Construction employment hit a 10-year high in 2018, adding 19,000 jobs last month, according to information from the Associated General Contractors of America.
Rising mortgage rates and a skilled craftsman shortage may have contributed to a slowdown in new home construction. So reports MarketWatch.
Greg Barkley, a construction site foreman in Arizona, helped subdue a man who apparently lunged at an off-duty police officer by summoning his martial arts background. So reports KITV4, an ABC affiliate.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a report attributing nearly one-quarter of overdose deaths over a five-year period to construction workers. So reports Building Design + Construction.