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Smart Technology Projects could Save Cities Billions

In addition to helping the environment, American cities could receive billions of dollars in financial benefits from implementing smart surface solutions, like green roofs, solar panels and permeable pavement, according a new report. If applied nationwide, these smart technology strategies could potentially provide half a trillion dollars in financial benefits. Read more

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OSHA-Approved Fall Prevention Tips for Contractors

From May 7 to May 11, the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be sponsored by the Department of Labor, OSHA and others. It is an annual event held to raise awareness of the importance of fall prevention. Throughout the week, contractors are urged to participate in safety-related activities. Read more

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NY Construction Accidents cause Record Number of Fatalities

The New York construction industry is facing questions about safety after a spike in work-related deaths. In 2016, construction accidents accounted for the highest number of industry fatalities in 14 years, according to a report by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH). Read more