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Construction Processes, Financial

Commercial Construction Index finds high optimism in U.S. commercial construction industry

December 11, 2017

Via: www.bdcnetwork.com

Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors remain optimistic about the current and forward-looking health of the sector, according to the Q3 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index’), released today. Nearly all contractors […]


Construction Techniques

Bringing Heavy Civil Construction into Digital Age

December 8, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

How Construction Management Software is Meeting the Evolving Expectations of a Tech-Savvy Workforce The technological advances of the past 30 years, especially in the areas of mobile technology and specialized software, have revolutionized the world of business. From allowing employees […]


Construction Techniques

Rebuild, retreat, or resist

December 6, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city, thanks in part to its embrace of unfettered growth. But its swagger got doused during the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain, bringing a drenched and debilitated […]


Construction Techniques

5 Solar Construction Trends Shaping the Industry

December 5, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

The future is a scary place when you’re in a red hot industry such as solar construction, because there’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next. You’re constantly wondering: Will this keep up? Will some new innovation […]


Construction Processes, Legal

A majority of Americans would pay more taxes for better roads

December 5, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The results of the HNTB poll mirror similar feedback from a national Bloomberg survey earlier this year, which found that just over half (55%) of Americans would support an increase in the federal gas tax if it meant improvements to roads and […]


Construction Processes, Financial

US commercial real estate to grow through 2019

December 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Despite the ULI’s findings, Bloomberg recently reported that the suburban office market is on an upward march as older millennials opt to move away from urban centers to smaller, more affordable cities nearby. And employers are tagging along. One of the contributing factors […]


Construction Processes, Legal

OSHA fines NJ contractor $191K for scaffold safety violations

October 25, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Scaffolding-related violations typically make an appearance in OSHA’s annual top 10 list of most frequently violated safety standards. Incorrectly assembled or misused scaffolding equipment can create fall hazards as dangerous as those faced by roofers or ironworkers. And a fall […]


Construction Techniques

Attention to detail from the deck-up in California’s wine country

September 18, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Northern California is known as a wine lover’s paradise. Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see and history runs deep through every bottle. Established in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo, the E & J Gallo Winery […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Pelican Improves Worker Safety Remote Area Light

September 6, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the long-awaited launch of the new safety certified Pelican™ 9455 remote area lighting system (RALS), attaining the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Seattle Partners withdraws $521M bid for KeyArena redevelopment

September 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The city of Seattle issued a request for proposals back in January with an eye toward hosting an NBA team — to replace the SuperSonics — or an NHL team. Conditions of the proposal required that any potential developer would have to […]