Archive of: Construction

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Week-long concrete drivers' strike ends

A new labor agreement between concrete suppliers and their union delivery drivers operating in the greater Seattle market reached this morning ended a week-long strike, ending the threat to half King County's building boom.

August 2017

Pierce landowner fined for damaged wetlands

Destruction of wetlands brings fine, project halt for Puyallup housing preliminary plat proposed by Gig Harbor-based land owner.

August 2017

South Sound executive ‘comings & goings’

South Sound businesses have announced new leaders and associates in the past week.

August 2017

Construction costs stable, inflation low

Low inflation is driving America's robust economic growth this year, according to this building industry economist.

August 2017

Chehalis freeway overpass reveal tomorrow

Community and business leaders on both sides of Interstate 5 freeway through Chehalis will be shown plans tomorrow for the replacement of a key overpass that was damaged last year.

July 2017

Shelton roofer to jail for scam

Unregistered roofer owes nearly $180,000 in state L&I fines, safety infractions, workers' comp premiums and penalties.

July 2017

Non-residential building stagnant in U.S.

Government projects appear to be expanding, while private sector nonresidential construction is pretty much stalled, according to a new Census Bureau report with industry analysis.

July 2017
Tending to others’ yards for 40 years

Tending to others’ yards for 40 years

Celebrating a four-decade run of successful business is reason enough for owner Neil Hedman to light off some fireworks this week.

July 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017

Commercial construction backlog growing

No slow-down yet in a booming construction industry, according to first quarter reports from a national builders group.

June 2017
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