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Survey: Is US political unrest harmful to construction?

Survey: Is US political unrest harmful to construction?

Running a business is never easy, but corporate leaders say that recent political and economic uncertainty could make it more difficult. What's your take?
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Ex-Michigan Governor, 8 Other Officials Charged in Flint Water Scandal

But cases against city consultants Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam and Veolia still are pending.

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Construction Drone Use Accelerates Toward LiDAR Capabilities

Fifty-seven percent of construction-industry respondents to the DroneDeploy State of the Drone Industry Report 2021 indicated they plan to expand …
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Costain director moves to BBA

Costain technical director Bill Hewlett has left the company to join the British Board of Agrément.
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Polish hyperloop company sets out plans for 2021

Hyperloop company Nevomo – formerly Hyper Poland – has said that it plans to launch full-scale tests this year, bringing the technology closer to implementation.
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Regional Sales Manager – Own a Franchise

Regional Sales Manager – Own a Franchise

… Products/Services Franchise; Children's Education, Services & Activities; Financial/Tax Services Franchise; Home Services and Home Improvement …
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Build a Tower, Save a Museum?

That’s the gamble in the Seaport historic district.
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I use a simple 6-step strategy to save over $25000 a year, and it lets me travel the world

I split the savings down the middle for travel and home improvements. The catch is how to make sure it's there when I want to spend it. That's where the …
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Lohmann at BAU ONLINE 2021: Adhesive solutions for window construction – and a sustainable technology premiere

Lohmann at BAU ONLINE 2021: Adhesive solutions for window construction – and a sustainable technology premiere …
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Cold Storage Construction Market Research : Industry Overview, Market Growth,Top Performing …

Cold storage construction market will reach an estimated valuation of USD 23.32 billion by 2027, while registering this growth at a rate of 14.20% for the …
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5 Signs You’re Overworking Your Construction Equipment

5 Signs You’re Overworking Your Construction Equipment

While early builders proved that construction with primitive tools and materials is possible, it would take them generations to accomplish what modern teams can do in a few months.
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Construction Employers Association receives Equity Champion in Workforce Development Award

CLEVELAND, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — During the 2020 EOD (Equal Opportunity and Diversity) Annual Meeting earlier this month, the Urban League of Greater Cleveland awarded Construction Employers A …
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Steel Roofing Market- Growth Drivers, Opportunities and Forecast Analysis to 2025

Moreover, North America has witnessed significant growth in the construction industry, owing to the increased home improvement and renovation …
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Green construction reduces new B.C. Starbucks’ carbon emissions by 30 per cent

Canadian green construction technology company, Nexii Building Solutions Inc. (Nexii), has constructed Starbucks store in Abbotsford, B.C. 
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Oregon university facility boasts modern design with new roofing and cladding

Oregon State University’s new marine science building in Newport, Oregon, creates a modern architectural design with natural pre-patina blue-gray zinc roofing and wall cladding.
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Barratt fined £140k for height safety breach

Barratt fined £140k for height safety breach

BDW Trading Ltd, the registered name of Barratt Homes and David Wilson Home, has been fined £140,000 after an electrician fell through a plasterboard ceiling.
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New online construction courses to boost sector capability

An additional 18 modules are expected to be rolled out throughout 2021. “I encourage everyone in the construction industry to visit the platform and …
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CDC recommends construction workers get coronavirus vaccine after grocery workers, older Americans

While contractors are deemed essential, they fall behind other groups that include first responders and teachers.
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11 Solutions to Keep Your Cramped Garage in Order

… as do the house brands of the big-box home improvement stores. We also have solutions for sports equipment that always seems to take up more …
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Podcast: Re:Construction

New episode: Bishop & Taylor Flexible Working Special
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Ilke sells Drybrook development to Guinness

Ilke sells Drybrook development to Guinness

The Guinness Partnership housing association has agreed to buy a development of 57 homes being put up by modular housing company Ilke Homes in Drybrook, West Gloucestershire.
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Best gift card deals you can still grab in time for Christmas

Know someone looking to get some home improvement done over the holidays or new year? Amazon has chopped $10 off the price of this $100 gift …
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‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be Enough

Proposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
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AECOM helps test New York City-area wastewater for signs of COVID-19

Health officials say monitoring wastewater can provide early indication of increases in infection rates and the effectiveness of vaccine deployment in specific areas.
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JCB updates 3CX backhoe loader

JCB has refreshed its 55kW 3CX backhoe loader for the new decade, with some new features as well as EU Stage V engine compliance.
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SC's pandemic-related economic blows range from glancing to direct hit

SC's pandemic-related economic blows range from glancing to direct hit

As a result, any home-improvement business did quite well.” And because restaurants were closed or had limited seating for many months, grocery …
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Adjaye Associates-designed presidential library will predicate the African perspective

Architecture and design firm Adjaye Associates has designed the Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in Johannesburg, South Africa. The 5400-m2 (58,125-sf) library seeks to be a space of excellence, learning, research, discourse, and cultural exchange predicated on the African perspective.
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Bechtel Team to Build $3B-$6B Nuclear Test Reactor in Idaho

MIT says nuke power plant design-builders can cut rising costs to propel use in U.S. energy transformation.

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Bobcat badges Magni rotary telehandlers

Bobcat has struck an OEM licensing agreement with Italian telehandler manufacturer Magni for rotary telehandlers.
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SP Energy introduces rapid fix for damaged power lines

A system resembling giant Meccano is being introduced in Scotland to help restore power supplies disrupted by severe weather.
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HS2 contractors take safety to the fourth dimension

HS2 contractors take safety to the fourth dimension

Main works contractor Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV) is using some new software on its HS2 contract to improve safety planning.
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Construction on New Vermont Amtrak Station Set for 2022

(AP) — Construction on a new, $4.5 million Amtrak passenger rail station in downtown Brattleboro is set to begin in 2022. The proposed project will be …
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Stadium, arena projects kick off despite COVID-19

Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend with a look back at some of the biggest sports-related construction news of 2020.
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Tetra Tech Sues EPA, Navy in New S.F. Base Toxic Cleanup Skirmish

Firm claims agencies lack evidence to make it liable for estimated $100M cost to re-analyze risks in residential rebuild of controversial Superfund site; developer Lennar also sues to recoup costs

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We Unearthed the 55 Best Rent Deals in NYC Right Now

A rare Chelsea townhouse two-bedroom, a Red Hook loft with concrete floors, and more.
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Construction Management Software Market Competitive Strategies & Forecasts 2020 to 2027 …

Construction Management Software Market Competitive Strategies & Forecasts 2020 to 2027 …

This Construction Management Software market report is a significant manual for the associations and various individuals who are invigorated in …
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NRC opens new materials research facility in Ontario

At a virtual ceremony, the National Research Council Canada (NRC) opened a new advanced materials research facility in Mississauga, Ont. The facility will serve as a national clean energy hub, supporting and undertaking foundational research of new materials for clean energy and other applications and transitioning them to industrial use.
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Paralympic icon Alex Zanardi moved to hospital closer to home after improvement in condition

Paralympic icon Alex Zanardi moved to hospital closer to home after improvement in condition. In a statement, the San Raffaele hospital in Milan said …
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Florida facility uses high-performance coatings to colorfully restore its façade

The Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO) Children’s Ability Center, Sunrise, Florida, used high-performance coatings for its colorful façade restoration project.
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Commercial construction in Utah at strong pace despite pandemic

And even with many employers allowing workers to perform their job duties remotely to avoid a COVID-19 spread, the construction industry has …
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New training offered on Covid-19 protocols

New training offered on Covid-19 protocols

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has teamed up with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) to develop new tools to promote best practice.
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ConstructConnect's Hot Projects – November 9, 2020

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects, both public and private, for the week. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads.
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In his own words: Native American contractor says fighting racism at work starts at home

In this continuation of Construction Dive's series examining racism in construction, we share the stories of people of color who have built prosperous careers in the industry despite hurdles put in their way.
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States with biggest drops, gains in construction employment

While the construction industry added jobs last month, its employment picture is highly variable across the country. Here are the states that have gained and lost the most construction jobs.
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Dan's Best of the Best: Time to Vote for the Best Home Services

Silver – Joe Burns Contracting Corp. Bronze – Gutierrez Home Improvement Inc. BEST ROOFER Platinum – M. Stevens Roofing Gold – Fast Home …
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2 construction workers struck and killed in Ypsilanti Township, MSP confirms

2 construction workers struck and killed in Ypsilanti Township, MSP confirms

Two construction workers were struck and killed on eastbound I-94 and Huron in Ypsilanti Township around 1:45 a.m. today, according to Michigan …
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The importance of flashing components

Flashing must not be taken for granted, as one can only get away with so much before leaking walls destroy a reputation and a completed project.
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From concept to construction: Introducing the Project Delivery Practice Guide

The latest edition of the Project Delivery Practice Guide (PDPG) in an easy-to-read layout offers updated information on best practices to help you lead successful projects to completion on time. It is now available on the CSI Bookstore.
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Germany clears way for Fehmarnbelt construction

The German authorities have given regulatory approval for construction of the international Fehmarnbelt Tunnel.
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Planning Board grants approvals for retail building currently under construction

A partially-constructed building at the corner of Kroemer Avenue and Route 58 in Riverhead may be moving forward after the Planning Board …
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