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COVID-19 and Construction: Best Practices For Construction Site Safety

In states where construction sites are to remain open, it is important that construction business owners and project managers take the necessary precautions and preparations as swiftly as possible. All businesses and employers need to do their part in containing the spread of the disease. Here are some of the best practices on construction sites amid the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publish date: 04/29/2020

 
Construction Labor Shortage Statistics

At ConstructionJobs.com, it is our goal to keep the construction industry up to date on relevant issues and trends. To that end, we've partnered with Procore to provide a brief overview of some statistics that will have an impact on the industry throughout 2020. Below, Procore offers a summary of a recent study of construction labor shortage statistics. We hope you find this data to be valuable!

Publish date: 02/14/2020

 
How to Recruit, Retain, and Engage Millennials and Generation Z in Construction - And Why You Need To

It is well known that millennials now represent the largest segment of the workforce, and savvy companies have been working to improve their recruitment, retention, and engagement strategies for that generation. But the construction industry cannot overlook the up-and-coming Generation Z workers whose presence in the workforce is already substantial and will only continue to grow.

Publish date: 12/17/2019

 
From Hard Hats to Holograms: 100 Years of Construction Safety

From the invention of the hard hat in 1919 to the use of holograms and virtual reality training today, construction safety has evolved dramatically. Here’s a look at some of the most interesting highlights in the history of construction safety.

Publish date: 10/18/2019

 
Here’s How 8 Jobs Are Capitalizing on the Rise of Construction Technology

The rise of construction technology has made huge changes to the industry as a whole. Take a look at eight construction jobs that can help companies capitalize on new construction technology.

Publish date: 08/16/2019

 
Hawaii to combat climate change with carbon-injected concrete

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to use carbon-injected concrete in all construction as part of its climate change solution.

Publish date: 08/16/2019

 
FAA Awarded $477 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants

The United States Department of Transportation awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) $477 million in airport infrastructure grants Tuesday.

Publish date: 08/16/2019

 
Declining U.S. job openings point to cooling labor market

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS report from the Labor Department on Tuesday also showed a sharp drop in hiring in May, but layoffs remained low.

Publish date: 08/16/2019

 
$900M convention center expansion underway in Florida

Early construction work has started on the $900 million Broward County Convention Center expansion in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, according to the county's owner representative, The Weitz Co. Matthews Southwest Inc. is the project's developer.

Publish date: 08/16/2019