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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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10 Top Projects in LEED’s Leading States

A roundup of outstanding developments in the states that earned USGBC’s highest ratings in 2020. The state counted 94 projects certified by USGBC in 2020, for a total of more than 16 million square feet, or nearly 2.1 per capita. … Continue reading

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The Current State of Jobs in Construction

Despite 2020 layoffs, construction’s labor woes persist -read on Construction Dive Construction Loses 61K Jobs in February as Unemployment Rate Hits 9.6% -read on Engineer News-Record

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Yes, Even Vaccinated Employees Must Continue Wearing Masks

“it is important to wear a face covering and remain physically distant from co-workers and customers even if you have been vaccinated because it is not known at this time how vaccination affects transmissibility.”

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US spending on construction projects rises 1.7% in January

Read the article on Associated Press by Matt Ott here.

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