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Sector watch: Data center construction will continue to surge in 2022

January 21, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

While that type of demand will likely cool off in 2022, a surge in orders by other users should keep activity in the sector humming along, according to industry experts, if enough workers can be found to build it out. […]


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Maine DOT releases 2022 three-year work plan for infrastructure projects

January 19, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) recently released the 2022 edition of its three-year work plan. The work plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2022, 2023, and […]


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White House urges states to name infrastructure coordinators

January 18, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Some governors have already started appointing their own infrastructure leaders. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, created his own Infrastructure Planning Advisory Committee and appointed Becky Keogh, secretary for the state’s Department of Energy and Environment, as chairman. The committee […]


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How higher rents, rising values will drive multifamily construction in 2022

January 11, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

While the COVID-19 pandemic has hammered many areas of commercial real estate, the multifamily sector has emerged as a clear winner. Although apartment rents plummeted in the early months of the pandemic, they quickly recovered in early 2021. These rent […]


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Economic outlook: The issues that will boost, challenge construction in 2022

January 10, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

In late December, Deron Brown was having trouble finding a hotel room in Phoenix for a January conference. And from his perspective, that was a good thing. As president and chief operating officer of U.S. operations for Edmonton, Canada-based PCL […]


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What is ICC Certification?

January 10, 2022

Via: gb&d magazine

Building and construction codes are ever-changing, and whether you’re building in California or Illinois there are differences in rules, but resources like the International Code Council (ICC) can help industry professionals navigate these regulations. In a world of codes, some […]


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Construction Posts Fourth-Straight Monthly Jobs Gain, Adding 22,000

January 7, 2022

Via: ENR

Construction employment continues to rise, as the industry added 22,000 jobs in December, the industry’s fourth monthly increase in a row, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The BLS report, released on Jan. 7, showed nearly all construction segments […]


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Turkish Firm Nabs $1.9B Rail Contract in Tanzania

January 7, 2022

Via: ENR

Turkish contractor Yapi Merkezi late last month signed a $1.9-billion turnkey contract for the construction of 368 kilometers of electrified standard gauge railway (SGR) in Tanzania comprising all infrastructure works and the materials and systems for the trackwork, catenary power […]


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8 construction projects to watch in 2022

January 6, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

A number of the nation’s largest construction projects are set to start construction, hit major development milestones or otherwise spark interest in 2022. Priced from the hundreds of millions to the tens of billions, these developments-in-progress are notable for their […]


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Steady Growth Seen for Global Construction After COVID Rebound

January 5, 2022

Via: ENR

Having bounced back from the worst of the pandemic fallout, global construction is set to grow by 2.3% a year in real terms reaching $16.6 trillion by 2030, say forecasters at London-based Global Construction Perspectives in reviewing 112 markets. Four […]