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July 17, 2019 | by: NDA
From mondaq.com. When the news broke Friday afternoon that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta would be resigning from his post, employers across the country began wondering what this transition would mean for them. You may have even heard speculation that Acosta’s immediate replacement could accelerate the agenda that has been restoring balance to the employer-labor relationship over the past several years.
From stltoday.com Demolition of abandoned, broken buildings is on the rise. The number of properties held by the city’s land bank is down. Contractors are, for the most part, following a new, safer demolition protocol.
July 16, 2019 | by: NDA
From forconstructionpros.com. Nearly a year later, the town of 27,552 is still recovering from the damage. However, many are grateful for the fast, thorough work of DeCarlo Demolition, a National Demolition Association (NDA) member company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. A locally owned third-generation business, DeCarlo Demolition has been offering its demolition services for the past 90 years.
July 15, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. Construction input prices decreased 1.3 percent on both a monthly and yearly basis in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index (PPI) data. This is the first time in nearly three years that input prices have fallen on a year-over-year basis.
July 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From mondaq.com. It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month was no exception.
July 11, 2019 | by: NDA
From Demolition & Recycling International. The World Demolition Awards have attracted a record entry for second consecutive year as contractors and manufacturers across the industry compete for high-level recognition in the USA later this year.
From Waste Today. Recycling and waste management companies in California are now required to report waste disposal, organics and recycling data to the state’s waste management agency. AB 901 went into effect July 1, establishing the Recycling and Disposal Facility Reporting System law to require select businesses to report the types, quantities and destinations of materials that are disposed of, sold or transferred.
July 10, 2019 | by: NDA
From The Epoch Times. The administration has also broadened the scope of the Brownfields program, with 40 percent of communities receiving grants for the first time. The Brownfields program directs taxpayer funds to communities for the cleanup of contaminated sites.