Construction Industry

Domain shares "overvalued": Citi analysts

Shares in profitable property group Domain are "overvalued" and the current share price is "excessive", analysts say the day after the company …

Markets

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 …

Kuala Lumpur

'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

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 …

Construction

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

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

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

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

Construction industry starts program to attract workers

Minnesota construction industry leaders have launched a campaign to draw more people into the field as the industry is facing a workers …

Business

Here are the jobs with the highest — and lowest — wage growth in Canada

When it comes to making ends meet, having an income that keeps up with living costs is key. So what are the best jobs to be had in Canada, when it …

Money (Canada)

A Sample Construction Company Business Plan Template

<b>Are you about starting a construction company? If YES, here’s a complete sample construction business plan template & feasibility report you can use</b> …

Small Business

UK construction industry ‘enters recession’

The UK construction industry has technically entered recession for the first time in five years.

Economy

Why a Businessman Wants to Return Skateboarder's 'Grass-Cutting Money'

We love a good heartwarming apology — even one that's uncalled for! That's exactly what happened to one Illinois man when he recently received an …

Skateboarding

Construction industry has shed 140 000 jobs in the first half of 2017

JOHANNESBURG - The construction industry shed 140000 jobs between the first and second quarters of 2017, a figure that could amount to about 240000 …

Economy

Caterpillar digs 'smart iron' using Zuora

<i>Construction equipment giant Caterpillar is using the IoT to build new foundations and create the age of ‘smart iron’.</i><p>The Royal Institute of Charted …

Internet of Things

How Group Five revamped its business model

Group Five is repositioning into an enabler for infrastructure development as part of its action to tackle "underperforming operations in a rapidly …

Business (South Africa)

Get the Housing Industry Out of the U.S. Tax Code

We have unintentionally designed a system that drives people into debt to buy houses, making the economy more fragile.<p>Like a lot of people, I have a mortgage. Unlike a lot of people, I am in a big hurry to pay it off. Most people want to pay interest to the bank, which they can then deduct from …

Business

Engineering expands at fastest pace in 10 years as apartment work contracts in October

The fastest growth in ten years in engineering work kept the construction industry expanding in October even as apartment-building contracted further …

Economy

Housing industry blasts Vancouver city staff after rejected 105 Keefer condo proposal

City staff came under fire on Tuesday after they rejected a controversial condo proposal from a well-known Vancouver developer that was planned for …

Vancouver

Private sector key to govt economic programme - deputy minister

Cape Town - The South African government has never claimed to be able to exclusively deliver on its economic programme, but has consistently called …

Business (South Africa)

The Republican tax plan wages war on the housing industry

• <b>The Republican tax plan is a declaration of war against the housing industry.</b>• <b><br>The bill undercuts the mortgage interest deduction by doubling the standard deduction that all Americans can take.</b>• <b><br>It also caps the amount of property taxes that families can deduct at $10,000.</b><p>There are lots of ways to …

Real Estate

Fluor's One-10-Times Metric: Turning Innovation Into Implementation

"Innovation" is the latest buzzword to make its way across the engineering and construction industry. Organizations are devoting millions of dollars …

Innovation

Housing industry groups oppose House GOP tax bill

Home builders and realtors came out in immediate opposition to the House Republican tax plan on Thursday, after many other industry groups said they …

National Association of Home Builders

GOP tax bill puts ceiling on mortgage interest deduction on new homes

The House GOP tax bill to be released on Thursday keeps the mortgage-interest deduction for newly-purchased homes, but puts a ceiling on it of …

Mortgages

6 Startups Futurizing Construction with VR and AR

Shares 3<p>Consumer adoption of virtual reality (VR) has been kind of like how sex was in high school. Everyone is talking about it but few people were …

Virtual Reality

Could food waste be used as a construction material to build our cities of the future?

In the U.S., construction is a big source of waste and pollution. The construction industry accounts for an estimated 39 percent of CO2 emissions in …

Recycling

Patchwork legislation: The road to unintended consequences

City Council missed the real solution for construction safety<p>When Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed Intro 1447-C into law, requiring construction …

Bill de Blasio

The construction jobs which won’t exist soon

Mace, an international consultancy and building company, claimed that technological advances will mean human builders are replaced by machines.<p>In …

Robots