Trade association recognizes exemplary projects using structural insulated panel (SIP) construction methods
March 10, 2022
One of the most prominent offsite construction award programs, the Building Excellence Awards showcase the projects that best demonstrate the design flexibility, long-lasting energy performance and resiliency of SIPs.
Contractors Association Prepares Updated Construction Inflation Alert as Tight Labor Market, Soaring Materials Costs, and Supply Chain Disruptions Threaten to Delay Projects and Undercut Further Job Gains
February 10, 2022
Construction employment dipped by 5,000 jobs between December and January even though hourly pay rose at a record pace in the past year, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.
New Industry Outlook Shows Contractors Expect a Boost from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Broad-Based Private-Sector Demand, Except for Retail and Office Construction, If They Can Find Workers and Materials
January 12, 2022
Construction contractors expect increasing demand for numerous types of projects in 2022 despite ongoing supply chain and labor challenges, as most firms plan to add workers this year.
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Worcester, Mass. Post Largest Year-over-Year Increases; Nassau County-Suffolk County, N.Y. and Evansville, Ind.-Ky. Experience the Worst Declines over 12 Months
November 30, 2021
Between October 2020 and October 2021, nearly two out of three U.S. metro areas added construction jobs.
Without question, the building and construction industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Approximately 1.1 million construction jobs were eliminated in the first two months of the pandemic prior to the industry’s designation as “essential.” While the industry has recouped nearly 80 percent of its workforce since then, companies will need to hire another 1 million workers over the next two years to meet the country’s insatiable demand for new home construction and improvement.
Procore Technologies, Inc., a provider of construction management software, announced it has acquired LaborChart, a provider of workforce management software for specialty contractors and self-performing general contractors.
New Education Series Open to Architect and Design Firms Interested in Learning More About Steel Framing Solutions That Save Time and Money
October 31, 2021
ClarkDietrich has launched a new interactive educational lunch-and-learn series called “Conversations With ClarkDietrich.” The series was kicked off with an event on October 15 at Dallas-based MAREK Design Studio and was focused on head-of-wall framing solutions.