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Check out the latest news stories that have a real impact on all the hardworking folks in the homebuilding and light construction industries.
Highest-Paying States for Roofers
To net top dollar in the roofing industry, you should move to one of these states.
Zoning Code Changes Axed After Builder Uproar
5 Highest-Paying States for Architects
5 Highest-Paying States for HVAC Contractors
Professor Works to Reduce Concrete Construction’s Carbon Footprint
Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Aim to Launch Construction Careers
New Law Aims to Protect Construction Workers
Minnesota lawmakers look to lower work zone fatalities and increase driver awareness.
Heat-Related Deaths for Construction Workers on the Rise
A new study links rising average temperatures to a steady increase in the rate of...
Watch: Construction Crane Crushes Two Buildings in New Jersey
Wrecking ball crashes through living room, yet nobody was injured.
Oregon Apprenticeships Double in Just Six Years
The majority of all newly registered apprentices in Oregon were in building and construction trade...
Construction Worker Saves Children From Burning Building
Quick thinking and decisive action by a construction worker and his crew prevented tragedy in...
Building Code Violations Jeopardize Hit HGTV Show
Reality TV renovators from "Windy City Rehab" have been banned from pulling construction permits following...
Caught on Camera: Home Construction Collapse
Watch as a home builder's worst-case scenario plays out in real time.
5 Highest-Paying States for Landscapers
Do some states pay professional landscapers better than others? According to data provided by the...
Summertime Construction Crime: How to Deter Jobsite Theft
A recent spree of construction-related crimes in the news begs the question: What should you...
Wages Skyrocket for US Construction Workers
According to analysis from the Associated General Contractors of America, construction wages are up across...
Trump’s Apprenticeship Proposal Faces Scrutiny
A new proposal excludes the construction industry from planned apprenticeship program expansion, despite an ongoing...
Cooling Products for Construction Pros
Take the scorch out of summer with these inventive cooling products.
5 Highest-paying States for Painters
Take a look at these five states with the highest average professional painter salaries in the U.S.
USGBC Seeks Proposals That Will Shape New LEED Certification
The United States Green Building Council is now accepting submissions for proposals that will be...
5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians
Take a look at the five states with the highest average professional electrician salaries across...
5 Ways to Protect Your Crew from Heat Stress
When the mercury soars, make sure your crew is protected from heat stress on the job.
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Single-Family Home Construction Dropped 6.4% in May 2019
U.S. home builder confidence index also fell in response.
Best Jobs in the Construction Industry
A ranking of the top fourteen jobs in construction based on average salary and job availability.
UPDATE: Governor’s Executive Order Saves Texas Plumbing Regulation
The executive order allows Governor Greg Abbott to extend the life of the State Board...
Top Products Bought by Homeowners, Installed By Pros
Take a look at homeowners' top product purchases that still required the help of a...