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Matterport’s 3D-Capture Room Tours are Now Available for VR Headsets
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Matterport’s 3D-Capture Room Tours are Now Available for VR Headsets

New CoreVR program will port 250,000+ existing images into virtual reality. More

Skilled Construction Workers in Short Supply in N.J.
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Skilled Construction Workers in Short Supply in N.J.

Nation’s labor woes continue as downturn’s after-effects create challenges for... More

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Tifereth Israel Synagogue, Des Moines, Iowa Tifereth Israel Synagogue, Des Moines, Iowa

Glass screens generate two light-filled courtyards for public gathering and private refelction. More

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77H, Washington, D.C. 77H, Washington, D.C.

This infill development supports the city's aim for a dense, mixed-use, transit-oriented community while replacing a once-blighted industrial area. More

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The $5 Gift: Accumark Carpenter’s Pencil

Looking for a stocking stuffer for your favorite contractor? Give this nifty tool for razor sharp lines, every time. More

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Carpenters and Electricians in Good Shape for 2014

Salary.com's "8 Hottest Jobs of 2014" will put a spring in the step of carpenters and electricians, as they snagged the No. 5 slot. More

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Green Jobs Account for 2 Million Construction Jobs

The construction industry has second-highest proportion of green jobs behind utilities. More

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The Hispanic Labor Demand

Hispanic workers account for about one-fifth of the residential construction workforce, according to NAHB estimates. The trade association would like to see that number grow larger to balance future labor shortages that might arise as home building activity and buyer demand swell. More

Stronger Simpson Strong Ties
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Stronger Simpson Strong Ties

The structural product supplier has three new high-capacity truss hangers. More

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Mobile Apps: Versatex

The new mobile website and app of the trimboard manufacturer’s Contractor Handbook includes 10 new “how-to” installation videos. More

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