No one was ready for the viral pandemic that brought the world to a shrieking halt for the first few months of 2020. Every industry is struggling to come to grips with this new normal, trying to keep their heads above water when states mandate they close their doors.
The construction industry has been hit-or-miss during this pandemic. In some states, legislators consider the sector essential and allow it to continue to operate. In others, construction got lumped in with nail salons and movie theaters and had to close down for the duration. How are construction companies dealing with the pandemic, and how can they reduce operating costs during this upcoming summer season?
PANDEMIC CHALLENGES IN CONSTRUCTION
The pandemic is impacting nearly every industry in one way or another. In construction, supervisors and business owners often find themselves struggling to manage these challenges. Even in states where it’s considered essential, companies face delays, supply chain challenges, project suspensions and, in some cases, even cancellation.
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