Five Ways to Win the War for Talent

Five Ways to Win the War for Talent

Gregg Schoppman will be presenting one of the Workforce Development educational sessions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. “How to Win the War for Talent” is scheduled to…

AEC Firms Race to Come Up With Innovative Solutions to Skills Gap in the Industry

AEC Firms Race to Come Up With Innovative Solutions to Skills Gap in the Industry

The fear of jobs in the construction and manufacturing industry being automated by machines has never been higher, but research shows these fears should be…

Steady Growth: The Construction Industry Still Predicted to Grow 6 Percent in 2017

Steady Growth: The Construction Industry Still Predicted to Grow 6 Percent in 2017

Solid and stable economic improvement looks to continue in the overall construction industry. In May, the construction consultants and analysts at FMI released a revamped…

The 2017 Construction Forecast from the Experts at FMI

The 2017 Construction Forecast from the Experts at FMI

As always, the construction outlook has a mixture of good signs and bad. For instance, the unemployment rate for construction workers is now in line…

FMI Predicts Compact Construction Equipment to Make Huge Impact by 2020

FMI Predicts Compact Construction Equipment to Make Huge Impact by 2020

The compact construction equipment industry has shown a robust double-digit growth rate over the past few years. According to a recent report by FMI called Compact…

Here’s How to Conquer Construction Labor Shortages in 2016

Here’s How to Conquer Construction Labor Shortages in 2016

People Development Is the Foundation for a Competitive Advantage in Construction The construction industry faces a growing problem based on a shrinking resource. An FMI…

Economic Headwinds, Rising Costs a Drag on Nonresidential Construction Sector

Economic Headwinds, Rising Costs a Drag on Nonresidential Construction Sector

The nonresidential construction sector is experiencing a slowdown as the economic recovery continues to taper and the industry is headed into the winter season, according…

Construction consultants at FMI Corp. partner with Results Canada

Construction consultants at FMI Corp. partner with Results Canada

FMI Corp., the leading provider of management consulting, investment banking, and leader development services to the Engineering & Construction (E&C) industry, and Results Canada, the…

Skilled Construction labor Shortage Intensifies Despite Economic Recovery

Skilled Construction labor Shortage Intensifies Despite Economic Recovery

FMI Corp., a leading provider of investment banking and management consulting services for the engineering and construction industry, has just released its 2015 Talent Development…

The construction Recovery Continues, but it’s Starting to Slow Down

The construction Recovery Continues, but it’s Starting to Slow Down

The nonresidential construction sector continues at a steady pace, a slight decline notwithstanding, according to the FMI Nonresidential Construction Index Report (NRCI) for Q3 2015….

Q2 Construction Outlook: Construction Expected to Grow at Modest Rate across Key Sectors

Q2 Construction Outlook: Construction Expected to Grow at Modest Rate across Key Sectors

Construction activities are expected to grow at 5 percent in 2015, levelling off from the previous forecast of 8 percent in Q1 2015, according to…

Combating the Construction Industry Labor Shortage

Combating the Construction Industry Labor Shortage

Good help is still hard to find. A simple look at the numbers will show us that. In early 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor…

Construction put in place to grow 8 percent in 2015

Construction put in place to grow 8 percent in 2015

Total construction put in place for 2015 is predicted to grow 8 percent according to the latest report from FMI. This supports earlier FMI predictions…

FMI warns craft labor shortage may slow construction

FMI warns craft labor shortage may slow construction

Surveying members of the Construction Personnel Executives Group, FMI reports, “24 percent of respondents will be unable to bid more work and 32 percent will…

2014 construction put in place to end strong, according to FMI

2014 construction put in place to end strong, according to FMI

Total construction put in place (CPIP) for 2014 will be $62 billion greater than last year — a 7 percent increase according to the latest…

FMI Predicts 2015 U.S. construction put in place will reach $1.04 trillion

FMI Predicts 2015 U.S. construction put in place will reach $1.04 trillion

FMI, the leading provider of management consulting, investment banking and people development services to the engineering and construction industry, announces the release of its 2015…

Economy improving slowly, according to FMI Q3-2014 outlook

Economy improving slowly, according to FMI Q3-2014 outlook

FMI, a leading provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, recently released its Q3-2014 Construction Outlook. The forecast calls…