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Sustainability

Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – June 2020

July 9, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Below are six graphs recording 12-month moving averages of ConstructConnect’s nonresidential construction starts. When the value of the current month is higher than for the same month a year ago, the line will turn up; when lower, it will dip. […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Which face coverings are best for preventing jobsite coronavirus spread?

July 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

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 […]


Sustainability

Top 10 Major Upcoming Entertainment Facility and Stadium-Arena Construction Projects – U.S. – July 2020

July 8, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The accompanying tables show the top 10 major upcoming entertainment facility and stadium-arena construction projects in the U.S. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, […]


Sustainability

Real Estate Survey Predicts Office Market Still in Decline

July 7, 2020

Via: ENR

The only bright spot in a national real estate market in terrible shape, thanks to COVID-19, is an uptick in demand for industrial warehouse space due to increased online shopping deliveries during lockdowns, according to a recent survey. Cold storage […]


Sustainability

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 […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

How Construction Workers’ Compensation Losses Are Changing

June 26, 2020

Via: ENR

While much has remained the same in construction workers’ compensation claims, there’s a small difference that’s worth noting. Autos hitting workers now seems to exceed slips and trips that don’t involve a fall, accounting for 7.6%, or about $800 million, […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

New study: Health risk behaviors among construction workers

June 25, 2020

Via: ISHN

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 […]


Construction Techniques

How Technology Can Steer the Construction Industry Out of COVID-19

June 24, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The spread of COVID-19 was all about uncertainty and distress. With people being strongly advised to follow social distancing protocols, the government had its focus on controlling the spread of illness by restricting travel and work. And just like any […]


Sustainability

Commercial Construction Index, confidence in future revenue plummet

June 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

When the survey was conducted in April, coronavirus-related shutdowns were in the early stages. Nearly nine in 10 respondents said they were experiencing delays, 87% expected the delays to continue through the summer and 73% anticipated the delays to continue […]