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New smart PPE system monitors workers’ heat stress and sweat rate

“This new feature tells managers which workers to monitor closely on hot days, and when and how to alter an individual’s schedule or workload…”Nicole Moyen, Vice President of Kenzen’s Research and Development

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Construction lost 7K jobs in June

Construction Left Out of June’s U.S. Big Jobs Advance

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As policy impacts kick in, Virginia climbs into top five states for solar

The latest quarterly ranking of new solar capacity shows Virginia and the Carolinas in the Southeast leading the way on solar thanks in large part to recent policy victories. -Elizabeth McGowan

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Regulations spark search for greener roofing insulation

A worthy journey

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Construction Worries in June Due to Rising Material Costs

ConstructConnect’s ‘Expansion Index’ Captures Construction Hesitancy The construction industry still struggles to recover to pre-pandemic levels as owners hesitate to commit to rising costs of construction. Total Construction Falls in May as Housing Stumbles Rising costs of construction materials lead … Continue reading

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Home building costs soar due to government regulations, material price increases

Read about the increasing costs of home building on Construction Dive.

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Roofing and Construction Supply Shortages

Roofing and construction supplies have been harder to come by and prices have been increasing as demand outnumbers supply. Here are a few articles to keep update on the current situation in supplies and materials. Forecast: Inflation and a Tough … Continue reading

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Global construction sector to grow by more than 5% in 2021

The global construction industry is set to grow by over 5% this year, a new report by GlobalData has suggested.

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Construction Starts in February

U.S. Industry Snapshot – February 2021 Nonresidential Construction Starts -30% YTD Versus ‘Normal’ – read on Daily Commercial News Despite Hope for Strong Economic Recovery, February Sees Further Decline in National Construction Starts – read on Dodge Data and Analytics

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What the American Rescue Plan Means for Roofing

COVID-19 relief plan contains money for construction

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