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Archive September 2019

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Drone video of 3 Mile Bridge deconstruction

From The new 3-Mile Bridge has been open for less then a week and traffic has already been moved over to it. Deconstruction of the old 3 Mile Bridge started Wednesday September 11th.

Hines demolishes former McDonalds headquarters to start $500 million Oak Brook development

From NDA member, Heneghan Wrecking Company will be doing the demolition work and has already put up the fencing, removed the asbestos and brought in the heavy machinery. The demolition will be completed in less than two months and the development is scheduled to be finished in 2020.

World Demolition Summit 2019

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October 23-24, 2019

Labor Woes Persist As Specialty Firms Strive To Meet Demand

From This year’s ENR Southwest Top Specialty Contractors rankings include data from 31 firms, with combined regional revenue for 2018 topping $1.8 billion. That’s up from $1.7 billion in 2017. As construction spending increases, companies are struggling to find enough workers to meet demand, according to many firms in the industry.

Converting brownfields into useful sites

From Construction & Demolition Recycling. Converting brownfields into useful sites requires significant time and effort, but the payoff for the developer and community can be substantial. On top of the potential risks, conversion can involve years of hard work, financial challenges and even legal constraints that hinder making the vision a reality.

U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Assistance Outreach

  • By: NDA
  • On: 09/09/2019 09:29:00
  • In: Safety
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In the coming weeks, the Department will host more than 100 compliance assistance events around the country, including in-person trainings, and webinars, and to promote greater understanding of federal labor laws by workers and job creators. Click through to find outreach events near you.

So many questions...The report that echoed around the world

  • By: NDA
  • On: 09/09/2019 09:14:20
  • In: Safety
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From Demolition News. It is less than a week since we published our preliminary report on the catastrophic scaffold collapse in Reading, and already the article has become our most-read and most-shared story of the past 12 months. Even though it was written to address a British incident and a British issue, we have been genuinely amazed to see the story spread across the demolition world. At last count, it had been read in an astonishing 61 countries.

Construction Continues to Add Jobs in August Despite Labor Struggles

From The construction industry added 14,000 net new jobs in August, and industry employment has expanded by 177,000 jobs over the last year.

National nonresidential construction spending slows in July

From Construction & Demolition Recycling. Spending declined 0.3 percent in July, totaling $776 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to a recent ABC analysis. National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.3 percent in July, totaling $776 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to a recent Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. July spending also increased 0.1 percent compared to July 2018.

Beryllium backtrack?

  • By: NDA
  • On: 09/05/2019 07:49:53
  • In: Safety
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From OSHA could be backing off from its earlier proposal to eliminate certain protections for workers exposed to the lightweight metal beryllium in the shipyard and construction industries. 
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