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The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7 rules for your first week

The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 12, 2014

Our industry needs young men. Young men need jobs. You would think these problems would solve each other, but there's a ...

Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage

Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2013

After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in the ...

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012

The construction industry now accounts for the most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of ...

Construction spending up 0.5% in May to nearly 4-year high behind rise in government spending

Construction spending up 0.5% in May to nearly 4-year...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

Spending on construction projects in the U.S. saw a second consecutive month of gains in May, rising 0.5 percent to ...

Sioux Falls women finding work they love in construction industry

Sioux Falls women finding work they love in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

After seeing the results of a Pew Research survey saying 40 percent of U.S. moms are now the breadwinners in ...

Women breaking through construction industry’s “concrete ceiling”

Women breaking through construction industry’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

While women still hold the same percentage of the 8.4 million construction jobs in the United States as they did in ...

Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C. tops list of injury declines

Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2013

Construction deaths declined at a faster rate in Utah between 2008 and 2011 than in any other state, according to ...

Construction spending dips 1.7% in March due to drop in government building; up 4.9% annually

Construction spending dips 1.7% in March due to drop in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2013

According to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department Wednesday, construction spending dropped 1.7 percent during March to its lowest ...

Construction spending up 7.9 percent annually, home building at highest level in 4 years

Construction spending up 7.9 percent annually, home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

Thanks to a surge in home building, construction spending grew 1.2 percent in February, according to seasonally-adjusted data from the ...

Construction fuel consumption up 6.5% annually in February

Construction fuel consumption up 6.5% annually in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 29, 2013

The latest round of the WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), is out and indicates an increase of 6.5 percent ...

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is industry’s highest gain in 6 years

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 08, 2013

The construction industry continued its streak of monthly job growth, adding 48,000 jobs in February, the highest monthly gain in ...

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