Category Archives: Business News

Why is Fall Protection the No. 1 OSHA Citation in Construction?

Excerpt of an article from Concrete Construction: “Safety first!” It’s an easy mantra, but too often, too many in the construction industry fail to live up to that standard. Construction industry safety expert Matt Murphy says one of the biggest issues–and the biggest reason for OSHA violation citations–is fall protection. Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

Building Boom Towns: Metro Areas With The Most New Construction In 2014

Excerpt of an article from Arab News: While the rest of the country struggled to recover from the recession, the economy in Texas has been on … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

Jeddah Kingdom Tower Work ‘Picking Up Pace’

Excerpt of an article from Arab News: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), and the Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) board members, visited … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

USGlass Survey on Lead Times

USGlass is conducting a survey on your product lead times to provide industry average product lead times in the December 2014 USGlass Magazine. Survey results … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Business News, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment