Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Skilled Labor Shortage Threatens Housing Supply and Affordability

Also among the most-read stories: balance sheet leverage against inflation, supply chain and workforce issues; next steps for the infrastructure act, construction is No. 1 target in ransomware attacks, 7 reasons to hire military veterans for your crew

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Cu Eticketing Acbm StaffACBM staff10. What Construction and Trucking Operations Need to Know Most About eTicketing

Staying informed about how eTicketing can work with existing systems will make the technology transition easier and help to maximize ROI

Cu Best Worst Reason FoundationReason Foundation9. Report: Presenting the Best and Worst — State Highway Performance Ranking

In the 26th Annual Highway Report, a number of states with large populations and busy highway systems performed well in the overall rankings


Cu Cat Loaders Caterpillar IncCaterpillar Inc.8. Next Gen Cat 966 and 972 Wheel Loader Series Makes Big Efficiency Strides with Technology

The Whole Package: Payload Assist, Autodig and Auto Set Tires automate key bucket-filling segments of the duty cycle while the CVT models put more power on the ground with less fuel


Cu Dodge Dodge Data & AnalyticsDodge Data & Analytics7. Several Big Construction Projects in Planning Push Dodge Momentum to Its Highest Point in 14 Years

Value of nonresidential building projects entering the planning stage is making a solid recovery this fall, with 20 projects valued at $100 million or more lifting the Momentum Index 10% in October


Cu United Rentals6. 141 United Rentals Locations Host Used Equipment Sale

On Nov. 18, United Rentals locations across North America will host the Blue Thursday Annual Equipment Sale. At the event, customers can browse a fleet of quality used equipment, originally sourced from top-tier manufacturers.


Cu Hire Veterans Copyright 2013 Sean Locke PhotographyCopyright 2013 Sean Locke Photograph5. 7 Reasons Why You Should Hire Military Veterans to Your Crew

There is untapped potential in this talent pool as they bring high caliber skills and positive attributes to your company


Cu Ransomware Nord LockerNordLocker4. Construction is the No. 1 Target for Ransomware Attacks

Report exposing the industries most likely to be targeted by ransomware gangs shows construction at highest risk


Cu Infra Act C SpanC-SPAN3. What Happens Now That Infrastructure Bill is Signed Into Law?

The White House says implementing the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act will be overseen by experts to ensure the plan creates good jobs, boosts US global competitiveness, strengthens supply chains and acts against inflation. How does it start?


Cu Edc62. EDC-6 to Impact Asphalt Production Facilities

The Federal Highway Administration Every Day Counts initiative adds e-ticketing to their innovation acceleration program


1. Lack of Skilled Construction Labor is a Real Threat to Housing Supply and Affordability

Report estimates approximately 740,000 new construction workers per year for the next three years will be needed to keep up with demandCu Laborthreat I Stock Getty ImagesiStock/Getty Images