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February 01, 2019 | by: NDA
You are from Missouri—or any other state for that matter—and you read about a construction case that has gone to court here in The Contractor’s Compass. You say to yourself, why would I possibly care about a case from Ohio, California, Texas or, again, any state other than yours? You say, show me why that case is important to me.
Courtesy of American Subcontractors Associations (ASAs), Contractors Compass.
January 28, 2019 | by: NDA
OSHA announced the publication of 64 frequently asked questions regarding the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry. The FAQs cover texposure assessments, regulated areas, methods of compliance, written exposure control plans, housekeeping, medical surveillance, communications to employees, recordkeeping, and questions that arise concerning the use of temporary workers.
January 25, 2019 | by: NDA
The 2019 World Demolition Summit (WDS) will take place in Boston, USA, on October 23-24.
It is returning to North America after a gap of three years and will be held in co-operation with the US National Demolition Association (NDA), whose president Scott Knightly welcomed the news.
The Treasury Department recently issued final regulations for the 20% pass through entity deduction under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
These final regulations concern the deduction for qualified business income under Section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code. They will affect individuals, partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published its maximum fines for jobsite violations for 2019, which go into effect for citations today, January 24, 2019.
January 24, 2019 | by: NDA
Building demolition brings to mind knocking things down and creating big pile of debris. But there are dollars in that potential debris, and the Livingston Parish school system is using that to get lower bids for the work and save itself some money.
January 23, 2019 | by: NDA
Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2017 and December 2018, while 36 states added construction jobs between November and December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.
January 17, 2019 | by: NDA
After spanning the Hudson River for more than six decades, a big chunk of the old Tappan Zee Bridge was toppled in a controlled blast Tuesday to the delight of hundreds of onlookers.