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Small fire breaks out at Hard Rock New Orleans site | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A small fire broke out at the Hard Rock Hotel project in New Orleans Monday morning after a spark from steel demolition operations caught roofing materials still within the partially collapsed structure on fire, according to The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate.

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Lendlease unveils restroom pod for vertical jobsites | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A new restroom pod outfitted with hot, running water and a flushing toilet that is designed to be lifted into place on vertical construction sites helps save time and increase productivity, while promoting dignity and respect for workers on site, according to Australia-based construction giant Lendlease.

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What contractors should know about Wi-Fi connectivity in new office construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Contractors that build offices need to be aware of the newest trends and tenant requests, including the latest developments that can help improve internet access, Lars Olsen, head of midwest for WiredScore, which certifies buildings for connectivity and technologies, said in a recent webinar.

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Skanska's Florida bridge project shut down after construction barges slam into spans during Hurricane Sally | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) inspectors are still assessing the damage caused to the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Pensacola, Florida, after barges used in the construction of the $430 million project broke free from their moorings during Hurricane Sally and slammed into it.

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Equipment Roundup > Video: Kubota Shrank a CTL for First Mini Skid Steer; Cat intros new 963 Track Loader; Vermeer intros high-cap vac excavators; Should You Buy Used Equipment in 2020? Soil Compactors Even Easier to Operate | Dump Truck Company

How Soil Compactors Are Getting Even Easier To Operate

When it comes to soil compactors for roadwork, the predominant word is simple.

Simple for the operator, that is.

“A good soil compactor is one that’s simple to operate and reasonably comfortable for the operator, and it just doesn’t break,” says Mark Eckert, Volvo Construction Equipment global product manager.

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Black Cleveland leaders call out Sherwin-Williams' $600M project for lack of diversity | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Three leaders of Cleveland’s Black community penned an open letter last week calling for the city to rescind development aid and tax incentives for the construction of Sherwin-Williams’ new headquarters and a research center in the city and surrounding area, according to Cleveland.com.

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More than 60 projects expedited by Trump executive order waiving environmental regulations | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Newly released documents provide details into some of the projects that have been expedited by President Donald Trump's executive order directing federal government agencies to waive environmental regulations and streamline infrastructure projects in order to hasten the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Equipment Roundup: How ASV Developed Max-Series CTLs (Video); Bobcat Rolls Out Features on Demand; GM To Build Electric Nikola Badger Pickup; Geith Updates Tilting Quick Coupler Line; Kenworth T270, T370 Get New Options | Dump Truck Company

Kenworth T270, T370 medium duty trucks now available with a few new options

Kenworth has announced three new options for its Class 6 T270 and Class 7 T370 trucks.

First up is an update to Kenworth’s 21,000-pound rated highway AG210L single-axle rear suspension.

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Black workers file lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric US for racial harassment, discrimination | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Editor's note: This story includes imagery and references to racial slurs that could be disturbing to readers.

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  • Four Black construction workers in the escalator and elevator division of Mitsubishi Electric US are suing the company in California Superior Court for allegedly allowing their supervisors to harass them with racial slurs and images and discriminate against them when it came to opportunities for training, higher pay, overtime and advancement in their careers.

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Equipment Roundup > Video: Bobcat’s Electric Future; Volvo CE Drops Model Letters From Machines; Komatsu Intros Improved XT-5 Feller Bunchers; 10 Great Demolition Attachments; Deere Intros High-Flow Skid Steer Cold Planers | Dump Truck Company

Deere intros three new high-flow cold planer attachments for skid steers, CTLs

John Deere has introduced three new cold planer attachments for skid steers and compact track loaders for such tasks as street repairs, leveling uneven pavement, texturing pavement and cleaning around larger milling sites, the dump trucks charlotte nc says.

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Brightline shaves almost a year from Florida rail project using precast tunnel system | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The $2.7 billion, 170-mile Brightline high-speed rail extension from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Orlando International Airport (OIA) will see the construction of a train tunnel in two weeks instead of almost one year thanks to an innovative box-jack system suggested by general contractor Granite Construction.

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AGC survey finds project delays, labor shortages worsening for construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A new survey of columbus oh dump truck company provides a bleak snapshot of the construction industry nearly six months into the coronavirus pandemic, finding that the share of columbus oh dump truck company who have had future projects canceled or delayed due to COVID-19 has reached 60% — nearly double the amount from June.

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Video: Bobcat’s Electric Excavator Retrofit A First Step Toward An All-Electric Future | Dump Truck Company

Pretty soon you’ll be able to buy an electric Bobcatexcavator from a dump trucks charlotte nc called Green Machine. Who’s Green Machine? What’s the difference between a battery-powered machine and an “all-electric” machine? In this video we break down Bobcat’s unique electric retrofit partnership with Green Machine and discuss the company’s charlotte nc dump truck company on making fully electric machines a reality.

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"Racially motivated damage" discovered at Las Vegas Convention Center jobsite | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • "Racially motivated damage” has been discovered at an office belonging to a Black construction foreman at the $1.4 billion Las Vegas Convention Center expansion jobsite, according to a statement from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).

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Readers Respond: Contractors worried about future infrastructure work | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Numbers released last week revealed that fewer infrastructure projects are being built in the U.S.

Dodge Data & Analytics reported a 31% decline in the nonbuilding sector, which includes columbus oh dump truck company such as roads, bridges and pipelines, and a report earlier this month found that infrastructure projects worth $9.6 billion have been canceled or delayed due to COVID-19.

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How Coronavirus is Complicating Contractor Hurricane Preparation and Response | Dump Truck Company

As parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast await the impact of Hurricane Laurastrengthening in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and forecast to be first major storm of what is anticipated to be a historically active hurricane season—contractors in the storm’s path should be aware that the coronavirus will add complications to both storm preparation and response, says Jim MacDonnell, director of BDO’s McLean Office and a risk management expert.

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NYC announces new PLAs, community hiring initiative | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that his administration has entered into new Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) with the city's building trade unions and has proposed state legislation that would require columbus oh dump truck company working in the city to hire low-income New Yorkers and those from areas with high poverty levels.

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Lendlease reports pandemic-driven loss for second half of its fiscal year | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Australia-based contractor and developer Lendlease reported its full-year 2020 financial results today and gave investors and analysts an update on the status of its major projects around the world, its strategy moving forward and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected its operations amid an overall after-tax loss of 310 million Australian dollars ($223 million).

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Readers Respond: 44% of respondents had a co-worker test positive for COVID-19 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Total coronavirus case counts continued to grow this week, with 5.2 million recorded in the U.S. since March, leading to nearly 166,000 deaths.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, construction workers who were deemed essential and continued to report to columbus oh dump truck company have had an increased risk of exposure to the virus, compared to office staff working remotely.

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USC launches master's degree in construction tech | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • To prepare civil engineers and other professionals for the technology- and data-driven future of construction, the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering has launched a new master’s program in Advanced Design and Construction Technology (ADCT).

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Construction backlog drops 13% YoY as contractors engage in "survival bidding" | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Construction backlog — the number of projects columbus oh dump truck company have signed to their books, but haven’t begun working on yet — was a full month lower in July than a year ago, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), amounting to a 13% year-over-year decline.

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Equipment Roundup: Cat Dozer Experts Explain Restructured Lineup; Everything You Should Know About New Aerial Lift Standards; Leica’s new 3D excavator control; Fecon intros EXC Stump Grinder; Digga Bigfoot skid steer trencher | Dump Truck Company

Digga Bigfoot turns mini-skid steer, skid steer, CTL into trencher

If you want to turn your skid steer, compact track loader or compact utility loader (also known as a mini skid steer) into a trencher, Skid Steer Solutions is now offering Digga Bigfoot Trencher attachments.

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Maryland transit officials say they will manage Purple Line project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Maryland transit officials will take over management of the $2 billion Purple Line public-private partnership (P3) if feuding parties can’t come to an agreement on hundreds of millions in cost overruns, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) warned in a letter to the project concessionaire.

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AECOM ups guidance after mixed Q3 results, resumes talks to sell units | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Los Angeles-based construction and engineering giant AECOM beat Wall Street earnings estimates for its fiscal third quarter on reduced revenue, increased its guidance for the rest of the year, and said it was resuming discussions to sell its at-risk, self-performing construction business, even as the pace of private contract awards slowed in June amid the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Modular Monitor: Beyond emergency medical projects, demand takes a hit | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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This was supposed to be modular’s moment.

After all, modular construction offers a fast, efficient way to build structures in a controlled factory setting using fewer workers, who can more easily comply with social distancing and personal protective columbus oh dump trucks (PPE) protocols than at a traditional commercial construction site.

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Maryland announces P3 short list for first phase of $9B-plus Capital Beltway project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) have announced a short list of four teams that will compete for the public-private partnership (P3) role for Phase I of the state's $9 billion to $11 billion I-270/I-495 Capital Beltway traffic relief plan.

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Virginia first state to enact COVID-19 emergency temporary standard | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Safety and Health Codes Board has adopted an emergency temporary standard (ETS) containing the first state-level safety regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement by Virginia Gov.

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Biggest OSHA fines of Q2 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

The COVID-19 pandemic might have altered the way OSHA conducts inspections and even limited enforcement in some areas of the country with high levels of community transmission, but the agency is still targeting columbus oh dump truck company that put their employees' lives at risk by exposing them to two of the most serious industry threats — fall and excavation hazards.

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Arkansas neighborhood associations sue state, federal DOTs to stop $1B Little Rock project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Neighborhood associations representing those who live close to the $982 million, 7-mile-long 30 Crossing freeway project in Little Rock, Arkansas, have asked a federal judge to issue an injunction to stop construction of the major highway initiative.

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Cities, OSHA crack down on COVID-19 jobsite violations | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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4 things to know before taking on an infrastructure project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

These days, contractors in the infrastructure space might consider themselves lucky as the coronavirus crisis ravages other industries. Roads, bridges, tunnels and similar projects that end up serving a public need often push forward despite economic or social turmoil and are a steady source of employment for skilled workers, managers, engineers and other construction personnel.

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NYC construction inspectors issue 41 coronavirus-related stop work orders | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • During its first five days of actively enforcing new COVID-19 safety protocols, New York City’s Department of Buildings (DOB) issued 88 citations, including 41 stop columbus oh dump truck company orders, at construction sites throughout the city, a DOB spokesperson told Construction Dive.

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COVID-19 puts an emphasis on the benefits of prefabrication, communication tech, paperless jobsites | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Brian Poage is construction support managerfor project management software maker Raken. Poage, a former construction project manager for WeWork, spoke with Construction Dive about how the coronavirus has led to increased interest in prefabrication, technology tools for better communication among project stakeholders and moving the industry toward paperless jobsites.

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McDermott exits Chapter 11 bankruptcy | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Energy contractor McDermott International yesterday announced it has successfully completed its restructuring process. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David Jones signed an order releasing the Houston-based engineering and construction firm from Chapter 11 reorganization.

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Report: US cities' massive budget cuts impact infrastructure, capital expenses | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Nearly three-quarters of municipalities in the U.S. have made budget cuts and adjustments due to the effects of the coronavirus, according to a survey from the National League of Cities (NLC), which predicts that cities will lose a total of $360 billion in revenue over the next three years.

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COVID-19 health screenings raise privacy considerations for contractors | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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When workers arrive at a Skanska jobsite at the University of Delaware, they are asked a series of questions such as, “Are you experiencing flu-like symptoms?" and " Have you, or has anyone in your family, been in contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19?” They also receive daily temperature checks before beginning work.

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Video: Takeuchi’s new TB225 excavator has swing boom, retractable undercarriage for digging in tight spaces | Dump Truck Company

Takeuchi-US’s 4,993-pound TB225 compact excavator combines features from smaller excavators, such as a hydraulically retractable undercarriage, with those from larger excavators, such as electronic throttle control and electronic proportional auxiliary control.

Our video breakdown has all the details and working footage of this new machine, so check it out below.

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SeaWorld's properties in Central Florida rack up $23M worth of construction liens | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Contractors and other vendors that supplied construction services and materials to SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment LLC for its properties in Central Florida have filed $23 million of mechanics liens against two major theme parks — Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, and SeaWorld in Orlando — for nonpayment.

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House Democrats introduce $1.5T infrastructure bill | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • House Democrats have unveiled a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that includes almost $500 billion of green measures proposed as part of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act earlier this month.

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Michigan Court Upholds Building Controversial $500M Oil Pipeline Crossing | Columbus Ohio Dump Trucks

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A proposal by Canadian oil giant Enbridge to construct a new four-mile pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan has cleared another legal hurdle, with the state Court of Appeals upholding the legality of a 2018 state deal approving the project.

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EEOC: Texas construction company assigned black employees to more taxing, dangerous work | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A Texas construction columbus oh dump truck company violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 "when it fostered a columbus oh dump truck company environment rife with racist comments and discriminatory columbus oh dump truck company conditions" at a New York construction site in 2016, the U.S.

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California officials advance Elon Musk's lower-cost transit tunnel plan | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) has agreed to postpone an analysis of rail system alternatives, one of which would serve the Ontario International Airport in Ontario, California, in order to evaluate an unsolicited proposal from Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk's The Boring Co.

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Construction employment sees record rebound in May | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • ​The construction industry added 464,000 net new jobs in May, the largest monthly increase in construction jobs since the government began tracking employment in 1939 and a drastic improvement from April, which recorded the industry’s largest month-over-month job loss.

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Residents near Amazon's $1.5B Kentucky air hub project sue Whiting-Turner Kokosing JV | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Homeowners living near the $1.5 billion Amazon Air hub project at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky, have filed a lawsuit against general contractor Whiting-Turner Kokosing JV for alleged damages that blasting and other earthwork activity caused to their homes.

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Equipment Roundup: Terramac intros RT7R crawler carrier; BOMAG gives glimpse of future equipment; Peterbilt brings back Pride & Class to Model 389; Paladin intros first brush cutter for compact excavators; More equipment deals arrive | Dump Truck Company

Equipment makers bring out more new machine deals amid coronavirus downturn

Manufacturers and their dealers continue to ramp up their offers on new charlotte nc dump trucks buys in an effort to entice buyers in a down market.

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Video: The Dirt Episode 1: Construction News & New Equipment Roundup + Case CE’s Brady Lewis Talks Project Minotaur and the DL550B CTL Dozer | Dump Truck Company

Welcome to the first episode of our new weekly construction and charlotte nc dump trucks news show, The Dirt. In this week’s episode, we run down the latest charlotte nc dump trucks releases, the top stories in the construction industry and talk with Brady Lewis of Case Construction Equipment.

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AGC: House Democrats' coronavirus aid bill falls short | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • House Democrats’ proposed $3 trillion coronavirus federal aid package, the latest plan designed to stimulate the economy, includes benefits for construction firms and workers, but fails to address some of the biggest challenges facing the industry during the pandemic,Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) CEO Stephen E.

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