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Mass.' Force Corp. Fined $837K By AG's Office

Massachusetts construction company Force Corp. was fined $837,341 for violating state law and making illegal deductions from its employees’ paychecks. So reports Banker and Tradesman.


New Housing Market Index Shows Dip in 55+ Demographic

Sales for single-family homes sold to those older than 55 years old are down in the third quarter. So reports Housingwire.


Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Gets $144K Donation, Adds NABTU

The Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention held its first strategic planning session in Washington D.C., laying the groundwork for its governance, education and fundraising plans. So reports Contractor.


Hurricanes Hampering Alabama Projects

Hurricanes Florence and Michael have damaged "hundreds of thousands" of homes and have made an already tight labor market tighter. So reports WAFF48.


Falling Rebar Tower Injures 3 at Calif. Construction Site

Three people were injured at a California construction site after a 20-foot-high rebar tower fell. So reports the East Bay Times.


Md. Police Looking for Suspect in Construction Worker Hit-and-Run

Police are looking for a driver they believe was responsible for hitting Maryland construction worker Johnathan Wright, who has since been hospitalized and is in critical condition. So reports Fox 5 DC.


Construction Spending Edges Up On the Back of Government Projects

U.S. construction spending was up 0.1% in August despite sluggish home and non-residential building activity. So reports The Journal Gazette.


Mass. Mayors Pledge to Boost Construction Amid Housing Crisis

The mayors of 15 municipalities near Boston agreed to accelerate home construction projects to combat the region's housing crisis. So reports The Boston Globe.


Mich. Work Stoppage Drags as Talks Break Down

Negotiations between the state of Michigan, engineers and the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association have broken down. So reports


Florence Unlikely to Hamper Big Builders in Carolinas: Expert

Damage from Hurricane Florence is not expected to hamper home buying activity in the Carolinas. So reports MarketWatch.


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