In the contracting industry one company can always learn from the next. Even though they might be seen as your competitors, it’s important to stay up to date with the changes they are making and the projects they are completing.

Sometimes to improve your company you have to look at others and see what they are doing right that is making them so successful. One easy way to stay connected with other companies in your industry is Twitter.

Here is part 1 of the top 50 influential contractors that you should be following on Twitter:

Top 50 Influential Contractors (Part 1)

1. @FluorCorp

Fluor is one of the world’s largest publicly traded engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), maintenance, and project management to governments and clients in diverse industries around the world.

2. @kiewit

Kiewit’s workforce continues to build upon the company’s reputation of safe, high-quality engineering and they consistently rank among the top five of the Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors.

3. @PCLConstruction

The PCL family of companies is composed of a number of independent construction companies that carry out operations in different construction markets and geographic areas.

4. @SkanskaUSA

Skanska is a provider of comprehensive construction services and a developer of public-private partnerships. They do everything from small renovations to billion-dollar projects.

5. @BalfourBeattyUS

Balfour Beatty Construction a commercial construction business delivering more than $3.4 billion each year in complex, custom buildings.

6. @ClarkBuilds

Clark Construction Group is an experienced building and civil construction firm portfolio that features projects of all sizes and levels of complexity — from intricate interior renovations to some of the most complex civil operations.

7. @GilbaneBuilding

Gilbane Inc. is a family-owned real estate development and construction firm based in Providence, RI. They are a three-time member of the FORTUNE100 “Best Companies to Work For.”

8. @thebiggreenw

Walsh Construction Company is a Chicago-based general contracting, construction management, and design-build firm. They have been recognized as one of the nation’s top 15 contractors according to Engineering News-Record (ENR)

9. @URSCorp

URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world.

10. @McCarthyBuild

McCarthy is a community builder that has been in operation for 150 years and is 100% employee owned.

11. @StructureTone

Structure Tone organization has become a preeminent full-service construction services provider in the US, UK, Ireland and Asia.

12. @LendLeaseGroup

Lend Lease works with communities, clients and our colleagues to create positive legacies from funding a project right through to developing and constructing state of the art buildings and infrastructures.

13. @DPRConstruction

DPR Construction is a national commercial contractor and construction manager that has ranked in the top 50 general contractors in the country since 1997.

14. @BrasfieldGorrie

Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the largest privately held construction firms in the nation, and provide general contracting, design-build, and construction management services.

15. @MAMortensonCo

Mortenson is a U.S.-based, privately-held development and construction company that has been around since 1954.

16. @HenselPhelps

Hensel Phelps does everything from planning and design, to construction, and facility management.

17. @JEDunn

JE Dunn provides construction services in a professional manner and JE Dunn is ranked consistently among the top contractors nationwide in several specialty areas.

18. @Black_Veatch

Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company. They are an employee-owned company that has more than 100 offices worldwide and is among the Forbes  "500 Largest Private Companies in the United States."

19. @HoffmanCorp

Hoffman Construction Company works on a large variety of projects primarily in the western US. They are one of the largest general contractors in the United States and have completed some of the most challenging projects in the world.

20. @SuffolkBuilds

Suffolk is a national building construction firm that has a strong reputation for managing complex projects and delivering results for clients in all industries.

21. @swinerton

The Swinerton Family of Companies provides commercial construction services throughout the Western United States.

22. @willbros

Willbros Group, Inc. provides project management, engineering, material procurement, maintenance and life-cycle extension services to the global oil and gas industries, both upstream and downstream, and to the utility transmission and distribution industry.

23. @holderconstruct

Holder is a national commercial construction services firm and consistently ranks as one of the “Nation’s Top 100 contractors”.

24. @ferrovial

Ferrovial is the world's leading private investor in transportation infrastructures, with a workforce of approximately 57,000 employees and operations in more than 25 countries.

25. @huntconstgroup

Hunt Construction Group, an AECOM company, has been around for 70 years and has been built on a simple, yet powerful, philosophy: Do the job right.

 

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