Which face coverings are best for preventing jobsite coronavirus spread?

July 9, 2020

While any face covering will help contain the usual droplets that come from coughing, sneezing and even speaking, there are things to look for in a face covering to maximize jobsite safety from the coronavirus. Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s […]

Readers Respond: Environmental laws are important for construction

July 2, 2020

President Donald Trump’s recent executive order directing federal government agencies to waive environmental regulations and to take other actions necessary to streamline and expedite infrastructure projects was designed to help hasten the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The order […]

New study: Health risk behaviors among construction workers

June 25, 2020


New research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) suggests that several behaviors that contribute to higher health risks are more prevalent among construction workers than workers in other industries. This new study was recently published in […]


Total U.S. Put-In-Place Construction to Be -4.5% in 2020 Versus 2019

July 6, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

U.S. put-in-place construction spending, during the coronavirus health crisis, has benefitted from the carryover of work begun last year. 2019 construction starts included an inordinately large number of mega projects valued at $1 billion or more each. There were 35 […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Building in Brooklyn Being Demolished After Partial Collapse

July 2, 2020

Via: ENR

A three-story building in Brooklyn, N.Y., is being demolished following a partial collapse that occurred Wednesday afternoon around 4:40 p.m. The building, at 348 Court Street in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood, was the location of a Body Elite Gym, closed […]