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March 14, 2019 | by: NDA
From Cryptocurrencynews. Application of the robotics technology in a wide range of production processes across the globe has led to rise in the adoption of the technology at a rapid pace. In the last few years, robots are also being utilized in the construction industry. The construction robots market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period and reach value of US$ 470.61 Mn by 2026.
March 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From Insider NJ. Governor Phil Murphy today proposed a renewed Brownfields Redevelopment tax credit program as part of his vision for incentives reform. The Brownfields Tax Credit will serve to close project financing gaps in an effort to revitalize underutilized industrial properties while incentivizing the preservation of New Jersey’s green spaces.
March 11, 2019 | by: NDA
From thefabricator.com. The U.S. opened a new front on the war against steel imports with the Feb. 28 announcement that the Department of Commerce was going to investigate possible dumping and subsidization of imported fabricated structural steel from Canada, China, and Mexico.
March 08, 2019 | by: NDA
From EHS Daily Advisor. Reforming environmental laws, rules, and policies occupies about a half of President Donald Trump’s Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America. Since moving into the White House, the administration has taken up the call to simplify and speed up the process of conducting environmental reviews of federal actions, including major infrastructure projects, as required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
March 05, 2019 | by: NDA
From ForConstructionPros.com. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, announces leadership changes on two ANSI/ASSP standards committees that work to advance occupational safety and health across the country. Voluntary consensus standards promote best practices and prevent worker injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
March 04, 2019 | by: NDA
According to AGC's Economist Ken Simonson, "Construction costs increased in February" for the 28th month in a row, IHS Markit and the Procurement Executives Group reported on Wednesday. "Materials and equipment prices rose in February,...with price increases recorded in eight of the 12 subcomponents. Similar to last month, steel categories had weak or flat pricing: prices for alloy steel pipe remained the same, while prices for fabricated structural steel and carbon steel pipe fell.
March 01, 2019 | by: NDA
World Demolition Summmit confirms awards judging panel member and NDA Board of Director Jim Graham, from US company Winter Environmental as one of this year’s session chairs. Demolition experts from both sides of the Atlantic make up the first speakers to be announced for this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS), which takes place in Boston, USA on October 23 and 24.
February 28, 2019 | by: NDA
From National Law Review. According to the PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, when an investor or developer chooses a project located in one of Philadelphia’s Opportunity Zones, they can also access existing local incentives to support business growth and development including a 10-year real estate tax abatement for new construction and renovations of residential and commercial property zones known as the Keystone Opportunity Zone. This incentive provides substantial relief from state and local taxes for qualified businesses located on Commonwealth-designated parcels of land, and flexible financing from the PIDC.