Industry Voices

  • If You Build An Inclusive Environment, They Will Come...And They Will Stay

    If You Build An Inclusive Environment, They Will Come...And They Will Stay

    Once we’ve succeeded in recruiting new women to fill available roles in the construction industry, what’s the next step? What are some other ways that we can retain them?

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  • IT Professionals and Command Alkon Customers Talk Technology in the Industry, Featured in Rock Products Magazine

    IT Professionals and Command Alkon Customers Talk Technology in the Industry, Featured in Rock Products Magazine

    At Command Alkon’s ELEVATE Conference, Rock Products moderated a panel of aggregates IT professionals talking about the challenges of their job..

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  • Command Alkon to Host a Networking Hour for Women Building Amazing at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas

    Command Alkon to Host a Networking Hour for Women Building Amazing at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas

    In honor of our Women Building Amazing series, Command Alkon will host a special networking hour in our booth, S60528, on Thursday, March 12 from 9-10 am. All women who are building amazing in the...

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  • Is It Only a Man's Job to Establish an Inclusive Environment?

    Is It Only a Man's Job to Establish an Inclusive Environment?

    Although the state of women in the construction industry has greatly advanced and continues to do so, some women still feel their work environment is an uncomfortable place for them. Once they've...

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  • Construction Isn't an Attractive Industry to Most Women..But, Can We Change That?

    Construction Isn't an Attractive Industry to Most Women..But, Can We Change That?

    At our 2019 ELEVATE conference, we hosted a PowerTalk session to complement our Women Building Amazing series. The key talking points of the PowerTalk revolved around recruiting women from the...

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  • Can Innovation Improve the Construction Labor Shortage?

    Can Innovation Improve the Construction Labor Shortage?

    Our industry is perfectly positioned for innovation and change, but there will always be obstacles that try to get in the way of achieving maximum results. What are the best ways to address the...

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  • 3 Processing Pitfalls in the Concrete Industry

    3 Processing Pitfalls in the Concrete Industry

    Shannon Walcott is a Senior Sales Executive at BASYS Processing. In this article, she highlights the biggest processing pitfalls in the concrete industry, and provides tips on how to avoid them..

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  • Victor Garza on Talking Logistics: Taking The First Step in Automating your Concrete Production

    Victor Garza on Talking Logistics: Taking The First Step in Automating your Concrete Production

    Victor Garza, Area Sales Manager for Latin America with Command Alkon, appears in the latest episode of Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez, expert in supply chain and logistics.

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  • The Path To Success Begins with College….Or Trade School?

    The Path To Success Begins with College….Or Trade School?

    In the Construction industry specifically, 78% of firms hope to expand their headcount in 2019; however 70% admit that they’re struggling to find qualified workers. To find out what the deal is with..

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  • Women Building Amazing: Kristy Wolfe

    Women Building Amazing: Kristy Wolfe

    It’s been a hot minute since we’ve released a new segment of “Women Building Amazing,” (formally “Building Amazing Women”). Why? Well, there’s been a few developments in the works, aside from the...

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  • It's a (Wo)Man's World Too! Check Out These Insights from Our Recent "Women in the Industry" Webinar

    It's a (Wo)Man's World Too! Check Out These Insights from Our Recent "Women in the Industry" Webinar

    Discrimination, exclusion, pay differences, advancement opportunities, lack of role models – these are a few of the challenges that women face in the Construction industry. For many years...

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  • The Future of Construction Automation

    The Future of Construction Automation

    We need to start developing a healthier relationship with these sorts of technologies, because they are designed to have a symbiotic relationship with the user. The ability to monitor the movement...

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  • Women Building Amazing: Ana Carolina

    Women Building Amazing: Ana Carolina

    Ana Carolina is as a Batch Support Specialist at Command Alkon - the ONLY female Batch Support Specialist that the company has ever had. Wow, talk about an amazing woman.

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  • Women Building Amazing: Alicia Press, Lagan Cement Company

    Women Building Amazing: Alicia Press, Lagan Cement Company

    "This industry is full of passionate people. If you’re the type of person that likes a challenge, then go for it! There is plenty of room for women."

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  • Women Building Amazing: Sarah Allsopp

    Women Building Amazing: Sarah Allsopp

    In this installment of Building Amazing Women, Sarah Allsopp, Application Consultant for Command Alkon's EMEA region, shares her 25 years of experience as a woman in the industry.

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  • Women Building Amazing: Marina Bolshinskaya

    Women Building Amazing: Marina Bolshinskaya

    This week on "Building Amazing Women," I had the pleasure of speaking with Marina Bolshinskaya, who serves as a Manager of Command Alkon's Project Management office.

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  • Women Building Amazing: Suzie Holycross

    Women Building Amazing: Suzie Holycross

    We caught up with Suzie Holycross via skype to gain some insight in to her experience as a female in the Heavy Building Materials industry.

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  • Women Building Amazing: Irene Bedolla

    Women Building Amazing: Irene Bedolla

    In this episode of Building Amazing Women, we hear from Irene Bedolla, Fleet Success Manager at Command Alkon.

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  • Command Alkon Celebrates Women in Construction

    Command Alkon Celebrates Women in Construction

    The beginning of March recognizes and celebrates Women in Construction Week. This exciting week signifies the growing role women play in our industry. As we wrap up this week, we wanted to get our...

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  • Graniterock Celebrates Women in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

    Graniterock Celebrates Women in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

    It’s no question that for many years, a construction site has been perceived as a place for a man, but the industry is making strides to break free from the status quo. Women who are brave enough to b

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