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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 […]


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 […]


News

Bechtel reaches construction milestone at $25B Georgia nuclear plant

April 30, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Bechtel said the first of 1,485 major unit modules arrived on the Vogtle site in 2011, while the last reached the project in 2019. All modules were manufactured offsite and arrived at the project ready to be assembled into larger […]


News

2 construction firm execs appointed to National BIM Program steering committee

April 28, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The National BIM Program kicked off in early February with a BIM Executive Roundtable of 40 business leaders, who discussed how a national program would help the industry by accelerating the effectiveness of the supply chain, providing predictable processes, improving […]


News

NIOSH releases survey to measure worker well-being

April 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The release of the questionnaire comes as many contractors prepare to bring employees back to work who were remote during the pandemic. Large companies such as Turner Construction have also increased their emphasis on worker wellness in an industry where […]


News

Construction employment in March trails March 2020 mark in 35 states

April 16, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe winter weather, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data […]


Construction Processes, Design

What is Architecture? According to our Readers

April 14, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Continuing our quest to redefine how architecture is perceived nowadays and exposing the different notions out there, ArchDaily gave space for its users to answer four fundamental questions: “What is architecture? What can architecture do? What is your architectural position? […]