New York City’s new construction safety requirements are delayed

November 13, 2018

New York City’s new construction safety law will be pushed back at least six months. The new law, passed by the City Council last year, requires all construction workers to have completed 30 hours of safety training by Dec. 1. […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline costs reach $7B

November 7, 2018

At the same time that Duke and its partners were working on meeting Atlantic Coast Pipeline regulatory demands this summer, Mountain Valley Pipeline developers and construction crews were dealing with similar issues — cost increases and delays. FERC slapped the […]

Developer plans $2B pop-up city for Orlando metro area

October 31, 2018

Developers around the country, like Palmeira, don’t let distance from metropolitan centers keep them from launching projects intent on attracting businesses and residents that want an urban atmosphere. One of the latest urban-style developments in a suburb is JBG’s planned […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

NYC charges construction supers in mini crane accident

November 13, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

New York City’s DOB has specific procedures in place for mini crane use, including submission of a permit application and detailed plans, as well as proof of operator and rigging crew certification. According to the DOB, a crane is considered […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Which hazards top OSHA’s 10 most-cited safety violations list?

November 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Some things never change, and that can be said for almost all of the entries on OSHA’s 2018 top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations list. In fact, eight of the most violated standards by all industries were on last year’s […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Wieland chalks up productivity gains to paperless project

November 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is about 60% underway on a Pratt Industries Recycle Paper Mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and not a sheet of paper can be found among the Wieland Construction team or its 60 subcontractors. Instead of pocket notebooks and hard plans, […]