The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in general industry, maritime, and construction.
In January, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) announced its new “joint employer” rule, which narrows the definition of joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the federal wage and hour law.
Cost and availability of labor topped the list of problems builders faced in 2019, and is expected to return to the number one spot in 2020, according to special questions on the December survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
Genie has been notified of three instances where the bottom turntable rotation bearing bolts in the machines referenced above have come loose causing the separation of the turntable from the chassis.
It’s not news that the lack of skilled labor in the construction industry today is causing a variety of problems ripe for new solutions.
PulteGroup, Inc. announced that it has acquired Innovative Construction Group (ICG), a leading off-site solutions provider focused on single family and multifamily wood framed construction.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will bring a suite of innovative design technologies as well as a comprehensive selection of structural fastener and connector solutions to the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) January 21–23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Stacie Shifflett, owner of Agility Construction, Inc. says the DC regulatory environment has continually changed since Agility opened in 2010, which created a lot more reporting requirements and increased administrative costs.
Testing at UL has resulted in a unique listing for a 2-hour fire-resistance rated bearing wall assembly of Pyro-Guard® fire-retardant-treated lumber and Pyro-Guard® fire-retardant-treated plywood.
FastenMaster, a leading manufacturer of innovative fastening solutions for commercial and residential wood-to-wood construction applications, has developed an innovative fastener that allows framers to make a code-approved, flexible connection between non-load bearing walls and partitions and the roof trusses above.
Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. offers component manufacturers important market differentiation, value added sales and margins through the Company’s Affiliate Applicator Program.
This year at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, TYPAR® will display its full line of housewrap products highlighted by the latest addition to the TYPAR® Weather Protection System—TYPAR® Drainable Wrap™.
If awareness is a powerful ally of workplace safety, distractions are its enemy— including the use of headphones to listen to music on dangerous job sites like construction projects, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).