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Manufactured home construction is expected to hit an all-time high, construction firms turning to technology to help with the increased workloads stemming from the infrastructure bill, and more

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A rise in construction and equipment use is predicted to help the construction equipment aftermarket expand to $30 billion by the end of 2027.


The Labor Department announced a ruling that federal contractor employees will make at least $15 an hour starting January 30, 2022, The New York Times writes.


Construction for manufactured homes is expected to hit a high, with the number expected to surpass 100,000 homes, The Real Deal reports.


As the date to Qatar’s World Cup nears, migrant workers, many of them who work in construction, and their advocates are speaking out against exploitative practices, NBC News writes.

A report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research detailed that an expanded number of women and non-binary people within the construction industry were considering leaving it due to gender discrimination, Business Insider reports.


The infrastructure bill has many companies turning to technology to deal with the increased amount of work, Construction Equipment Guide writes.


TC Energy Corporation is filing a claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement to seek compensation from the termination and complications related to the company’s termination of the Keystone XL Pipeline, Al Jazeera reports.


Architect Pablo van der Lugt speaks out on the benefits of utilizing mass timber and bamboo in construction projects with ArchDaily.


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