News

  • To Exclude or Not to Exclude?

    ENR Feature Story, January 9/16 by Scott Van Voorhis. “Many contractors are paying for a more flexible range of builders risk provisions that aren’t new but remain untested in U.S. Courts To read full story, click on the link below: http://www.enr.com/articles/41219-contractors-request-and-pay-for-untested-builders-risk-exclusions?

  • OSHA Fines Contractor for Pittsburgh Liberty Bridge Fire

    By: Justin Rice ENR, January 9/16, 2017, News “An Occupational Health and Safety Administration investigation into the Sept. 2 fire on Pittsburgh’s Liberty Bridge concluded that contractor Joseph B. Fay Co. failed to take preventative fire precautions on the bridge that handles 55,000 vehicles a day. To read more, click the link below and go to Page 12: OSHA Fines Contractor for Pittsburgh Liberty Bridge Fire

  • Surety Market Overview

    By: Kathryn Woerheide, Communications Manager, The Surety & Fidelity Association of America “The market cycles for combined construction and surety have been steady, which leads to increased competition.” To read full article, click on the link below: http://digitaladmin.bnpmedia.com/publication/?i=317550

  • When Wrap-Ups Unravel: The Inside Scoop about Self-Insured Retentions

    by: Stacy La Scala, Esq., JAMS ENR May 30/June 6, 2016, Special Advertising Section Law Today I “The high cost of CGL coverage over the past decade led to the development of owner and contractor controlled insurance policies, or wrap-ups, which helped ensure that all construction participants have liability coverage on a given project and helped reduce the high cost of individual policies.” To read full article, click on link below: http://digitaladmin.bnpmedia.com/publication/?i=305188

  • Protecting and Preserving Payment Rights Can Lead to a Healthier Bottom Line

    By: G. Scott Walters Construction Executive, Special Section “Contractors Guide to the Bottom Line”, May 2016 issue “Construction contractors face many risks and challenges during the life of a project.” To view full article, click on the link below: http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ABC/abc_ce_may16/#/58

  • Building a Positive Cash Flow Floorplan

    By: Randy Lebolo Construction Executive Special Section “Contractors Guide to the Bottom Line”, May 2016 issue “Cash flow is critical for hiring new employees, purchasing new equipment, and expanding the business when the opportunity is available”. To view full article, click on the link below: http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ABC/abc_ce_may16/#/46

  • Jobsite Fatalities Drive New Safety Regulations

    By: JT Long ENR, May 9, 2016 issue, CBQ Spring 2016 “On a Friday morning in February, crane operators from Galasso Trucking and Rigging were installing rooftop generators in New York City’s Tribeca area.” To view full article, click on the link below: http://digital.bnpmedia.com/publication/frame.php?i=301246&p=&pn=&ver=flex    

  • New York City Outlines Plan to Complete Third Water Tunnel

    by: Peter Maloney ENR, May 9, 2016 issue “Deep under the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens is a water tunnel waiting for the water to be turned on.” To read full article, click on the link below: http://digital.bnpmedia.com/publication/frame.php?i=301246&p=&pn=&ver=flex

  • Report: Healthy but Challenging Workers’ Compensation Market

    By: Andrea Wells Insurance Journal East Region, Special Report, May 2, 2016 Issue “The worker’s compensation market is healthy and robust. It’s both competitive and profitable. That’s good news for business owners, the insurance industry, and injured workers.” To read full article, click on the link below. http://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2016/05/02/406594.htm  

  • Disaster Preparedness: Protections Every Contractor Should Have in Place

    By: Timothy Rodrigue Construction Executive Special Section: Insurance & Surety Bonding, March 2016 “Like fingerprints, no two disasters are alike. They can be natural or man-made and can strike with or without warning.” To read full article, click on the link below: http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ABC/abc_ce_march2016/#/54

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