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American Society of Concrete Contractors to hold 18th annual conference in Chicago this September

American Society of Concrete Contractors to hold 18th annual conference in Chicago this September

LOUIS, MO — The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, will hold its eighteenth Annual Conference September 19-22, 2019 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, IL. Concrete contractors, manufacturers, designers and other industry professionals will gather for three days of educational events and networking. Industry experts including Jen Chrisman, Euclid Chemical Co.; […]

April construction unemployment rates down in 49 states year over year, says ABC

April construction unemployment rates down in 49 states year over year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — In April, for the second month in a row, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 49 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. Mississippi was the only state with an increase, […]

NAPA webinars

NAPA webinars

NAPA offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on various topics related to the asphalt industry. These topics range from newly released industry regulations to innovative processes and technology that can benefit your company. The NAPA webinar program will deliver the information you need to the comfort of your home or office. Professional Development […]

Protecting young and temporary workers on jobsites

Protecting young and temporary workers on jobsites

OSHA has a dedicated page on their website outlining safety practices for young workers and/or temporary employees. While these practices are generally in line with most corporate safety programs, the goal is of course to train all workers in the recognition of hazards on jobsites. Since young workers are typically inexperienced in the industry, and […]

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

The CDRA worked to modify OSHA’s employee silica exposure regulation before it officially came out more than a year ago. The rule affected many sectors of the construction industry, including concrete recyclers. We were successful in removing almost all the onerous sections of the rule. The paramount part of the rule is Table 1, which […]