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women in construction can ‘pave their own way’

“Here, Quinn talks with Construction Dive about her career choices, her favorite projects and the importance of finding a mentor.”https://www.constructiondive.com

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Construction worker pay grew at the fastest rate in 40 years as builders are desperate to keep up with the real estate boom

“The construction industry overall added 60,000 jobs in February, and wages for nonsupervisory positions saw the fastest rate of growth in 40 years, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.”https://www.businessinsider.com/construction

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Construction spending has solid gain in November led by residential building

Outlays for construction projects rose 0.4% in November at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.63 trillion, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had expected a 0.7% increase. Spending in October was revised up to a … Continue reading

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US construction firms struggle to find workers

“Construction jobs in the USA currently exceed pre-pandemic levels in only 18 states and Washington DC as firms struggle to find qualified workers to keep up with demand.” https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news

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OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for FY 2021

“Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)has been OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the past 11 fiscal years, and the other standards that make up the agency’s “Top 10” list have largely remained unchanged.” https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com

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Report: Value of global construction claims reach $73 billion

“After analyzing $2 trillion worth of capital construction projects around the world, active from March 2020 through August 2021, consultancy HKA found that the value of disputed construction costs reached $73 billion, with requested extensions of time totaling 750 years” … Continue reading

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Navigating Construction Delay Claims with NRCA

Register for NRCA’s legal webinars Supply chain shortages and material volatility continue to present project delay challenges for roofing contractors…

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Study finds high levels of perceived discrimination in the building industry

Read the brief by Jennifer Goodman here.

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High demand for hands-on, skilled workers in plumbing, automotive and manufacturing industries

Employers seek to recruit more in skilled trades Construction employment increases in July

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Construction Workers Concerned About Delta Surge Amid Vaccine Hesitancy

Survey: Many in construction worry about the unvaccinated

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