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NYC DOB announces enforcement sweep construction sites across NYC

NYC DOB announces enforcement sweep construction sites across NYC

Department of Buildings Acting Commissioner Thomas Fariello, R.A. announced the deployment of more than 90 DOB inspectors throughout New York City to perform safety sweeps of construction sites, and educate workers about the importance of construction site safety. These construction inspectors, including those from the Department’s newly created Construction Safety Compliance and Construction Safety Enforcement […]

Construction contractors confidence strong in February, says ABC

Construction contractors confidence strong in February, says ABC

WASHINGTON, April 18—Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding nonresidential construction prospects in February 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released by Associated Builders and Contractors today. All three principal components measured by the survey—sales, profit margins, and staffing levels— remain well above the diffusion index threshold of 50, signaling ongoing expansion in construction activity. […]

AGC Construction Leadership Council hosting night with the Syracuse Mets

AGC Construction Leadership Council hosting night with the Syracuse Mets

On Thursday, June 6, join AGC NYS construction industry young professionals for a night of minor league baseball, food, adult beverages and networking as the Mets triple A affiliate takes on the Rochester Red Wings. Tickets are limited! We encourage AGC members to send their next generation of leaders. The cost is $30/ person which […]

ACI announces Middle East Fellowship recipient

ACI announces Middle East Fellowship recipient

ARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Middle East Fellowship for the 2019-2020 award year. Nancy Kachouh is a first year PhD student and research assistant in the Civil Engineering Department at the United Arab Emirates University. Her primary research interest is ‘Structural/Material Engineering’ […]

AEM members weigh in on proposed to ANSI’s essential requirements

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is proposing changes to its Essential Requirements document that are being interpreted as prohibiting an ANSI American National Standard (ANS) from including requirements for: A manufacturer to supply an operator’s manual for each product That someone using the product is required to read and understand it the operator’s manual, […]