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March 05,2014

Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidated or unfinished buildings. 

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March 05,2014

President Barack Obama would spend $1 billion to “better understand the projected impacts of climate change,” encourage local action to reduce...

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March 05,2014

It provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine materials. 

March 05,2014

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc. reached an agreement with PRI Construction Materials Technologies LLC (PRI) through which PRI will participate...

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March 05,2014

The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte. 

March 04,2014

After a recent successful challenge of the scientific methodology used to redraw the coastal high-hazard zones, the Massachusetts congressional...

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March 03,2014

Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 more accidents per year because of a state law...

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February 28,2014

The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction,” for federal buildings to help federal...

February 28,2014

The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders” will be...

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February 28,2014

Metcalf spent more than $76 million on a military construction project and sued to recoup costs.