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  1. Robots Are Preparing to Fill 200000 Vacant Construction Jobs - Futurism
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 6:18pm GMT

    Futurism

    Robots Are Preparing to Fill 200000 Vacant Construction Jobs
    Futurism
    Though many fear the unemployment that could follow the widespread adoption of automated systems, they could be a welcome addition to the construction industry, which currently suffers from a lack of workers and stagnant productivity levels.

  2. NYC's construction industry employed more than 140K in 2016 - Construction Dive
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 2:22pm GMT

    NYC's construction industry employed more than 140K in 2016
    Construction Dive
    The New York Building Congress, after an analysis of New York State Department of Labor data, is reporting that there was an average of 146,200 New York city construction workers in 2016, an increase of 5% from 2015 and the highest employment figure in ...

  3. Real Estate: Central Ohio's housing market gold rush - Columbus Monthly
    "Building industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 1:51pm GMT

    Real Estate: Central Ohio's housing market gold rush
    Columbus Monthly
    “Every study says we're underbuilding,” says Jim Hilz, executive director of Building Industry Association of Central Ohio. According to Binns Real Estate Service, which tracks Central Ohio's building industry, 2,607 new homes were sold in the region ...

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  4. Boom time for Jersey construction industry - Jersey Evening Post
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 12:24pm GMT

    Jersey Evening Post

    Boom time for Jersey construction industry
    Jersey Evening Post
    JERSEY is enjoying a construction boom with the sector at its busiest since the recession and employment levels soaring, according to industry experts. Major multi-million-pound projects are being developed across the Island from Andium Homes' ...

  5. The Growth of Greenery in Multi-Residential Builds - Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)
    "Building industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 12:00pm GMT

    Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

    The Growth of Greenery in Multi-Residential Builds
    Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)
    The push towards sustainability in the built environment has turned the building industry on its head. This evolution has seen the Australian green building industry blossom from a niche sector focusing on single dwellings to a mainstream industry ...

  6. Advertorial: Drone use in the construction industry - Scottish Construction Now
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 11:26am GMT

    Advertorial: Drone use in the construction industry
    Scottish Construction Now
    Technical and safety advances in drone technology have seen their practical application in many industries increase rapidly in recent years and the construction industry has been at the forefront of this expansion. With around 50 deaths per year in the ...

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  7. GLASSOLUTIONS strikes gold with prestigious construction industry award - Glass on Web
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 5:17am GMT

    GLASSOLUTIONS strikes gold with prestigious construction industry award
    Glass on Web
    “These awards showcase the excellent work that's going on across the construction industry, so it is very pleasing that our industry peers recognise the role we've played at the Tapestry Building, which is one of the biggest urban projects of its kind ...

  8. New Auckland hub attempts to 'change the building industry' | Stuff ... - Stuff.co.nz
    "Building industry" - Google News | 28 Jun 2017 | 2:20am GMT

    Stuff.co.nz

    New Auckland hub attempts to 'change the building industry' | Stuff ...
    Stuff.co.nz
    A new player in the construction industry has set up shop in east Auckland.

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  9. Wearable technology could save lives and dollars in construction industry - Arizona Daily Sun
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 27 Jun 2017 | 11:54pm GMT

    Arizona Daily Sun

    Wearable technology could save lives and dollars in construction industry
    Arizona Daily Sun
    Sole Power shoes harnesses the kinetic energy from walking to charge batteries and power electronic devices, including lights on industrial boots at the Tech Shop in Pittsburgh. Sole Power is developing a self-charging industrial workboot that helps ...

  10. Zillow Group Launches 'Builder Inform,' a Data Dashboard for New ... - RisMedia.com (press release)
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 27 Jun 2017 | 8:11pm GMT

    Zillow Group Launches 'Builder Inform,' a Data Dashboard for New ...
    RisMedia.com (press release)
    Zillow Group has launched Builder Inform, a cloud-based data dashboard that offers consumer and economic insights to members of the new construction ...

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  11. Construction Industry Backlog Up - Commercial Property Executive
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 27 Jun 2017 | 1:17pm GMT

    Commercial Property Executive

    Construction Industry Backlog Up
    Commercial Property Executive
    The amount of construction work under contract but not yet completed rose to nine months, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors latest Construction Backlog Indicator, implying expanding demand for construction services, or a shortage of ...

  12. The building industry needs better data to decarbonise - eco-business.com
    "Building industry" - Google News | 27 Jun 2017 | 4:34am GMT

    eco-business.com

    The building industry needs better data to decarbonise
    eco-business.com
    The construction sector, responsible for 30 per cent of global emissions and energy use, has the tools it needs to cut carbon. But the lack of data and systems of deployment is hampering the decarbonisation drive. Hong Kong skyline plus bonus ship A ...

  13. The Facebook project is tying up many of NM's qualified construction workers — here's why that might be a good thing - Albuquerque Business First
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 27 Jun 2017 | 12:55am GMT

    Albuquerque Business First

    The Facebook project is tying up many of NM's qualified construction workers — here's why that might be a good thing
    Albuquerque Business First
    "The biggest difficulty we've had recently is hiring for superintendents," said Dave Doyle, president of Enterprise Builders Corp. "That has a lot to do with the economy since the downturn in 2008 and 2009. A lot of the trade people either left New ...

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  14. Shelter under microscope over partnerships with construction industry - The Guardian
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 26 Jun 2017 | 9:41pm GMT

    The Guardian

    Shelter under microscope over partnerships with construction industry
    The Guardian
    Rice chairs Xerxes Equity, a construction industry investment group. Xerxes last year received a dividend of £950,000 from Omnis. Both joined the board of Shelter in 2013. There has been no suggestion of wrongdoing. Shelter was set up in 1966 to ...

  15. Home Builders to become Building Industry Association, as ... - User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    "Building industry" - Google News | 26 Jun 2017 | 3:12pm GMT

    Home Builders to become Building Industry Association, as ...
    User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    The Home Builders Association of Northern Kentucky (HBA) has announced that after 62 years it will change its name to the Building Industry Association of ...

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  16. Building industry confidence drops - Independent Online
    "Building industry" - Google News | 23 Jun 2017 | 10:36am GMT

    Independent Online

    Building industry confidence drops
    Independent Online
    Confidence in the building industry slumped sharply in the second quarter of this year, with almost 70percent of respondents to the FNB-Bureau for Economic Research (BER) building confidence index survey indicating they were dissatisfied with ...

  17. NSW government fails to act on proposed building industry reforms ... - The Sydney Morning Herald
    "Building industry" - Google News | 22 Jun 2017 | 1:17am GMT

    NSW government fails to act on proposed building industry reforms ...
    The Sydney Morning Herald
    The NSW government has failed for almost two years to implement reforms proposed by its own review into building industry standards.

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  18. Building industry warns of weakness in quality control standards - Radio New Zealand
    "Building industry" - Google News | 19 Jun 2017 | 8:28pm GMT

    Radio New Zealand

    Building industry warns of weakness in quality control standards
    Radio New Zealand
    Widespread weaknesses in quality control standards for construction could put people at risk, warns the building industry. No caption. Some standards on fire protection for buildings have not been updated in more than a decade. Photo: 123rf.com.

  19. London fire reignites building industry concerns about cladding used in New Zealand - Stuff.co.nz
    "Building industry" - Google News | 15 Jun 2017 | 7:50pm GMT

    Stuff.co.nz

    London fire reignites building industry concerns about cladding used in New Zealand
    Stuff.co.nz
    Gordon Buswell, chairman of the Building Industry Federation, said he did not know much about ACM in New Zealand, but it did raise the issue of product substitution. There was always a risk of people cutting corners with cheaper products that were not ...

  20. Tensions rise in building industry as blacklist looms - The Sydney Morning Herald
    "Building industry" - Google News | 4 Jun 2017 | 2:00pm GMT

    Tensions rise in building industry as blacklist looms
    The Sydney Morning Herald
    Australia's biggest builders are in danger of being banned from federal government-funded construction work within 90 days because their union-friendly ...

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