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07

Dec
2018

Staying safe in construction

A worker at Chicago-based McHugh Construction Co. thought he might have spotted a problem with an outrigger on a crane pick. He was relatively new to the job. His bosses had encouraged him to speak up if he ever saw anything that seemed amiss. Still, it seemed like a bold move to stop work and […]

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07

Nov
2018

New home construction sets strong pace for 2018

Housing starts increased in January, starting 2018 off at a strong pace; however, it is unclear if that pace will continue. Privately owned housing starts came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.33 million in January, according to the latest release from the U.S. Census Bureau. This is up 9.7% from the revised […]

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07

Oct
2018

Types of Construction Projects – What Are They And Why You Should Care

What type of construction project are you working on? This is an important question for your mechanics lien and bond claim rights. In fact, if you use zlien to manage your lien and bond claim compliance, it’s an essential question that is asked of you every time you enter a new project. What type of […]

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