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Construction Site Safety, Hazards, News, Regulations

Understanding OSHA’s COVID-19 National Emphasis Program For Construction Industry

May 14, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

OSHA, as associated with the safety and health of the employees, introduced National Emphasis Program (NEP) considering the effect of COVID-19. Since the spread of pandemics has shown some significant downtime for the construction industry like other businesses, the NEP […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Pittsburgh mayor cracks down on construction fraud

May 14, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The order stems from the findings of the city’s Joint Task Force on Construction Industry Fraud, which was founded in December 2018 and forwarded its final recommendations last month. Documented cases of fraud and labor violations were gathered by trained […]


News

Indiana highway renovation on schedule despite challenges

May 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The nearly 50-year-old I-65/I-70 North Split interchange in downtown Indianapolis is undergoing a $320 million renovation led by Superior Construction Co. In addition to working during the COVID-19 pandemic, the public-private partnership has faced several challenges. The North Split is […]


Construction Techniques

Connected construction in action

May 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Connected construction. It’s a concept that’s as simple and powerful as it sounds: all phases of an organization’s projects and all essential team members – whether behind a desk or behind the controls of an excavator – are seamlessly linked […]


News

St. Jude readies $1.9B construction push amid flurry of big hospital projects

May 7, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction projects St. Jude’s is undertaking as part of the new plan also encompass those currently in progress and include: Domino’s Village, which is a $110 million housing complex for St. Jude patients and families that is already under […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal, News

Lawmakers lobby for local infrastructure projects

May 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan is an ambitious, $2.3 trillion proposal that would see an overhauling of airports, highways, electrical grids, water systems, school construction, public transit and clean energy. Republican leaders — who countered Biden’s mammoth plan with their […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

10 Road Construction Work Zone Safety Tips

May 5, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Warmer weather means that roadwork season is in full effect which means more and more work zones are popping up on our interstates, highways, and streets. It’s also the time of year when more people are on the road traveling […]


Construction Processes, Financial

1,000-Word Chart: U.S. Put-in-Place Construction Spending

May 4, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. At the same time, though, there are many topics (e.g., relating to demographics, housing starts, etc.) that […]


News

Nonresidential construction outlays drop in March for fourth-straight month

May 4, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Nonresidential construction spending fell to a two-year low in March as contractors struggled with slumping demand for most project types and growing shortages of materials, transport, and workers, according to an analysis of new federal construction spending data by the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Prescient announces $190M in funding

May 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company leverages offsite manufacturing and lightweight steel construction to help developers and general contractors create multifamily and hospitality projects more quickly and with less expense, according to the firm. All of its components are made from […]