Top 10 Hottest Construction Stories This Week: New PPP Rules Pay the Smallest Businesses

Most-read construction stories include how to troubleshoot concrete cracks, 9-day continuous concrete pour slipforming grain silos, where surface transportation funding stands, six factors when adding drones to your construction business

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Cu Workforce Challenges Pexels com Via Orion Talent@Orion Talent, Pexels.com10. What Workforce Challenges Are Ahead for Key Construction Industry Segments?

Where there is construction growth, there will be significant difficulties in meeting the demand for workers. Here is a look at what's ahead in 2021

Cu Ram Safety Pick Ram TrucksRam Trucks9. 2021 Ram 1500 Is the Only Pickup to Earn 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) technology graded “superior” among more than 100 available safety and security features on the 2021 Ram 1500


Cu Ford Recall Ford Motor CoFord Motor Co.8. Ford Issues Safety Recalls for 2020/2021 F-150 Pickups

Ford will correct windshield adhesion concern and incorrect payload information


Cu Drone1 SkywardSkyward7. 5 Ways Drones Bring Value on Construction and Engineering Projects

If your engineering, construction or architectural firm is evaluating drone adoption or expansion, here are some of the top value factors to consider


Cu Electric Backhoe Case Construction EquipmentCase Construction Equipment6. New York Utilities Take Delivery of Construction Industry’s First Electric Backhoe-loaders

Nearly a year after its debut, CASE Construction Equipment announces the delivery and implementation of two electric-powered backhoes by utilities in the state of New York


Cu Drone2 Zephyr P Stock adobe@zephyr_p, stock.adobe.com5. Six Factors to Consider When Adding Drones to Your Construction Business

Tech experts hash out the top considerations for construction companies wanting to add unmanned aerial vehicles to their business plan


Cu Infrastructure Bill Adobe Stock Carloscastilla@carloscastilla, Adobe.Stock.com4. Where Does Surface Transportation Funding Stand?

With the latest coronavirus relief bill to the Senate, experts say infrastructure funding is the next item on the Congressional agenda


Cu Silo Pour Mc Cormick Construction CompanyMcCormick Construction Co.3. Arizona Grain Slipform Silo Construction Required 9-Day Long Continuous Concrete Pour

Concrete contractor McCormick Construction benefited from admixtures in its concrete mix to achieve a successful ready-mix concrete pour


Cu Adobe Stock Images By Lost In The Midwest@Lost_in_the_Midwest, Adobe.Stock.com2. How to Evaluate & Troubleshoot Concrete Cracks

Cracks may represent the total extent of damage or the first signs of serious trouble. Some recommendations for troubleshooting concrete cracks prior to designing or performing repairs


1. How New PPP Rules Make Free Money Available to the Smallest Businesses and Sole Proprietors

Biden Admin. focus on small businesses assures that sole proprietors and businesses with fewer than 20 employees have a great shot at getting a first or second forgivable PPP loanCu Ppp Vitalii Vodolazskyi Adobe Stock@Vitalii Vodolazskyi,