NATIONAL (Sept. 18, 2020)—Thirty-nine states lost construction jobs between August 2019 and August 2020 while 31 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July and August according to a new analysis of Labor Department data released today by the Associat
Birmingham, Ala. (Sept. 21, 2020)—Construction Business Owner, the leading business magazine for contractors, is pleased to announce a free webinar presented in partnership with Autodesk.
WASHINGTON (September 4, 2020)—Construction industry employment expanded by 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
NEW JERSEY (September 8, 2020)—The Dodge Momentum Index increased 1.8% in August to 126.5 from the revised July reading of 124.2.
NATIONAL (September 2, 2020)—Sixty percent of firms report future projects have been canceled or delayed, but 52% of firms struggle to find craft workers amid worker fears of COVID-19 and unemployment supplement.
WASHINGTON—United States Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia recently announced the award of nearly $20 million in funding to four states as part of a new pilot program to address the health and economic impacts of widespread substance and opioid misuse, addiction and overdose by pr
This week, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada in the latest round of a dispute that has been going on for nearly 40 years over tariffs imposed on softwood lumber exports coming into the United States.
WASHINGTON (August 19, 2020)—Architectural billings failed to show any progress during July, and business conditions continued to be soft at firms, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
NATIONAL (August 12, 2020)—United Kingdom-based general contractor Balfour Beatty reported its half-year 2020 results this week. The firm reported a 26 million pound ($34 million) loss in Q1 and Q2 of 2020, mostly attributed to the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON—The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the seventh annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction has been rescheduled for September 14-18, 2020.
PLANO, Texas (July 23, 2020)—Hilti North America announced a new innovation that is more connected to its customers than any tool of its time, the EXO-O1 wearable exoskeleton.
DALLAS (August 3, 2020)—Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. recently announced its financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended June 26, 2020.