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Soft skills needed for Concrete Construction

Soft skills are important asset to have in any career, from graphic design to construction. Many think that the soft skills are just basic skills and they often are over looked, but they are some of the most important skills. … Continue reading

WHY YOUNG PEOPLE SHOULD CONSIDER THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTY

Job Advancement As college degrees are becoming the norm, Millennials don’t see a clear path of progression through the process. This isn’t the case in construction. There is plenty of room for advancement opportunity; you won’t be a laborer forever! … Continue reading

Women in Construction Part 11

We are continuing our series of blogs concerning women in construction. I have sent out a few questionnaires to women who are in the construction field to get their input. Today’s Q and A focuses on a project engineer. One … Continue reading

Women in Construction – Part 1

We are going to do a series of blogs concerning women in construction. I have sent out a few questionnaires to women who are in the construction field to get their input. Thanks to the NCCER, http://www.nccer.org/ for helping to … Continue reading

Concrete Testing—what is it, how is it done, and why is it done?

Part 3—What is concrete testing? Test cylinders One of the most important tests of concrete, usually done in commercial construction projects, is the cylinder test. Basically, samples of concrete are placed in a cylinder 6” in diameter by 12” tall. … Continue reading