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White House releases infrastructure report cards for every state

April 12, 2021

Category: News

Today, the White House released state-by-state fact sheets that highlight the needs in every state across the country for the investments proposed by President Biden in the American Jobs Plan. The fact sheets highlight 12 key areas to be addressed […]


Construction employment rebounds in March following February drop

April 5, 2021

Category: News

Construction employment climbed by 110,000 in March as the industry recovered from severe winter weather that pushed employment down by 56,000 in February, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association […]


Construction spending slips in February

April 1, 2021

Both Nonresidential and Residential Spending Retreat from January Levels amid Extreme Winter Weather; Association Posts Inflation Alert to Aid Understanding of Squeeze on Nonresidential Construction Firms. Construction spending slumped in February as unseasonably severe weather hammered the industry and a […]


News

White House identifies the 7 worst states for infrastructure

April 15, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The administration pulled the grades from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ infrastructure report card, according to U.S. News and World Report. The ASCE gave the country as a whole a C-minus grade — an improvement over its previous score […]


News

USACE awards contract for highway raising, flood protection project in Fargo, N.D.

April 15, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Paul District, awarded a $67 million contract to Industrial Builders Inc. of West Fargo, North Dakota, for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. The goal of the project is to complete the I-29 grade […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Biden nominates California safety chief as head of OSHA

April 14, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors can look to President Barack Obama’s administration for clues as to how a Parker-run OSHA might operate, said attorney Phillip Russell with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, who represents construction industry clients with OSHA citations and other safety […]


Construction Processes, Design

What is Architecture? According to our Readers

April 14, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Continuing our quest to redefine how architecture is perceived nowadays and exposing the different notions out there, ArchDaily gave space for its users to answer four fundamental questions: “What is architecture? What can architecture do? What is your architectural position? […]