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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.
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Ever wonder what’s the difference between a general contractor and construction manager? Well, you’re not alone! To help clear up any confusion, we’ve broken down the roles and responsibilities of ... 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
Pete says that Procore quickly breaks down the complicated pieces of data in his jobs, and presents them to the end user in a digestible format. "T... Read More
Hear Brad Hyatt, Associate Professor at California State University Fresno, discuss what students are learning in school to prepare them for const... Read More
Construction has always had a somewhat complicated relationship with technology. Over the last few decades there have been improvements in material... Read More
J. Colin Cagney, a director, KPMG Major Projects Advisory, knows that while most companies want to use data analytics to increase, they’re often no... Read More
Congress has passed the final version of the federal tax reform bill, and it will soon head to President Donald Trump to be signed into law. The qu... Read More
January 9, 2018