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Sustainability

The Portfolio Approach to Sustainability and Resiliency

April 20, 2021

Via: gb&d magazine

With billion-dollar weather disasters on the rise in the United States, resiliency and sustainability are on the minds of builders and homeowners alike. In 2020 alone, there were 22 events that sustained over $1 billion in damage and rebuilding efforts, […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Indiana DOT emphasizes work zone safety as road construction season begins

April 20, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is leveraging innovations in technology and equipment to reduce the risk of crashes in work zones as a record-setting 2021 road construction season begins in Indiana. INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness joined law enforcement and […]


News

The 12 most expensive US cities for construction

April 16, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Construction’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will vary greatly by city, but will most likely begin this year, a new report from construction management firm Cumming says. The company’s Q1 construction market analysis predicts that the industry’s resurgence will return […]


News

Construction employment in March trails March 2020 mark in 35 states

April 16, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe winter weather, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Biden nominates California safety chief as head of OSHA

April 14, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors can look to President Barack Obama’s administration for clues as to how a Parker-run OSHA might operate, said attorney Phillip Russell with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, who represents construction industry clients with OSHA citations and other safety […]


Construction Processes, Design

What is Architecture? According to our Readers

April 14, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Continuing our quest to redefine how architecture is perceived nowadays and exposing the different notions out there, ArchDaily gave space for its users to answer four fundamental questions: “What is architecture? What can architecture do? What is your architectural position? […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Pennsylvania contractor charged with stealing $20M from employees

April 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In the largest case of its kind on record, one of Pennsylvania’s biggest road and bridge construction firms has been charged with stealing more than $20 million from its workers, according to the office of State Attorney General Josh Shapiro. […]


Construction Processes, Design

The More You Understand How Materials Fit and Work, The Better Your Architecture Will Be

April 13, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Incredible lighting, shining finishes, healthy trees, and properly positioned human figures seem to be the perfect kit for a good and traditional image of architecture, which, however, is not always representative of reality or context. We are accustomed to thinking […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Border wall gets no new funds in Biden’s budget

April 12, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

When fielding a question earlier this month about reports that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was considering filling “gaps” in the border wall, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during a press briefing that federal agencies are […]


News

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 […]