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Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
Caterpillar to pay Wirtgen $12.9m in damages after patent battle
Deere & Co subsidiary Wirtgen has won around US$12.9 million in damages from Caterpillar after a legal dispute over patent rights in road-building technology
EU vote backs heavy transport reforms
European Parliament voted to back proposed transport rule revisions and harmonisation, including SERT
How ‘ghost’ subcontractors are defrauding US insurers
What are ‘ghost’ subcontractors and how are they defrauding insurance companies?
Keynote speaker announced for Tower Cranes North America (TCNA)
ALL Tower Crane general manager speaks at TCNA
What transport challenges can be expected for 2024?
Mike Chalmers offers insight on how to avoid them
EPA tightens rules on Fine Particulate Matter
First time since 2012 that the federal government has cracked down on fine particulate matter
6 tips for effective mediation when construction contract disputes develop
When disputes arise on construction contracts, mediation is one of the first steps that parties can take to try to resolve their differences without resorting to costlier options. Ian Carson, head of business disputes at Harper James gives his top six tips for effective mediation.
Brazilian government lifts interim ban on Saipem
Contractor has ban reclassified but remains suspended from contracting work in Brazil for two-year period
Association sues to block Biden administration’s effort to mandate project labour agreements
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and its Louisiana chapter have filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Biden administration’s effort to mandate project labour agreements on major federal construction projects.
New York company pleads guilty in employee death case
Northridge Construction pleaded guilty to three criminal charges stemming from a 2018 death of one of its employees
Q&A: Josh Levy, Co-Founder and CEO of Document Crunch
Construction Technology speaks to Josh Levy, Co-Founder and CEO of Document Crunch
Disagreements over PLAs in US could lead to legal challenges
A US-history first, mandated PLAs likely to face legal woes
How to utilize risk management tools
D.Ann Shiffler discusses critical issues that fall under the insurance umbrella.
European construction companies support plan to tackle late payment…with some major reservations
The European Commission is proposing to beef up rules around late payments, to ensure that businesses pay their suppliers within 30 days but representatives of the construction industry want to see changes before the regulations come into force.
Interview: Why a US construction body has started a legal battle with Biden
Associated General Contractors outgoing chief executive Stephen Sandherr on 27 years representing the construction industry
Video: What are the top 20 causes of construction claims and disputes around the world?
New report reveals top 20 causes of construction disputes across the globe, as well as broken down by region.
Waste recycling company fined US$315,000 after worker crushed
Waste sorting machine incident sees worker left with 23 screws and two plates in his body
How to make new EU crane regulations work
Manufacturers and ESTA are discussing how to make new European machinery regulations work in practice re power line contact
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