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By Procore Editorial staff
July 7, 2016
In the generally rosy U.S. jobs report, retail and transportation are clear winners, manufacturing suffers an exodus of workers, and construction posts a negligible net loss. Brexit's effects are yet to be felt. Read more.
We're the nation whose wives and girlfirends once riveted together the B-29 Superfortess fleet. Now we can't fix a toaster. Construction Camp believes a new Golden Age of skilled labor awaits an army of new craftspeople; our middle schoolers. Read more.
Illegals redefined: undocumented construction workers were paid by documented criminals as frugal contractors sought to save on workman's comp and payroll taxes. Read more.
Concrete-bolstering fibers, liquid pigments, fusion-bonded epoxies, glass bubbles; when the construction economy slows it isn't just the hammer manufacturers who sweat. Read more.
Seattle's Interagency Academy was the last stop for students who couldn't seem to get it right. Then the Sawhorse Revolution gave them a mission. Boy, did they ever get it right. Read more.
After 17 years, Portland acknowledges its affordable housing problem with a 1% construction excise tax. Not everyone is happy about it. Read more.
MAGIC girls' camp, despite its acronym, is all about tempered steel and hard hats. How to open up the gender-centric construction industry? One highly trained young woman at a time. Read more.
Fashionably exposed beams and lovingly repurposed raw materials make the historic Miller Textile Building a real find for Stahl. Sixty windows with views is the icing. When your building is your brand nothing else matters. Read more.
Nothing says Social Media Kingpin like Facebook's 9th Floor, $4.8 million Mega-Cafeteria. Oh, and then there is the $200,000 stairway that will guide the lucky diners to their ham sandwiches. Read more.
As a glaring symbol of The Fall of Tobacco and the rise of Healthy Living, this deal is tough to beat. Health Care giant Ventas has doused the final Chesterfield in its acquisition of the historic cigarette plant in Durham, North Carolina. Read more.
Women in Construction
Eyes on Africa in AECOM Strategy Shift
That master strategist Sun Tzu knew a thing or two about out-thinking the competition. Turns out his focus on strategy over strength can be applied to gaining an edge in the construction industry. ... Read More
If you're a construction worker, you're most likely working physical labor and it can get hot if you're working under the sun. Here's a guide for h... Read More
As an architectural statement, the campus is a monument both to Apple’s corporate success and centrality to the global tech culture. At 176 acres, ... Read More
August 8, 2016
"Some of the cool things that we're doing on job sites today are with Rovers and the alive platform. Alive is that software platform that glues to... Read More
The National Association of Women in Construction has a new executive vice president. This change marks a “brand new day and brand new way” for the... Read More
Every construction business owner can learn a lot from competitors. But merely copying them won't do. You will just always stay one step behind. So... Read More
We've selected eight women from all walks of life to ask them one common question: what advice would you give women who want to enter the construct... Read More