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January 23,2015

The law allowing design-build to be used on New York State construction projects expired when the legislature did not renew it 2014.

January 14,2015

President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.

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January 08,2015

Insurance industry experts say without federal terrorism reinsurance in place for 2015, resulting canceled property/casualty insurance coverage...

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December 18,2014

The $1.1 trillion funding bill for fiscal year 2015 approved by Congress makes deep cuts in some construction programs, but the General Services...

December 11,2014

The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

December 04,2014

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions will push for a revival of prompt payment...

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October 15,2014

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record when construction sites are...

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October 09,2014

Under the updated law, the Department of General Services and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may use design-build on projects in...

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September 29,2014

New York enacted a new law that could make firefighting a bit safer by mandating property owners inform government and first-responders when they...

September 23,2014

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques.