U.S. construction spending down slightly, some say New York construction law too costly, construction barge slips away, construction photo contest—hooray!
Author: Amy Bourne
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Construction on a new school in Sugar Land, Texas halted with mass grave discovery, Florida restaurant uses drill in innovative way, Autodesk hints at a future for blockchain in construction.
Stellar Flooring has come up with a new way of laying hardwood floors, for floors that they say will last a lot longer—and are easier to clean or repair.
Hurricane may mean looser licensing in Florida, foster kids recruited into trades, tariffs likely to blame for rising costs, cyberattackers target construction
The manic days of summer are over, along with big crowds at natural spots, crazy drivers blaring loud bass, and blazing temps. It’s a great time for a road trip.
They’re a pain to sharpen, but carpenter pencils are flat for a reason. Many reasons, actually, according to journeyman Leah Borden.
Public works spending up in August, Hawaii construction boom goes on, Germans test natural fibers in concrete, and world’s richest carpenter hides the news.
The international construction market reaches staggering size, construction’s backlog is bigger than ever, a positive word about minorities in unions, and construction opportunities in empty “boxes”.
The AP reports on the robots and drones contractors are employing to speed up construction, even as they keep the same number of human laborers on site.
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Fewer young workers flocking to construction may be the real crux of the labor shortage. Still, the industry is employing the highest number of workers since 2008.
According to Fortune Magazine, some jobs are simply not replaceable by robots—and many of those are in the construction industry. Here’s what they are.
This magnetic sweeper could pay for itself very quickly by increasing safety on your job site.
Pennsylvania trying new tacts to fight opioids in construction, Mexico construction supervisor arrested for homicide after earthquake collapse, another Florida bridge construction deals with cracks.
Thought millennials didn’t want to do real work? Listen as several of them express their sincere reasons for entering the field of construction.
New Minnesota web site connects contractors and subs, Sonoma County builds homes faster, Harvey created hiccup in Houston home construction, and construction really digs drones.
Not everything you see on the big screen is CGI. Watch a time-lapse video of the elaborate set-building done for the movie Alien: Covenant, released in May 2017.
Construction workers claim racist acts in San Francisco, New home sales soaring with prices down, Denver poised to hire local for big construction boom, Worker electrocuted at KY site.
Building materials play a huge role in construction expense. FUEL uncovered cheaper alternative for these five commonly-used building materials.
LA construction photographer Tara Garner captured a few moments in the facelift of West LA’s famous Beverly Center Mall, for which workers are using a Bragg LTM1400.
Missouri gas tax would boost infrastructure funds, Portland’s building boom not affordable, Houston becoming petrochemical king, Pittsburg seeks minority construction workers.
Exoskeletons are coming to a job site near you, Southern Indiana wants to create new building trades school, and a Bronx woman connects locals with construction jobs.
Some wine country home owners whose homes were devastated by the wild fires last fall are choosing to rebuild using ICF, or Insulated Concrete Forms. But is ICF really indestructible?
AGC says new tariffs are raising costs for construction; a construction tech startup raises $865 million; and a “double-breasting” construction company in New York gets fined big time.
Alabama’s Academy of Craft Training, just two years old, is seeing high schoolers through basic construction training as paid interns and into jobs in the construction industry.
Foxconn is building a huge new plant in Wisconsin and hiring local; tiny Tennessee subcontractors try to slither out of paying out for their workers’ deaths; and Arkansas girls consider futures in construction.
Los Angeles-based construction photographer Tara Ann Garner captured the building of the new Poema Bridge in Chatsworth, a Southern California community about 30 miles northwest of L.A.
Home Depot helping create house builders; female construction CEO found guilty; Japanese construction firm ready to bring in the robots; and construction worker survives perilous fall.