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By Justine Diaz
February 9, 2017
Unionised workers at the largest copper mine in the world are asking workers to vote for a wage strike and prepare for an extended conflict. How will this affect U.S. copper prices?
Nick Zadak has a love for bulldozers, skid loaders, and earth-moving equipment. When his parents began to fear that he wouldn’t be able to attend his favorite event, “Dozer Days,” they called on some construction crews to lend a hand.
This past month, construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January. This is the highest level since November 2008! But before we celebrate, there is another issue that you need to solve.
After starting up a business supplies company from their home garage, this company’s annual revenue recently surpassed seven million dollars. What market conditions led to their success?
On January 20 the Trump administration issued a memorandum declaring their intent to cut regulations that burden industries. How will this effect OSHA’s newest safety regulations and without someone to head the effort, how will this play out?
U.S. home prices marched steadily higher in November, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties. Will this spur on more construction or scare away home buyer demand? Read this to find out...
“When you look at the thought, skill, and craftsmanship that is evident in this new medical center, you really do have to stop and reflect on what an amazing team made all of this possible.” Check it out for yourself.
After a fall at a Ross Island Bridge construction site in Portland, Oregon, two workers were found conscious. Could this have been prevented?
Small infrastructure firms are happily picking up the scraps left by the market’s biggest players. Find out how to get in on the action...
The specter of automation has been looming over our industry for some time now. One role on your team in particular is at risk for being replaced by robots. Is it yours?
UK Court Ruling May Affect Labor Rights in 'Gig Economy'
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