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AGCA Tariffs Updates - September 2018
On Sept. 17, the Trump administration announced the implementation of a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to the U.S., including a wide range of construction materials and supplies (see attached spreadsheet for construction-related items, as there are a lot of them).
Scheduled to take effect on Sept. 24, the...
Norcross, McKinley Introduce Bill to Expand Pre-Apprenticeship Programs
News Release from the Office of Congressman Norcross
Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross and David McKinley – co-founders of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus – introduced the Pre-Apprenticeships To Hardhats (PATH) Act, H.R. 6820, which expands pre-apprenticeship programs for underrepresented populations. ...
Virginia Contractor Faces Proposed $304K for Silica Violations
As reported by Kim Slowey (Construction Dive)
The agency issued highway construction company Lanford Brothers Co. violation citations for not ensuring employees doing concrete work on a bridge wore the proper eyewear...
SBA Announces Decrease in Surety Bond Guarantee Fees
September 04, 2018 press release from U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the first fee decrease in Surety Bond Guarantees in 12 years."
BeSafeOhio - Pedestrian and Back To School Safety
The safety of pedestrians, kids in school zones and those getting on and off school buses is everyone’s responsibility, whether traveling to and from work or while on-the-clock.
School is back in session. Be patient, be aware and don’t drive distracted.
As part of BWC’s BeSafeOhio campaign we are sharing resources...
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."
USDA Announces $4 Billion in Available Water-Infrastructure Grants
This article is by Patrick Varine, TribLIVE.
It can be used to finance drinking water, storm water drainage and waste disposal systems for rural communities with 10,000 or fewer residents."
Plain Dealer Building to Become new Police Headquarters
As reported by Robert Higgs, cleveland.com.
The project is expected to cost about $60 million - including about $18 million for the building and surrounding 8 acres of property. "
Summer Internships Add Valued Career Experience
Summer means R&R for many young people, but not for several students involved with the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland. These young people are working hard this summer learning more about the building and construction industry. These opportunities fall...