Cleveland Metropolitan School District puts facilities plan on hold
by Chuck Hoven of the Plain Press.
The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) has placed the last two segments (Segments Eight and Nine) of its Master Facilities Plan on hold while it tries to resolve a dispute with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC)
5 Ways Project Information Management Increases Productivity and Reduces Risk
From the website of Engineering News-Record
Here are five reasons your firm should strongly consider a better strategy for Project Information Management."
Mayor Frank Jackson to Change State of The City Format in Hopes of Reaching More People
By Robert Higgs, cleveland.com
Three other major differences are planned for this year's address, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Oct. 10 at Public Hall across from City Hall."
Workforce shortages – The Commodity of Skill
This article was published on ConstructionDive.com
The next 12 years are critical not only in hiring new craft professionals but also in being able to increase their knowledge and skill levels to replace the seasoned workers the industry is losing."
Cities Look to Create Jobs With Deconstruction Projects
Article by Sophie Quinton, Governing
Brick and Board processes and sells reclaimed materials, saving them from the landfill. And both hire people with criminal records and prepare them for jobs in the construction industry."
2018 Financial Integrity Summit
Given by Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NEOHCC)
NEOHCC and HBC will be hosting the 2018 Financial Integrity Summit in 2018 on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 from 1:00PM to 6:00PM."
Contractors Seek Pension Reform Legislation
On August 13, 2018, eight national construction employer associations submitted a joint letter to Senators Orrin Hatch and Sherrod Brown, Chairmen of the Congressional Committee tasked with finding solutions to maintain the health of multi-employer pension plans.
Contractors Emphasized the Following
OSHA Publishes Silica FAQs for Construction
On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule regulating occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (silica) in the construction industry (the standard). 81 Fed. Reg. 16286. OSHA developed these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the standard in consultation with industry and...
Construction Labor Shortage Creates Increasingly Lucrative Career Paths
Residential real estate and construction contributor, Jim Morrison for Forbes.com
The study says there are 3,477,000 people have good-paying construction jobs in the U.S. and earn a median salary of $59,000."