For the past year, construction firms have been searching for signs that the recession, which began over two years ago, was abating. Those signs continue to be few and far between. So the largest U.S. contractors now are settling into a waiting game, scrambling to increase their market shares, moving into new markets and taking a good look at how they do business to make sure that, when the market does rebound, they are ready.  Read the full article at ENR.com.