When the building permits are out, the construction industry is going to get a big break

The construction industry, once a thriving and lucrative source of jobs, is poised to get some serious financial help.The Federal Reserve is likely to provide some relief to construction companies as it ramps up its efforts to prop up the economy.The Fed is likely also likely to loosen restrictions on homebuilding, which could make it easier for builders to obtain […]

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The world’s first parallel construction window was constructed using a combination of 3D printing, cutting, and welding

A window has been constructed by 3D printers using a method called “parallel framing”, according to the company behind the project.The window is designed to be placed in a building in China’s far eastern province of Xinjiang, where the country’s Muslim Uighur minority has faced increasing pressure over alleged religious discrimination.The window is the first of its kind in the […]

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How to make a good-looking, stylish home

A home that doesn’t require a lot of work and is stylish isn’t necessarily better for you.But it’s more expensive, and there’s more work involved, according to the construction journal.Here are five tips to get you started.1.Choose the right material for your home design The right material can make or break a home, but it all comes down to how […]

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Loan rates in Australia’s construction industry: Under construction image

Construction loan rates are being set in Australia for the first time in a decade.The Bank of Australia says that the rate for new construction is set to rise to 2.50 per cent over the next three years.A key part of the bank’s review into the industry is a study that examines how construction loans are paid for and the […]

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