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OSHA cites framing contractor for fall hazards

The North Arlington, New Jersey-based Navy Contractors Inc. faces $603,850 in penalties. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited framing contractor Navy Contractors Inc. for willfully exposing employees...

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GFL Infrastructure adds Liebherr excavators to fleet

During the National Demolition Association’s Live Demolition event at Demolition Rockies 2019 in Aurora, Colorado, dozens of people had an opportunity to operate Liebherr’s R 950 high-reach demolition excavator, among other equipment. The Switzerland-based...

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Doosan names top dealers of 2018

Doosan Infracore North America LLC, Suwanee, Georgia, recently announced its top-performing equipment dealerships of 2018. According to the company, these Doosan dealer enterprises have demonstrated high-quality customer service in providing exceptional sales, parts and...

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Understanding project management best practices

Successful project management during demolition is critical for staying on task and on schedule. However, managers can have difficulty planning a job without clear metrics or strategies. With this in mind, the Washington-based National Demolition...

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Missouri bridge imploded

An 83-year-old bridge built to connect Missouri’s Warren and Franklin Counties was imploded April 11, KMOV.com reports. The old Highway 47 Bridge—which was built in Washington, Missouri, in 1936—became obsolete after an adjacent bridge...

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ABC urges Congress to make tax deductions permanent

According to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the U.S. construction industry is still benefiting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which it says has helped small business owners grow their companies and...

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Demolition begins on 17-acre Anamet site in Waterbury

WATERBURY — Sprayers soaked a partially collapsed manufacturing building off South Main Street Thursday morning as an clawed excavator pulled away sections of building, striving to complete a demolition already begun by neglect, gravity...

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Chicago company named Diverse Business of the Year

Ujamaa Construction of Chicago was recently named the 2019 Diverse Business of the Year by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America during the association’s annual convention in Denver April 1-4. Awards to Ujamaa...