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Building & Earth Names New Branch Manager of Arkansas Location

Building & Earth is proud to announce it has appointed Curtis Osier branch manager of its Springdale, Arkansas, location. Osier also serves as the branch... »

Economic

Nonresidential Construction Remains Unchanged in April, Says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending remained unchanged in April on a monthly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data... »

Construction

Tomorrow’s College Labs Require Adaptability and Cross-functionality

By Sam Barnes, Construction Executive The college labs and research facilities of today aren’t what they used to be, as increasingly malleable designs adapt to... »

Building Alabama

Graduate Nashville Breaks Ground

Doster Construction Company recently broke ground on the new Graduate Nashville hotel with AJ Capital Partners. The 12-story, 206-room hotel, designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture,... »

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Building Alabama

Graduate Nashville Breaks Ground

Doster Construction Company recently broke ground on the new Graduate Nashville hotel with AJ Capital Partners. The 12-story, 206-room hotel, designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture,... »

Economic

April Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year Over Year in 19 States, Says ABC

Estimated April construction unemployment rates fell in 19 states on a year-over-year basis, were unchanged in four states and rose in 27 states, according to... »

Safety

Advanced Tool Ergonomics: A Major Workplace Safety Advantage

By Corey Dickert, Construction Executive Last winter, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new data showing that employer-reported injury and illness rates declined to 2.9... »

Safety

When Engineering Design Fails: The Impact of Faulty Design and Collapses

By Mitch Cohen, Construction Executive The resurgence remains strong with ConstructConnect predicting a 12.4 percent increase in 2018 commercial building starts. However, despite the introduction... »

Technology

Get the Most Out of Your Employee Cell Phone Plan

By Mindy Prowler, Construction Executive Most companies provide a cell phone and service for their employees because success requires them to quickly respond to a... »

Safety

Are Mandatory OSHA Settlement Conferences Still Mandatory?

By David Klass, Travis Vance, Fisher Phillips From fisherphillips.com Administrative Law Judges are increasingly exercising their discretion to waive mandatory settlement conferences for Occupational Safety... »

Workforce Development

Attract and Develop the Best Talent Across Generations

By Chris Lennon, Construction Executive There are currently a full four generations in the workforce, but the percentage of Baby Boomers will continue to decline... »

Safety

Should Employers Allow Concealed Weapon Permit Holders To Carry Guns At Work?

By David Klass and Travis Vance, Fisher Phillips from FisherPhillips.com As mass shootings have continued with regular frequency in the United States, our country remains... »