Construction Running a construction business is complicated, but potentially lucrative. Learn how to make bids, procure materials and equipment, hire employees, and keep up with the latest industry trends and technology.
Construction Industry-Occupational Safety and Health Construction is a high hazard industry that comprises a wide range of activities involving construction, alteration, and/or repair. Examples include residential construction, bridge erection, roadway paving, excavations, demolitions, and large scale painting jobs. Construction workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from rooftops, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, electrocutions, silica dust, and asbestos. The information, tools, and resources provided in these Construction Industry web pages are designed to assist those in the industry - whether worker or employer - to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards.
History of Bridges Connections to all kinds of bridges: Ancient, Wooden, Arch, Cantilever, Suspension, Truss, as well as a List of Famous Bridges.
How to Become a Construction Engineer From the site: "Since construction is the largest service industry in the United States, the demand for skilled construction engineers is high. A construction engineer is responsible for the planning, development and management of construction projects, helping design construction projects and execute them in a safe, sound, efficient manner."
International Construction Hotspots The global construction industry is a $7.5 trillion market, and is set to increase to a whopping $12.7 trillion by 2020. So if you’re thinking about working abroad in construction, you need to know where in the world the jobs are - and will be in the next few years…
10 Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2017 Labor shortage; feeling of uncertainty under the new administration; more modular construction; the Internet of Things (IoT) options will improving site operations; rising construction costs; changing the emphasis of the sustainable construction movement from climate change implications to the bottom line.
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