Have you heard of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants? The program was designed to provide discretionary grants to rural communities and projects for infrastructure... (Read More)
With storms getting stronger and extreme weather events multiplying across the globe, developers and architects are turning their sights to constructing buildings that can withstand the harshest conditions.
In the wake of a giant super storm, the... (Read More)
With no end in sight for the construction skilled-labor shortage, companies are increasingly running into a wall finding qualified people to fill their job openings.
That much was on display when it was recently reported that the Detroit Red... (Read More)
The construction industry has continuously found itself facing the need to adapt to a changing world. Some would say our industry has been resistant to change even as the world around it changes.
The fact is, there is always a need for more... (Read More)
Every month, we take a deeper look at construction trends and industry momentum. The fact is, there's A LOT of data out there regarding the direction of our industry.
This month we are going to examine the May and June numbers, which is the... (Read More)
Construction employment has either been limping along or quite robust, depending on where and when you take a look at the market.
Yet, new numbers put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics report that the construction sector saw a net job gain of... (Read More)
Have you heard? OSHA is set to roll back protections for workers who may come in contact with Beryllium, a potentially deadly mineral.
The proposal would require shipyards and construction companies that use coal slag to meet the same limits as... (Read More)
Although we have been riding high on nearly-constant private construction industry forecasts, that doesn't mean our industry isn't facing some headwinds.
As digital trends disrupt entire industries, the construction sector is going to have to... (Read More)
Have you heard? Everything is getting smart these days. It started with your phone, then moved on to your TV. Heck, even your refrigerator might be “smart.”
The fact is, technology is changing everything, and not just devices. Even the... (Read More)