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August 15, 2019 | by: NDA
From Waste Today. Waste Today magazine has compiled its first ever Top Hauler List, featuring the largest companies across the U.S. and Canada.
August 13, 2019 | by: NDA
From shrm.org. Despite recent changes in leadership at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), key workplace rules still need to be finalized, including a proposed update to the joint-employer rule.
From azbigmedia.com. Construction input prices expanded 0.8% in July but are down 0.6% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices also increased 0.8% for the month but have declined 0.3% on a year-ago basis.
From forconstructionpros.com. More than 10 years after the end of the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is again making history by continuing its longest-ever expansion. Nevertheless, emerging weakness in business investment has been hinting at softening outlays, giving commercial and industrial construction contractors cause for concern, according to a mid-year economic outlook by Anirban Basu, chief economist of Associated Builders and Contractors.
August 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From Demolition & Recylcing International. The National Demolition Association (NDA) of the USA is hosting a Foundations of Demolition Risk Management course open to all attendees at this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS) in Boston.
August 10, 2019 | by: NDA
The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Alabama, is collaborating with the National Demolition Association (NDA) to advance best practices for the demolition industry. Through a release, the groups note that the partnership will be mutually beneficial and will have “a significant impact on the safety and well-being of workers in the demolition industry and the successful completion of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects.”
August 08, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved America’s Transportation and Infrastructure Act (ATIA) 2019 to reauthorize Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) July 30. The law does not need to be reauthorized until next year, and several other committees will need to approve separate titles, including the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, which is expected to release its title in the early fall and focus more on multimodal programs outside of the highway title, according to a news release from American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Alexandria, Virginia.
August 07, 2019 | by: NDA
From Dodge Data & Analytics. On Wednesday, August 14th join Dodge Data & Analytics for this exclusive Midyear Update Webinar presented by Robert Murray, Chief Economist, Vice President of Dodge Data & Analytics. You’ll hear Bob discuss emerging economic and political trends that will have a major impact on the 2019 construction industry.