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  1. LA warns homebuilders, but not residents, of traffic pollution health risks - Los Angeles Times
    "Building industry" - Google News | 20 Aug 2017 | 12:00pm GMT

    Los Angeles Times

    LA warns homebuilders, but not residents, of traffic pollution health risks
    Los Angeles Times
    Tim Piasky of the Building Industry Assn. Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter wrote in a July 14, 2015 letter to the city that the ordinance “will only serve to aggravate the housing crisis.” “Of particular concern is a proposal to label — selectively — all ...

  2. Clallam EDC, Habitat, other community groups to examine housing issues in Wednesday forum - Peninsula Daily News
    "Building industry" - Google News | 20 Aug 2017 | 8:35am GMT

    Clallam EDC, Habitat, other community groups to examine housing issues in Wednesday forum
    Peninsula Daily News
    PORT ANGELES — The challenges and opportunities in local housing availability and affordability is the topic for a community forum Wednesday. “Helping to Hope: Clallam County Housing Access &Affordability,” which will feature a wide range of panelists ...

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  3. Residential, commercial projects keep Chico staff hopping - Chico Enterprise-Record
    "Building industry" - Google News | 20 Aug 2017 | 2:28am GMT

    Residential, commercial projects keep Chico staff hopping
    Chico Enterprise-Record
    ... software the city is examining will allow the public to do more online, cutting time and expense. It's not only for the building industry, but, “...business licenses, dog licenses, encroachment permits,” added Brendan Ottoboni, Public Works ...

  4. Balfour Beatty attacks industry training board in row over skills shortage - Telegraph.co.uk
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 19 Aug 2017 | 7:31pm GMT

    Telegraph.co.uk

    Balfour Beatty attacks industry training board in row over skills shortage
    Telegraph.co.uk
    Balfour Beatty chief executive Leo Quinn said he is poised to protest against an annual levy the company pays to fund the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). If Mr Quinn's rebellion is supported by more than half the industry in a triennial ...

  5. Southern Living Showcase Home tours underway at Litchfield Plantation - Charleston Post Courier
    "Building industry" - Google News | 19 Aug 2017 | 3:07pm GMT

    Charleston Post Courier

    Southern Living Showcase Home tours underway at Litchfield Plantation
    Charleston Post Courier
    Not only is the building industry impacted, but service industries within our area including banks, mortgage companies and others feel the positive effect.” A highlight of the tour will come 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in a concert by country music ...

  6. New four-residence building complete in Signature Club at Lely Resort - Naples Daily News
    "Building industry" - Google News | 19 Aug 2017 | 9:49am GMT

    Naples Daily News

    New four-residence building complete in Signature Club at Lely Resort
    Naples Daily News
    Stock Development has completed construction of a new building in Signature Club at Lely Resort. Signature Club offers luxurious coach homes close to The Players Club & Spa, which earned Clubhouse of the Year from the Collier Building Industry ...

  7. The construction industry has a productivity problem - Treehugger
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 18 Aug 2017 | 7:20pm GMT

    Treehugger

    The construction industry has a productivity problem
    Treehugger
    For years, everyone has been complaining that we still build our homes and buildings like they did a hundred years ago. Our construction industry is a shambles of poor energy efficiency and low quality. Now the Economist writes that the industry has a ...

  8. Female general contractor hammers down barriers in construction industry - Daily Herald
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 18 Aug 2017 | 3:01pm GMT

    Daily Herald

    Female general contractor hammers down barriers in construction industry
    Daily Herald
    The current buzz is about getting more women involved with science and technology fields, but Sallie Bradshaw has been breaking down walls in the construction industry for years. Bradshaw is one of the only female construction contractors and ...

  9. Why construction industry productivity is set in concrete - The Australian
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 18 Aug 2017 | 2:12pm GMT

    The Australian

    Why construction industry productivity is set in concrete
    The Australian
    Superficially, the construction industry would seem healthy enough. The global market is worth $US10 trillion ($12.7 trillion). Euler Hermes, an insurer, expects 3.5 per cent growth this year. Yet more than 90 per cent of the world's infrastructure ...

  10. Standards in the construction industry - Stabroek News
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 18 Aug 2017 | 6:03am GMT

    Standards in the construction industry
    Stabroek News
    But while suggesting that the certifying and licensing of building contractors, carpenters, masons, electricians, plumbers, landscapers, that is, all the players in the construction industry, should be instituted, we do not propose this merely as a ...

  11. The construction industry's productivity problem - The Economist
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 17 Aug 2017 | 2:58pm GMT

    The Economist

    The construction industry's productivity problem
    The Economist
    The construction industry has been afflicted by such problems for decades. Since 1995 the global average value-added per hour has grown at around a quarter of the rate in manufacturing. According to McKinsey, a consultancy, no industry has done worse.

  12. Efficiency eludes the construction industry - The Economist
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 17 Aug 2017 | 2:57pm GMT

    The Economist

    Efficiency eludes the construction industry
    The Economist
    Superficially, the construction industry would seem healthy enough. The global market is worth $10trn. Euler Hermes, an insurer, expects 3.5% growth this year. Yet more than 90% of the world's infrastructure projects are either late or over-budget ...

  13. WorkSafeBC calls on construction industry to protect its workers - Barriere Star Journal
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 16 Aug 2017 | 8:07pm GMT

    Barriere Star Journal

    WorkSafeBC calls on construction industry to protect its workers
    Barriere Star Journal
    Asbestos is the top killer of construction workers in B.C., yet companies continue to ignore safety measures that could protect their workers. So, WorkSafeBC is ramping up its efforts to clamp down on contractors. Something has to get through to ...

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  14. Fountain Of Youth Running Dry For Construction Industry - Forbes - Forbes
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 16 Aug 2017 | 1:56pm GMT

    Forbes

    Fountain Of Youth Running Dry For Construction Industry - Forbes
    Forbes
    Construction's labor shortage will only get worse as baby boomers continue to retire out.
    Fountain Of Youth Running Dry For Construction Industry - BisnowBisnow

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  15. Will There Be a Dramatic Slowdown in the Construction of LA Housing? - L.A. Weekly
    "Building industry" - Google News | 11 Aug 2017 | 4:08pm GMT

    L.A. Weekly

    Will There Be a Dramatic Slowdown in the Construction of LA Housing?
    L.A. Weekly
    During the first half of this decade, Los Angeles gained more than 230,000 residents — and just 40,000 new housing units. That exacerbated an already festering housing crisis, which has made L.A. among the least affordable cities in the country ...

  16. HomeFest Triple Crown the place for Building Industry's single site home show; tickets on sale - User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    "Building industry" - Google News | 8 Aug 2017 | 5:09am GMT

    User-generated content (press release) (registration)

    HomeFest Triple Crown the place for Building Industry's single site home show; tickets on sale
    User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    “Triple Crown is and has been for some time, the hottest new home community in the region,” said Brian Miller, Executive Vice President of the BIA. “Triple Crown is extremely easy to get to; only a half mile from the interstate. Visitors to this year's ...

  17. Crane spotters predict leaner times for UK builders | Business | The ... - The Guardian
    "Construction industry" - Google News | 6 Aug 2017 | 11:01pm GMT

    Business MattersBusiness Matters

    Crane spotters predict leaner times for UK builders | Business | The ...
    The Guardian
    Slowing economy, falling wages and rising costs fuel weakest growth in six years for UK construction industry, trade group forecasts.
    UK construction industry growth slows to lowest in six years ...Builders' Merchants News
    Construction faces tough 2018 as forecast downgradedBusiness MattersBusiness Matters

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  18. Hong Kong building industry experts applaud arrival of universal International Construction Measurement Standards - South China Morning Post
    "Building industry" - Google News | 1 Aug 2017 | 10:20am GMT

    South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong building industry experts applaud arrival of universal International Construction Measurement Standards
    South China Morning Post
    The newly launched global standards of measurement for construction costs will enhance transparency, lure more capital investment, and improve confidence of both institutional and individual investors, according to the president of the Hong Kong ...

  19. Building Industry Association releases mid-year construction data, analysis — demand is out there - User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    "Building industry" - Google News | 1 Aug 2017 | 5:38am GMT

    Building Industry Association releases mid-year construction data, analysis — demand is out there
    User-generated content (press release) (registration)
    The mission of the Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky is to promote and enhance the integrity and visibility of the construction industry and the members of the organization through advocacy, communication, education and political action.

  20. PROGRESS: Northfield couple builds aging in place home; building industry sees trend in design - Southernminn.com
    "Building industry" - Google News | 31 Jul 2017 | 12:02pm GMT

    Southernminn.com

    PROGRESS: Northfield couple builds aging in place home; building industry sees trend in design
    Southernminn.com
    Given the choice, most people would prefer to live in their homes for the rest of their lives. One Northfield couple had the choice and decided to build a home that will meet their needs as they age. Called a forever home or universal design, Bob ...


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