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How Construction Technology is Revolutionizing the Industry

The construction industry has made tremendous strides since the days of steam-powered machinery. Innovations in construction technology over the years has helped us build everything from skyscrapers to tiny smart homes. But, this may be only the beginning. From 3D printing to drones, find out how new technology may influence the way you do your job. Read more

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What to do when your Construction Zone is Close to Traffic

Road construction zones are among the most hazardous types of work sites in America. In 2015 alone, there were 130 worker fatalities at these locations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In light of this ever-present danger, there are many workplace safety strategies construction companies can adopt to protect their employees from harm. Read more

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The History of the Old and New Kosciuszko Bridges

If you have ever traveled the BQE between Brooklyn and Queens, you have passed over the Kosciuszko Bridge. This truss, which is known for frequent traffic jams, is embarking on a new era. In April, the first side of the new structure opened to motorists. In the coming years, the bridge is expected to reduce traffic by as much as 65 percent during rush hour. Read more

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3 Ways to Retain Valuable Employees in Construction Jobs

So far this year, the construction industry has added an average of 20,000 jobs each month. This trend is cause for celebration, but the downside for employers is that experienced workers have become a scarcer commodity. In today’s more competitive hiring environment, your company must consider what steps it is currently taking to retain top talent in construction jobs. Read more