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OSHA will receive a $24 million funding increase based on a federal budget agreement passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 17. The U.S. Senate’s Amendment to H.R. 1865 [1] is one of the two fiscal year 2020 appropriations packages that earmarks $581.8 million for the federal agency, a slight increase from $557.8…

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The construction industry is currently undergoing a huge transformation parallel with the explosion of new technology for job sites. Such new technology can improve risk management in construction projects for job site managers. According to a recent study conducted by Dodge Data Analytics in partnership with Triax Technologies Inc., contractors can benefit from technological advancements…

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Over the past 10 years, the five boroughs of New York City have recovered from the recession, two major hurricanes, and on the brink of 2020, reached a 25-year milestone in construction spending. At the dawn of the decade, the city of over 8 million stories had nowhere to go but up in residential construction.…

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The new year is looking optimistic for potential homebuyers, as well as for home builders. Residential construction companies are more confident than ever that there will be a booming market in 2020 due to the latest construction numbers exceeding expectations. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, residential construction permits reached a 12-year high this past…

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