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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Selecting the right delivery method for the job

August 30, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

From the pyramids to the Burj Khalifa, for centuries the ability to create sophisticated structures has been the yardstick by which civilizations have been measured. Just as our capacity to build has evolved over time, so too have the methods […]


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Noose found at $1.7B MSG Sphere site in Las Vegas

August 30, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

A similar incident was reported last summer at another huge Las Vegas hotel project, the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas. According to a statement from Resorts World, a noose was discovered in one of the hotel’s towers and reported […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

OSHA sets fines at $1.3M for contractor in workers’ deaths

August 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive reached out to Atlantic Coast Utilities and Moloney for comment through publicly available contact information for the company, but the individual who answered the phone claimed it was the wrong number. In a statement obtained by the Associated […]


News, Sustainability

ABC’s Construction Backlog inches higher in May

June 15, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Associated Builders and Contractors reports today that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 8.0 months in May, according to an ABC member survey conducted from May 20 to June 2, 0.1 months higher than in April 2021 and May 2020. […]


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22 states to end federal COVID-19 unemployment benefits

May 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Other states are also cutting off federal pandemic benefits, hoping that their unemployed residents will head back to work. As of Friday, May 21, according to CNBC, at least 21 other states are getting ready to opt out of the […]


News, Sustainability

Construction momentum at 12-year high, despite continued challenges

May 11, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The uptick in the institutional sector, which includes healthcare, education, dormitories, recreation facilities and public buildings such as courts and prisons, seems to be driven by longer-term optimism about the country’s overall progress against COVID-19, even as the hurdles that […]


Construction Processes, Financial

1,000-Word Chart: U.S. Put-in-Place Construction Spending

May 4, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. At the same time, though, there are many topics (e.g., relating to demographics, housing starts, etc.) that […]


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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 […]


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White House releases infrastructure report cards for every state

April 12, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

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 […]


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Construction bidding activity ticks up in February

April 9, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

The Blue Book Network Velocity Index ticked up 0.5% to 100.9 in February from a revised 100.5 in January (December 2018 = 100). This the most stable the Index has been since before the pandemic began. The Blue Book Network […]