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Construction Ramps Up Recruiting: Creating Career Paths from High School to Life Changers

Faced with the challenge of recruiting qualified workers, the construction industry has expanded avenues for people at different life stages to enter the field in…

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  • Academy of Craft Training
  • ACE Mentor Program of America
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Auburn University
  • Careers in Construction
  • co-operative education program
  • field lab
  • high school students
  • Honor Foundation
  • internships
  • mentorship program
  • veteran construction program
  • Your Grateful Nation

Robins & Morton named one of America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Robins & Morton has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Robins & Morton was ranked #1 in…

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  • adoption benefits
  • adoption-friendly workplace
  • Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Raney Sledge: Elevating Project Engineering to New Heights

Like many in the construction industry, Raney Sledge started his career as a field engineer. However, by adding a high-tech twist to what most see…

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  • 4D scheduling
  • Atrium Health Carrabus
  • BIM
  • Concord
  • drone flights
  • North Carolina
  • Part 107
  • pilot in command
  • Raney Sledge
  • Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute

Robins & Morton, Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority celebrate three consecutive Durant campus LEED Silver certifications

Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority, Robins & Morton and James Childers Architects, Inc., recently celebrated the certification of three consecutive LEED Silver certifications – all…

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  • Choctaw Nation
  • Choctaw Nation Regional Health Clinic
  • Durant
  • electrochromatic glass
  • geothermal heating and cooling
  • LEED
  • LEED Campus Program
  • Oklahoma
  • Sustainability

Families in Construction: A Passion Passed Down Through Generations

Every morning, Robins & Morton Senior Superintendent Allen Sanders wakes up before the sun rises, gets ready for the day, and goes to work at…

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  • Auburn University
  • Careers in Construction
  • Charleston
  • Families in Construction
  • Florida
  • South Carolina
  • Tampa

Fishermen’s Community Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida, celebrates groundbreaking

Baptist Health South Florida and Robins & Morton celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida, in Marathon,…

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  • Fishermen's Community Hospital
  • Florida
  • Hurricane Irma
  • Johnny Sturkie
  • Keys
  • Marathon
  • storm surge
  • tilt wall

Redstone Federal Credit Union tops out

Redstone Federal Credit Union, Robins & Morton, the KPS Group and trade contractors gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new Redstone Federal Credit…

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  • Huntsville
  • Joe Newberry
  • KPS Group
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union
  • Richard Anderson
  • Topping Out

Robins & Morton, Orlando Health Celebrate Newest Hospital With Topping Out Ceremony

Orlando Health, Robins & Morton, Hunton Brady Architects, TLC Engineering for Architecture and honored guests joined together to celebrate the structural topping out of the…

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  • acute care
  • David Strong
  • Florida
  • Horizon West
  • Hunton Brady
  • Orlando Health
  • TLC Engineering
  • Winter Garden

Robins & Morton receives Training Support Facility construction contract at Fort Rucker

Robins & Morton’s Government Services Division was awarded the new $33 million Training Support Facility at Fort Rucker, Alabama. This contract, awarded by U.S. Army…

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  • Government Services
  • Training Support Facility
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Robins & Morton, St. Joseph’s Hospital celebrate expansion topping out

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Robins & Morton, HOK Architecture, Carastro Engineering and honored guests joined together to celebrate the structural topping out of the St. Joseph’s…

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  • Florida
  • patient tower expansion
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Tampa
  • Topping Out
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It’s an exciting time in the construction industry. With new technologies, approaches and tools surfacing every day, it’s more critical now than ever to share what’s happening out there – on your projects, in your workplace and how those things affect the future of your business.

The mission of Building Insight is simple: to connect you to the stories, successes, hardships, solutions, and faces of the more than 10 million people that wear hardhats to work each day, not to mention the countless support staff members that work tirelessly behind the scenes.

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