• FMI Releases Third Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index

    The nonresidential construction sector continues at a steady pace, a slight decline notwithstanding, according to the FMI Nonresidential Construction Index Report (NRCI) for Q3 2015.  The Index reflects the observations and sentiments of a sampling of construction industry executives nationwide.

     
  • 2015 Concrete Foundations Association Award Winners

    Awards include Contractor of the Year, Most Innovative Contractor, Associate of the Year, Most Valuable Player and the Kick-Start Membership Award. The awards signify the ultimate display of excellence for the cast-in-place concrete industry.

     
  • 15 Tips for More Effective Meetings

    Keeping meetings, tight, effective and on-track takes discipline. And meetings that waste time also squander energy, productivity, and money. When you follow these 15 tips you gain respect and buy-in as you run meetings that are valuable, efficient, and productive.

     
  • Deport Undocumented Workers?

    By one estimate, removing all undocumented U.S. workers would wipe out a chunk of the economy the size of of Texas--and decimate the construction industry.

     
  • The Benefits of Adding Fibermesh to Concrete (INFOGRAPHIC)

    Check out this infographic to learn more about the benefits of concrete fiber additives.

     
  • Equipment Operator Pleads in Fatal Incident

    A heavy equipment operator who knocked over a brick wall onto an adjacent Salvation Army center killing six people and injuring 12 during a demolition project in downtown Philadelphia pleaded guilty Tuesday.

     
 
  • Construction Industry Protests Proposed Overtime Rule

    Contractors and specialty firms are gearing up to fight an Obama administration proposal that could force the construction industry to give overtime pay to a huge new subset of its white-collar workforce.

     
  • Should You Markup Subcontractor Quotes?

    A lot of contractors don't believe they need to use their full markup on subcontractor quotes. Michael Stone explains why that can be a mistake.

     
  • One Killed and Two Injured in Jobsite Bee Attack

    A chance encounter with these usually peaceful insects led to a tragic result for one construction worker. Protect yourself by knowing where bees live and what to do if they come after you.

     
  • Construction Spending Up 12% Annually

    Construction spending in the U.S. rose 12% year-over-year in June, the Commerce Department said Monday. But on a monthly basis, the gain was the smallest in five months.

     
  • 15 Tips for More Effective Meetings

    Keeping meetings, tight, effective and on-track takes discipline. And meetings that waste time also squander energy, productivity, and money. When you follow these 15 tips you gain respect and buy-in as you run meetings that are valuable, efficient, and productive.

     
  • Equipment Operator Pleads in Fatal Incident

    A heavy equipment operator who knocked over a brick wall onto an adjacent Salvation Army center killing six people and injuring 12 during a demolition project in downtown Philadelphia pleaded guilty Tuesday.

     
 
 
 
 
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