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Slow payments cost GCs and subs $64 billion annually

October 17, 2019

Delayed payments are costing both general contractors and subcontractors tens of billions annually, according to a new study. The study was conducted by construction finance platform Rabbet, formerly Contract Simply, in partnership with Procore Technologies. A similar study by Rabbet […]


New workforce program sells construction as ‘cool’

October 10, 2019

Category: Sustainability

It takes a lot to capture the attention of Generation Z — Americans born between the mid-1990s to early-2000s. This group of digital-savvy young people have grown up with social media, streaming video and online shopping. A new outreach effort […]


Global construction output growth will decline to 2.7% in 2019

October 4, 2019

The deterioration in construction output growth across emerging markets has been worse than previously expected, particularly in the US and the Middle East. Therefore, the forecast for global construction output growth in 2019 has been revised down to 2.7%, which […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Improving job-site safety through BIM technology

October 17, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction uses BIM technology to win more work and be more competitive. But the tech-forward company has found that the benefits of BIM extend into another area that all construction firms grapple with every day — site safety. Construction-injury […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

7 ways to keep your highway construction workers safe

October 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The most lethal threat to highway zone construction workers is the possibility they will be struck, either by a passing car or construction vehicle. In 2017, 132 individuals working in highway construction zones were killed in this way, reported the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Oklahoma approves $8B of infrastructure work

October 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The money for Oklahoma’s program will come from the Federal Highway Trust Fund, state income taxes and fuel tax revenues. The Eight-Year Construction Work Plan is updated annually, and this year’s rendition represents a spending increase of approximately $400,000 from […]