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Evan Milberg

Evan Milberg is an editor at SmartBrief whose newsletters cover transportation, infrastructure, construction and other sectors.

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Coronavirus pandemic creates challenges for building departments
Coronavirus pandemic creates challenges for building departments

As we inch closer to a hurricane season, many local building departments don't have the means to conduct inspections remotely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Contractors encouraged to form an “ideal” financial dashboard
Contractors encouraged to form an “ideal” financial dashboard

As the coronavirus pandemic bears down on the construction industry, contractors should have a dashboard to keep track of their financial health.

AGC addresses 2020 policy landscape for construction
AGC addresses 2020 policy landscape for construction

During the Associated General Contractors' annual convention, legislative and regulatory experts provided an update on a wide range of issues, including a highway bill, labor relations and deregulation.

The future of drones and where the market currently stands
The future of drones and where the market currently stands

Many drone startups are failing despite robust demand for the technology. That juxtaposition has experts wondering if drones are part of a waning fad or a promising revolution with a tangible business ROI.

AGC 2020 Convention presents learning opportunities for contractors
AGC 2020 Convention presents learning opportunities for contractors

What contractors learn at the 2020 AGC Convention in Las Vegas doesn't have to stay there. The event will help contractors develop business plans, manage risk and navigate the technology landscape.

Wearable tech has implications for construction safety, productivity
Wearable tech has implications for construction safety, productivity

Triax Technologies CEO Robert Costantini offers insight into how wearable devices are making inroads in construction.

Construction industry tackles workforce dilemma from multiple angles
Construction industry tackles workforce dilemma from multiple angles

The US is likely not headed toward a recession this year, but the construction industry is still struggling to attract qualified labor.

Contractors share insight into effective use of mobile management software
Contractors share insight into effective use of mobile management software

Construction industry leaders value mobile construction management software, but some struggle to implement it effectively due to a lack of employee feedback before purchasing.

Construction companies frequently market their commitment to safety and ability to finish projects on time. In today's market, it takes more than that to stand out.

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