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June 13, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The National Demolition Association (NDA), in conjunction with the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), submitted written comments in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) request for information on powered industrial trucks (PITs), commonly referred to as forklifts or lift trucks.
June 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From azbigmedia.com. Construction input prices rose slightly by 0.3% in May on a monthly basis and are up 0.6% over the last 12 months, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. Nonresidential input prices were also up 0.3% compared to the previous month and are 1.1% higher than they were a year ago.
June 11, 2019 | by: NDA
From eyeonhousing.org. NAHB analysis of the most recent 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) data reveals that the median age of construction workers is 42, a year older than a typical worker in the national labor force. Aging construction workers and the ongoing labor shortage are two major headwinds for home builders and the overall construction industry.
June 10, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction and Demolition Recycling. President Donald Trump signed a package containing $19.1 billion in disaster relief funding June 6, signaling the first bipartisan commitment toward repairing the country’s aging and damaged infrastructure.
From forconstructionpros.com. The construction industry added 4,000 net new jobs in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. On a year-over-year basis, construction employment has expanded by 215,000 jobs, an increase of 3%.
June 04, 2019 | by: NDA
This Week in Demolition with Mark Anothony interviewed NDA president, Chris Godek on the European Demolition Association Study Tour to Japan. President Godek's closing remarks at the conference, hosted jointly by the European Demolition Association and the Japanese Demolition Contractors Association, captured the flavour of what had been a superb event.
From Demolition & Recycling International. Chris Godek, the recently appointed president of the USA’s National Demolition Association (NDA) will welcome delegates to this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS) in Boston. Chris, who was sworn in during the NDA’s Demolition Rockies event at Aurora, Colorado in March, will give a short welcoming speech to the 400-plus industry professionals expected at the showpiece event taking place in October.
May 29, 2019 | by: NDA
From EHSToday.com. Public Citizen and 111 other safety and labor groups recently called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to create a federal standard for protecting workers from heat stress, which they say is aggravated by global warming.