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Construction Positions Increase 2.8% Year Over Year

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports October 2017 total construction employment of 6.93 million, representing a 187,000-position (2.8%) increase from October 2016. http://www.abc.org/NewsMedia/ConstructionEconomics/ConstructionEconomicUpdate/tabid/270/entryid/9751/construction-numbers-stagnant-in-otherwise-positive-october-jobs-report-says-abc.aspx ServicePair PRO for just $0.99

There Is A System That Can 3-D Print An Entire Building

Researchers at the Massachusetts Instritute of Techknoweldgy have developed a system that can 3-D print the basic structure of an entire building. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170426183028.htm ServicePair PRO for just $0.99

Construction workers among most susceptible to opioid abuse

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. The construction industry’s total prescription opioid spent is 5-10% higher than any other industry represented in the study. There is a financial implication to this – a construction … Read More

NextGen Work Truck? Meet the Bollinger Moters B1

Telsa might be a pretty thing but this truck looks bad ass, gets work done, and puts food on the table! Bollinger Motors B1: The Future of Work Trucks ServicePair PRO for just $0.99

Construction Insurance for Homeowners

Construction insurance is no different than normal insurance for the homeowner. The intent is to ensure that any liability for damage, personal injury or other types of damages do not become a financial or legal issue for you, the homeowner.  … Read More

Big Jump in Building Permits for Residential Units in San Diego

There were more than 2,100 residential construction permits issued in June, the most since March 2005. The sector has lagged most of this year, enough so that the total number of permits issued in the first six months as a … Read More

Three new laws to encourage housing construction in San Diego

Do you know what San Diego City Council is doing to help create more housing?

Job Vacancies In Construction Are Only Going To Increase

President Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta touted the administration’s push Monday to incorporate apprenticeship programs as part of a larger effort to close the nation’s skills gap. Labor Secretary: ‘Job Vacancies In Construction Are Only Going To Increase’

43 Trade School Jobs Among the Highest Paying Trades

A recent article lists various high-paying trade jobs. Of the 43 highest paying jobs, 23 of them are considered skilled trades. You can see the whole list here: https://www.trade-schools.net/articles/trade-school-jobs.asp

Lots and lots of construction job openings!

“The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and NAHB analysis indicate that the seasonally-adjusted number of open construction jobs, which stood at 203,000 in April 2017, has risen to its highest level since September of last year. (The … Read MoreRead More