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    Construction planning numbers leap in October despite recession fears

    The Dodge Momentum Index, a benchmark that measures nonresidential building planning, increased 9.6% last month.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Fluor beats revenues estimates, misses on EPS

    Fluor posted higher-than-expected revenue during the third quarter, but three legacy infrastructure projects continue to cause challenges.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    Labor

    A roundup of articles about issues affecting the workforce.

    By Construction Dive staff
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    The 6 states with the highest construction unemployment rates

    Construction’s national unemployment rate is down to 3.4%, according to a year-over-year analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    Gilbane-Turner JV selected for Buffalo Bills’ new stadium

    The structure was designed by Populous and will seat at least 60,000.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    CONSTRUCTION DIVE INVESTIGATION

    Despite OSHA’s efforts, construction’s death rate hasn’t budged in 10 years

    Ten in every 100,000 workers died on the job in 2020, a stubbornly stagnant rate that has held since 2011.

    By , , Noelle Knox • Updated Nov. 4, 2022
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    Industrial construction pipeline reaches record high as demand slows

    Commercial real estate advisory Newmark expects industrial supply to accelerate, even as the need for inventory space tapers and construction timelines remain stretched.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    Fed meets as demand for workers stokes red-hot labor market

    Although manufacturing flagged in October, robust demand for workers suggests that the economy has not begun to slow enough to meet the Federal Reserve’s 2% inflation goal.

    By Jim Tyson • Nov. 2, 2022
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    Project Wins

    McCarthy wins $70M CMAR contract for Kansas wastewater project

    The St. Louis-based contractor expects to complete the work in 2026.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Top 10 causes of construction claims

    Firms need to turn to technology to help avoid issues like scope changes and incomplete design, according to a new report.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Investment in structures tumbles in Q3

    Real nonresidential investment posted its steepest decline since the second quarter of 2020, even as the U.S. economy expands, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors report.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    4 major California employment law changes for 2023

    Major themes include compensation and leave, but employers also will need to note legislation that adds new retaliation protections, attorneys said.

    By Jen A. Miller • Nov. 1, 2022
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    Skanska profits dip as backlog rises

    Amid economic uncertainties, CEO Anders Danielsson said commercial construction work and bookings remain strong.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    NYC law targets construction sites as part of new rat abatement program

    The New York City Council passed the Rat Action Plan Thursday to help address the Big Apple’s notorious rodent problems.

    By Oct. 28, 2022
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    BP and Hertz to build EV fast-charging stations across the US

    Ride-hailing drivers, Hertz car renters and the public will be able to charge up at hundreds of locations in the U.S.

    By Dan Zukowski • Oct. 27, 2022
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    Top takeaways from Construction Inclusion Week

    Construction Dive rounds up its coverage of the industry’s grassroots effort to stamp out hate and racism on jobsites nationwide.

    By Construction Dive Staff • Oct. 27, 2022
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    Q&A

    Use tech to combat ‘Neanderthal’ thinking in construction

    Industry guru Barry LePatner talks about the uniqueness of today’s economic challenges, and giving young pros the technology they need to solve them.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    Construction starts fall again

    Project kickoffs are down for a second consecutive month nationally, but are still up from last year, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    The contractors on the project, Tutor Perini and O&G Industries, need to address LA Metro’s safety concerns before work can continue.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    7 major mixed-use projects underway across the country

    These multibillion-dollar developments will enhance their neighborhoods with new housing, retail, dining and entertainment options.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Oct. 26, 2022
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    Associate commissioner of NYC DDC wants more design-build

    The city is largely restricted by state law to use the lowest bidder system, but Alison Landry hopes to modernize the procurement process in her new role with the Department of Design and Construction.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    NYC construction spending reaches all-time high of $86B

    The New York Building Congress’ strong outlook for the city’s building industry could be hampered by a lack of tax incentives for multifamily projects and other headwinds, per its report.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Biden awards $2.8B to boost domestic EV battery supply

    Suppliers for major auto giants including Tesla and Mercedes-Benz won grants to expand manufacturing.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Oct. 25, 2022
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    Tutor Perini snares 3 federal jobs for $164M

    Work will include hurricane repairs at a U.S. Coast Guard facility in Puerto Rico and an upgrade project at a historic hotel in Yosemite National Park. 

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    Hensel Phelps superintendent values soft skills in construction

    Kabri Lehrman-Schmid has managed $1.9 billion worth of work for the Greeley, Colorado-based contractor.

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    North American crane count holds steady in Q3

    Rider Levett Bucknall’s Crane Index, an indicator of construction demand, found the number of cranes in North American cities remained largely unchanged from earlier this year.

    By Oct. 21, 2022