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Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute joined other organizations around the world in recognizing March 8 as International Women’s Day. The event is aimed at increasing awareness about issues impacting women’s equality; calling out inequality while working to forge positive action; recognizing where important gains are being made; and, celebrating women’s accomplishments.

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ABC:项目劳动协议令忽略了劳动力现实

Sources: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C. In light of the White House’s “Build Back Better” ambitions, Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Regulatory, Labor and State Affairs Ben Brubeck questions a new executive order encouraging project labor agreement (PLA) mandates on federal construction contracts exceeding $35 million. “The policy will not help America; instead, it will exacerbate the…

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研究人员的眼睛从THC-二线大麻中测试纤维到钢筋

资料来源:纽约州特洛伊的伦斯勒理工学院;CP员工是Rensselaer理工学院(RPI)的首批项目之一,新的能源,建筑环境和智能系统的创新性,具有成本效益的大麻加工技术中心,从而开发了常规的混凝土钢筋替代方案。研究人员将大麻描述为产生植物王国最强的纤维,匹配玻璃纤维磅的一些……

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ABC, Safety Coalition caution OSHA on vaccination and testing standard

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C. In a letter to Occupational Safety and Health Administration Acting Assistant Secretary James Frederick, the Construction Industry Safety Coalition outlined concerns related to the agency’s forthcoming Covid-19 vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which will apply to employers with payrolls of 100 or more per the White House’s Path Out of the…

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Contractor survey: Labor, material challenges constrain recovery

Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. In the face of worker and materials shortages, plus rising costs, commercial construction contractors cite a slowdown in the pace of their recovery from the pandemic, according to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index third quarter data. The Index presents results from a Dodge Data & Analytics survey of contractors performing nonresidential…

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联盟柜台推动项目劳动协议的要求

相关的建筑商和承包商领导的建筑行业和商业组织联盟已经启动了一项六位数的倡导运动,旨在教育纳税人和参议院成员有关有争议的政府规定的项目劳动协议。建立美国当地人认为,此类计划降低了竞争并增加了纳税人资助的经济适用房,清洁能源和基础设施的建设成本。

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制造商 - 2021年8月

CarbonCure Technologies in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has named to its board of directors B+H Architects Global Sustainability Lead and Senior Principal Lisa Bate, immediate past World Green Building Council chair, and, retired AECOM Chief Executive Officer Michael Burke. The company has also named CEO Robert Niven, who founded the business in 2012, as chairman. “Since buildings are the source of…

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建筑业利益致敬环境政策法案

The Portland Cement Association and National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association are among 35 members of Unlocking American Investment, a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce-led coalition supporting National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) revisions that will help cut typical infrastructure project permitting phases by more than 50 percent against current metrics.

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AGC confirms industry headcount at 10-year high

Sources: Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Construction employment increased by 13,000 in June and 282,000 over the past year, bringing the total industry payroll to 7.22 million—its highest level since May 2008. “The construction industry continues to add workers faster than the economy as a whole, and is paying premium wages to attract and retain [them],” affirms AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson. “Employment gains are occurring in both residential and nonresidential construction. However, the industry is having to rely more on workers without construction experience, as the pool of unemployed construction workers has nearly evaporated.”

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