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Construction Processes, Legal

Supreme Court Denies OSHA Vaccine/Testing Mandate in 6-3 Ruling

January 13, 2022

Via: ENR

A 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has placed a stay on the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s COVID-19 vaccination-or-testing mandate for employers with 100 employees or more, including those in the construction sector. All justices appointed by […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Will US Supreme Court Majority Be Willing to Delay OSHA Vaccine-Testing Mandate?

January 7, 2022

Via: ENR

A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical of the Biden Administration’s legal authority to implement a COVID-19 vaccination-or test mandate with the depth and breadth of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency temporary standard, as they […]


News

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 […]


Sustainability

Public contractor backlog weathers ups, downs during the pandemic

December 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

While COVID-19 had an impact on backlogs across the construction industry, some public companies performed better than others. When a company failed to grow its backlog, it was often because it worked for a sector that was struggling. “The primary […]


Construction Techniques

2022 predictions: The 4 biggest heroes in your digital toolbox for balancing construction industry disruptions

December 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry is built on a happy balance between the right materials and effective project management. But what happens when that happy balance is disrupted by ongoing shifts in the marketplace? COVID-19, increased demand, supply shortages—as the complexity grows, […]


News

5 of the largest mixed-use projects in the works across the US

November 30, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Across the country, developers are placing big bets on mixed-use projects, many of them with budgets into the billions or hundreds of millions. In the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, expectations for the performance of […]


Sustainability

5 graphs that illustrate construction’s challenging year

November 18, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Over the past year, supply chain snarls and pandemic-related uncertainty have continued to affect the construction industry, leading to high materials costs, delays and difficulty finding skilled labor. It’s not all bad news though: some costs remained relatively flat, the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Construction spending falls in NYC, but outlook is positive

November 5, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

As COVID-19 continues to impact the construction industry, New York City faces an uncertain near-term economic future, according to the report. Delays in the federal infrastructure bill are also not sparking much optimism, it said. But Carlo Scissura, president and […]


Sustainability

Construction’s career crisis: Keeping workers on site and in the industry

November 1, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Quite simply, many people aren’t aware of the career they could have in construction. That’s a large reason experts say construction is struggling to find and keep workers who build careers, rather than just work jobs. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, […]


Sustainability

The Construction Industry’s Rocky Road to Recovery

October 27, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

We’re a little over a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic and the construction industry, like many other industries, is maneuvering several obstacles on its road to recovery. I think it’s important that we take time to understand […]