Investigation finds Georgia construction contractor could have prevented worker’s fatal fall

May 9, 2024


A Georgia construction contractor’s failure to enforce safety regulations at an Arcadia, Florida worksite led to a 31-year-old steel erector suffering fatal fall injuries, an incident caused by the same workplace safety violations for which federal inspectors cited the employer […]

A Complete Guide to Understanding Green Building Rating Systems

April 24, 2024

Category: Sustainability

Studies have shown that the built environment is responsible for 40% of the world’s total carbon emissions, while the construction and demolition industry as a whole generates approximately 30% of the globe’s waste and accounts for over one-third of global […]

The Promise of Accessibility: Can Modular Systems Contribute to Democratizing the Design Process?

April 18, 2024

At the dawn of Modernism, in the fervent search for innovative, efficient, and cost-effective building systems, the idea of modular construction offered the promise of exactly that: an industrialized system comprised of ready-to-assemble elements, easily configured, cost-effective, and quality-controlled. While […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Public sector lifts nonresidential construction spending as private projects lag

May 1, 2024

Via: Construction Dive

In contrast, private sector nonresidential spending was uneven, said Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America. Overall, private nonresidential spending dropped 0.2%. “Private nonresidential categories showed varied patterns, while multifamily construction continued to slip from record […]


How tech can level construction’s playing field

May 1, 2024

Via: Construction Dive

As someone who’s navigated the construction world from multiple vantage points, I’ve come to see our current labor shortage not just as a challenge but as a pivotal opportunity for growth and inclusion. When I co-founded BuildOps, it was with […]