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Category: Construction Processes


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal, Sustainability

Insurance 101 for small contractors

January 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

For contractors and small construction companies, the importance of having the right amount of the right types of business insurance can’t be overstated. For many small businesses that don’t have adequate coverage, the cost of one liability lawsuit can be […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Biden likely to raise corporate tax rate

January 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The Biden administration will likely revisit the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, the outgoing administration’s signature legislative achievement enacted in 2017, to free up money for infrastructure and other priorities, analysts say. Expect the top corporate tax rate to rise […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Tutor Perini lambastes California bullet train authority

January 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Brian Kelly, the authority’s CEO, disputed Tutor Perini’s claims to the Times and said that the letter was an attempt to blame project difficulties on “everybody else,” but that it would review the general contractor’s claims. Another CHSRA official told […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

How Biden’s Inauguration Day executive orders will impact construction

January 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

After being sworn in today, President-elect Joe Biden will take a number of actions aimed at advancing his agenda and undoing some of President Donald Trump’s directives. Through executive orders, proclamations and other memoranda, Biden will address issues such as […]


Construction Processes, Financial

How much federal funding will each state DOT receive?

January 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

State departments of transportation are set to receive funds totaling $9.8 billion as a result of emergency aid from the $900 billion COVID-19 relief measure passed late last year. That number is a part of nearly $10 billion total earmarked […]


Construction Processes, Legal

7 legal, other trends influencing construction in 2021

January 19, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

2021 will certainly be an interesting year in commercial construction as trends that had been on the horizon meet the impact of the pandemic. That also means it will be even more important for architects, contractors, engineers and owners to […]


Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

OSHA raises penalty maximums, establishes new debt collection procedures

January 15, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The agency also announced that it is changing the way it collects citation penalties that have been levied against establishments, which OSHA defines as single, physical locations where business is conducted. Currently, all demands for payment after the first are […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Report: Collective bargaining agreements create ‘robust’ middle-class jobs for union construction workers

January 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

CBAs are agreements negotiated between employers and unions and cover work terms like rates of pay and other conditions of employment. The study said additional benefits for construction workers in northeastern Illinois covered by CBAs were: Wages increased by 11% […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Warehouse rents could slow their climb in 2021 as construction boosts supply

January 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Rents are breaking records, but the construction pipeline is, too. As of Q4, there were 360.7 million industrial square feet under construction with 94% of it intended for warehouse and distribution uses, according to the report. The South has the […]


Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

California enacts strict new COVID-19 notification law

January 12, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In November, following similar actions in Virginia, Oregon and Michigan, California adopted an emergency temporary standard around COVID-19 that spelled out employers’ requirements to have a written prevention plan that includes notification to employees of potential exposure, steps for removing […]