The homeowners who plan to stay after a natural disaster face a choice: They can rebuild what they had before, knowing the warming climate will bring more devastating storms, or they can build for energy efficiency and resilience.
A Texas A&M 3,400-bed facility stretches 2.2 million sq ft, including one eight-story central “Texas-wrap” structure with a parking garage, called the B building. It is framed with cold-formed steel, and covers 1 million sq ft.
The most recent Mid-Atlantic Regional meeting of the NFC had it all. “Really good demonstrations of how to get our crews trained [on OSHA’s new silica standard],” noted Rich Reeser of Blue Valley Carpentry. “Good networking with other companies.”
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018.
Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors remain optimistic about the current and forward-looking health of the sector, according to the Q3 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index.