Construction Employment Increases by 6,000 Jobs in July, Annual Growth Rate Doubles Hiring Pace

Construction employment increased by 6,000 jobs in July to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors from hiring as many ...
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A Look Back During The Early Era Of Skyscraper Construction 

During the early era of skyscraper construction, it was said that one worker died for every $1million spent on the building 5 men died during the 1929 to 1931 construction of ...
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12 Construction Apps To Improve Jobsite Productivity

There’s no question that mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have made our lives easier. Mobile construction apps allow you to get instant access to project ...
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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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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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