Offsite construction has been around for years, but interest in this construction method has grown rapidly in the past decade. Benefits of offsite construction include decreased costs compared to conventional construction methods, shortened project schedules, reduced waste and safer working conditions. Offsite construction typically comes in two forms: modular and prefabricated. With modular construction, entire […]

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 4 – 8, 2017. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Addition and Renovations to The Alberta School of Performing Arts […]

In Canada, the same as in the United States, there are two approaches to assessing labour markets each month. The one yielding the headline unemployment rate is the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The one providing information on employment at detailed sub-sector industry levels is the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH). Statistics Canada records […]

The accompanying table shows 20 of the largest upcoming educational and medical construction projects in Canada. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, industrial projects, oil and gas projects, and electric power […]

The accompanying tables show 20 of the largest upcoming Midwest and Northwest construction projects in the U.S. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, libraries and museums, sports and entertainment complexes, industrial projects and […]

Harassment has no place in the workplace!  It may take the form of offensive jokes, slurs, epithets or name calling, physical assaults or threats, intimidation, ridicule or mockery, insults or put-downs, offensive objects or pictures, and interference with work performance. In any form made, such conduct is actionable and considered as a form of abusive, […]

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of August 28 – September 1, 2017. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Liberty Middle School Classroom, Gymnasium and Cafeteria Additions Location: […]

August’s Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) records a month-to-month increase in U.S. total employment of +156,000. The +156,000 figure is a little weaker than the seven-month average so far this year of +176,000. Furthermore, this year’s January-through-August average of +176,000 is -9.2% compared with the +194,000 number for the same […]

Construction equipment theft continues to be a major concern for business owners. Stealing construction equipment is a low-risk, high-reward opportunity for thieves, especially on unsecured construction sites. Less than 25% of stolen construction equipment is recovered each year. Without a national database for construction equipment like we have road vehicles which have titles and registrations, […]