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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 […]


Construction Processes, Financial

HITT hands out COVID-19 bonuses of up to $10,000

October 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Bardin said that he hesitated to call the funds “hazard pay,” and instead referred to the bonuses as “appreciation pay.” When COVID-19 gripped the U.S. last year, construction workers at firms across the country became role models in how to […]


News

How should Texas contractors navigate clashing COVID-19 vaccine orders?

October 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

On Oct. 11, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order limiting vaccine mandates, even for private employers. This flies in the face of President Joe Biden’s September announcement that all large employers must require their employees to be vaccinated […]


News

Biden touts vaccine mandate at Clayco jobsite visit

October 11, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Following the Biden administration’s announcement on Sept. 9 that a federal vaccine mandate would go into effect, the president has been touting its effectiveness and encouraging the shot. Biden said that his administration’s mandate, along with the provision that federal […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Alabama to use COVID-19 relief to help construct $1.3B worth of prisons

October 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

At the crux of the issue is widespread violence in Alabama prisons. On Dec. 9, 2020, the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of Alabama for what it called “unconstitutional conditions” in the prison system, such as […]


Construction Techniques

Study: Contractors embrace hybrid work

September 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The survey found that, much like in the wider professional world, hybrid work is here to stay for construction even though it is typically thought of as an in-person industry. Many companies reported seeing a wide range of benefits by […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Contractors react to upcoming federal vaccine mandates

September 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Since President Joe Biden issued plans to mandate vaccines in some workplaces earlier this month, a number of construction companies are encouraging their employees to get vaccinated and are trying to figure out what the new rules mean for their […]


Sustainability

Start Prepping Now for the Next Normal in Construction

September 10, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction is the largest global industry that accounts for 13% of global GDP. It encompasses infrastructure, industrial structures, and real estate and today many companies are adjusting their business models to embrace the next normal in construction. It is a […]