Industry Perspectives


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Putting the Smarts into a Water Management Plan

Feb. 23, 2024
WINT Water Intelligence, a company founded in 2011 by a group of technology experts passionate about solving complex real-world problems, features a water management solution ...
Construction Trends: Growing the future workforce

Emerging Trends in Recruiting the Construction Workforce

Feb. 15, 2024
In this Workforce Newsroom Spotlight, ADP Industry Executive Kit Dickinson and AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson share the emerging trends on how construction leaders are approaching...
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Making Careers in Construction a Popular Path

Feb. 7, 2024
Not every person is made for college, but many high school graduates may not realize they can learn what they need on the job through training or apprenticeship programs.
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70 Years of Plumbing Innovation

Feb. 6, 2024
The last seven decades have seen incredible advances in plumbing technology.
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The Best and Worst of 2023

Dec. 6, 2023
I think the best thing I’ve seen this year has been the willingness of people in this industry to give back.
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Plumbing Industry Snapshots

Nov. 1, 2023
A few things I saw and learned at this year’s PHCCCONNECT.
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Awash in Regulation

Aug. 28, 2023
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Women, Representation, and the Future of the Skilled Trades

Aug. 18, 2023
CONTRACTOR speaks with Oatey’s Katherine Lehtinen about the company’s Woman’s Resource Network, The House That She Built and more.
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PFAS, Microplastics, Water and Us

Aug. 1, 2023
There are plenty of man-made monsters out there in the world. Luckily, there are some people who make fighting monsters their life's work.
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Parallel Industries

July 3, 2023
From technological innovation to workforce development, both contracting and manufacturing have a lot in common.
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What do Younger People Want?

June 5, 2023
I think if we started to sell the plumbing profession as a force for good it might do a lot to attract younger workers.