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Reshaping the Construction Industry

When we think of the city, one thing that always pops into our minds are the skyscrapers that tower above. These unique and highly functional buildings always seem to pop up...
Construction Citizen's picture
January 16, 2020
Family-owned businesses are the heart of the construction industry. Literally. It is the most frequently encountered ownership model in the world and impacts the global economy significantly.
Lauren Harrell's picture
January 15, 2020
Part of construction is fire safety. Therefore, knowing the products that are best for preventing or stopping fires is important.
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
January 14, 2020
Nonfarm payroll employment in December increased by 145,000, seasonally adjusted, from November and by 2,108,000 (1.4%) for the year, BLS reported. The unemployment rate remained at November’s level of 3.5%, matching the 50-year low reached in September.
Ken Simonson's picture
January 13, 2020
The grit to persist no matter what; the courage to overcome any challenge, and the character to maintain integrity in all situations are the hallmarks of the great people who founded the premier commercial building companies in Houston.…They were also the signatures of the remarkable young Latina, Leticia Elias.  She deserves our appreciation, our admiration, and our remembrance.
Pat Kiley's picture
January 09, 2020
On Sept. 27, the DOL issued a final rule on overtime, officially named Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales...
Construction Citizen's picture
January 08, 2020
Construction spending totaled $1.324 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in November, up 0.6% from the upwardly revised October rate and up 4.1% year-over-year (y/y) from November 2018, the Census Bureau reported.
Ken Simonson's picture
January 07, 2020
A new year and a new decade have arrived. 2020. What would you say if we asked you, “What does the New Year look like for your construction business?”
Jim Kollaer's picture
January 06, 2020
United Tool and Fastener recently hosted demonstrations where two Houston-area fire departments tested six DeWalt products for strength, durability, and power in real-life emergency scenarios.
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
January 02, 2020