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Construction Insurance Rates Could be Rising: Lockton Report

Excerpt of an article from Business Insurance by Matt Dunning: ANSAS CITY, Mo.—Insurance rates for construction contractors, architects and engineers could be on the rise, … Continue Reading

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Rebuilding Permits in Joplin Setting Records

Excerpt of article from stltoday.com: JOPLIN, Mo. • Rebuilding continues in earnest in Joplin, as the southwest Missouri city recovers from a May 22 tornado. CLICK … Continue Reading

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Obama, Guinness in hand, toasts construction workers

Excerpt from article in USA Today: Another beer summit, a serious topic. President Obama echoed the hopes of many last night as he led a … Continue Reading

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Designing the Future: Self-Sufficient Skyscrapers

Excerpt of article from Design Buzz: Generally, all the skyscrapers planned for future are self sufficient. The dream of purely green buildings nourishing a human … Continue Reading

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Construction Hiring Regains Some Vigor in September

Excerpt from an article in USA Today: Last week’s mildly positive jobs report was bolstered by better-than-usual hiring in an industry hammered by job losses. … Continue Reading

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Money $3.5 Bn in projects Planned for Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma

Excerpt from Fox News: Mexico City –  A total of $3.5 billion will be invested between 2011 and 2016 in the construction of 16 skyscrapers … Continue Reading

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Construction Employment Increased in 146 out of 337 Metro Areas Between August 2010 & 2011 as Private Sector Demand Improves

Construction employment increased in 146 out of 337 metropolitan areas between August 2010 and August 2011, declined in 145 and stayed level in 46, according … Continue Reading

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MGM Resorts Says It Will Demolish Flawed CityCenter Tower

Excerpt from Casino City Times: LAS VEGAS, Nevada — MGM Resorts International says there’s only one way out for the flawed 27-story Harmon Tower: explosives. … Continue Reading

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Top 30 iPad and iPhone Apps for Construction

Excerpt from article in ConstructionWeekOnline.com: It’s no secret that we love Apple – run a search for “apple” site:softwareadvice.com in Google and you’ll see what … Continue Reading

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The Construction Workers Have Left the Building

Excerpt of an article from Slate: Since the beginning of the year, something extraordinary has happened in one of the sectors hardest hit by the … Continue Reading

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