BOSTON - Construction safety is top of mind in Boston, after a crane collapsed in New York City, injuring 11 people.
A Boston-based developer would like to turn a suburb of the city into Hollywood East, with plans to build an estimated $100-million movie and TV production studio.
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes jumped in May as continued inventory shortages boosted homebuilder optimism, despite higher construction costs and interest rates, the National Association of Home Builders reported.
Joe Green from OSHA will be going over this year’s National Safety Stand-Down, which takes place May 1-5, 2023. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction campaign.
Boston has recently taken a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint by adopting energy-efficient "stretch" building codes.
Total construction starts rebounded in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $912.8 billion, a 6% rise, due to bustling building activity for manufacturing plants and homes, according to Dodge Construction Network. But after a massive dropoff in January, starts for the first two months of the year were still 17% below their 2022 levels and weakness in the commercial and institutional sectors pose cause for concern.
The National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) performed interviews with 176 tradeswomen and analyzed 770 responses to a survey directed to women in the industry to recruit, hire and retain more women in the industry.
Construction gained 25,000 jobs in January, continuing the industry’s long streak of monthly employment increases, but its unemployment rate reflected mixed results, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
Eight years after Eversource first proposed building an electrical substation in the Eagle Hill neighborhood of East Boston, the utility is finally breaking ground on the $103 million project.
Supply chain chaos and an impending recession are among builders’ top concerns in 2023, according to a new survey.
As these slim teams are needed for extended, out-of-town trips to worksites in other areas, it’s critical that their accommodations ensure their comfort and rest between shifts. Doing so ultimately keeps the entire team employed, safe, and productive.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved a major infrastructure package, directing close to $8 billion to the state of Massachusetts.