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NYC Construction Fence Project Plans to Decorate Job Site Walls

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs is looking for a few good artists to create large-scale, temporary murals on some of the city’s protective construction structures. The agency recently issued a call for applications for its City Canvas pilot program, which will transform some construction fences and sidewalk sheds into canvases for local artists. Read more

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Will Trump’s Steel Tariffs Help or Hurt Construction?

In March, President Donald Trump signed an order that increased steel tariffs by 25 percent. The new policy, which aims to boost American production of steel, could potentially raise construction costs. From New York to California, builders may feel a pinch because of this new trade policy. Read more

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Safe Lifting Techniques to Protect your Back from Injury

Your back is a sensitive part of your body that can easily be easily injured if you do not practice safe lifting techniques. You can sustain sprains, strains and herniated disks, which may put you out of work and on workers’ comp.

If you regularly move heavy objects at the job site, learn several techniques you can use to protect your back from injury. Read more