70% Of All Construction Projects Are Over Budget & Delivered Late

Construction labor efficiency and productivity has decreased, while all other non-farming labor efficiency has doubled or more since the 1960s. Currently, 70% of projects are ...
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General Mills Buys 100 MW from Cactus Flats Wind in Texas

General Mills announced it has a 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems for the 150-MW Cactus Flats wind project under development in Concho County, ...
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President Trump Signs Executive Order to Double Funds for Apprenticeships

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - President Donald Trump is ordering more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 ...
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ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017: Gains in All Categories During First Quarter

WASHINGTON, June 21-- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, ...
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Lean Projects are Three Times More Likely to Complete Ahead of Schedule According to Dodge Data & Analytics’ Research

Dodge Data & Analytics recently benchmarked the current state of capital project delivery performance and found a statistically significant correlation between use of Lean ...
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Economic Update: US Construction Employment Remains Steady

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5—National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis ...
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