Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while construction spending decreased by 2.0 percent from September 2018 to September 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.
The construction industry continues to lag behind others when it comes to the adoption of digital work practices. How can the Fourth Industrial Revolution become reality without a fully digitized engineering, procurement and construction sector?
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the Trump administration's decision to extend, by one-year, temporary protected status for Salvadorans, including roughly 37,000 currently working legally in the domestic construction industry.
New global company introduces digital integration services, advancing constructors’ innovative digital workflows
October 28, 2019
Bentley Systems, a global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, and Topcon Positioning Systems, positioning technology for the survey and construction industries, announced that its new, jointly owned company
Simpson Strong-Tie announced the expansion of its High-Performance Solutions for High-Wind Forces online resource center to include video content and additional building design information for contractors, inspectors, specifiers and homeowners looking for the latest high-wind information and construction guidance.
Construction employment grew in 252 out of 358 metro areas between August 2018 and August 2019, declined in 60 and was unchanged in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.
FMI just released their Third Quarter 2019 North American Engineering & Construction Outlook, which features comprehensive construction forecasts for the U.S. and Canada as well as information on key market drivers.
Check out the November 2019 issue of Walls & Ceilings, this edition focuses on a team who is utilizing cold-formed steel framing on their projects. The issue also covers tools & software, restoration, continuous insulation and more.