Top 20 Construction Influencers to follow on LinkedIn in 2018

top 20 construction influencers
top 20 construction influencers

The Who’s Who of Construction on LinkedIn

There are many companies, people, and groups that share valuable information, knowledge-based content and updates about the construction industry, and promote innovations and advancements in science and technology on LinkedIn. Obviously, we are biased and encourage you to follow Giatec. But, here is our pick from top 20 influencers in the construction industry that you need to follow in 2018:

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Companies to follow:

Construction News

Construction News is a weekly newsletter dedicated to providing the latest and top construction-related news within the UK. A subscription to Construction News will give you detailed stories, industry trends, high profile interviews, expert analysis, forecasts, and will ultimately keep you up to date on UK construction.

Associated General Contractors of America

The Associated General Contractors of America (or AGC) is a leading association for the construction industry. The AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, over 6,500 general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty contracting firms. The AGC is a nationwide networking platform dedicated to educating members of the latest in construction technologies while connecting professionals through the platform.


RICS seeks to influence governments and international organizations to achieve the highest professional standards & qualifications in the industries of construction, infrastructure, and real estate. By using member expertise, RICS demonstrates professionalism, technical knowledge & standards, while continuing to follow a research agenda in order to promote their beliefs and practices.

Construction Dive

Construction Dive is an online & mobile dashboard that features the latest construction news, trends, & insights on a variety of topics. Newsletter topics include commercial, infrastructure, residential, design, green, technological advancements, and more.

Concrete Decor Magazine

Concrete Decor magazine seeks to share decorative concrete in all forms. The magazine features valuable information, ideas, and new products in decorative concrete and related specialties. Concrete Décor reaches more than 40,000 professionals in the concrete industry.

Construction Junkie

Construction Junkie is a newsletter dedicated to supplying a convenient platform for the latest and most interesting news, technology, products, and more.

The Construction Index

The Construction Index is UK’s largest construction search engine which provides products and services from thousands of construction companies across the UK. The website attracts more than 14 million global visitors!


ConstructConnect connects many industry professionals including general contractors, subcontractors, building product manufacturers, designers, architects, and project owners. The network gives access to relevant data and information through easy-to-use technology.

People to Follow

Jon Belkowitz

Director of Research and Development at Intelligent Concrete, LLC specializing in Concrete Research, Development and Education with a focus on Nanotechnology.

Jay Shilstone

In his words, “Concrete quality is my passion, not only in terms of performance, but also specification, construction and appearance.”

Marco Rosignoli

Marco has an extensive experience in designing hundreds of bridges including 14 cable-stayed and 9 arch bridges. He works as a forensic engineer, has published several books and teaches various courses to civil engineers.

Martin Kruger

Managing Director at All4Concrete Ltd. Ready Mix Concrete solutions and supply. Training, coaching, and mentoring.

Heather Brown

For the past 15 years, Heather Brown has been churning out those leaders as director of the Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University.

Mike Murray

Mike has been involved in Concrete Construction for over 57 years. As Concrete Finisher foreman and owner of Murray Decorative Concrete Supply. Much of Mike’s attention is now focused on efforts to use concrete to fight cancer and help families and children facing the daily challenges of cancer in their lives.

Groups to Join

Engineering News-Record

Engineering News-Record provides the news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively.

American Concrete Institute

Connecting members of the American Concrete Institute and those who are interested in concrete production, design, and construction to each other for networking, discussions, and ACI updates.

Concrete Construction Magazine

The Concrete Construction Magazine group provides concrete construction and repair contractors with the information they need to improve quality, reduce costs, and increase profitability.

Building Magazine

Reaching over 125,000 professionals every week, Building provides an unrivalled combination of award winning editorial, news, interviews, analysis and hard industry data and leads the way in journalism for the construction industry.

The Concrete Producer

This group is focused on the women and men who work in the sales, marketing, quality control, production, mix design and delivery of ready-mixed concrete, precast concrete, prestressed concrete, and concrete block.

For Construction Pros

The group on LinkedIn is a place where construction professionals can network, share tips and insights, and help each other run their construction businesses more profitably.

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