Weekly Grind: Sports Stadiums Galore, More Jobs for Construction, and Spooky Haunted Houses!

From combatting the labor shortage, to the newest sports stadiums and arenas, we've got the latest scoop on construction from around the country. So what are you waiting for? Grind away! According to the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction employment went up for the third consecutive month. Keep up the good work builders! By 2030, the...
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From combatting the labor shortage, to the newest sports stadiums and arenas, we've got the latest scoop on construction from around the country. So what are you waiting for? Grind away!


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According to the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction employment went up for the third consecutive month. Keep up the good work builders!


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By 2030, the Royals will have played in the same stadium for almost 93 years! With their lease ending in 2030, the team is ready for an upgrade. Looking at four potential sites around the city for the stadium, officials are hoping the move will be a home run.


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Earlier in the week we told you about the horrific damage caused by the fires in Nor Cal. The conditions have now worsened with 23 people dead and whole neighborhoods swallowed up. Stay tuned to find out how these wildfires will affect construction, infrastructure, and more in the area.


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In Downtown Milwaukee, the new $500 million stadium that's been long awaited by Bucks' fans is finally making way. The entertainment district that will accompany the stadium is also making waves and once complete will aim to host over one hundred events per year.


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After 20 long months, the recession in Louisiana is finally starting to lift up. However, not all industries are faring well, the industrial construction sector is forecasted to slow down as $15.7 billion worth of projects are finishing up.


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According to Bloomberg News, a construction worker in Japan committed suicide known as 'Karoshi" after being overworked in preparation for the 2020 Olympics. The worker had logged over 190 hours of overtime in just one month.


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What would it take for you to move into a haunted house?

According to a recent survey 33% of people reported that they would be open to living in a haunted house if certain conditions were met. What would make you consider communing with ghosts and spirts in a spooky house?


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New tools like USGBC’S Arc system, a digital platform that compares and shares building performance data, is said to be the key to leading the green building movement. The more the merrier right?

Source: jobsite.procore.com