Archive March 2019
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Demolition Rockies Highlights
Members joined their peers in the demolition industry for three days of networking and education at our Annual Convention and Expo in Denver, Colorado! This year, we had nearly 1,100 demolition professionals from across the country join us for Demolition Rockies and welcomed 90 exhibitors in the Expo. Additionally we had 682 attendees at Live DEMOlition. Check out our slide show from convention and exhibit hall tour video.
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NDA Demolition Contractor Measures Project Success by More than Just Financials
From forconstructionpros.com. On Oct. 7, 2018, a vacant warehouse in Allentown, PA, caught fire. The four-story brick-and-timber building located on the corner of Franklin and Gordon streets was a former manufacturing facility constructed in the early 1960s. By the next day, the building was completely consumed by a multi-alarm blaze that caused some collapse of the structure.
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How NDA Past President Scott Knightly built EnviroVantage into a leading historical restoration contractor
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. Long before EnviroVantage became a $20-million- per-year demolition and abatement company, 19- year-old Scott Knightly was just looking for a summer job to pay for his junior year at the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business.
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Will the IRS Include Brownfields Properties in Its Opportunity Zone Regulations?
From JDSupra. The Opportunity Zone tax incentives created by the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 seemed to be a perfect opportunity to spur development of environmentally impaired properties, known as brownfields, in economically distressed communities.
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Construction companies welcoming their new robot workers are driving the global market
From Cryptocurrencynews. Application of the robotics technology in a wide range of production processes across the globe has led to rise in the adoption of the technology at a rapid pace. In the last few years, robots are also being utilized in the construction industry. The construction robots market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period and reach value of US$ 470.61 Mn by 2026.
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Governor Phil Murphy Proposes Renewed Brownfields Tax Credit as Part of Incentives Reform Package
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.
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Commerce investigates fabricated structural steel imports
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.
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Liebherr to sponsor second Live DEMOlition event at Demolition Rockies 2019
Newport News, Virginia-based Liebherr USA’s Construction Equipment division announced that it is once again the official sponsor of the National Demolition Association’s (NDA’s) Live DEMOlition event at Demolition Rockies 2019.
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Much of White House Infrastructure Request Centers on Environmental Changes
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).
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American Society of Safety Professionals Leadership Changes
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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.
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