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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 […]


Sustainability

ConstructConnect Solutions Rank Highly in ConTech Report

January 21, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Great news! ConstructConnect bidding and estimating tools were again ranked as the most popular software solutions available by those participating in the annual Construction Technology Report by JBKnowledge. Ever since the survey began in 2012, the report has sought to present […]


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 […]


Sustainability

Political unrest could hamper construction jobs, contractors say

January 19, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Unfounded allegations around the legitimacy of the presidential election, the Jan. 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol and President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial could have negative effects on American businesses, according to corporate leaders, some of whom have […]


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 […]


Sustainability

Chinese Firms Win $1B Rail Contract in Tanzania

January 18, 2021

Via: ENR

The East African nation of Tanzania has signed a contract with two Chinese firms for the design and construction of a 341-kilometer single-track electrified standard gauge railway line. The $1.32-billion contract has been awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corp. […]


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 […]


Sustainability

Survey: Is US political unrest harmful to construction?

January 14, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Running a business is never easy but U.S. corporate leaders say that recent political and economic uncertainty could make it more difficult than ever. Unfounded allegations around the legitimacy of the presidential election, last week’s mob attack on the U.S. […]