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Boise Builders See Industry Stigma as Obstacle to Filling Jobs

As with nearly every city across America, skilled labor shortage is a significant problem. The Associated General Contractors of America shows that employment numbers have been down across the country. Boise, Idaho, is faring better, but they find that they’re facing one major problem when they recruit: the stigma of working in the construction industry.

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Tragic Accident in Houston Stairwell Collapse, Texas Construction Deaths Continue to Rise

After a major accident happened on Monday, October 5th, in which approximately 13 or 14 floors of stairs collapsed down a stairwell and killed three workers and injured one other, rescue crews could remove the bodies on Wednesday.

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Major Airport Construction Bill has Bipartisan Support in House, Senate, and President

The Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2020 has been deemed “uncontroversial” by political pundits. It seems to be sailing through committees with bipartisan support to get major construction projects underway for airport construction and expansion.

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For a country with such a chaotic past, including several recent violent rocket engagements with Israel, Lebanon has had a surprising amount of highly-developed architecture. Add to that the historic nature of the city and its many ancient buildings, and you’ve got a wonderland of architectural design. That could all be gone permanently, however, following this week’s devastating explosion.

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