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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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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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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 […]


Sustainability

3 trends impacting construction’s labor outlook in 2022

January 6, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

For construction, a “Help Wanted” sign is familiar, as the demand for new workers has continued to outpace the supply. The industry has faced a compounding labor shortage for decades, and, in 2022, a perfect storm of swirling factors could […]


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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 […]


Construction Techniques

Mistakes in data capture are costly. Here’s how contractors can avoid them.

January 5, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

With some of the slimmest profit margins across different industries, an occasional oversight could lead to bad news for construction companies. It can be as easy as a rounding error here, a missed invoice there, or even an accidental overpayment. […]


Construction Processes, Design

Which Country is Best in Design? A’ Design Awards Announce World Design Rankings 2021

January 3, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

Which country is the best in industrial design? Which country is the best in interior design? These and more questions seek to be answered thanks to the World Design Rankings (WDR), sponsored by the A’ Design Award and Competition. With […]


Construction Processes, Design

FCBStudios Designs Mixed-Use Development in the Heart of Bristol

December 30, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

FCBStudios’ redevelopment plans for St Mary le Port Bristol received planning approval, spearheading the transformation of the key site into a vibrant piece of the urban fabric. The scheme embraces the historical importance of St Mary le Port church tower […]