What most surprised you about the construction industry in 2015? What eventual development did you least see coming in 2014?Read More »
As he reacquaints himself with Wisconsin after three years of positioning himself as a presidential prospect in states such as Iowa and New Hampshire, Gov. Scott Walker traveled to rural northern Wisconsin. The governor announced a plan to expand broadband access for several communities, which was a good thing. Unfortunately, the plan comes very late, and with far fewer resources than if the governor was serious about developing the economy of Wisconsin.Read More »
Federal prosecutors say one of New York City's largest construction companies has agreed to pay more than $20 million after admitting to overbilling clients.Read More »
QUESTION: Has the late onset of winter weather been a benefit to the construction industry? Or does it really matter, since most projects are managed by schedules that were set months ago? Jim Hoffman, president of Hoffman Construction, Black River ...Read More »
“Builder” is derived from the Old English word “byldan,” meaning dwelling. For millennia, builders provided shelter from the elements. But as mankind multiplied and prospered, buildings came to provide benefits extending far beyond the shelter needed for survival. Man-made structures, taking in everything from European cathedrals to the Great Wall of China, came to stand among the world's wonders.
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