Construction & Development Articles

These Construction & Development articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Construction & Development industry.

January 15, 2014 – 1,469 views
Association of Construction & Development
With the advent of the New Year, there have been a number of differences that have been seen in various fields. Likewise, in law, there have been certain changes as well. The new laws are important for contractors to keep in touch with because it changes the way states like California looks at construction companies that are functional without licenses. Now, the law is not only aimed at curtailing problems that arise, but at changing the roots at which such issues begin... Full Story 
January 8, 2014 – 1,639 views
Association of Construction & Development
While there are people who have a choice of snuggling up in their blankets to keep themselves warm, construction workers are having a tough time out there. The sub-zero climate in the nation is creating havoc on the work routine of construction workers as they are required to battle the bone-chilling cold every day. The chilly weather is coming out as a major challenge for these workers... Full Story 
January 6, 2014 – 1,284 views
Association of Construction & Development
Additional Insurance Coverage is a recently developed principle in insurance. It means that the insurance covers not only the person named in the insurance policy but also additional people who are also affected by the same risk covered by the insurance. For example, when a person purchases home insurance for his house, additional insurance means that not only the owner of the house, but everyone else living in the house also comes under the insurance coverage... Full Story 
January 2, 2014 – 1,443 views
Association of Construction & Development
The train carrying crude oil happened to hit another goods train carrying grains. This caused an explosion that resulted in flames shooting up to 100 feet in the air. Authorities revealed that around 10 cars of the train got fully engulfed in the fire. Gary Lorenz, Assistant Chief of the City of Fargo Fire Department, mentioned that one of the cars got loose and exploded resulting in a giant fireball. He also added that the fire is going very strong for now and plumes of smoke can be seen for around 25 miles... Full Story 
December 20, 2013 – 1,642 views
Association of Construction & Development
3D printing has changed the whole system of manufacturing for the better. Plus it is also being considered to be a lot more of an energy efficient option. A recent survey has just backed this statement as it has proved that using a 3D printer in the home helps as it uses less energy. Due to less energy consumption, it also produces less carbon dioxide when compared to its use in foreign factories for producing the items and then getting them shipped from these countries. This study was directed by Joshua Pearce who is an associate professor at Michigan Technological University... Full Story 
December 18, 2013 – 1,332 views
Association of Construction & Development
There have been many critics against Obamacare due to the negative impact it has had on some people, the fact that targets have not been met, and because of the various controversies it has faced. Now, the Environment Protection Agency is seen as another controversial regulatory body that could potentially have adverse impacts on the employment sector in America through its policies... Full Story 
December 11, 2013 – 1,401 views
Association of Construction & Development
Two federal lawmakers recently proposed that trains throughout the nation should have cameras pointing towards the tracks and engineers. This announcement was made following the death of four people in a commuter train derailment in New York. Sen. Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut said that he is aware of what the Metro-North will say after hearing his proposal... Full Story 
December 9, 2013 – 1,828 views
Association of Construction & Development
Whenever a person, because of his/her relationship or activities with another, fails to be impartial, is unable to act objectively in performing his work, or has an unfair advantage over others is said to have an organizational conflict of interest (OCI). This has become a major issue in almost all organizations and is coming in the way of the smooth functioning of these companies. OCI mostly occurs when... Full Story