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How to Achieve the Perfect Window Height from Floor

The Constructor

Are you an architect looking for a comprehensive guide on the standard height of windows from the Floor? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

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OSHA inspected more construction sites last year than any other workplace

Construction Dive

OSHA Regional Administrator Stephen Boyd spoke candidly about the industry’s fatality numbers at AGC’s health and safety conference this week

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Where Does It Take the Least Time to Save Up for a Down Payment?

Pro Builder

Where Does It Take the Least Time to Save Up for a Down Payment? ldeakins Thu, 01/19/2023 - 10:48 Saving up for a down payment to buy a home depends, in large part, on household income.

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Weak retail sales, manufacturing signal cooling economy

Construction Dive

The Fed’s fight against inflation, while showing some recent signs of success, may dim prospects for economic growth

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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After Years of Record Gains, Building Materials Price Growth Slowed Significantly in 2022

Pro Builder

After Years of Record Gains, Building Materials Price Growth Slowed Significantly in 2022 ldeakins Thu, 01/19/2023 - 11:14 Building materials prices fell by 60% in 2022, though some products are still posting steady gains Building materials prices slowed a staggering 60% in 2022, posting just an 8.3%

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Handy Apps for Home Renovation and Improvement In 2023

Civiconcepts

It does not matter whether your house is old or new, renovation can always be beneficial. It’s time to remodel your house if you’ve been thinking about it.

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Decision Time: Relocate or Build – Which is the Best Option for You?

Learn Civil Engineering

Since 2020, demand for property expansions, particularly the decision to Relocate or Build, has increased significantly and is still strong in the post-pandemic real estate market.

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CM, Subs Stole $5M in Bid-Rig Scheme, Manhattan DA Charges

ENR Construction

DA Alvin Bragg announced indictments of 24 people and 26 companies in an alleged construction bid-rigging and kickback scheme over a number of years

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Must Do’s – Before Listing Your House For Sale In Kenya

Learn Civil Engineering

Here are some critical steps for listing your house successfully and attracting solid leads for the home you want to sell. Market Research Do your market research and evaluate the kind of prices that similar homes are selling for.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

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Utility Firm Eversource Faces OSHA $333,000 Fine for Fatal Arc Blast

ENR Construction

Fabio Pires, 31, an electrical engineer and union operating mechanic died last year after sustaining severe burns, but the Massachusetts firm disputes agency conclusions in proposing total of five serious and willful violations against it

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Going to AHR 2023? Things to Do and See in Atlanta

Contractor Magazine

Going to the AHR Expo this February 6-8 in Atlanta? If you have a few hours to spare, check out some of the amazing things there are to see and do in the city. Industry Event News / AHR

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BLS: Union Construction Workforce Share Dips To Lowest in Years

ENR Construction

New Bureau of Labor Statistics report says union portion of the total private sector construction workforce declined last year to 11.7%, the lowest annual level in a decade, but building trades counter that data understates organized labor strength

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Millennials Spearheaded ‘Unprecedented’ Household Growth From 2019 to 2021

Pro Builder

Millennials Spearheaded ‘Unprecedented’ Household Growth From 2019 to 2021 ldeakins Thu, 01/19/2023 - 10:55 Demand is cooling after three years of record growth in household formation.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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CM, Subs Stole $5M in Bid-Rig Scheme, Manhattan DA Says

ENR Construction

DA Alvin Bragg says 24 people and 26 companies are indicted in the alleged construction bid-rigging and kickback scheme over a number of years

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Built-For-Rent Market Expected to Ease in 2023, but Another Boom Is Likely in 2024, Experts Say

Pro Builder

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Unions' Share of Construction Workforce Dips to Lowest Level in Years

ENR Construction

Construction unions’ portion of the industry’s total workforce declined last year from levels to the lowest annual level in a decade, according to a new Bureau of Labor Statistics report

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Housing Starts Slowed in December as Buyer Demand Continued to Soften

Pro Builder

Housing Starts Slowed in December as Buyer Demand Continued to Soften ldeakins Thu, 01/19/2023 - 11:07 Home builders held off on new-construction projects in December as soaring mortgage rates put a dent in homebuyer demand Housing starts fell 1.4% from November to December, reaching a total of 1.38

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.