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Top 10 Infrastructure

How will we build our nation’s infrastructure in 2030 and beyond—with the help of emerging technologies? Peggy shares her top 10 infrastructure predictions for 2030 and beyond, with a focus on rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure.

Thought Leadership

A decade ago, construction was near the bottom of the list of industries that had adopted technology in a significant way. It was a bad rap for the industry, but it also effectively threw down the gauntlet.

As construction companies continue to increase the amount of data they are storing digitally, it’s becoming increasingly important to be able to sort through what is valuable information that can lead to beneficial action over what is simply noise.

When it’s time to invest in technology for your construction project, it’s essential to focus on product benefits, rather than features. Features, as we all know, can create genuine interest and “sex-appeal,” and can even be revolutionary.

The Peggy
Smedley Show

Rising Engineers – Stephanie Slocum

Peggy and Stephanie Slocum, founder, Engineers Rising LLC, engage in a conversation about the role of women in engineering careers. They talk about the labor shortage and how we can get more women involved in the trades and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).


A Look Inside a Major Chemical Expansion Project

Down South, the Growing the Gulf initiative is leading to a lot of new projects. For example, recently, ExxonMobile announced a $2 billion Baytown Chemical Expansion project, which was originally developed in 1919 and is located on about 3,400 acres along the Houston Ship Channel, about 25 miles east of Houston. The facility includes a refinery, chemical plant, olefins plant, plastics plant, and global technology center.

Constructech Top Products 2019

Building Up Elite Technology for a New Year

The New Year marks an opportunity to change business processes and technology within an organization. In 2019, construction companies need to keep an eye on emerging technology, recognizing which trends will take over the market, and which are worth investing in.