John Cross Muses About the Future of Construction in an Interrupted World

John Cross, PE, former AISC vice president of market development, provides his perspective on the future of construction in a world interrupted by a pandemic in an article for Peddinghaus. 

Cross writes, "As our country and world face the impact of a global pandemic, it is important to emphasize that the personal dimension of the pandemic in terms of its impact on the health, safety and well-being of our families, co-workers, friends and fellow citizens of the world is of much greater immediate importance than speculation on the economic impacts the pandemic will have. Yet, it is prudent to begin to wrestle with what the short and long term impacts will be on our businesses and the construction industry of which we are a part." Read the full piece here.