Category Archives: Magazine Articles

Current & previous CCR Magazine articles with direct links to share, etc.

Your guide to the American Infrastructure Plan

The American Jobs plan released on March 31 details the Administration’s transportation infrastructure assets and priorities, including spending on a wide range of assets and incentives that will greatly impact construction and engineering operations across industries. From modernizing roads and bridges …

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Army Corps improves historic cemetery for the living at USMA, West Point

West Point Cemetery, located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York is America’s oldest military post cemetery and a national historic landmark. Historian Ulysses Grant Dietz says that historic, park-like cemeteries like this …

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Inside the state of today’s healthcare construction landscape

While adhering to new COVID-19 protocols has been difficult for the construction industry, it has been significantly more taxing on the healthcare sector, which is not only working to keep its essential workers safe, but also the public at large. …

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Our conversation with Central Roofing’s Cindy Hillegass

As just one of three females graduating from Minneapolis’ Architectural Drafting and Estimating Program at Dunwoody Institute, Cindy Hillegass’ evolution in the commercial construction industry made strides early. While her passion for the profession started early (as a teenager, she worked …

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How MRP Design Group is helping meet the growing hospitality demand

The MRP Design Group team was introduced to the owner of a 5.64-acre tract by a mutual friend/contractor with whom they had worked closely for several years in the restaurant business. The owner’s architect recently retired and it just happened …

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Retail and grocery flooring in the wake of COVID-19

Grocery and retail spaces have witnessed unprecedented change since the COVID-19 pandemic manifested in early 2020. New and evolving health and safety guidelines have prompted many stores to completely rethink the way they operate. This significant shift in how consumers …

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Reimagining the Durham County Main Library

They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But it is true that a tome with enticing artwork draws the eye and attracts notice. The same is true for a library where those books are displayed. Many …

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Industry execs discuss race to normalcy

We are making progess. As vaccines make their way across the country, the commercial construction industry is slowly inching its way back to the first phase of what will become our New Normal. As the participants in our Virtual CCR Men’s …

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4 tips for upgrading cybersecurity at construction sites

When it comes to the latest cybersecurity technologies, the construction industry often is a step behind. In fact, according to the “2019 Travelers Business Risk Index,” nearly half of all construction executives believe their firms are destined to fall victim …

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How Inanna Manufacturing is firing up the next generation of products for the cannabis market

When Raquel Origel launched Inanna Manufacturing, she had one goal in mind: to transform how people viewed cannabis. As a woman CEO in a male-dominated industry, she knew the road ahead to changing consumer perception would take some work. But …

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