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Archive February 2019

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Temporary enforcement policy for evaluation and documentation of crane operators

  • By: NDA
  • On: 02/11/2019 12:59:55
  • In: Safety
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OSHA has issued a temporary enforcement policy for the crane operator evaluation requirements in the cranes and derricks in construction standard.  The effective date for the standard’s evaluation and documentation requirements was Feb. 7, 2019. 

Education Sessions Added to Demolition Rockies

Demolition Rockies announces the addition of three new educational sessions. Attendees will hear from large power companies representatives at the Utility Plant Decommissioning and Demolition Panel Discussion as they discuss upcoming projects across the country. Managing Demolition Projects: Perspectives from the Owners’ Consultants will provide best practices for planning, designing, executing, and managing demolition projects. Finally, Doing Business with the USACE attendees will hear directly from the United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Facilities Reduction Program and other ways to work with the USACE.

Construction Momentum Expected to Persist Despite Headwinds

Construction momentum will persist for several more quarters, but contractors should remain vigilant as longer term inflationary measures build. That from noted industry economist Anirban Basau for Construction Executives. Basau notes the brilliance of the nation's economic performance but points out the hardening of issues around tariffs and immigration policy.

NDA Member NASCO-OP celebrates 60 years!

NDA member National Association SupplyCooperative (NASCO-OP), New Philadelphia, Ohio, is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

Construction Employment Surges to Start 2019

The Construction industry added 52,000 jobs in January, putting industry employment up 338,000 net jobs on a yearly basis.

Executive Q&A: NDAs Dan Costello

Construction & Demolition Recycling (C&DR) magazine celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2019. To help commemorate our time chronicling the C&D sector, we’re taking a look back at how the demolition industry has evolved over the years by speaking with the leaders who’ve helped shape it. 

Construction Cases in the Courts That You Ought to Care About and Why

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.