Sun.Apr 22, 2018

The Last Straw for a Rational Environmental Policy?

Green Building Law Update

In the wake of the 48th anniversary of Earth Day yesterday, among the hottest environmental issues of the day appears to be criminalizing the plastic drinking straw. The import of the “war on drinking straws” must be true because this week there is a viral video viewed on YouTube more than 5.5 million times of a 2015 incident where a Texas A&M University research team in Costa Rica found a plastic straw stuck in the nose of a sea turtle.

Managing Construction Submittals


Submittals are like the starting blocks on a construction project. If you have a solid start the rest of the project will be easier to win. If you have a slow start or stumble on the submittals than you’ll spend the rest of the project catching up.

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Ambassador Bridge owners appeal to Trump to intervene in construction of competing $2B US-Canada bridge

Construction Dive

The owners don't want the proposed Gordie Howe International Bridge to be erected

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Ambassador Bridge owners appeal to Trump to stop the $2B U.S.-Canada bridge

Construction Dive

Once the new Gordie Howe International Bridge is complete, the privately owned Ambassador Bridge will be demolished

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.