Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: DeCarlo Demolishes a 1959-Vintage Sears Store

Most-read construction stories include 6 in-demand construction certifications, how to get resources needed to handle growing workload, civil firms expect booming work volume and labor challenges, 3D file transfer supercharges Veit’s technology advantage

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Cu Dems3 5 T Jordan Caspa Ferreira FacebookJordan Caspa Ferreira, Facebook10. How Dems $3.5T Infrastructure Plan Complicates Bipartisan Bill

Democrats are ready to ‘move forward’ on a separate budget resolution teeing up $3.5 trillion in spending. The party hopes to pass its budget and the budget reconciliation package with just Democratic votes, complicating the $1.5 trillion bipartisan plan

Cu 3 D Printed Houses PeriPERI9. Two 3D-Printed Concrete Projects Bring the Concept Home to the US

Taking a look at the construction of the first 3D-printed home to be funded by a public-private grant and the first residential 3D building. Is this start of 3D concrete printing a new foothold into the U.S. construction industry?


Cu June Housing Startsdata: US Department of Commerce; graph: ForConstructionPros.com8. Home Building Regains Momentum as Building Permits Fall to Eight-Month Low

June new-home construction and apartment development exceeded expectations, after May results were revised lower, with single family growth centered in the South and Northeast


Cu Goodfellow Bros7. Goodfellow Bros. Shares What It’s Like to Manage and Monitor Nearly 2,000 Construction Machines

Learn what it’s like to manage a fleet of roughly 1,500 pieces of construction equipment and 500+ vehicles; steps Goodfellow is taking to implement smart technologies; and the challenges and opportunities it's seen with telematics


Cu Diesel Maint PerkinsPerkins6. Diesel Engine Maintenance Tips for Peak Performance

Utilizing the correct engine and coolant maintenance is vital in reducing operating costs and minimizing downtime. Three engine manufacturers share their top service tips to maintain peak performance year-round


Cu Veit3 D TrimbleTrimble5. 3D-Project-File Transfer from the Cloud Boosts Veit’s Technology Advantage

Sitework innovator surprise themselves with the value of Trimble WorksOS Software connecting design data with machine-control data for real-time progress and productivity updates


Cu Civil Contractors Tuiphotoengineer Stock adobe@tuiphotoengineer, stock.adobe.com4. Civil Contractors Expect Increased Work Volume and Profits But Skills Gap Concerns Grow

Civil contractors are optimistic about work volume through 2022, but express growing concerns about how the skills shortage will affect their ability to handle infrastructure projects


Cu Contractor Resources Jonathan Byer Teichert ConstructionJonathan Byer, Teichert Construction3. How Contractors Can Get the Resources They'll Need to Move Infrastructure Projects Forward

Everyone is talking about how to pay for an infrastructure bill, but no one is talking about how the industry is going to be able to accomplish the influx of work headed our way. These tools can build the efficiency necessary to get the work done


Cu Certifications BridgitBridgit2. 6 Best Certifications for Construction Career Development

Michel Richer from Bridgit shares insights on what certifications are hot right now in construction


1. Shop ’Til You Demo

DeCarlo Demolition Co. abates and demolishes a 1959-vintage Sears department store at the oldest regional shopping center in Des Moines, IowaCu Shop Demo Natl Demo AssocNational Demolition Association