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NDA Board to meet in Boston in October
The Board of Directors of the National Demolition Association will be meeting at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 for its Fall Board Meeting. NDA President Jeff Kroeker — of Kroeker, Inc. in Fresno, Calif. — invites all NDA members and potential members to attend this important meeting and participate in the development of programs and services for the Demolition Industry. For information about this meeting contact NDA headquarters at 1-800-541-2412.
ENR to publish Demolition Insert in their Dec. 2nd issue
McGraw-Hill's Engineering News-Record magazine, the construction industry’s premier weekly publication, will be publishing the NDA's annual "Demolition Insert" in their Dec. 2 edition. This annual insert is one of the Association's largest public relations effort outside of the Association's extensive public relations program and represents an outstanding opportunity of NDA members to showcase their skills and experience to ENR's global circulation of over 250,000 readers.
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OSHA provides training guide for fall protection
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently published a "Fall Prevention Training Guide: A Lesson Plan For Employers," a 24-page digital guide for employers to give fall prevention training to workers.
Christie calls for 'aggressive' demolition and rebuilding of Boardwalk
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has promised an "aggressive" rebuilding process for the businesses destroyed in the Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., boardwalk fire.
US DOT provides additional $30 million in 'Quick Release' emergency relief funds for Colorado
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is immediately making available an additional $30 million in emergency relief funds to help Colorado cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by recent flooding. The $30 million in emergency relief funds provided to Colorado follows $5 million from the department, bringing the total to $35 million.
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Property losses from Colorado flood projected at about $2 billion
Property losses from deadly flooding in Colorado will total nearly $2 billion, about half from housing and half from the commercial and government sectors, catastrophe modeling firm Eqecat said in the first comprehensive estimate of the disaster's economic toll.
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New Orleans City Council demands changes in demolition process
The decision to demolish a blighted house in New Orleans should no longer rest in the hands of a single person, and the City Council will take steps to fix the system, Councilwoman Stacy Head said at this week's Housing and Human Needs Committee meeting.
The benefits of long-reach excavators for scrap metal demolition
Demolition contractors are reliant on certain tools to do their work. Without crushers, shears, hammers, and other titanic equipment, demolition would be impossible — or at least incredibly time-intensive. Long- and high-reach excavators are especially key for companies specializing in scrap metal demolition. Montana to Maryland, there are plenty of advantages to using a long-reach excavator in scrap metal demolition work.
Even downtown remodeling projects are bigger in Texas
By Archita Datta Majumdar
Downtown remodeling is a hot topic as an increasing number of local governments and municipalities are focusing on changing the face of their downtown areas and converting them into modern areas of work and leisure. The remodeling projects for Dallas and San Antonio promise to take the Texan downtown brigade ahead of their counterparts across the nation.
3 simple steps to banish negativity
Do you ever feel out of control of your world? A client leaves unexpectedly. Your Internet goes down when you're on deadline. Your team keeps missing deadlines. Sometimes it feels like you're living in the perfect storm, doesn't it? But even in the most frustrating of times there is something within your control that can have a huge impact on your life: your attitude. The attitude and energy that you have in any given situation and toward life in general is what determines your actions. It also influences how others respond to you and how you feel about yourself.
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