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May 03,2012

New York City officials announced strict new licensing and testing requirements for all crane operators in New York City to raise safety standards...

May 03,2012

A mandate that requires installation of green roofs on new commercial and residential buildings in Toronto has been expanded to include industrial...

May 03,2012

LEED for New Construction, Neighborhood Development and the LEED Volume Program offer some ways to achieve LEED points when dealing with...

April 26,2012

Too few bolts connecting horizontal steel support beams with vertical steel columns was the cause of January’s construction accident at Horseshoe...

April 26,2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration takes far too long to adopt new safety regulations compared to other agencies’ development of...

April 26,2012

In the wake of the recent scandal at the General Services Administration in which workers spent lavishly at a Las Vegas conference, a spokesman...

April 26,2012

Those wanting to pursue development in heavily regulated and environmentally sensitive areas are benefiting by designing projects that qualify for...

April 26,2012

New York’s City Council introduced a measure last week that would require the city’s 7,000 elevator mechanics to meet national standards and be...

April 23,2012

AAMA 611-12 describes test procedures and requirements for high performance (Class I) and commercial (Class II) architectural quality aluminum...

April 19,2012

A fight is brewing in the Michigan legislature over how many fully qualified electricians must be present during electrical work when apprentices...