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More 3-D printed houses, sustainable construction practice and more

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Property company Evergrande has resumed construction on some of its projects, failing to ease the worries of some who felt the company’s performance could have a detrimental effect on the economy.


Regional planners wait and try to figure out what projects they can roll out as a controversial infrastructure plan is debated in Congress, NPR writes.

A bill waiting to be passed in Canadian government will add a layer of transparency to construction projects and require provinces to create a 20-year plan for making decisions regarding buildings, CBC reports.


National Equipment Dealers LLC has acquired Grove River Machinery, Construction Equipment Guide writes.

Workforce intelligence company Bridgit has acquired roughly $19.4 million in U.S. dollars in a Series B round, TechCrunch reports.


A former church was built into dorm style affordable housing units, Colorado Politics reports.


Austin, Texas has seen a rise in 3-D printed houses, thanks to a demand for homes in a strained market and for sustainability, The Wall Street Journal writes.

Former Katerra employees are bringing a new venture, contech company Modulous, to the U.S., For Construction Pros reports.


A cement company was fined $165,000 CAD after a worker was injured in an accident involving equipment analysis, Daily Commercial News writes.

The United States District Court for Delaware set a limit for the amount of liability that a surety was responsible for under performance, J.D. Supra reports.


Construction Dive offers seven ways that contractors can make their practice more sustainable.


Here’s the case for a shorter work week.