Home Depot investing $50M to train construction workers

Home Depot, which sells tools and construction products, announced plans to invest $50 million to train 20,000 construction workers over the next 10 years...

New steel tariffs will hurt construction firms, says construction industry group

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA)  says it is concerned about President Trump's proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products. In response to...
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$7 million Fishers Nickel Plate District AMP project under construction

Meyers Construction Management, Inc. and Meyer Najem Construction have started work on improvements for the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (AMP) in Fishers. The project, with a...
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Asheville files appeal to stop downtown Embassy Suites hotel construction

Asheville city has asked North Carolina's second-highest court to stop construction of an eight-story downtown Embassy Suites, but the hotel's developers say they have...
Rendering for the Red Line’s Ripple station (Red Line)

IndyGo still waiting for federal funds go-ahead with $75 million grant before starting Red...

IndyGo officials say they still don’t know when they’ll start construction on the Red Line, because funding is still up in the air. IndyGo’s spokesperson...
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Indy city-county committee approves $55 million construction funding to start work on criminal justice...

An Indianapolis city-county council committee has unanimously approved spending $55 million to pay for work that amounts to slightly more than one-tenth of the...
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Holic Foods to open “state-of-the-art food manufacturing facility” in Henry County

Holic Foods, an all-natural food manufacturer and distributor, has announced plans to expand its operations in Indiana, establishing a new facility Middletown in Henry...

High Point sells $35 million in taxable bonds to finance Bluefish minor league baseball...

High Point is furnishing itself a new economic development gambit -- a stadium, Bloomberg News reports. The furniture manufacturing community 75 miles north of Charlotte...
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CAGC leads at first statewide construction summit

Betsy Bailey, the Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) government relations and building division director, shared observations as the the keynote speaker for the first...

NCDOT completes Piedmont Improvement Program, largest improvements to state’s rail infrastructure

https://youtu.be/bktDySmA5VA After just seven years, North Carolina’s largest program of improvements to the state’s rail infrastructure is complete. The Piedmont Improvement Program (PIP) is improving...
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Construction industry seriously concerned over skilled labor shortage

The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index, a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for the commercial construction industry,...

Construction chemicals market to hit $80,025.4 million by 2023: research

A new research report, released by P&S Market Research, shows that construction chemicals market is projected to reach $80,025.4 million by 2023. Growing urbanization and...
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Construction pay rises as employers add jobs in tighter labor pool

Construction employment increased by 17,000 jobs in April and by 257,000 jobs over the past year while firms boosted pay to help recruit new...