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An upswing in positive drug test results for construction workers in 2021, the biggest 3D printed buildings in the Western Hemisphere and more


The first U.S. standard for disproportionate building collapses is being drafted, and is looking for comments from the public until May 16.


Representatives Peter Meijer (R-MI) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced The Responsible Better Understanding of Infrastructure Leveraged Dollars (BUILD) Act to create oversight for spending done via the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.


Cianbro Corp. has acquired R.C. Stevens Construction Company, adding 50 new team members to Cianbro Corp. and allowing them a chance to expand into the southeastern United States.

Construction gained 19,000 new jobs this past March.


Positive drug test results for construction workers grew more than 12% in 2021.

New Cherokee Nation legislation is investing $120 million into home repairs and construction for those on the reservation in need.


Three barracks at Fort Bliss, Texas will be the largest 3D printed structures in the Western Hemisphere upon completion of their construction.

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme’s new ‘Smart Check’ app will aid construction site teams to confirm the qualifications and identities of individuals holding SKILLCards.


A Missouri contractor is accused of falsely claiming to have employed minority businesses to meet diversity goals.

Archer Western LLC and De Moya Corp. are filing suit against HDR Engineering and other defendants for failing to complete basic testing upon the Heritage Trail in Miami, Florida until after they broke ground for it, which created design errors and cost extra time to repair.


PGGM and Hines and Dutch have announced plans to construct 1,400 sustainable rental apartments in Italy.

Taurus Investment Holdings and Kanye Anderson Real Estate will be acquiring a multifamily unit built in 1974 and repurposing it into an energy efficient property.


Are you designing your workplace with neurodiverse employees in mind?