Construction: Resources

CN Plus Construction News

CN Plus is the website for Construction News magazine. It provides news updates throughout the day, essential guides, briefings, special reports, and much more. A free registration is required to view articles, but a paid subscription is necessary to gain full access to the site and its content.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Construction Industry Council (CIC)

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is a forum for professionals, research organizations and specialist business associates in the construction industry. CIC provides numerous services associated with the construction industry such as news articles, events, services, projects, networks and committees as well as other useful resources.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Construction Users Roundtable (CURT)

Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) is a site that helps connect construction industry professionals with others in their industry. CURT hosts numerous events each year for the construction industry and has a lot of resources on this website with regard to safety in the workplace and current trends in construction. Registration is required to access the resources and some resources are still only available on a paid basis.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Electrical Construction & Maintenance

Electrical Construction & Maintenance provides news headlines as well as articles on many facets of the construction industry including design, operations and maintenance, safety, power quality and more. Access to previous issues and newsletters is also available.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Electrical Contractor

Electrical Contractor is a magazine specializing in all facets of the electrical construction field, offering a wealth of information for business owners. The website contains news articles, featured products, stories about the electrical construction industry, and codes and standards. The magazine also provides research articles related to the industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board is an organization geared toward engineers in the construction industry, with the goal to help them through training, grants, and other resources. Aside from available apprenticeships, this site also provides documents on skills, development, engineering in the oil sector, career routes, scope of the industry, and much more.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Engineering News-Record: Top 250 International Contractors

Engineering News presents this annual study that ranks contractor companies based on the construction revenue generated outside of each company's home country. The Top 250 International Contractors index ranks companies based on their international revenues.  The site also offers the following rankings: the Top 500 Design Firms, the Top 200 Environmental Firms, the Top 100 Green Design Firms, the Top 600 Specialty Contractors, and many more.  Users are also able to access rankings from previous years.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 12, 2014

Tags: Rankings , Industry Specific

Export.gov: Construction, Building, & Heavy Equipment

Export.gov offers a wide range of current industry information and trade leads to help exporters of U.S goods and services get the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. This information includes trade events, market research, trade agreements, statistics and data, publications, industry associations, and points of contact for the industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

Financial Times: Construction

The construction subsection of Financial Times contains current articles that pertain to the construction industry. The website has a number of opinion articles with a variety of views, as well as traditional news. Free registration is required to view 8 articles every 30 days; a paid subscription is needed to view unlimited articles.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

PricewaterhouseCoopers: Construction

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides background information on industry sectors globally. This site includes an up-to-date industry environment description, challenges facing the industry and potential solutions, free downloadable publications including annual reviews, and events.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

U.S. Census Bureau: Manufacturing & Construction Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau's website contains statistics in the manufacturing and construction fields. Statistics on geographical areas, product shipments, industry groups, and more are available, as well as reports on manufacturing profiles and related links.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 19, 2014

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