Construction labor costs across the board in the U.S. and Canada rose in February as subcontractor prices saw large gains, according to information from IHS Markit and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG).
A recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development indicates seasonally adjusted national housing starts dipped 5.8% from July to August. However, August’s 1,142,000 starts were almost a full percentage point higher than 2015’s rate.
A pair of National Association of Home Builders indices point to steady improvements in the housing industry as metro area markets are returning to normalcy and builder confidence in the single family 55+ market ticked up.
Industries are always looking ahead, trying to predict the next best thing to help attract and retain customers while boosting their bottom line. Staying informed about new developments, be it products or services, can help you target the trends that can most affect your business.
Robots are being designed to perform specific construction tasks using a variety of materials with the aim of automating constructions tasks such as stacking nonstandard arrangements. So reports the Architect's...
A panel of industry experts discussing workplace safety suggested to the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) act more consistently, make standards easier...
Green Business Certification Inc. will partner with STAR Communities to try to create a streamlined sustainable building framework for cities and communities. So reports the U.S. Green Building Council.