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Lakeville fire under investigation after construction worker’s death – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Lakeville fire under investigation after construction worker's death
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Chris Cahoon, 35, was injured Thursday morning when a fire started in the basement of a house where he was doing construction work. Cahoon, who was a construction manager, according to his Facebook page, had been checking heaters in the basement.
Worker catches on fire at Lakeville home construction siteKMSP-TV
Lakeville construction worker dies after home fireTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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December New Construction Starts Increase 4%

The December statistics produced a reading of 125 for the Dodge Index (2000=100), compared to a revised 120 for November. For all of 2015, the Dodge Index averaged 137. Photo credit: Dodge Data & Analytics For 2015 as a whole, total construction starts …

Construction unemployment rate in Texas remains well below 10 percent – San Antonio Business Journal

Construction unemployment rate in Texas remains well below 10 percent
San Antonio Business Journal
There was a slight bump, but the unemployment numbers in the state's construction industry are still well below the 10-percent threshold. In fact, at the end of November 2015, Texas' construction sector was posting an unemployment rate of 4.8 percent …

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Construction at Glenn Heights school where walls blew down is scrutinized – Dallas Morning News


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Construction at Glenn Heights school where walls blew down is scrutinized
Dallas Morning News
“The inspection of the construction quality of the damaged school will take considerable time due to the size of the school and scope of the damage,” Red Oak ISD spokeswoman Adi Bryant said in a statement Thursday. Some of the walls at Donald T
Tornado Uncovers School Construction IssuesNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
'Horrific' Construction Revealed in Texas Post-Christmas Tornado The Weather Channel

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Construction of new 531-bed University of Oregon dormitory to start next spring – The Register-Guard

Construction of new 531-bed University of Oregon dormitory to start next spring
The Register-Guard
A new 531-bed student dormitory is set for construction next spring or summer on the east edge of the University of Oregon campus. UO officials have discussed the dorm plan for more than a year. But the university took a big step forward step this week …

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