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According to a recent report by the US Commerce Department, home construction activity saw a slight drop in January this year, due to sharp declines in activity in the West and the Midwest.During the month, starts for new houses...
According to Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, his country is already engaged in discussions with the new US administration regarding construction in Judea and Samaria. In a statement, the minister disclosed some important details about the talks. He...
The leading building materials company in the US, U.S. LBM Holdings, has acquired Ridout Companies, with Ross Ridout assuming the role of president in his company. Being in the construction industry for about 46 years, Ridout Companies had grown into...
According to Google’s chief technology officer Aglaia Kong, smart building technologies, which are basically designed to make buildings more energy-efficient, are now being used to create attractive work environments that are also conducive to productivity. However, it is found that...
According to the federal government officials in Australia, they have made an agreement with the Senate crossbench to strengthen construction laws. The government has struck a deal with Independent Senator Derryn Hinch that would lessen the 2-year transition period for...
According to the latest annual forecast by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), UK’s construction industry is on its way to adding around 35,000 construction jobs per year over the next five years. However, such a growth would be...
According to the property firm HWBC, Dublin, Ireland saw a huge surge in office construction in 2016. The company reported that the numbers increased tenfold from the completion levels in 2015. Last year, rents for prime offices have increased by...
Kenya leads other countries in East Africa in terms of infrastructure construction, with 11 huge projects that are worth $7.9 billion, accounting for 25.6% of the region’s total investments. According to the “Deloitte Africa Construction Trends Report for 2016”, the...
According to a post on Interesting Engineering, the process of decomposing and recycling organic matter will provide the foundation for building construction in the future. Basically, the technology will be based on fungus. Over the years, scientists have been researching...
While making buildings more sustainable is nothing new, another trend in the construction industry is making waves especially among millennials — wellness buildings. Conforming to energy-efficient measures, wellness-minded design is quickly becoming popular as millennials are looking for healthier environments...

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