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  • OSHA Extends Crane Operator Certification Deadline

    In a final ruling on cranes and derricks in construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has pushed the deadline for crane operator certification by three years and extended employers' responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.

  • A Hardhat for the 21st Century

    Although currently aimed at industrial workers, this hardhat has amazing features that would benefit construction, including Google Glass-like technology. See how it works in this video from Daqri.

  • October is Careers in Construction Month

    Spearheaded by NCCER, a nonprofit education foundation, the campaign is an effort to promote the construction industry trades. Get involved and help inform and inspire the next generation of professionals.

  • OSHA Announces New Reporting Requirements

    Starting January 1, 2015, employers will be required to notify OSHA when a worker is killed or suffers a serious injury or illness while on the job. Here's what you need to know.

  • High Strength Concrete Testing Set to Begin

    Researchers will study the potential of super-strong concrete enhanced with carbon nanotubes.

  • Tech Junkies: Field Test the Newest Wearable Must-Haves

    Sign up for Bridgit's Groundbreaker program to test the software developer's Closeout app, which now integrates with smart glasses and Myo's gesture control armband.

  • Concrete 2.0

    Can a Stanford University professor take concrete from one of the world’s largest carbon dioxide emitters into an important tool for reducing power plant emissions?

  • Tennessee Ready Mix Producer Announces Acquisition

    Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, LLC, Murfreesboro, Tenn., has acquired Metro Ready Mix, a Nashville, Tenn.-based concrete manufacturer.

  • Asphalt Specialists Ordered to Pay Nearly $1M in Compensation, Reinstate Terminated Drivers

    The Michigan company has been found in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • Parking Lot Design Assistance Program Offered

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association provides concrete parking lot design recommendations through its Design Assistance Program. Established to aid designers and specifiers not familiar with concrete parking lots,