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Why safety in construction won't change until we change the way we position it

Every good company wants a safe job site. No one wants to bear the emotional, psychological, or financial burden of incidents or injuries. And companies have gone to unprecedented lengths to create strong safety cultures. So why are we still…

Construction on pause at Detroit's $830M Monroe Blocks high-rise project

Dive Brief: With more than $2 billion worth of Detroit construction projects to juggle, developer Bedrock LLC has ratcheted down activity at its $830 million, mixed-use Monroe Blocks project to the point that work has come to a standstill, Crain’s…

The top 10 reasons contractor succession planning has evolved

The following is a guest post from Wayne Rivers, co-founder and president of The Family Business Institute. Succession planning has always been a hot topic among contractors of a certain age, and that’s not likely to change. What has most…

American Airlines, DFW announce up to $3.5B capital program

Dive Brief: Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and American Airlines announced Monday that they will build a sixth terminal at DFW and make improvements to existing Terminal C — work representing a capital package worth between $3 billion and $3.5 billion. The…

Las Vegas tunnel could go to competitor of Musk's Boring Co.

Dive Brief: On Wednesday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) board is scheduled to vote on whether to approve a negotiated $48.7 million design-build contract with The Boring Co. to build a dual-tunnel people mover system at the…

How to demolish the construction worker suicide epidemic

The following is a guest post from Aaron Wilson, M.D., chief medical officer at Sierra Tucson, a treatment center in Tucson, Arizona. In a profession where showing your vulnerability could be condemned as a weakness, it easy to see how the…

Trump administration rescinds nearly $1B for California bullet train

Dive Brief: The Federal Railroad Administration, in a 25-page, May 16 letter to the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s CEO Brian Kelly, notified the authority that it has terminated a $928.6 million grant for the scaled-back $20 billion bullet train project. …

How to increase productivity without increasing headcount

The construction industry has the potential to boost its value by an impressive $1.6 trillion, but companies also face mounting pressures to stay competitive while keeping tight control of rising costs. Manual processes are no longer cutting it, and any…

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