Photo Credit: ConstructionDive / Flickr; Robert Couse-Baker

Throughout the year, we have turned to various industry news sources in an effort to bring you a wide array of stories and information relevant to the metal design, build and construction industry. As 2020 winds down, here is a “round-up” of top news stories from this year by one of our sources, ConstructionDive. As you can imagine, most of the top stories relate back to COVID, but there are a few others sprinkled in to round out the year. For a look back at some of their top stories, here is their list in order of readership:

Contractors prepare to face COVID-19 challenges for the long haul – Published September 8, 2020

Contractors brace for more lockdowns as coronavirus cases spike nationwide – Published November 30, 2020

Experts: Construction material shortages to continue in 2021 – Published December 23, 2020

Amid protests, some construction sites damaged, subject to curfews – Published June 3, 2020

Construction firms step up efforts to eradicate hate – Published October 22, 2020

Wildfires force shut down of construction sites in the West – Published September 16, 2020

Fluor names 3rd CEO in 2 years – Published November 3, 2020

McDermott exits Chapter 11 bankruptcy – Published July 1, 2020

Granite Construction names new president – Published September 28, 2020