Construction Industry News

A collection of Construction latest news, analysis and best practices from top business influencers and the world's most trustworthy sources.

inthesetimes.com - How the Construction Industry Preys on Workers Newly Released From Prison
How the Construction Industry Preys on Workers Newly Released From Prison
Institute for Public Affairs

Bernard Callegari, a member of the Construction and Building Laborers' Local 79 union in New York City, argues that every laborer in his craft jurisdiction deserves to work safely, with dignity and a fair wage. This is why he knew the union needed…

forbes.com - Shimon Shkury - The Sunset Of Rental Construction In New York City (At Least For Now)
The Sunset Of Rental Construction In New York City (At Least For Now)
Forbes

Like many American cities, New York City's demand for housing is staggering. In spite of state laws intended to hold down housing costs, rental prices have increased and low- and middle-income families are finding it even harder to find affordable…

techcrunch.com - Kyle Wiggers - AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M
AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Juanmonino / Getty Images In the construction industry, managers can become disconnected from what's happening on-site — particularly when dealing with pandemic-related disruptions. Among the top hurdles are staying on top of…

gpsworld.com - Tracy Cozzens - Topcon represents construction industry in CampusOS 5G research project
Topcon represents construction industry in CampusOS 5G research project
GPS World

May 17, 2022 - By Tracy Cozzens Topcon Positioning Germany is one of 22 partners involved in CampusOS, a research project with the goal of developing a modular ecosystem for open 5G campus networks based on open radio technologies and interoperable…

torontosun.com - Brian Lilley - LILLEY: Construction unions are abandoning the Liberals for Ford
LILLEY: Construction unions are abandoning the Liberals for Ford
Toronto Sun

The Liberals have lost their attack dog, and it's showing as you watch Steven Del Duca campaign across the province. The Working Families Coalition, the group of unions from the public and private sector that once supported the Liberals, has broken…

archinect.com - Construction starts rebounded in April following rises in nonresidential and residential building starts
Construction starts rebounded in April following rises in nonresidential and residential building starts
Archinect

Total construction starts rebounded in April according to a new Dodge Construction Network study, rising 3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $945.8 billion. Nonresidential building starts rose 6% and residential starts increased by 4%, while…

federalnewsnetwork.com - Scott Maucione - Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall
Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall
Federal News Network

The Air Force is ready to build its “Base of the Future” and it's prepared to pay big bucks to do it. The service is investing up to $604 million as part of the rebuild of Tyndall Air Force Base, amounting to the largest military…

nytimes.com - Erin Woo - In Uncertain Times, Start-Ups Flock to Co-Working Spaces
In Uncertain Times, Start-Ups Flock to Co-Working Spaces
The New York Times

When Melissa Pancoast moved her financial literacy start-up, The Beans, into a WeWork office in San Francisco's Salesforce Tower last May, most of the offices around her were rented out but unoccupied. As vaccination rates climbed and San Francisco…

therealdeal.com - Kevin Rebong - Construction-Tech Startup Buildots Raises $60M Series C
Construction-Tech Startup Buildots Raises $60M Series C
The Real Deal

BY T.P. YEATTS MAY 17, 2022 9:00 AM Buildots, a Tel Aviv- and London-based startup that builds software to help construction site managers track work and accurately pay subcontractors, raised $60 million to grow its business in the U.S.

brooklynpaper.com - Kirstyn Brendlen - Construction begins at affordable housing, manufacturing 'Bridge Rockaway' in Brownsville • Brooklyn Paper
Construction begins at affordable housing, manufacturing 'Bridge Rockaway' in Brownsville • Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Paper

Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter to get insights and game coverage for your favorite teams Bridge Rockaway, an unusual kind of mixed-use affordable housing development is in the works in Brownsville, bringing 174 affordable apartments…

247sports.com - Gene Swindoll - PHOTO GALLERY: May 15, 2022 Humphrey Coliseum construction photos
PHOTO GALLERY: May 15, 2022 Humphrey Coliseum construction photos
247Sports

We at Gene's Page will be providing you with a weekly photo gallery of the work being done on the $34.5 million Humphrey Coliseum addition and renovation that was awarded to Thrash Commercial Contractors, Inc. February 2, 2022. I will take photos…

constructionnews.co.uk - Contributor - IR35 still lacks clarity one year on, but construction is adapting
IR35 still lacks clarity one year on, but construction is adapting
Construction News Specialists Awards

Ryan Dawson is IR35 programme manager at insurance broker Kingsbridge When IR35 tax reforms came into force in April 2021, several construction firms introduced blanket bans on the use of contractors classed as ‘people with significant…

constructionnews.co.uk - Luke Haynes - Construction firms pay out record bonuses to retain staff
Construction firms pay out record bonuses to retain staff
Construction News Specialists Awards

Construction firms are paying out record bonuses as they fight to retain skilled staff, Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows. Official figures reveal that construction workers were paid an average of £89 per week in…

orissadiary.com - OdAdmin - Scania India celebrates over 10 years of powering India's construction industry at EXCON 2021
Scania India celebrates over 10 years of powering India's construction industry at EXCON 2021
Odisha Diary

New Delhi: Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. reaffirms its commitment to India, showcases its top mining heavy tipper G-500 along with ready industrial and service exchange engines, at EXCON 2021, the largest mining and construction…

forbes.com - Michael del Castillo - Crypto's Great Reset: How Digital Asset Investors Will Recover From The Market's $1 Trillion Meltdown
Crypto's Great Reset: How Digital Asset Investors Will Recover From The Market's $1 Trillion Meltdown
Forbes

Crypto's history has been defined by five resets. The first came in 2014 when what was basically the only bitcoin exchange in the world, Mt. Gox, imploded following a nearly half-billion-dollar hack. The second, in 2016, was The DAO hack, when an…

Receive a Daily briefing on Construction Industry News

Get Started