Posted on 8/24/2016 11:14 AM By Joanna Masterson
Public agencies developing infrastructure projects now have access to a guide that emphasizes factors local policymakers should consider before entering into a public-private partnership (P3). Additionally, a new study is available that focuses on comprehensive development agreements, which often are associated with toll road P3s.
Posted on 8/24/2016 11:12 AM By Joanna Masterson
New York is the top city for redevelopment potential of environmentally distressed industrial sites, according to Arcadis’ Urban Land Restoration Index. Rounding out the top 10 are Charlotte, N.C.; Denver; Nashville, Tenn.; San Francisco; Pittsburgh; Chicago; Miami; Portland, Ore.; and Los Angeles.
Posted on 8/24/2016 11:08 AM By Joanna Masterson
OSHA has delayed enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its electronic injury reporting final rule from Aug. 10 to Nov. 1. Just days before the announcement, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), TEXO and a coalition of stakeholders filed a lawsuit challenging the rule’s anti-retaliation provisions, which will limit some forms of post-accident drug testing and safety incentive programs by deeming them to be unlawfully retaliatory.
Posted on 8/24/2016 10:09 AM By Joanna Masterson
CertainTeed is the exclusive provider of roofing, insulation and gypsum products for Homes for Our Troops projects across the United States. Earlier this year, the company added vinyl siding, polymer siding, housewrap and exterior trim to the portfolio of products it donates so veterans have even more options.
Posted on 8/24/2016 10:02 AM By Joanna Masterson
As leadership in successful companies is passed from generation to generation, the foundational principles that made the company great must be maintained. However, it is critical that those who may have been a part of the early establishment be willing to yield to strengths and innovative insights brought by new talent.
Posted on 8/8/2016 4:15 PM By Joanna Masterson
Join Construction Executive (@ConstructionMag) in a live Twitter chat on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (EST) to learn about and share expertise on the topic of workplace safety. Follow the hashtag #HRTailgate to engage in a discussion on how organizations can create a safety-conscious culture, how companies keep employees abreast of safety requirements, the safety challenges that are top of mind in the construction industry, and more.
Posted on 7/26/2016 12:17 PM By Joanna Masterson
In the construction industry, strains and sprains were the most frequently reported injury (28 percent of the total), and they caused workers to miss an average of 57 workdays.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:57 PM By Joanna Masterson
Missouri, Alabama, Nebraska and New York advance design-build legislation.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:54 PM By Joanna Masterson
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing the final persuader rule, keeping it from taking effect July 1.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:51 PM By Joanna Masterson
Effective Aug. 10, companies in high-hazard industries (including construction) with at least 20 employees must electronically submit injury and illness information, which OSHA will then post on its website.