Construction News on The Blok

Out of 338 buildings, these 27 have been nominated by the World Architecture Festival for 2015’s Building of the Year.

Mechanical exoskeletons have been created to help workers wield heavy tools for long periods of time without straining their bodies and are set to hit the market in 2016.

Keep yourself in the loop! The American Arbitration Association has revised and reissued their Construction Industry Arbitration Rules that took effect on July 1st.

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards reports that architects are becoming licensed at a younger age, averaging at 33.3 years old.

Construction Data Company provides four tips on how to acquire surety bonds in the industry.

3D printing is making home building faster than ever, with the assembly of pre-printed pieces taking under three hours.

Does a subcontractor’s faulty work constitute property damage? Does the insurer need to cover the claim?  While this debate continues in the courts, contractors must protect themselves by familiarizing themselves with insurance policy language, which can change every year.

Global Construction presents eight reasons why the construction industry needs to be more innovative in order to succeed, as opposed to a cost-cutting approach to success.

Take Construction Data’s skyscraper quiz to see how familiar you are with some of the most famous skyscrapers in the world!

Caterpillar Inc. has cut 20,000 full-time employees, more than 10 percent of its personnel worldwide, due to slowdowns in developing markets since 2012.

Construction Business Owner presents four ways to maintain consistent communication with subcontractors to increase project efficiency.

General contractors with a commercial general liability policy cannot be denied their insurers representation in defect litigations as the policy is meant to cover unforeseen damages, not as a sign of quality assurance.

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