More articles by Kyra Thompson

Fall Protection Remains the Highest Cited OSHA Standard Violation

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released the list of frequently cited standard violations in the construction industry for 2019. Among the top ten, taking first place again this year is fall protection followed by scaffolds and ladders. … Continue reading

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Quanex New Sales Up for Year, Down from Last Quarter

Released on Wednesday, Quanex Building Products’ fourth-quarter and fiscal year (FY) 2019 results show net sales increased for the 12 months ending in October, but dipped over the last quarter. The results discussed in a call reveal that net sales … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Testify About Cleaner Building Efforts

Representatives from several industry organizations came together Friday to testify about increasing energy efficiency in the building sector to reduce the greenhouse gas pollution attributed to commercial and residential buildings. Witnesses requested before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on … Continue reading

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Arconic Pushes for Court to Toss Grenfell Tower Fire Complaint

Arconic Inc. recently filed a memorandum of law in support of the courts’ motion to dismiss a complaint by investors that accused Arconic of violating the U.S. federal securities laws. Investors first filed the complaint in August 2017, a month … Continue reading

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EPA Finds Lead-Based Paint Rule Lacks Implementation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not have an effective strategy to implement and enforce the lead-based paint rule, an internal audit from the EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined in a report released Monday. The EPA’s Renovation, Repair … Continue reading

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