RFID Benefits Freedom Tower at WTC

RFID helped set the foundation for the 1,776-foot Freedom Tower that was constructed where the World Trade Center’s original Twin Towers stood in New...

Let’s Be Clear

The goal of contract drafting is to create a written instrument that leaves no doubts regarding the parties’ obligations; however, construction contracts often contain...

Ebola: OSHA Gets Into The Act

For the past month or so, the lead story in every radio newscast and online report has involved the potential threat from the Ebola...

Innovation Means Big Things for Contractors

When a major contractor needed to rehabilitate several miles of the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA’s) rapid transit tracks, he relied on a portable modular...

Development of New Global Hertz Headquarters

EHC, Inc., a construction company based in Southwest Florida that provides pre-construction, earthwork, and infrastructure services, was awarded the multi-million dollar contract by Turner...

Cutting Through Scheduling Hassles

Boss, the framing sub just called and he can’t field a crew for another week or two.” “In that case, we better tell the insulation...

OSHA Expands “Reportable” Incidents in Final Rule

On September 18, 2014, OSHA published in the Federal Register a 60-page Final Rule changing requirements for Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting under...

The Great Communicator

In studying the highest levels of leadership, impact, and influence, several common aspects of effective communication become clear. The 10th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s...

To Tarp or Not to Tarp

When precast and prestressed concrete manufacturers have sought predictable form curing—protected from unpredictable weather and fluctuating conditions—they have traditionally had to choose between two...

Tricks and Traps to Avoid With Factoring Companies

Factoring, as a form of commercial finance, has a long established history. It is, essentially, the business of buying accounts receivable at a discount—a...