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OSHA inspections are expected to increase following comments from the head of the Department of Labor, pointing to a boost in spending on enforcement in the agency’s proposed...
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June 26, 2019
Nearly ten years ago, a group of leaders in the Houston commercial construction industry met to discuss its biggest future challenge, an aging and diminishing craft workforce....
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June 25, 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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June 24, 2019
Have you ever wondered about the various ways that can be used to demolish a building? We thought we'd share this fun article from our friends at BigRentz on this Friday:...
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June 21, 2019
The Commission on Texas Workforce of the Future has been created to recommend legislation for submission during the next legislative session in 2021 to alleviate the skilled workforce shortage in the state.
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June 20, 2019
Our friends at BigRentz have published the following article on Construction Risk Management that we think you will find good for your business.What is your construction company’s...
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June 19, 2019
Contractors' bid prices dipped in May, while materials and service input costs were flat for the month, based on the latest producer price indexes (PPIs). 
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June 18, 2019
After weeks of speculation about how he would be able to do it unilaterally, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he has signed an executive order to extend the life of the state...
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June 17, 2019
Someone is finally getting the message that the four-year “post-secondary” degree is quickly becoming a thing of the past and that “skills learning”, especially certified skills...
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June 14, 2019
Having heart, ambition, persistence humility, and the ability to build relationships can be the difference between career advancement and unemployment. 
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June 13, 2019