Regulations

May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An organization of several industry groups urged Congress to leave many contracting decisions to...

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a new regulation, Injury and Illne...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reduced the number of violations from four...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New York City officials announced strict new licensing and testing requirements for all crane ope...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Too few bolts connecting horizontal steel support beams with vertical steel columns was the cause...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration takes far too long to adopt new safety regulati...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Philadelphia's $2 billion plan to manage its storm water with green methods including porous pave...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Following a worker’s death, the collapse of a century-old, two-story warehouse under demolition a...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit sharply curtailed the period of time that companie...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

On March 15, the most significant changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since it b...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Chicago City Council’s Zoning Committee approved a zoning change that will allow up to 50% of...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A California appellate court ruled that an insurance broker did not have a duty to inform a subco...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Bloomberg administration is considering letting operators of giant tower cranes get their lic...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With thousands of New York City rental units posing potential dangers to tenants, city advocates...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Last year, only 5% of federal contract dollars went to small disadvantaged businesses. Constructi...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory fo...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati ar...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general pe...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...

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February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...

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February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.

February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...

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