Women Building Amazing

Listen to the voices of women across the industry through our Women Building Amazing series.

  • Mentoring Matters for Success

    Mentoring Matters for Success

    One of the topics that we discussed during our Women in Construction: Recruiting, Retaining, and Mentoring for Success PowerTalk at ELEVATE is how beneficial it can be to have someone to go to for...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Construction Salaries Rising, but Skilled Labor Still Declining

    Construction Salaries Rising, but Skilled Labor Still Declining

    Although salaries are on the rise in Construction, the supply of unemployed, experienced workers continues to shrink. With unemployment, so low overall, Contractors are likely to have trouble...

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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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  • Times Are Changing, and so Is the Workforce

    Times Are Changing, and so Is the Workforce

    By the end of 2016, the construction industry had made strides in hiring women, who made up about 9.1% of construction workers. But it’s still slow going: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,

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  • Command Alkon Announces Additional Panelist, Tammy Presswood, to Participate in the “Women in the Industry” Webinar

    Command Alkon Announces Additional Panelist, Tammy Presswood, to Participate in the “Women in the Industry” Webinar

    Command Alkon is pleased to announce the addition of Tammy Presswood as a panelist in the “Women in the Industry” webinar taking place April 23 at 1 pm CST...

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  • Taking A Stance – Command Alkon and The Concrete Industry Management Program Work Together to Conquer the Skilled Labor Shortage

    Taking A Stance – Command Alkon and The Concrete Industry Management Program Work Together to Conquer the Skilled Labor Shortage

    Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) offers a way to help the industry continue to thrive. On campus, there is a School of Concrete and Construction Management..

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  • Women Building Amazing

    Women Building Amazing

    Pushing the Boundaries in the Industry, Advancing Beyond the Conventional Build

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