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Construction and Climate Change

As with many activities that result in manmade products, construction is a contributor to climate change.  But for construction companies, there’s also an unprecedented opportunity to be seen as a part—and arguably the largest part—of the solution. The world’s existing building stock is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

Construction Business Owners: Join us for FREE at IBS 2017!

As Dun & Bradstreet's guest at IBS 2017, you get 3 days of exhibits at NO cost. Learn how you can join us at IBS next year for free!

By | October 17th, 2016|

Hard Labor: Industry Hammered by Shortage of Skilled Workers

If you're in the construction industry, you already know that there seems to be a shortage of skilled workers. Here's how it's affecting business.

By | September 29th, 2016|

Low Budget Options for Marketing Yourself as a Contractor

The remodeling and construction industry is in full growth mode right now. 2016 first quarter results compiled by Metrostudy’s Residential Remodeling Index show that home remodeling work for contractors is growing at a good clip, about 4.3 percent higher than the comparable period a year ago. Metrostudy increased its quarterly growth average projection to 4.4 [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|

Head `em Off at the Pass: Anticipating Foul-ups on the Construction Site

Contractors can make or break your construction project. Avoid these common hiring mistakes to help ensure your job gets done the right way.

By | September 15th, 2016|

Nailing It: The Surprising Connection Between Building Standards and Building Financial Stability

Wondering how contractors and construction companies reconcile safety, quality, and cost? Edmund Newton weighs in.

By | August 15th, 2016|

The General Contractor’s Dilemma: Navigating the Liability Minefield

With construction, a lot of things can go wrong. Help make sure your business won't be held liable for the many different kinds of injuries than could happen on the job.

By | June 27th, 2016|

Staffing Needs Rise as Millions of Health and Construction Jobs Expected by 2024

Staffing Needs Rise as Millions of Health and Construction Jobs Expected by 2024 A positive industry outlook suggests increased needs for staffing as millions of new employees are projected by 2024. Health care and construction are expected to move ahead as the leading industries for growth through the next decade.Industry outlook suggests millions of new [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|

Kick Off 2016 at the International Builders’ Show with Dun & Bradstreet!

Dun & Bradstreet will be exhibiting and presenting at the 2016 International Builders' Show. Wondering how you can leverage business credit as a construction company? Come talk to us at the show!

By | January 15th, 2016|

Meet us at the Construction SuperConference this December!

Dun & Bradstreet will be at the 2015 Construction SuperConference in San Diego this December - Join us!

By | November 24th, 2015|