Posted on 7/7/2016 6:13 PM By Joanna Masterson
Sensors would be the perfect tool to track health and safety issues that might otherwise go unmentioned and unnoticed.
Posted on 5/31/2016 7:50 AM By Joanna Masterson
About 20 engineering and construction students at the University of North Florida are outfitting two shipping containers with bedrooms, bathrooms, communal dining space, electricity and climate control systems for Mercy Land Orphanage in Haiti.
Posted on 5/31/2016 7:04 AM By Joanna Masterson
It’s not easy to pass on one’s passion for something to other people in a way that makes them want to learn more, but that’s exactly what John Lupacchino of Gaylor Electric, Noblesville, Ind., has been doing for Gaylor University for the past 22 years and the Indiana/Kentucky Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) for the past 17 years.
Posted on 5/31/2016 7:01 AM By Joanna Masterson
Professional success isn't always about climbing the corporate ladder. Sometimes it’s best illustrated by someone who forgoes promotions to do what he truly loves and is undeniably good at. Scott Walters is that guy for Dan Vos Construction Company Inc., Ada, Mich.
Posted on 5/30/2016 8:39 AM By Joanna Masterson
The Associated Builders and Contractors Delaware Chapter has spearheaded a campaign to educate the public on PLAs, citing the fact that 92 percent of Delaware’s private construction workforce does not belong to a union and effectively would be shut out of competing for projects funded by their own tax dollars.
Posted on 5/30/2016 7:54 AM By Joanna Masterson
The more the word gets out that a company is truly supportive of its diverse staff for career enhancement, the easier it becomes to create a diverse team.
Posted on 5/24/2016 12:11 PM By Joanna Masterson
Affirming a U.S. District Court ruling from 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a decision that stops an unprecedented expansion of the Davis-Bacon Act onto the CityCenterDC project on the grounds that the District of Columbia was not a party to the construction contracts and that the project is not a “public work” because it is not publicly funded or government-owned or government-operated.
Posted on 5/24/2016 8:27 AM By Joanna Masterson
The heavy construction and engineering industry recorded the second most severe driving incidents for service-based vehicles—29 percent above the national average of 2.5 severe driving incidents per every 1,000 miles driven.
Posted on 4/26/2016 7:15 PM By Joanna Masterson
Average annual salaries for craft professionals ranged from just over $47,000 to nearly $89,000—not including overtime, per diem, bonuses or other incentives—according to NCCER’s 2015 Construction Craft Salary Survey.
Posted on 4/26/2016 7:05 PM By Joanna Masterson
Employers covered by OSHA’s final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica have until June 23, 2017, to comply with the new construction standard, except for requirements for laboratory evaluation of exposure samples, which begin on June 23, 2018. Eight construction industry organizations have filed a petition for review of the final rule with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.