Posted on 1/22/2014 3:20 PM By Joanna Masterson
Three contractors offer insight on how their companies are dealing with the pending shortage of skilled craft professionals.
Posted on 1/15/2014 7:33 PM By Joanna Masterson
Although the construction industry faces a looming workforce shortage and numerous economic hurdles, there’s a lot to be excited about regarding the materials, tools, equipment and technology that help bring construction projects to life. Check out a small sampling of innovations firms can take advantage of now and expect in the near future.
Posted on 1/15/2014 4:43 AM By Joanna Masterson
During Greg Hoberock’s more than 30 years in the construction industry, his can-do spirit has helped him grow a one-man pipe insulation company into a multifaceted firm licensed to work in eight states, deal with union threats, and step up to serve as 2013 national chairman of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
Posted on 1/13/2014 2:14 AM By Joanna Masterson
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) enacted two pieces of legislation that will expand prevailing wage requirements across the state.
Posted on 1/12/2014 11:47 PM By Joanna Masterson
Under a recently proposed rule, companies with 250 or more employees would be required to submit injury and illness records to OSHA on a quarterly basis.
Posted on 1/12/2014 11:40 PM By Joanna Masterson
The legislature passed several bills that dedicate more resources to career and technical education.
Posted on 1/12/2014 11:38 PM By Joanna Masterson
The South Carolina Infrastructure Bank Board voted unanimously to allocate up to $550 million for state highway construction
Posted on 1/12/2014 11:31 PM By Joanna Masterson
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) expects revenues to reach $17.3 billion during the next 20 years, 91 percent of which is legally required to be spent on roads and bridges.
Posted on 1/12/2014 8:27 PM By Joanna Masterson
The Chicago City Council voted 32-17 to adopt the Energy Use Benchmarking & Transparency Ordinance.
Posted on 1/12/2014 8:11 PM By Joanna Masterson
Commercial construction and the industries that feed it stimulated $9.6 billion of business in Alabama in 2010, according to a study the Alabama Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors.