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Construction, Trades Topped Hiring on Monster in 2018

Dec 24, 2018

By Valerie Bolden-Barrett and Construction Dive Editors

Monster's year-end look at hiring and job searching in 2018 found that construction- and trade-oriented industries accounted for much of the hiring in 2018, according to its 2018 The Year in Jobs Report. 

Construction was part of a category that also included trades, manufacturing and storage/distribution, which held the top spot in 27 states, including much of the Midwest, which Monster rebranded from the "Rust Belt" to the "Construction, Trades, Production, and Warehousing Belt."

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The 7 Most Striking Construction Technology Innovations of 2018

Dec 17, 2018

By Kathleen Brown, Construction Dive

Construction technology is advancing every day, presenting contractors with more tools to meet their long-term growth and efficiency goals. Even if the labor shortage isn’t letting up, AI analytics, drone hardware-software combinations, independently operated robots and other technologies are allowing the industry to do more with less.

As the year comes to a close, we're taking a look back at the impressive technological strides that have been made, spanning augmented reality, tech-infused prefabrication, hardhat sensors and more. 

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Construction on New Flats East Bank Restaurants Could Start Early Next Year

Dec 17, 2018

By Michelle Jarboe, The Plain Dealer

Developer Scott Wolstein hopes to break ground within 30 to 60 days for a trio of riverfront restaurants at the Flats East Bank project.

On Thursday morning, the Port of Cleveland’s board of directors approved plans to issue up to $15 million in bonds to support the $17.5 million downtown Cleveland deal.

During a presentation to the board, Wolstein identified the tenants as the Hampton Social, a Chicago-based restaurant that will include a basement speakeasy and live-music lounge called the Bassment; a two-story nightclub-and-diner concept helmed by local operators including chef Dante Boccuzzi; and an Asian-fusion club and eatery dreamed up by the proprietor of XO Prime Steaks in the Warehouse District.

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