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By Justine Diaz
March 23, 2017
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2017 Safety Performance Report. It’s packed with infographics and practical takeaways. But what you really want to know is, will better safety practices make you more profitable?
According to Dodge Data & Analytics, new construction starts in February rose 2% from the previous month. These two sectors strengthened after a subdued January. Read on to find out what brought about this change?
Ancient skeletons, roman medallions, and some very old-timey shoes are just a few of the things that this subterranean Crossrail dig is uncovering. See the treasures for yourself.
The workers’ strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Chile’s Escondida, shows no signs of stopping. With the uncertainty of supply fading, will copper prices ease up?
“When most kids think about construction jobs, they think about muddy boots and hard labor. There are those jobs, and they’re invaluable. But that isn’t necessarily the case. There are many other jobs to consider too.” - Dan Smith, CFO New South Construction
Impact fees, minimum lot size requirements, environmental and labor regulations. According to the NAHB’s Chief Economist Robert Dietz, all of these are reasons for high builder confidence under a new president. Does this confidence reflect the actual state of the housing market?
How do the architects and construction companies who make their living designing and building healthcare facilities feel about the future of healthcare construction? Understanding their outlook could help you weather upcoming industry hurdles.
The federal government is now accepting design proposals for the Trump administration’s promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but San Francisco lawmakers say that any contractor who puts in a bid will be on the outs with the city.
Some have full-scale test tracks in place, some are just getting started, and now, some are kicking off construction of their supersonic passenger capsules. The future of transportation construction is here and we’re all just waiting to see who will win.
US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates
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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
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You have worked hard all year long, so you deserve something extra special. Not sure what you want? Check out our construction-focused gift guide. ... Read More
We’ve compiled a list of our must attend trade-shows for 2018 that will help put yourself in a place that can open doors to your future. From green... 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