Construction Industry

Competition Commission approves construction groups’ alliances, despite concerns

The plan by three construction groups to enter into economic alliances with black-owned firms has been given the green light by the Competition …

Business (South Africa)

Winnipeg housing industry getting ready for new mortgage rules

New mortgage rules came into effect on January 1, 2018, keeping Winnipeg mortgage brokers busy.<p>“It was the busiest November and December,” mortgage …

Mortgages

Opportunities for Women in the Construction Industry

There’s no doubt about it…women are diversifying the construction industry.<p>According to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), as …

Home Decorating

How to Grow a Construction Business - Year-End Planning

Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding, plus special offers.<p>Developing a strategy for how to grow your …

Home Building

GOP tax bill 'bad news' for housing industry, expert warns

While Republicans work to pass a finalized version of their tax reform bill through Congress this week, a multitude of provisions included in the legislation could put a damper on the housing market, in terms of prices, inventory and even purchasing incentives.<p>The massive increase in the standard …

Business

Women in Construction: One Professional’s Experience

We’ve all been to networking events where people ask “What do you do?” When I tell people that I’m a construction manager, they often want to know …

Home Decorating

Lorry owners seek steps to open new sand quarries

The Tamil Nadu Orunginaintha Manal Lorry Urimaiyalargal Sangam has urged the State government to take steps to open the 70 new sand quarries that …

Salem

Job Fair, Training To Enhance Central 70 Project, Boost Construction Industry

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b>– The Colorado Department of Transportation is gearing up for a major project that will change the landscape of Interstate 70 through …

Is the building industry about to crash?

A lot of industries follow a pattern of growth and subsequently decline. Resource companies are the epitome of booms and busts, banks are also known …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Employee or Independent Contractor?

This question today comes up in many contexts. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, an intermediate appellate court, in <i>D&R Construction v.</i> …

Law

How To Save Money Through The Use Of Virtual Reality In The Construction Business

<b>How To Save Money Through The Use Of Virtual Reality In The Construction Business</b><p>Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3D modeling and Building Information …

Augmented Reality

U.S. jobs report rosy; unemployment rate remains at 17-year low

WASHINGTON — Employers in the U.S. added 228,000 jobs last month and the nation's unemployment rate held steady at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent.<br>The …

Economy

This Small Business Owner Doesn’t Want Handouts for Being a Woman In the Construction Industry. She Wants Tax Reform.

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — Mary Beth Hartman has never called herself a feminist. “But I do believe that women can compete with men, and I don’t believe …

Conservative View

New York Officials Battle Wage Theft in Construction Industry

For months, Ariel Ortega’s paychecks would bounce when he went to deposit them at his bank each Friday. He says he never saw the promised overtime pay for his extra hours on Saturdays remodeling a 12-floor apartment building in Brooklyn.<p>Mr. Ortega considered quitting. But when he voiced concerns, …

New York City

Construction industry institutes and associations A to F

Featured articles and news<p>RSHP create a fairytale snow scene to welcome guests to The Berkeley hotel.<p><b>Fragmented industry</b><p>How many institutes and …

Sadiq Khan

£500 boost for Pembrokeshire training trust

A PEMBROKESHIRE cause associated with training in the community is £500 better off, thanks to a donation recently made at Providence Training Ltd in …

Pembrokeshire

These five trends are changing the construction industry

Long regarded as being averse to change, the construction industry is entering a period of substantial adjustment.<p>How construction companies operate …

Construction

The construction industry is balking at being asked to shoulder too much risk for major Government projects

The construction industry is increasingly wary about taking on contracts, like the Justice Precinct contract one, which force contractors to shoulder …

New Zealand News

These states lost the most jobs in 2017

While the unemployment rate continues to decline under President Donald Trump, hitting 4.1%, the lowest since 2000, there are certain industries—and states—that continue to experience job losses.<p>GoBankingRates analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to track the number of employees in …

South Dakota

Sterling Construction: Right Place, Right Time

Turnaround strategy already paying off.<p>Tealstone acquisition looks to be a masterstroke.<p>Improving margins and revenue mix.<p>Improved funding …

Business

Silicon Valley Is the Answer to Attracting the Next Generation in Construction

To attract the next generation of its workforce, the construction industry must emphasize technology and diversity.

Innovation

Govt on track to get RM2bil IBS-based projects

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government, through the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida), is on track to achieve an additional investment of …

'A ticking time bomb': Housebuilders need people more than they need land

• <b>The Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors has warned of a growing skills gap which some believe could decimate the UK construction industry</b>• <b><br>62% of surveyors now believe the problem is hampering growth.</b>• <b><br>The gap has grown due to an ageing population, and will grow further once Britain leaves the</b> …

Business

Australian businesses in the midst of best economic conditions in two decades

Australian business conditions have surged to the highest on record, with rises across several industries. National Australia Bank's monthly business …

Economy

Pressure builds on young tradies

Apprentices in the construction industry are a high risk group for alcohol and other drug-related harm.<p>They were also found to be at high risk of …

Australian Universities

MN construction industry launches recruiting initiative

Dive Brief:<p>Construction industry organizations in Minnesota have teamed up to form Project Build Minnesota, a program that aims to increase the …

Business is booming: NAB survey will put a smile on RBA's face

It might be hard to get corporates to admit it, but business conditions are actually booming, the best they've been for two decades, according to the …

Economy

Megawide nets P1.7B

www.megawide.com.ph photo<p>Construction and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp. booked a nine-month net profit of P1.7 billion, up by 7 …

Markets

Surge in fire safety contracts put out to tender in wake of Grenfell fire

There has been a huge surge in fire safety contracts put out to tender in recent weeks as the social housing industry attempts to grapple with the …

Grenfell Tower

NZ scours the world to fix construction industry shortage

About 500 professional construction vacancies need filling prompting the LookSeeBuild campaign.<p>Overseas construction professionals are being offered …

New Zealand