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Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

PPP necessity form: What contractors need to know

November 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction firms that received a Paycheck Protection Program loan of more than $2 million got news late last month that they will be required to fill out a form verifying their need for the loan. The Small Business Association is […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Biden unveils DOT transition team

November 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Agency transition teams are in charge of reviewing current projects and ongoing initiatives, meeting with career federal employees and preparing the members of the incoming cabinet for their roles and priorities, according to Federal News Network. The rest of the […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Scope changes still top list of construction dispute causes

November 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The fact that scope of work changes were also the leading cause of disputes in 2019 shows the importance of preconstruction planning, and accurately capturing a project’s comprehensive footprint, as well as all parties’ roles, reponsibilities and risks on the […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

SBA to release names, loan amounts of all PPP borrowers

November 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Thursday’s order comes in connection to a lawsuit five media organizations filed in May over a lack of transparency in the loan programs. The Washington Post, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Dow Jones and ProPublica requested the data under the […]


Construction Processes, Legal

You’ve been cited by OSHA: Now what?

November 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

While no one would disagree with OSHA’s mission, which is to ensure the safety of U.S. workers through compliance with the agency’s standards, the prospect of a workplace inspection might rattle even the most safety-conscious employer’s nerves with fears of […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Skanska USA sued by local businesses for economic losses from Florida bridge shutdown

November 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive reached out to Skanska for a response to the lawsuits, but a spokesperson said the company does not comment on matters of existing or pending litigation. After the property damage caused by the barges became apparent, Skanska told […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Marijuana initiatives pass in 5 states: What contractors need to know

November 6, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Four states — Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota — approved recreational use of marijuana while Mississippi and South Dakota approved the use of medical marijuana in ballot measures on Tuesday. These additions make a total of 15 states […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

House panel blasts banks over gap in PPP processing time

October 20, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

A scathing report published Friday by the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis illustrated the gulf in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application processing times at several large banks. JPMorgan Chase processed PPP loans of more than $5 million […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

SBA, Treasury unveil simplified PPP forgiveness documents

October 15, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The streamlined forgiveness process will affect 3.57 million of the 5.2 million loans originated under the program, which aimed to help small businesses weather the economic hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the SBA. Approximately $62 billion […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Roofer Charged With PPP Fraud Says Boat Buy With Loan Is Legal

October 14, 2020

Via: ENR

In the short history of pandemic rescue loan program fraud, the charges against Casey Crowther stand out. On Sept. 2, officers from the Lee County, Fla., sheriff’s department arrested Crowther, the owner of Target Roofing & Sheet Metal, a $32-million-a-year […]