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Jury Selection Begins in Case of Flawed Strip Hotel Tower

Excerpt of an article from Las Vegas Sun: The Harmon Hotel tower was designed to soar 48 stories over MGM Resorts International’s massive CityCenter complex, … Continue Reading

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Top 10 New-Construction Metros of 2015

Excerpt of an article from Multifamily Executive: In the nation’s 100 largest metros, roughly 230,000 apartment units are scheduled for completion in 2015, about a 14 … Continue Reading

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Eighty-three Percent of Construction Firms Report Having Trouble Finding Qualified Workers to Meet Growing Demand for Construction Services

Excerpt of an article from AGC of America: Most construction firms report they are having trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots as the industry recovers from its years-long downturn, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released today by AGC of America. Association officials called for new career and technical school programs, as well as other workforce measures to offset the labor shortages. Continue Reading

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Turner Survey on Green Building

Excerpt of an article from Constructech magazine: Is green building better? With a big focus on green building in construction, Turner Construction Co., www.turnerconstruction.com, New York, … Continue Reading

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Virginia Court Affirms Judgment Holding Employer Liable for On-Job Safety Violations

As far as at least one court is concerned, the presence of a jobsite supervisor is enough to make a company liable for the actions … Continue Reading

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PPI Report Shows 0.7-Percent Increase in Flat Glass Prices in August

Flat glass prices increased in August, regaining the upward trend they’ve seen for much of the year. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report … Continue Reading

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1800 K to be Overhauled, New Glass Facade Planned

Excerpt of an article from Real Estate Inc.: The Class A office building at 1800 K St. NW is going for the trophy. CBRE, which … Continue Reading

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New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational … Continue Reading

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Women Work Way into Building

Excerpt of an article from The Columbian: Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than … Continue Reading

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SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months

Excerpt of an article from Bloomberg: Billionaire Masayoshi Son will start selling his humanoid robots named “Pepper” at Sprint Corp. stores in the U.S. by next … Continue Reading

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