How to avoid getting fired for getting an ‘unfair’ job

A former Ontario construction union official has pleaded guilty to assaulting a contractor in his own workplace, a trial has revealed.Tristan O’Connor, a former president of the Construction, Labour and Forestry Union of Canada, admitted assaulting the contractor, David Evers, at a construction site in Scarborough in January 2016.O’Connor also pleaded guilty in February to an alleged sexual assault of […]

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How to Get Your Bricks Constructed Without Any Help

This is the second installment in our series of articles that walk you through how to construct your own home with no tools or equipment.Part 1, on building with only the tools, is here.Part 2, on constructing a DIY home without a builder, is out.Follow the links below to learn how to build your own house with nothing but a […]

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What do you think of the Government’s plans to cut lanes?

In his maiden budget, Treasurer Joe Hockey announced a $5.3 billion road safety package aimed at improving road safety.But in his first budget on Thursday, Treasurer Wayne Swan announced a new $12.5 billion package to upgrade the roads, including $2 billion for lane construction.Mr Swan also announced a reduction in the number of toll booths in Queensland, reducing the number […]

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How to get construction jobs in Pennsylvania

Construction jobs in the Keystone State are in high demand.The Pennsylvania Department of Labor said on Thursday that there are more than 400 construction jobs available in the state right now, with more expected to be added in the coming weeks.A growing number of construction companies are looking to hire workers for the Keystone project.It is expected to bring $2.5 […]

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How to buy a construction loan in Canada

Now that construction loans have been approved, it is important to understand what they are, how they work, and what they may mean for you.The Globe and Mail’s Rick Santelli looks at what you need to know about the $1.4-billion loan program.1.What are construction loans?Construction loans are a way for investors to make a loan from the Canadian government, for […]

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How to make a Hard Hat

Construction hard hats are the ultimate in hard hats.They’re stylish, lightweight, and can be used in a myriad of ways.They can also be worn over clothing or as a headcover.They are perfect for summer.Construction hard hat How to get one Construction hard-hats have the advantage of being lightweight and flexible.They make great headwear in summer, but can also prove handy […]

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Why you shouldn’t expect a lot from President Trump’s budget speech

A lot is expected of the President on the fiscal year 2018 budget, but that doesn’t mean we should expect a whole lot of the proposed budget.The President is spending a lot, but his priorities are very different from his budget.Read moreThe Budget for 2018 is expected to include an unprecedented amount of spending and the President’s priorities are clearly […]

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A trailer built in Oklahoma is now the tallest in the US

A construction trailer is no longer a novelty for the small town of Okland, Oklahoma.This new version, called the A.T.A.T., has the building’s name and a “thank you” to the community for all the hard work that went into building it.This isn’t just another construction vehicle; it’s the most expensive trailer ever built in the state of Oklahoma, with a […]

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Which of these memes are your favourite?

As you might imagine, the top-selling meme for the week was one of the most recognizable: a photo of a construction crane that took down a giant crane at the top of the Eiffel Tower.“I love the crane,” wrote one user.“The crane took down the entire tower,” wrote another.And yet another user posted: “The photo of the crane took it […]

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