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September 26,2012

A New York masonry contractor is contesting an OccupationalSafety and Health Administration $136,290 fine for violations of fall-protection...

September 26,2012

There were 721 construction-workplace deaths in 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, down 6.8% from 2010.

September 26,2012

The California Air Resources Board made changes to a rule limiting off-road diesel emissions that could result in contractors saving about $9...

September 20,2012

The Associated General Contractors of America will continue to provide fall protection safety training next year after being awarded a federal...

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September 20,2012

The unauthorized construction of a fifth-floor penthouse on a downtown East Lansing, Mich. mixed-use development led to a partial building...

September 14,2012

As more urban mixed-use and residential developments aim to encourage residents to walk and use mass transit, cities are addressing pedestrian...

September 14,2012

One worker was killed after he and others plunged 40 feet through an unfinished upscale Brooklyn townhouse building.

September 07,2012

The Related Companies has won wage-cutting agreements with four dozen construction unions in its efforts to save money on the $15 billion...

August 30,2012

The new rule will streamline OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks standard currently used for underground and...

August 30,2012

About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.