Construction tech startups are invited to earn a platform for showcasing their products by taking part in a global competition.

The Construction Startup Competition 2020 is looking for startups in fields such as aerial drones, 3D printing, new construction materials, waste management, robotics, lower CO2 materials, BIM, amont others, to be named the "missing piece" in the industry. (Click here to learn about the 10 winners from last year's competition.)

Find out more about how to participate in this competition here. You have until July 26th to sign up.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 1095 into law amending the Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act, Chapter 556, Florida Statutes.

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As of 2019, women make up 9.1% of the U.S. Construction workforce, and earn an average of 95.7% if what their make counterparts. This is above the national pay gap of 82%. From marketing and design to building science and executive level positions, female employees impact every area of residential building.

In the following pages, Construction Business Owner highlighted 20 remarkable women in the construction industry. CBO’s Outstanding Women in Construction drew nearly 200 nominations from industry leaders for women working in the office, in the field and everywhere in between, all over the United States and in myriad sectors of the industry. The women in this section represent some of the very best in the industry—each and every one is working to build a better environment for all who work in construction, regardless of gender, race or background.

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Pictured: Peggy Hogan Marker, President of Marker Construction Group and member of the NAWIC Fort Lauderdale chapter.

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