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Governor Hochul introduces plans For building The “Interborough Express” Connecting Brooklyn and Queens

The project would be built along the existing Bay Ridge Connector, a 14-mile freight line that extends from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, to Jackson Heights, Queens. It would create a new transit option for close to 900,000 residents of the neighborhoods along the route, along with 260,000 people who work in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Gas & Diesel Prices = Trucking & Labor

Washington, D.C. - The Federal Trade Commission’s Chair, Lina Khan, has been personally asked by President Joe Biden to analyze the influence of oil and gas companies on the relentless rising price tag of gasoline. Extensive investigation of Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the two greatest oil and gas companies in the U.S., has been requested.
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OSHA Suspends Vaccine Mandate

Washington, D.C. - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has suspended implementation and enforcement of the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for private employers after a federal court blocked the measure. The OSHA website page dedicated to the COVID Vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) reads: “While OSHA remains
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McKinsey Partner Charged With Insider Trading And The Company’s Long List Of Past Corruption

New York, New York - McKinsey partner, Puneet Dikshit, has been charged with securities fraud for suspected insider trading ahead of Goldman Sachs' $2.2 billion acquisition of online loans business GreenSky. He is accused of utilizing privileged knowledge to generate a profit of more than $450,000.00. On Sept. 15, the GreenSky merger was
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Carpenters Union In Washington Approve Contract Agreement, Bringing An End To Strike That Slowed Construction Work. AGC To Comment this Morning

Seattle, Washington - Carpenters in the Seattle area have approved a new contract with their employers following a nearly three-week strike that slowed construction across the region and exposed divisions within the union's 12,000 members. The Northwest Carpenters Union reported Monday evening that its members voted in favor of the deal by a
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U.S. Architectural, Engineering & Construction Industry Payroll Segments: Biggest Gains In Pre-Construction as Lumber Futures Jump 15% This Week

Washington DC - The Payroll Report from the BLS was far from optimistic across the board undermining the theory if unemployment benefits were cut payrolls would rise. Although the Nation as a whole saw a report that was far less then predicted the AEC related segments show promise. Segments in the construction related indicators compiled by
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PROCORE PAID $500M For LEVELSET? What? Why? And What You Need To Consider. Lets take A look…

Carpinteria, California - (NYSE: PCOR) Like everyone else you are probably asking yourself: why would Procore pay $500M for LevelSet? Don't worry you are not alone and most likely it's not why you would think. LevelSet is a platform for managing lien notice of intents, placements and payment collection for the United States. The construction
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Port & Logistics Crisis of 2021 Coming To Fruition. Will There Be An End To The Rainbow?

California, United States of America - The Wall Street Journal reported that shipping delays have increased and cargo has piled up at California ports as Nike struggles to sell enough sneakers for the holidays, Costco has imposed limits on paper towel purchases, and prices for artificial Christmas trees have increased 25% this season. The
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Site Logistics: Virtual Design & Construction Simulation

Logistics on Construction Sites and Virtual Design & Construction Simulation Site logistics plans illustrate how a construction company's work will be carried out in order to simplify complex activities associated with the construction of buildings or other infrastructure projects. These visual representations, which should be included in a
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KEWAZO, A Robotics Startup, Is Lifting The Scaffolding Industry – “Liftbot” Boosts Productivity & Site Safety

Munchen, Germany - Kewazo, a German startup, is literally lifting the scaffolding industry to new heights. The fresh product just landed a cool $5M for advancement. Good news for the industry as its fresh digitized dashboard and insights will be a hit on sites everywhere soon shortly. Construction has seen an era shift that has been moving
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Oshkosh Corp Advancing Construction Industry Fleets, Material Conveyance With Robotics, Autonomy, & Telematics

Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a market leader in mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, and Carnegie Foundry, a Pittsburgh-based robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) venture studio, announced today a strategic partnership and an investment by Oshkosh Corporation in Carnegie Foundry to accelerate innovation
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Single family Zoning Effectively Ended In California As Newsom Signs Bills Into Law – Major Shifts In Housing Construction & Development Realizing

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom has signed bipartisan legislation (background story) to accelerate housing construction in California, streamline the permitting process, and enhance density in order to promote more inclusive and vibrant neighborhoods around the state. Potentially adding an additional 700,000 homes the package of
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