Construction Blog

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase
We're giving away construction equipment models. Here are the winners so far and what's still up for grabs
What contractors can learn from the fast-food business
Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry
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Second-career farming proves popular: Why not second-career construction?
VIDEO: Parody master Weird Al's "Handy" music video is an ode to craftsmen everywhere
STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction's skilled labor woes
If you don't know how to build a house, how can you build a country?
PHOTOS: Guy flips an old Ford F-150 on its head and is driving this upside down truck around Illinois
Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don't rust and may improve gas mileage, but how will they hold up after 30 years?
Documentary "Tim's Vermeer" shows how valuable the intersection of the arts and technology is to a nation re-learning how to make things
What the defeat of Al Qaeda in Iraq, big data, telematics and reverse mentoring can teach you about running a construction company
42,000 construction jobs lost for a lie: Billionaire green activist flashes cash, democrats put off Keystone decision until 2016
Global warming: There is no long as we look to Washington to provide it
Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy education system to blame for the recent uptick in construction accidents?
Despite being among the only jobs that can't be outsourced, U.S. is largely blind to construction industry's worth