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Reshaping the Construction Industry

A Texas Senate committee has signed off on a proposed ban on city ordinances that require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. But some last-minute changes...
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March 06, 2019
The number of women in the U.S. construction industry is on the rise. From apprentices to craft professionals, estimators and executives, women are represented in all facets of...
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March 05, 2019
Housing starts plummeted 11% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from November (1,214,000 units) to December (1,078,000 units), the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday. 
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March 04, 2019
Flanked by roofing contractors who are hopeful that scammers who do the same kind of work and show up after storms like Hurricane Harvey can be put out of business, some Texas...
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March 01, 2019
Texans, particularly Houstonians, remember with gratitude that the 41st president of the United States chose to make Texas, and ultimately Houston, his adopted home.  This remarkable leader and human being died November 30, 2018, at the age of 94.  He leaves a legacy of leadership, one that serves as a model and road map for all who aspire to lead and serve, across any industry.
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February 28, 2019
Someone asked me to write a blog that would focus on how a lack of training would hurt your business and how a skills training program would make your business more robust and...
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February 27, 2019
According to Cashmore, 25% of construction fatalities occur from traumatic brain injuries (or TBIs), and most of these injuries on a jobsite occur from safety helmets coming off.
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February 26, 2019
AUSTIN — Today marks the launch of Texans for Economic Growth, a coalition of Texas business leaders and associations dedicated to recognizing and supporting the...
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February 26, 2019
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
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February 25, 2019
As the consumer world has become more deeply interconnected—just look at car and appliance technology—so has the workplace. Thanks to digitalization, there’s more data available...
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February 22, 2019