Category Archives: Business News

D.C. Circuit: Limit for OSHA Violations Is Six Months, Not Five Years

Excerpt of an article from the Legal Times: In a case closely watched by the business community, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. … Continue Reading

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Is LEED Construction Less Safe Than Traditional Construction?

Excerpt of an article from The Builders Council Blog: A new study says that some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury … Continue Reading

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Construction Starts Plunged 31% Last Year

Excerpt of an article from Crain’s New York Business: The value of construction starts in New York City fell 31% last year, largely as a … Continue Reading

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Skidmore Design’s 30-Story Window Helps Skyscraper ‘Breathe’

Excerpt of an article from the Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP has designed a building with a lung. You might … Continue Reading

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Builders: Keep Settlements Secret in NY Crane Fall

Excerpt of an article from the Wall Street Journal: NEW YORK — A developer and a builder are fighting to keep the public from seeing … Continue Reading

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NLRB Issues Final Rule on “Quickie” Elections

The National Labor Relations Board on December 22 issued a final rule revising procedures in cases where a union files a petition for an election to … Continue Reading

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2012 Games Employ 40,000 Construction Workers

Excerpt of an article from CNBC: Ten percent of the 40,000 construction workers employed for the 2012 Olympic Games in London were previously out of … Continue Reading

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Fifth Avenue’s New Anchor

Excerpt of an article from the Wall Street Journal: Thor Equities is planning to build a new retail, hotel and residential complex in midtown, giving … Continue Reading

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How to Handle Liability Insurance for Contractors

By Sahely Mukerji, smukerji@glass.com The implementation of design-assist in the project delivery process has brought the glazing contractor on board the design team early in … Continue Reading

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Subcontractors Fight Harmon Demolition Plan

Excerpt of an article from Vegas Inc.: Two subcontractors have joined the general contractor in fighting plans by MGM Resorts International to implode the unused … Continue Reading

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