October 17, 2021

OCTOBER HEADLINES: Construction News & Insights


Curated news from the construction industry:

(this page will be updated throughout the month of October, 2021)

"OSHA Initiates Rulemaking Process, Other Steps to Combat Risks of Extreme Heat Exposure"

From For Construction Pros: New OSHA regulations are on the horizon. They will focus on heat injury and illness prevention, and they will apply to both indoor and outdoor jobsites. READ HERE

"The 6 largest osha fines of third quarter of 2021"

From Construction Dive: The largest OSHA fines of Q3 2021 stemmed from worker fatalities, fall protection violations, failure to wear eye protection and more. One company faced more than $1 million in combined fines. READ HERE

"World's First Net Zero Carbon Building"

From Construction Technology: Contractors in Dubai are breaking ground on the world's first net zero carbon building. It will produce more than 300% of its operational energy requirements through renewable sources like solar panels. READ HERE

"7 Things to Know About Starting a Construction Training Program"

From Construction Dive: America's labor shortage is leading some contractors to focus on "upskilling" their current employees into new roles. READ HERE

"5 OEMs meeting construction’s electrification challenge"

From International Rental News: Brands like Volvo, Wacker, Case, JCB and Sany have recently released new electric machines that meet the green energy challenge head on. READ HERE

"The 7 Biggest Megaprojects That Have Broken Ground This Year"

From Construction Dive: Despite the pandemic, there are still plenty of billion-dollar construction projects happening across America this year. READ HERE
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