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OSHA Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines for Construction Workers

Can construction workers safely resume work while risking exposure to COVID-19? OSHA has some ideas.

Builder Confidence Drops to Historic Low Amid Pandemic Concerns

A major home-building index suffered its worst drop since 1985.

Construction Jobsite Thefts Increasing During Pandemic

Construction job sites full of valuable equipment and tools have been shut down and abandoned in the wake of the...

‘Transitional Housing’ Tiny Home Village Starts Construction

Homelessness is a problem in communities across the United States. Affordable housing projects like this one could help change that.

This Startup Makes Bricks From Recycled Construction Materials

Construction activity and the production of construction materials are not exactly environmentally friendly. Kenoteq is working to change that.

EquipmentShare In Talks for Another $150 Million in Funding

EquipmentShare, an equipment rental platform for the construction industry, might be on its way toward securing another hefty investment.

How the Construction Industry Can Appeal to Younger Generations

The construction industry has a labor shortage and a perception problem. How can it attract more young people to join...

Toro Acquires Autonomous Landscaping Equipment Manufacturer

Built Robotics' self-driving equipment has the potential to be a game-changing innovation for the construction industry, and investors are buying...

Why Are Wood Prices Going Back Up?

The price of lumber is climbing again. Here's why.

New Safety Standards for Working in the Heat Coming From OSHA

Working in extreme heat poses a dangerous risk to workers in many industries. Here's how OSHA is working to minimize...

Ring Unveils New Jobsite Security System for Construction Pros

Ring is bringing cameras and connectivity to jobsites in a big step forward for construction security.

Home Builder Confidence Steadies After Three-Month Drop

A metric showing home builders' outlook on the housing market rose slightly heading into fall. Here's what you need to...