PRINCETON, N.J. (June 30, 2014) — The Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (ICCIFP) has achieved accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation.

A landmark AIA-sponsored study investigates the factors that are preventing the design and construction industry from fully capitalizing on specific healthy building investments.

CHICAGO (June 26, 2014) — The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most—physicians.

The federal highway program's looming collapse threatens thousands of jobs within the construction industry.

WASHINGTON (June 25, 2014) — The crisis facing the federal highway program threatens to take a massive human and economic toll on the construction equipment industry, Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) 2014 Chairman Tim Watters said last week on Capitol Hill.

(June 23, 2014) — KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA, a Houston-based heavy equipment manufacturer, presented a check of nearly $120,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). A long-supporter of the military, KOBELCO was pleased to make this presentation to the WWP in Houston.

Nevada and California claim the largest 12-month gains, while West Virginia and New Jersey show the largest annual declines.

(June 20, 2014) — Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia during the past 12 months and in 30 states and D.C. between April and May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of Labor Department data.

Maracanã, South America’s largest stadium and the facility that will host the final World Cup game, is included in the list of structures that have achieved this distinction.

WASHINGTON (June 17, 2014) — With all eyes on the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is proud of the fact that six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.

FARGO, N.D. (June 13, 2014) — The employees of Bobcat Company and Doosan took part in “Doosan Day of Caring,” a company-wide volunteer effort to celebrate Doosan’s Foundation Day and global volunteer week during the month of June in various Bobcat and Doosan facility locations around the U.S.

The National Construction Association joins Hiring Our Heroes program to give members of the Associated General Contractors of America access to veterans job fairs and other resources designed to make hiring heroes easier.

(June 10, 2014) — The Associated General Contractors of America is joining the national Hiring Our Heroes program as part of the construction industry’s effort to add 100,000 veterans during the next five years.

Partnership will strengthen support of federal contractor compliance efforts.

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 10, 2014) — BirdDog, a provider of recruitment and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction and skilled trades industries, has announced a strategic partnership with OutSolve, a national service provider of affirmative action plans and Office of Federal Contr

DALLAS, Texas (May 30, 2014) — Jackie James, director of World of Concrete, will travel to Toronto in late June to participate in a trade mission hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).