Construction Industry

Genoa’s tragedy points to a malaise at Italy’s heart | Tobias Jones

The horror of the bridge collapse in Genoa could hardly have happened in a more stunning city. I’m supposed to go there for work, but usually find myself idling to admire the sudden views of the sea from the hills. It’s a bit like Bristol: an elderly port that, with its rivers, summits and soul, …

Opinion (UK)

Want To Climb Up The Corporate Ladder? Start Here.

Leveling up in your career is a long-term game. No one gets promoted overnight. Climbing up the corporate (or entrepreneurial) ladder takes real commitment, hard work combined with strategy and most importantly, patience.<p>Kaethe Schuster, Sales & Marketing National Account Executive at The Dow …

Customer Service

A Guide to Drone Photography/Cinematography for Architecture

Drone photography has been one of the biggest advancements in aerial photography and cinematography. Drones began making a huge impact on filmmaking …

Drones

Workforce shortage casts shadow on St. Louis construction sites

The construction industry is booming. Nationally, employment in the sector increased by 303,000 over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, …

High School

London mayor battles to keep pace with ever fiercer housing crunch | Financial Times

• Labour mayor vowed to ‘fix the Tory housing crisis’ in capital<br>• Sadiq Khan has some success with affordable housing targets<br>• Pressure grows to build more …

Housing

Tips for keeping decks safe after one collapsed in Charlottetown

Household decks should be checked to make sure they are safe, says a spokesman for the Construction Association of P.E.I.<p>In an interview with The …

Charlottetown

Shane Jones' plan to fix New Zealand's infrastructure

Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says despite the lack of funds in the Government's coffers, schools, hospitals and prisons will remain off-limits …

New Zealand

Complacency rises in workplace health and safety, and we're all to blame

New Zealand's poor record for workplace deaths and injuries has been showing major signs of improvement.

New Zealand

Skilled-trade training program helps Milwaukee residents

When Ezzard White launched One Hope Made Strong, a free skilled-trades training program for young men and women living in the central city, he had no …

News (U.S.)

Tariffs on minds in Harrison Co.; McKinley says he'll talk with White House

Tariffs are on the mind of Stockmeier Urethanes USA President Christian Martinkat, as they are with numerous other business leaders across the …

Tariffs

'Stress is huge': New Zealand's foreign buyers ban brings home scale of crisis

At 55, Gem Pritchard has given up on the dream of ever buying a home for his family. The single father’s decades of work in the construction industry have essentially come to nothing.<p>According to statistics New Zealand, home ownership is at the lowest point in 66 years, and on Wednesday the …

Housing

This house is heated on 2 hair dryers' worth of energy in winter — and now it's easier to have a home like it

A two-storey, metal-sided house stands out among the stucco bungalows on Kylemore Avenue.<p>Its red metal roof, deep-set windows in 18-inch-thick walls, …

Energy Efficiency

South Carolina’s unemployment rate drops slightly

South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month.<p>The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the jobless rate in South …

South Carolina

Cardiff and Vale College and Persimmon Homes Join Forces

Cardiff ...The post Cardiff and Vale College and Persimmon Homes Join Forces appeared first on Business News Wales.

Housing

Want to earn big bucks? Highest paid jobs in your state revealed - and you don't have to get your hands dirty

The highest paid jobs in each state have been revealed, with engineers and technology workers earning the most all across Australia.<p>Average salaries …

Salaries & Wages

Istanbul locals feeling the pinch of Turkey's economic crisis

The fallout from Turkey's economic crisis may have eased somewhat, but the worst of it does not appear to be over. As DW's Gunnar Köhne reports, it …

World News

"Leave the neighbourhood to heal as it chooses" says MP responding to Grenfell memorial design

The MP for Kensington, the London borough containing Grenfell Tower, has spoken out against a conceptual memorial, which she says would re-traumatise …

Grenfell Tower

The 'sleeping giant' to Sydney's housing affordability woes

Changing the way we build is key to creating more affordable, sustainable cities, architecture experts say.<p>Despite rapid transformation in other …

House Prices

McGough nets third Best Places to Work Award from MSPBJ - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

No. 2 Large: McGough Construction<p>In order to keep up its winning streak, three-time Best Places to Work honoree McGough Construction has launched a …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Talented but overlooked: We should transform hiring and mentoring of introverted lawyers

• Home<br>• In-Depth Reporting<br>• Talented but overlooked: We should transform…<p>Advocacy<p>Photo Illustration by Pathdoc/Shutterstock.com<p>Law students and attorneys …

Law

For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless

For the volunteer tradeswomen who came together over several cold, wet weekends this spring to build a tiny-house village for homeless women in north …

Activism

Frank Bruno among the guests at Coventry firm's star-studded golf day

Boxing legend Frank Bruno MBE was among the stars to attend The Wigley Group’s annual golf day.<p>The Coventry company joined forces with world-class …

Armed Forces

Tax consultant jailed as ringleader of £6.9million payroll fraud conspiracy

A globe-trotting tax consultant fled the UK before he could be arrested for masterminding a conspiracy to steal £6.9 million from construction …

Corruption

Justice Stephen Breyer named as new Chair of the Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury

Justice Stephen Breyer has been named as the new Chair of the Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury, following the retirement of the most recent Chair, …

Architecture

Government to set up infrastructure agency to tackle deficit

Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones has announced the formation of a new independent infrastructure entity to help drive economic …

New Zealand

Civil Contractors welcomes new infrastructure agency

Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomed today’s announcement from Infrastructure Minister Hon. Shane Jones that a new independent infrastructure …

Business (New Zealand)

Broken Rio Vista bridge blocks Sacramento River shipping lanes

What goes up must come down, but what’s down can’t always easily go up.<p>At least that’s the case with the State Highway 12 bridge in Rio Vista, which …

Coast Guard

They use weakened cement that's 'like putting up shelves with sellotape' - so have dodgy Mafia deals caused TEN bridges to collapse in five years?

THIRTY-NINE dead, dozens missing and the rubble remnants of the Morandi bridge in Genoa is a shocking reminder of how much grip the mafia has on …

Match Fixing

Tragic Types of Construction Accidents That Can Be Prevented

How to Decrease the High Number of Injuries and Fatalities Construction Workers Face<p>It's no secret that having a job as a construction worker isn't …

Construction Industry

Is Industrialized Construction “Leapfrog” Technology?

Every now and then, disruption pushes a new technology to the front of the pack, bypassing the leading competition. This effect is called …

Innovation