Premo…

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