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|September 4, 2023||Florida Hit by Hurricane Idalia|
|August 26, 2023||Maui Residents Come Together in Wake of Tragedy||
In recent days news had emerged that a number of resident in Maui were trapped within Maui's inferno, during the August 8th firestorm.
Maui residents faced the deadliest U.S. wildfire inciden ...Read more
|March 1, 2023||Toxic Train Crash Underlines Need for Rail Safety||
A freight train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, on February 3, which led to several questions about the cause of the accident, the need for rail safety, and the long-term ...Read more
|January 14, 2023||M/WBEs Received $747m in Contracts with NYC Hospital System||
There is an unprecedented effort by federal and state government agencies to provide equal opportunities to previously discriminated sections of society across the country and in various sectors. ...Read more
|June 14, 2022||Oklahoma DOT to Get $41.55m For Rural Road Safety||
If you live or work in rural parts of the “Sooner State” you may soon benefit from safer roadways.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has enacted new low-interest loans for rural ...Read more
|August 20, 2021||Contract Awarded for $840M VA Hospital in Kentucky||
The 910,115-square-foot medical center will be built by Turner Construction and Walsh Construction as a joint venture. It will feature 104 beds, a facility for female veterans, two parking structur ...Read more
|May 27, 2021||US Senate Committee Unanimously Passes $304 Billion Highway Bill||
The funding lasts for five years and marks a massive increase over the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which carried $226.3 billion in funds. The extension on the FAST Ac ...Read more
|March 5, 2021||Hawaii Bucks National Trend, Construction Sector Thriving Despite Pandemic||
According to economist Paul Brewbaker, the construction industry has been “remarkably resilient” in Hawaii, with job numbers in the sector stable over 35,000. As Hawaii Business Magazine ...Read more
|March 1, 2021||How Contractor Associations Work with Labor Unions to Fill in the Gaps — and Sometimes Save the Day|
|February 22, 2021||New Study Shows Unionized Construction Sites are Safer||
The institute also looked at lost-time injury claims, which is when physicians recommend workers refrain from engaging in regular job duties due to injuries. Rates were 31 percent less frequent in ...Read more