April 10, 2012 GREG MECKBACH digital media editor Carolyn Butterworth heard that the construction industry is going to need 160,000 new workers. So, the Grade 8 teacher at Whitchurch Highlands Public School, north of Toronto, took her students to Future Building, a job fair organized by the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS). “Many of the students are interested in the trades,” she said.
March 28, 2012 GREG MECKBACH Digital media editor Carolyn Butterworth heard that the construction industry is going to need 160,000 new workers. So the Grade 8 teacher at Whitchurch Highlands Public School north of Toronto took her students to Future Building, a job fair organized by the Ontario Construction Secretariat in Toronto. Butterworth made her comments Wednesday in an interview with DCN at Future Building at the Better Living Centre on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds.
A major construction project at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is nearing a milestone, and it’s intended to assist some of the soldiers who need the most help. On Tuesday, crews will erect the final structural beam in the new Soldier and Family Assistance Center/Warrior Transition Battalion (SFAC/WTB) administration building.
by Morgan Smith Guy Chamberlain, associate superintendent for auxiliary services for the district, stated the project will come in two phases.
Housing starts may be down but permits are up, according to the latest federal data released Nov. 18. The new home market is down, but it’s not dead, with the latest numbers on construction showing signs of improvement. Builders broke ground on fewer homes in October, but construction was sharply higher than a year ago, and one measure of future building activity rose, according to monthly data released in Washington by the Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban ...
U.S. housing starts declined 1.5% in July to 604K units from a downwardly revised 613K units in June. Today’s report just surpassed market expectations for a 600K reading. Single-family housing starts declined 4.9%, while the volatile multifamily sector rose 7.8%. In a negative omen of future building activity, permits inched 3.2% lower.
August 9, 2011 By Bryan Navarro EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A major road in front of two elementary schools is partially closed. Construction is well under way on Main Street in front of tiny butte elementary and what will soon be hillside elementary. Crews are laying storm drainpipes under the pavement to account for the new school and future homes.
On Saturday, July 23, the first of the fund-raising events to raise money for construction of the future building for Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) will be hosted by the Annunciation Catholic Ladies Sodality. The event will take place at the United Church of Christ facility at 101 North Oak Street.
An inexpensive housing scheme from Planning Minister Freddie Cohen has been rejected by builders. Senator Cohen wants up to 20% of property on future building developments handed over to the States. The Jersey Construction Council state the scheme is flawed and not properly examined. The council is calling on States members to defer the proposals for further investigation.