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Preparing for the New Overtime Rules
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Preparing for the New Overtime Rules

The new overtime rules go into effect this December. Are you ready? More

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OSHA Says New Requirements Will Save 600 Lives Every Year
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OSHA Says New Requirements Will Save 600 Lives Every Year

When inhaled by employees cutting and grinding concrete, silica dust can cause... More

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Proposed EPA Ozone Regulations Would Slash Thousands of Construction Jobs

If enacted, the regulations would force cement plant closures in small, rural communities. More

American Concrete Institute Announces New Publication
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American Concrete Institute Announces New Publication

Legal Issues in Concrete Construction, Second Edition, by Jeffrey W. Coleman, P.E.... More

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Advice for Sidejobs

If you don’t allow your crew to do any sidejobs, you may lose a few good men. Contractors and crews should work with each other so all can benefit. More

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Getting an Edge on Ethics

Do you have a clear and up-to-date ethics policy? Do you know what a Qui Tam whistleblower is? If you had listened to Ben Tyman’s talk at the ASCC Concrete Executive Leadership Forum last week and do any work involving federal money, you probably would be making sure you do. More

Minimize Bad Hiring by Knowing How to Perform Background Checks
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Minimize Bad Hiring by Knowing How to Perform Background Checks

Knowing the types of background checks and how to use them effectively can help in... More

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ARTBA Reacts to the Federal Highway/Transit Program Legislation Into Law

Both Republicans and Democrats deserve a lot of credit for the new surface transportation law the President signed today. More

Design/Build Contracting
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Design/Build Contracting

The decision by owners to offer design/build contracts instead of a design/bid/... More

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Probation for Big Dig Concrete Fraud

Four former employees of a company convicted of supplying substandard concrete to Boston's troubled Big Dig highway project have avoided prison time for their roles in the scheme. More

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