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There Is A System That Can 3-D Print An Entire Building

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Researchers at the Massachusetts Instritute of Techknoweldgy have developed a system that can 3-D print the basic structure of an entire building.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170426183028.htm

Construction workers among most susceptible to opioid abuse

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President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. The construction industry’s total prescription opioid spent is 5-10% higher than any other industry represented in the study. There is a financial implication to this – a construction company with 100 workers can expect to lose $40,839 each year in Oklahoma, $43,538 in Massachusetts and $38,140 in Texas — three of the states with the highest frequency of opioid abuse. More information on the CNA study at Construction Dive.

https://www.constructiondive.com/news/construction-workers-among-most-susceptible-to-opioid-abuse/508546/

NextGen Work Truck? Meet the Bollinger Moters B1

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Telsa might be a pretty thing but this truck looks bad ass, gets work done, and puts food on the table!

Bollinger Motors B1: The Future of Work Trucks

Construction Insurance for Homeowners

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Construction insurance is no different than normal insurance for the homeowner. The intent is to ensure that any liability for damage, personal injury or other types of damages do not become a financial or legal issue for you, the homeowner.  What are some of the important issues that should be understood by the homeowner, prior and during a construction activity?

More at Builder-Questions.com

Big Jump in Building Permits for Residential Units in San Diego

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There were more than 2,100 residential construction permits issued in June, the most since March 2005. The sector has lagged most of this year, enough so that the total number of permits issued in the first six months as a whole are still down by 16.9 percent from last year.

More from the article at The Times of San Diego.

Three new laws to encourage housing construction in San Diego

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Do you know what San Diego City Council is doing to help create more housing?

Job Vacancies In Construction Are Only Going To Increase

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President Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta touted the administration’s push Monday to incorporate apprenticeship programs as part of a larger effort to close the nation’s skills gap.

Labor Secretary: ‘Job Vacancies In Construction Are Only Going To Increase’

43 Trade School Jobs Among the Highest Paying Trades

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A recent article lists various high-paying trade jobs. Of the 43 highest paying jobs, 23 of them are considered skilled trades.

You can see the whole list here: https://www.trade-schools.net/articles/trade-school-jobs.asp