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TimkenSteel CEO Steps Down

By WEWS, Kaylyn Hlavaty

In an effort to revitalize both the near-term performance and long-term potential of TimkenSteel, now is the time for new leadership at the company. While stepping down as CEO is not an easy decision, it has been a true privilege for me to lead TimkenSteel on its journey as an independent public company,” Timken said

Ben Brown, The Chas. E. Phipps Company

From Crain's Cleveland Business, People On The Move

The Chas. E. Phipps Company is pleased to announce that on October 1, 2019 VP of Operations Benjamin R. Brown succeeds David S. Thomas as President of the Cleveland based construction products and equipment supplier. Brown will be the fourth generation family member to lead the company which began in 1921

Join ACE Mentor Cleveland, for 2019 Cavaliers Opening Night Celebration

The Cavs will suit up in the retro black, blue and orange Classic Edition uniforms to take on the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, October 26th at 8:00 p.m. All fans attending the season home opener at the newly transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will receive an Opening Night Cavs t-shirt presented by Cleveland Clinic.

ACE Mentor is selling discount tickets for the game and

As Federal Overtime Rule Drops, Experts Recommend Audits, Training

By Ryan Golden, Construction Dive

If the human resources experts who we spoke to agreed on anything, it's this: HR departments may be missing the boat if they've waited until now to plan for changes to federal overtime regulations.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) began the journey to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) salary threshold overtime exemption

Ohio Supreme Court Shuts Down Local-Hiring Requirements in Public Construction Contracts

By Tom Cardone, Frantz Ward

The Ohio Supreme Court today issued a knockout punch to public authorities seeking to enforce local-hiring requirements on public-construction projects.

In 2003, the Cleveland City Council enacted what is generally known as the “Fannie Lewis Law.” The much-disputed law required public-construction contracts valued at $100,000 or more to include a provision mandating that Cleveland residents

BWC to Mail up to $1.5 Billion in Checks Starting Next Week

News Release by the BWC

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation will start sending up to $1.5 billion in dividend checks to Ohio employers Sept. 26.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and BWC Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud announced plans in May to provide the money to employers following strong investment returns, falling injury claims, and other agency cost savings. The proposal was

Caterpillar and Deere Are Among 7 Stocks to Track as Construction Activity Slows

Allen Root, Barron’s

There is more economic trouble brewing. This time the problem is U.S. construction, and that is bad news for industrial stocks, particularly makers of backhoes, cranes and dump trucks.

The news isn’t just about Deere and Caterpillar. U.S. construction spending matters—a lot—to the economy. It is another trillion-dollar end market, and construction spending has been a bright spot for the U.S

Cement Masons Build Memorial Park For Fallen Police Officer


Officer Derek Owens was gunned down in the line of duty in 2008 on Parkview Ave in the Woodland Hills area of Cleveland. Captain Keith Sulzer of Cleveland Police Foundation contacted Cement Masons Local 404 asking for help on a project at 10404 Parkview Ave in Woodland Hills. The Cleveland Police Foundation purchased 3 parcels of land on Parkview Ave

First Half 2019 Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Show Varied Pattern by Top Metropolitan Areas

By Dodge Construction Central Data & Analytics

During the first half of 2019, six of the top ten U.S. metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts ranked by dollar volume registered greater activity compared to a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Of the top twenty markets, thirteen were able to register gains. At the U.S. level

Akron Construction Company Owner Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Employee's Death in a Fall

This news article is by By Stephanie Warsmith from the Akron Beacon Journal.

On his first day working for a local contractor, Gerardo “Jerry” Juarez was excited about his new job.

On his second day, the Akron man fell off the third-story roof he was repairing, receiving fatal injuries.

James D. Coon, the owner of the company Juarez worked