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August 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From Demolition & Recylcing International. The National Demolition Association (NDA) of the USA is hosting a Foundations of Demolition Risk Management course open to all attendees at this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS) in Boston.
August 10, 2019 | by: NDA
The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Alabama, is collaborating with the National Demolition Association (NDA) to advance best practices for the demolition industry. Through a release, the groups note that the partnership will be mutually beneficial and will have “a significant impact on the safety and well-being of workers in the demolition industry and the successful completion of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects.”
August 08, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved America’s Transportation and Infrastructure Act (ATIA) 2019 to reauthorize Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) July 30. The law does not need to be reauthorized until next year, and several other committees will need to approve separate titles, including the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, which is expected to release its title in the early fall and focus more on multimodal programs outside of the highway title, according to a news release from American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Alexandria, Virginia.
August 07, 2019 | by: NDA
From Dodge Data & Analytics. On Wednesday, August 14th join Dodge Data & Analytics for this exclusive Midyear Update Webinar presented by Robert Murray, Chief Economist, Vice President of Dodge Data & Analytics. You’ll hear Bob discuss emerging economic and political trends that will have a major impact on the 2019 construction industry.
From seacoastonline.com. The protection from environmental liability afforded by the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (“ESA”) is well-known to purchasers of land who conduct ESAs before becoming the “owner.” These ESA derived protections now have expanded to cover tenants that were previously at risk.
August 06, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recylcing. A lot has changed in the construction and demolition (C&D) recycling industry since Construction & Demolition Recycling’s predecessor publication, C&D Recycler, debuted in 1999. We talked with a panel of industry experts about how the industry has shifted over the years and what new changes might be on the horizon.
From detroit.curbed.com. The study found an 11 percent drop in homicides and injuries caused by firearms in areas with demolitions. Detroit’s demolition program has faced its share of criticism. But a new study shows that it’s also produced positive results. A collaboration between the University of Michigan and Harvard University, the study found a correlation between home demolitions and a decrease firearm violence.
August 05, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The National Demolition Association (NDA) has launched an online grassroots action center in an effort to expand its influence in Washington, D.C. Grassroots advocacy is a critical part of a robust government affairs operation, NDA says, and this action center will allow NDA members to connect with policymakers in Washington with just a few clicks.