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By Jeff Wing
December 21, 2016
Contractor Ordered to Pay Missing Overtime Wages
Olympia General Construction Corp. was hit with an order to pay $27,611 in restitution and penalties to five workers who were denied overtime pay, and even standard wages, by the construction firm.
Contractor To Build Prototype Medical Cannabis Center
AmeriCann Inc., of Denver, is building a huge cultivation complex for their medical cannabis product in Massachusetts. The construction project has gone to Campanelli Construction as general contractor. The Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (MMCC) in Freetown will total 1 million square feet. Campanelli and Americann hope to use the design as a prototype for other such cultivation complexes the company plans to roll out across the U.S.
Front End Loader Accident Claims Worker
A construction worker in West Palm Beach, Florida, was killed when his front-end loader slid off the canal bank where he was working. The loader entered the water upside-down, trapping the worker.
The Forge is With You: Resourceful Chinese Workers
It happens. In China, anyway. Chinese construction workers were in the middle of a major build when they discovered they'd forgotten a crucial structural element. Rather than throw up their hands, halt the project, exactingly design and manufacture the part, and truck it out to the site some weeks later—they did the next best thing. Yes, they superheated a chunk of steel there on site and pounded it into shape with a pneumatic hammer the size of a pile driver.
Construction Health Update: Global and Federal Policies Contribute to a Four Point Dive
During ConstructConnect's 2018 Design & Construction Outlook webinar held on November 1, Kermit Baker, chief economist for the American Institute of Architects talked about the year-to-date movemen... Read More
If you're a construction worker, you're most likely working physical labor and it can get hot if you're working under the sun. Here's a guide for h... Read More
As an architectural statement, the campus is a monument both to Apple’s corporate success and centrality to the global tech culture. At 176 acres, ... Read More
August 8, 2016
"Some of the cool things that we're doing on job sites today are with Rovers and the alive platform. Alive is that software platform that glues to... Read More
You have worked hard all year long, so you deserve something extra special. Not sure what you want? Check out our construction-focused gift guide. ... Read More
We’ve compiled a list of our must attend trade-shows for 2018 that will help put yourself in a place that can open doors to your future. From green... Read More
We've selected eight women from all walks of life to ask them one common question: what advice would you give women who want to enter the construct... Read More