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July 01, 2019 | by: NDA
From The Weather Channel. Watch this video of clean up underway in Owensboro, Kentucky, after a storm caused a bourbon distillery warehouse to partially collapse. The video represents the vast differences in recovery work that NDA members perform daily. With proper planning and use of the right equipment, recovery efforts are safe, cost effective and make way for the engines of commerce to continue with minimal interruption.
June 27, 2019 | by: NDA
From abc22now.com. The city of Dayton is now waiving demolition fees for tornado survivors. On Friday, Michelle Tiley fought back tears as she explained she had to tear down her tornado damaged home. To get the permit to do it, she had to use her American Red Cross Funds.
June 25, 2019 | by: NDA
From forconstructionpros.com. Remote-controlled demolition manufacturer Brokk appoints Jeff Keeling as its first business development manager. Keeling transitioned from the role of Brokk’s midwestern regional sales manager to the new position earlier this year. In this new role, Keeling works closely with regional sales managers to develop and grow the Brokk brand in key segments across the United States and Canada. He is also responsible for educational initiatives aimed at helping customers maximize their Brokk machines’ potential.
June 24, 2019 | by: NDA
From abc22now.com. Some Dayton tornado victims who lost their homes are trying to move forward, but they say city demolition permit fees make the rebuilding process even more difficult.
From Dodge Data & Analytics. At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $757.0 billion, new construction starts in May climbed 10% from April, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The increase continues the double-digit swings that were reported during the previous two months, when a 16% hike for total construction starts in March was followed by a 15% decline in April.
June 19, 2019 | by: NDA
How much is fatigue costing the workplace? The National Safety Council has teamed with Brigham and Women's Hospital to develop an easy-to-use online tool, where employers can receive a tailored estimate of how much fatigue is costing their bottom line. The calculator will estimate how much of the burden can be avoided with programs implemented in the workplace.
June 18, 2019 | by: SuperUser Account
From dailyreporter.com. Nearly 20% of jobs in the United States are now some form of non-traditional worker-company relationship, like independent contractor. Independent contractor work is appealing for both the worker and the company. The contractor has the benefit of setting prices, work hours, type of work and completion schedule.
June 17, 2019 | by: NDA
From Bloomberg Environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration would be blocked from rolling back a regulation aimed at reducing workers’ exposure to beryllium in the construction and maritime industries under spending language approved by House lawmakers.