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Onvia: Pay attention to these top government contracting hotspots

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 07, 2016

Repairing aging water systems, design-build projects, and industrial and marine projects are three of the 10 fastest growing categories in ...

Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2016

For 12 months now, the U.S. construction industry has not posted a loss in jobs. The industry added 27,000 jobs in ...

Home starts rise in February with single-family jump to 8-year high

Home starts rise in February with single-family jump to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2016

Construction on single-family homes rose during February to its highest level since November 2007, pushing total U.S. home starts for ...

How an equipment operator turned 1 backhoe into a business with a 30-machine fleet

How an equipment operator turned 1 backhoe into a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 16, 2016

Andy Brown didn’t grow up in construction. His parents and grandparents were successful in the restaurant business. But, what he ...

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on nonresidential gains

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2016

U.S. construction spending jumped 1.5 percent in January over an already 8-year high reached in December. Total spending rose to $1.14 ...

How this Utah contractor went from the aquarium business to building a construction company

How this Utah contractor went from the aquarium...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2016

The look of the family business has changed a great deal for the Fellers of St. George, Utah. But since ...

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to raise gas tax

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 09, 2016

Gas prices are continuing to drop to historic lows, and there's really no sign the trend will reverse any time ...

Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued its streak of employment gains in January, adding 28,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.615 million ...

Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement for stockpiled materials via iPhone, drone

Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 03, 2016

Stockpile Reports announced at World of Concrete it now supports measurement capabilities for stockpiled materials, such as salt, gravel and ...

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives outweigh negatives

PCA, Wells Fargo 2016 construction forecasts: positives...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 02, 2016

Two construction activity forecasts issued today cite positive short term outlooks, while indicating concerns for long-term sustained growth. PCA will likely ...

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Gains in homebuilding edged out losses in nonresidential spending, propelling total U.S. construction spending to an eight-year high in December. Total spending ...

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a construction business during the recession, Tim Humerick built a career staring down the odds

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 18, 2016

Tim Humerick has spent little of his life doing things he didn’t want to do. There was the one time he ...

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