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Independent contractors now a big question mark in California after employment bill passes | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law this week. As part of a signing message, Newsom said that the new regulation would help reduce instances of worker misclassification as independent contractors, "which erodes basic worker protections like the minimum wage, paid sick days and health insurance benefits.

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Texas Central signs design-build agreement with Salini Impregilo-Lane JV for $20B high-speed rail project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Texas Central announced on Friday that it has entered into a design-build agreement for its $20 billion high-speed rail project between Houston and Dallas with the joint venture of Italian civil engineering contractor Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction Corp.

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Denver airport commits to $770M budget and tighter schedule in wake of Great Hall firing | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a presentation to the Denver City Council's Business, Arts, Workforce & Aviation Services Committee,  Kim Day, CEO at Denver International Airport (DEN), gave an update on the termination of Great Hall Partners' (GHP) $1.8 billion public-private partnership (P3) contract and the future of the Jeppesen Terminal renovation, which now has a budget of $770 million.

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Barnard Construction affiliate begins $142M border wall section in Arizona | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • BFBC LLC, an affiliate of Barnard Construction Co., broke ground late last week on a 5-mile section of border wall along the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona, the second ongoing border wall replacement project in the area that is being paid for using diverted military funds, according to the Arizona Republic.

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Skanska USA transcends challenges on its largest IPD project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Skanska USA has employed nontraditional project delivery methods for years, especially on health care jobs. The columbus oh dump truck company has long been a fan of integrated project delivery, which has been used on projects ranging from the Palo Alto Medical Center in California to the renovation of the George Washington University Hospital ICU department in Washington, D.C.

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Equipment Roundup: Skid steers vs. CTLs; The “Ultimate” Ford Raptor; Bollinger to intro first Class 3 electric pickup; Brokk intros its smallest demo robot; Golight intros improved Stryker ST remote-control work lighting | Dump Truck Company

Golight intros improved Stryker ST Series remote-controlled charlotte nc dump truck company lighting

Golight, makers of pan-and-tilt remote-controlled lighting, have introduced a “new and improved” version of its Stryker ST Series of remote-control LED and halogen searchlights.

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Levelset tries to level the playing field between subs, GCs | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Levelset, a columbus oh dump truck company that helps subcontractors navigate pay application processes, tracks payment-related regulations from state to state and facilitates the filing of mechanic's liens, is rolling out a new feature — Contractor Profiles — on its website, one that could help subcontractors identify slow-paying general columbus oh dump truck company before taking on columbus oh dump truck company with them.

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Worker sues Marriott, PCL, other contractors after witnessing construction deaths in Florida | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A construction worker who claims he witnessed two co-workers plunge to their deaths in August 2018 while performing concrete columbus oh dump truck company at the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort in Orange County, Florida, near Walt Disney World, is suing Marriott International and PCL Construction Services as well as developers and other columbus oh dump truck company affiliated with the project for emotional distress and other alleged injuries.

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Equipment Roundup: Cat unveils D3 Series CTLs, skid steers; Diesel Ram 1500 Test Drive; Bobcat ships its first electric excavator; New Cummins engines; Ford intros FX2 Ranger; | Dump Truck Company

Cummins intros 2020 X15 Efficiency Series engines alongside new Productivity Series rating

Cummins for the coming model year will expand its X15 portfolio with a new X15 Efficiency Series engine and the new X15 Productivity Series rating to further optimize fuel economy and power.

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Drilling deeper into lean with target-value design, delivery | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

While it’s probably safe to say that most construction managers have either been involved with a project that used lean construction or at least have heard of lean principles, championed by the Lean Construction Institute, the same can’t be said for target-value design (TV-Design) and target-value delivery (TV-Delivery), even though both have been around for several years and fall under the lean umbrella.

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Illinois enacts new retainage law amid national trend | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Illinois Gov. Jay Robert "J.B." Pritzker (D) has signed into state law a new regulation that sets the maximum retainage clients can withhold from contractor payments on private projects and that will help many general columbus oh dump truck company and subcontractors receive bigger checks earlier on in the project timeline.

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Moody's: Denver airport wise to terminate Great Hall P3 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A new Moody's Investors Service report on the credit impact of Denver Airport Enterprise's (DEN) decision to terminate for convenience Great Hall Partners' $1.8 billion contract for renovation of the airport's Jeppesen Terminal and 34 years of concession management has revealed that the bond credit rating business believes the move will have minimal negative financial and credit impact for the city and the airport.

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What will be the fallout from Denver airport's Great Hall P3 termination? | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • A new Moody's Investors Service report on the credit impact of Denver Airport Enterprise's (DEN) decision to terminate for convenience Great Hall Partners' $1.8 billion contract for renovation of the airport's Jeppesen Terminal and 34 years of concession management has revealed that the bond credit rating business believes the move will have minimal negative financial and credit impact for the city and the airport.

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Equipment Roundup: Komatsu unveils Proactive Dozing Control; Deere intros 3 new L-Series loaders; Roush unveils the Nitemare F-150; Komatsu launches D155AX-8 LGP; Artics seeing steady improvements | Dump Truck Company

In high demand, popular articulated dump truck models seeing steady improvements

Articulated dump trucks, with their ability to efficiently move dirt throughout the jobsite, are in high demand these days. Dealers report they can’t keep them in their rental fleets, and customers are scrambling to find someone, anyone, who can meet their need for artics.

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Can Louisiana handle $32B of industrial construction? | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • There are approximately 125 construction projects worth $32 billion along the Interstate 10-12 Corridor either underway or preparing to break ground this year, and industry experts agree that it will be a challenge to handle them all given the state's low unemployment (4.7%) and strained skilled labor pool, according to the 10-12 Industry Report.

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$1.5 million awarded to add public artwork to Fla. I-4 corridor | Dump Truck Company

The I-4 Ultimate Project Art Endowment Committee—representatives of I-4 Mobility Partners, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and Skanska Granite Lane (SGL Constructors)—will provide $1.5 million to integrate public art installations into the project landscape along a 21-mile stretch of Interstate 4 to create a more scenic and cultural experience for motorists and pedestrians.

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Equipment Roundup: Komatsu intros WA900-8 loader; Nissan drops Cummins diesel in next Titan XD; Doosan intros DX170LC-5 excavator; BFP Retro F-150 offers two-tone styling; Used equipment market softens…a bit | Dump Truck Company

Stellar used charlotte nc dump trucks market softens … a bit. Here’s what’s hot and what’s not.

Although the used charlotte nc dump trucks market has been steady, it doesn’t mean there won’t be softer prices ahead, especially compared with 12 months ago.

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Naval base damaged in California earthquake could need $2.2B in repairs | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • After a 13-day, 3,600-building, multi-team assessment following the July 4 and July 5 earthquakes near Ridgecrest, California, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) estimates that it will take approximately $5.2 billion to repair all of the damage at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California.

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Naval base buildings damaged in California earthquake could need $2.2B in repairs | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • After a 13-day, 3,600-building, multi-team assessment following the July 4 and July 5 earthquakes near Ridgecrest, California, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) estimates that it will take approximately $5.2 billion to repair all of the damage at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California.

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Managing prevailing wage compliance in the digital age | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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If you’re a contractor and reading this article, you’re likely finding yourself at a crossroads with three possible scenarios: 1) you are considering the idea of taking on public works projects for the first time; 2) you are experienced in the public sector, but finally looking to alleviate the administrative headaches that come with the territory; or 3) you are already leveraging technology to lessen these burdens, but are wondering if there are better options out there.

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Canadian GC: Equipment that killed worker 'manifestly faulty' | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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UPDATE: Aug. 19, 2019: In a statement to CBC News, Graham Construction said that prosecutors were correct not to pursue charges against the columbus oh dump truck company in relation to the 2016 jobsite death of one of its subcontractor's employees, Eric Ndayishimiye, and called the piece of columbus oh dump trucks that hit Ndayishimiye "manifestly faulty.

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Florida authorities investigating We Build the Wall | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is investigating We Build the Wall, a privately funded group that has built a section of border wall in New Mexico, after the state attorney general's office received complaints about how the group raises and allocates donations, according to ABC News.

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Equipment Roundup: Manitou launches self-branded compact equipment; Goliath is a 6-wheeled Chevy Silverado; Toro intros TRX-250, TRX-350 walk-behind trenchers; Diesel Silverado 1500 fuel economy; Stringline or stringless? | Dump Truck Company

Stringline or stringless? Manufacturers of curb and gutter pavers let operators decide

When it comes to curb and gutter concrete slipform pavers, one word tends to crop up.

“It’s very unusual to go into a sales call and walk out without having spoken about ‘stringless,’” says Wade Bowman, Wirtgen product manager for concrete slipform paving.

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Tutor Perini's Q2 marks near-record backlog, new group CEO | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • General contractor Tutor Perini announced its second-quarter 2019 earnings, and, despite a decline in its quarter-over-quarter gross profit — from $118.6 million to $100.9 million — the columbus oh dump truck company booked a near-record backlog, along with gross revenue of more than $1.1 billion, up slightly from the same period last year.

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Researchers develop a stronger, salt-resistant concrete | Dump Truck Company

Researchers from Brunel University London announced that researchers have created a new concrete mix that absorbs 64 percent less water and 90 percent less salt than normal concrete, and is as much as 42 percent stronger than normal concrete, which could lead to salt-resistant pavements that withstand the corrosion caused by salt applications in the winter.

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Equipment Roundup: Venieri intros heavy-duty loader to U.S.;Deere intros 344L High-Lift loader; Dynapac upgrades commercial pavers; Vermeer’s new D23x30DR S3 Navigator; SnowEx updates Power Pusher snow pushers | Dump Truck Company

SnowEx’s new Power Pusher snow pushers deliver cleaner scrapes

SnowEx has introduced new snow pushers for skid steers, compact track loaders, wheel loaders, backhoes and tractors.

The latest Power Pusher snow pushers are available in 8- and 10-foot-wide models and feature new steel trip-edges that SnowEx says deliver “maximum scraping performance” and cleaner scrapes of the pavement.

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USDOT announces $856 million in INFRA discretionary grants | Dump Truck Company

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $856 million in proposed grants through its Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program, which aims to fix the nations’s infrastructure through government and private funding, using technology to improve building processes, and increasing project accountability.

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Seattle's Sound Transit awards JV $729M light-rail project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) has awarded the joint venture of Stacey and Witbeck and Kuney Construction a $729.3 million contract to complete the design for and build the 3.4-mile Downtown Redmond Link Extension in the Seattle suburb of Redmond, Washington.

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Equipment Roundup: Hitachi intros “do-it-all” ZW220-6 loader; State-of-the-Art Dozers; 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500 towing test; Electric Ford F-150 tows 1 million lbs.; Pettibone intros Extendo 1246X telehandler | Dump Truck Company

Pettibone Extendo 1246X telehandler boasts 12,000-lb. lift capacity

Pettibone’s new Extendo 1246X Telehandler features 12,000-pound lifting capacity for dump trucks charlotte nc and rental users working in demanding construction jobsite conditions.

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Contractor facing federal kickback charges | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Federal prosecutors have brought criminal charges against a Tennessee construction columbus oh dump truck company executive whose columbus oh dump truck company performed columbus oh dump truck company at two Georgia Army base construction projects — one at Fort Benning in Columbus and the other at Fort Gordon in Augusta — with a combined value of approximately $37 million.

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$6B Silver Line on track despite construction issues | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Despite persistent construction challenges at a new $290 million rail yard, a Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board project manager told members during a monthly cost and schedule update this week that the Metrorail's Silver Line service to Dulles International Airport and Ashburn, Virginia, will be ready for passengers around July 2020, according to WTOP.

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California bullet train officials issue RFQ worth $1.6B | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) approved this week the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an estimated $1.6 billion worth of track and systems columbus oh dump truck company for a piece of the $20 billion Bakersfield-to-Merced bullet train, the Associated Press reported.

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Equipment Roundup: New graders balance simplicity with power; Diesel Chevy Silverado 1500 test drive; LiuGong’s new high-production loader; 8 landscaping attachments; Jarraff quad track trimmer | Dump Truck Company

Jarraff quad track tree trimmer delivers added capability, pinpoint precision in right of way work

Tree trimming is a challenging job in the best of circumstances and Jarraff Industries has introduced a new quad track model of its All-Terrain Tree Trimmer to make that charlotte nc dump truck company more productive.

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