Tag: rules

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal, Procurement

Biden toughens Buy American rules

January 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Manufacturing and labor groups including the AFL-CIO applauded the order, which tightens policies already in place. “The Trump administration used the right words but never put in place policies to affect meaningful change,” Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, said […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations, Sustainability

Bay Area construction opens to new set of rules and guidance

May 7, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction resumed Monday in six San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley, California, under new protocols for safety and worker distancing, but jobsites won’t look quite the same as they did before the coronavirus outbreak hit. The […]

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

OSHA plans multiple revisions to rules impacting construction industry in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

OSHA is planning new regulations governing several workplace practices that will impact the construction industry in 2020. OSHA plans to issue a proposed rule in May that would amend parts of the cranes and derricks in construction standard. Revisions will […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Procurement

Trump proposes tighter Buy American limits on steel, iron

July 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In comments to Engineering News-Record, Brian Deery, senior director of the Associated General Contractors of America’s highway and transportation division, said that the new rules would only affect direct federal contracts with agencies like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]