Tag: Construction

The Dangers of Building on Bentonite

Colorado has seen significant issues with heaving soils under roads and structures, caused by the wetting of the bentonite clay soil.

Hickenlooper Launches Construction Labor Abuse Task Force

A new task force will address misclassification of independent contractors and other labor law abuses.

Construction Expansion Continues, but Slowly

Dodge Data & Analytics are starting to see some deceleration, according to Robert Murray, chief economist for the firm.

High School Course Puts Construction Industry on Students’ Radar

The Geometry in Construction at Loveland High School serves the purpose of exposing young people to construction as a career.

Construction Jobs, Earnings up in April

Construction jobs increased by 17,000 in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Average earnings also increased to $29.63.

Hearing Loss: A Common and Preventable Worker Disability

Hearing loss can have a profound impact on construction workers' safety at work, as well as their quality of life.