AWCI's Construction Dimensions: Articles: Feature Articles
Are You a Great Manager?
Great management skills are more important than ever in today’s tight labor market. Businesses large and small need to take steps to retain top-performing people and attract new ones. Dealing effectively with
Penn Installations: Making a Mark on Ceilings
Those who look up in buildings at Penn State DuBois are likely to see ceilings installed by Penn Installations.
In the early 1950s, only a few years after Pennsylvania-based Penn Installations opened
The Age of Safety
Precision Walls workers participate in a group “stretch and flex” as part of a job site daily huddle.
Edward M. Hanley, director of safety for The Raymond Group in California and co-chairman of the A
Essential Risk Guidelines for Safely Managing Ceiling Contracts
Evaluating risks on any construction project is critical for contractors. Every construction contract comes with specific risks. Identifying the risks of a particular project and implementing measures to mitig
In the December 2022 issue of AWCI’s Construction Dimensions we took a close look at supply, cost and quality of construction labor around the country.
In this article we focus on the cost of hiring a
The pandemic accelerated the digitization of B2B payments. Companies are seeing new cost and process efficiencies from their digitization efforts, especially with T&E (travel and expenses) cards and vendor pay
Hang on to Employees with Stay Interviews
Facing one of the most intense competitions for employees in years, wall and ceiling contractors are finding they can hang onto valuable employees longer by engaging in “Stay Interviews.”
The following projects are among those submitted for this year’s AWCI’s Excellence in Construction Quality Awards program in the Ceilings category. Will one of these take home the trophy? Find out March 15 whe
The Problems with Materials
Construction materials supply chain issues have not been fully resolved. War, fuel prices, elections, and several other factors contribute to the problems. Many common building materials such as wood, drywall