Wisconsin shipyard, Minnesota dock company sued over sunken freighter Minneapolis (AP) — The owner of a coal freighter that sank in the Duluth-Superior Harbor is suing a Wisconsin shipyard and a Minnesota dock company. American Steamship Co. claims negligence by ...Read More »
Jim Abrams AP Writer Washington — The Democratic-led Congress’ determination to do something about health care this year has slowed legislation affecting the safety of almost every traveler in America. Barring some miracle, lawmakers acknowledge, they don’t have the time ...Read More »
Dolan Media Newswires New Orleans — The national construction fatality rate declined 47 percent, and the number of recordable safety incidents dropped 38 percent since the federal government switched to a safety oversight approach known as “collaborative safety” in 1998, ...
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Autumn C. Giusti Dolan Media Newswires New Orleans — Louisiana had the most gains in statewide construction jobs in July compared with the same period last year, according to a report by the Associated General Contractors of America. The state ...Read More »
Justin Carinci Dolan Media Newswires Portland, OR — New diesel emissions rules could hit California contractors starting next year, and a national contractors group wants to stop those rules from sweeping the whole country. The rules would limit exhaust from ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com The soft construction market is making business hard for Manitowoc Co. Inc. The company’s Manitowoc Crane division on Wednesday laid off 80 employees from the Manitowoc crane production operation. The Manitowoc division still has more than 800 ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org A federal gas tax increase might be the easiest way to pay for national highway construction and the hardest proposal to slip past voters. Proponents of such an increase have failed in every attempt for the last ...Read More »