How NASA Plans to Start Building in Space in the Next 3 Years (Possibly)

3D printing technologies have significantly improved over the past few years and some have even made it to the jobsite.  Not to be outdone, NASA, your favorite America space exploration organization, has announced a plan to being building and manufacturing in low-Earth orbit.

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New US DOL Apprenticeship Expansion Excludes Construction Industry

In 2017, President Trump signed an executive order expanding the role of apprenticeships in America, in hopes that it would help build the workforce in many skilled trades.  In late June, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced yet another expansion, but this time it left out the construction industry.

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[VIDEO] Beautiful 13-Story Building Demolition in Downtown Dallas

When you need to demolish a building in a tight downtown setting, you make sure to hire people who have the right experience to do the job.  Controlled Demolition, Inc (CDI), was at it again recently, when they shared a video of a recent building implosion in Dallas, TX.

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The Best Construction Podcast of 2019 [RESULTS]

Construction Junkie's 5th Annual Best Construction Podcast Competition has officially come to an end and the results have been tallied.  It was a very exciting competition this year, with several very strong competitors pulling in tons of votes.

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A Beginner’s Guide to SWPPP for Contractors and Developers

I’ve been very fortunate over the course of my relatively short career in construction to spend time focusing on many different aspects of construction.  I recently spent about two and a half years working in site development and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) compliance on a national scale and I wanted to share some of the insights that I gained from that experience.

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New Training Video Highlights How to Avoid Suspension Trauma After Fall Arrest System is Deployed

Falls are, by far, the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry, accounting for nearly 40% each year.  That fact is the main reason why personal fall protection devices are so heavily stressed in the industry.  But, even if your fall is arrested by a harness, you’re not out of the woods yet, as serious complications can happen while you’re being suspended in the air.

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