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Home construction lags in Wisconsin's largest metro areas
Journal Sentinel
11/07/2014, Construction of new homes fell short of last year's pace during the first half of 2014 in most of Wisconsin's biggest metro areas. Altogether, 1,837 permits to build new homes were issued from January through June in metropolitan Milwaukee, Dane County, the Green Bay-Door County area,
Surprise UK Construction Dip Adds to Recovery Concerns
IB Times
11/07/2014, Output slumped in the UK construction sector during May in another surprise disappointment from the recovering economy. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said construction output dropped by 1.1% between April and May after a sharp decline in private commercial work. But year-on
Construction Project Underway on Riverside Drive in Binghamton
Time Warner Cable News
Binghamton, 11/07/2014, N.Y. - Construction got underway on Riverside Drive in Binghamton Friday. The $2.4 million project involves the reconstruction of the road as well as the water, sewer and sanitary lines. It is being funded by a bond.
Construction costs in Tasmania could rise as major projects come on line, warns independent MP Andrew Wilkie
Yahoo News
13/07/2014, Independent federal MP Andrew Wilkie has raised concerns about the cost of construction in Tasmania when a number of significant projects come on line about the same time. The Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment was put on hold two months ago and it is being reviewed. Construction
Young women take close look at construction careers at Plant Vogtle
The Augusta Chronicle
Waynesboro, 11/07/2014, Unabashedly donning a pink hard hat, Kayla Rhone stepped into a man’s world ready to prove she can handle a hammer and drive a forklift. Those with a double dose of the X chromosome, she said, can work in a construction zone just as well as men.
Construction close to ending at Houghton Road and Broadway
Tucson (Kgun9-TV), 11/07/2014, Construction at the intersection of Houghton and Broadway has been a burden for drivers and businesses since November, but next month that headache should be gone. The $10 million project is on track to be finished three months early. Its part of the larger Houghton
Pipeline, infrastructure construction jobs still seeing personnel shortage
11/07/2014, News of this country's shale boom - and particularly shale plays across the state of Texas - has dominated the headlines. What has taken a back seat to this news is the boom continues to create jobs in the United States' chemical industry, manufacturing supply chain and indirect nonen
Construction spotlight swivels to Quinn's Junction
Park Record
11/07/2014, Park City's biggest concentration of construction is located in one of the city's most visible spots. Drivers along S.R. 248 and U.S. 40 close to Quinn's Junction have nearly windshield-filling views of two major construction zones situated in close proximity to one another.
Lamar Construction files chapter 7 bankruptcy
Hudsonville, Mich. (WZZM) - Lamar Construction Company is shutting down and has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to documents obtained by WZZM 13. The Hudsonville-based employer is laying off 281 employees, including 180 in Michigan.
UK construction industry in surprise slowdown in May
The Guardian
11/07/2014, Britain's construction sector has suffered its sharpest slowdown for more than a year after housebuilding activity stalled in May, in the latest sign the property market may be coming off the boil. Construction output dropped 0.8% over the three months to May from the previous three m