What can construction companies do to improve gender equality?

July 23, 2019

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This piece, from 3B Training, looks into why the construction industry is a male-dominated industry, featuring key overview statistics about women in construction, and tips on how construction companies can reduce the gender divide. Gender inequality is a long-standing issue that has crept into every industry, and construction is no different.

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Nedschroef is a leading engineering and manufacturing partner in forming technologies with over 125 years of experience. Our worldwide activities vary from design and prototyping to trading, production and logistics, to help our customers fulfil their current and future needs. Our capabilities allow us to work with both established and new companies of any size in manufacturing industries including automotive, racing, aviation and construction.

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