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EPA Finalizes Formaldehyde Rule
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EPA Finalizes Formaldehyde Rule

Agency rule combats use of formaldehyde adhesives in building products Read more

Labor and Justice Gang up to Criminalize Safety Violations
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Labor and Justice Gang up to Criminalize Safety Violations

Used to be you might go to jail when a worker died on your site. Now you might go... Read more

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Could Litigation Force Flesh-Detection Into All Tablesaws?
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Could Litigation Force Flesh-Detection Into All Tablesaws?

Attorneys weigh in on the potential fallout from a legal ruling late last year on... Read more

Drones in Construction
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Drones in Construction

Thinking of using a drone to scope out your jobsites? Be sure you know the legal... Read more

How to Collect Your Construction Accounts Receivable
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How to Collect Your Construction Accounts Receivable

10 business debt collection strategies that work Read more

New York Trench Death Draws Manslaughter Charge
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New York Trench Death Draws Manslaughter Charge

New York City prosecutors are charging construction company owners with... Read more

BP to Pay $18 Billion in Gulf Oil Spill
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BP to Pay $18 Billion in Gulf Oil Spill

A proposed settlement would bring billions of dollars to Gulf of Mexico states... Read more

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Wage Theft Reportedly Rampant in Residential Construction
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Wage Theft Reportedly Rampant in Residential Construction

Wage theft and employee misclassification has gotten so bad, a pending bill in... Read more

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Winners and Losers in the California Drought
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Winners and Losers in the California Drought

As the California drought continues, homebuilders fear the housing market may dry... Read more

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Drywall Contractor to Pay $1M For Workers' Comp Violation
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Drywall Contractor to Pay $1M For Workers' Comp Violation

A Washington-state drywaller has been ordered to pay $1M in workers' comp premiums... Read more

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