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Report: Construction Robots Could Kill Millions of Jobs

A new study suggests that automation could eventually replace up to 49 percent of the country’s flesh-and-blood construction workforce by 2057 – that’s around 2.7 million people. However, some who specialize in glass and fenestration installation might be safe – … Continue reading

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Report Says Collaboration Can Reduce Risk

Three quarters of contractors and building owners have experienced a dispute or claim in the last three years, and 91 percent say increased collaboration can help mitigate future risk, according to a new report from Dodge Data & Analytics. The … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Keeps Industry in Positive

The U.S. construction industry added just 1,000 net new jobs in April, staying on the plus-side with the help of a 6,600-job increase in the nonresidential sector, according to analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Revisions to the previous … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in March

The U.S. construction industry added 37,000 net new jobs in March, according analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Year-over-year, construction employment expanded by 301,000 net new jobs, the industry’s largest annual increase since May … Continue reading

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Survey: Worker Shortage a Real Concern for Construction Firms

The construction industry has continued its ascent this year, with all major indicators showing there is plenty of work to be had and more on the way over the next year. Finding qualified workers to meet the demand, however, seems … Continue reading

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