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Job Fatigue Plagues Almost All Construction Workers

Job fatigue is a hidden workplace hazard that impacts workers’ performance and can even lead to injuries. This troublesome issue is particularly common in the construction industry. A recent report by the National Safety Council found that 100 percent of construction workers reported having at least one risk factor for fatigue. Read more

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$2.7 Billion Newark Airport Construction Project Underway

Newark Liberty International Airport, which celebrates its 90th birthday this year, is still growing. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently announced the groundbreaking of a new terminal, which will bring the ongoing Newark Airport construction project’s price tag to nearly $3 billion. Read more

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NYC Construction Fence Project Plans to Decorate Job Site Walls

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs is looking for a few good artists to create large-scale, temporary murals on some of the city’s protective construction structures. The agency recently issued a call for applications for its City Canvas pilot program, which will transform some construction fences and sidewalk sheds into canvases for local artists. Read more

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Will Trump’s Steel Tariffs Help or Hurt Construction?

In March, President Donald Trump signed an order that increased steel tariffs by 25 percent. The new policy, which aims to boost American production of steel, could potentially raise construction costs. From New York to California, builders may feel a pinch because of this new trade policy. Read more