Equipment East Adds Branch in Brockton, Massachusetts

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Equipment East has opened a third location, in Brockton, Massachusetts. The new store will serve its Doosan customers in the south shore of Massachusetts and nearby areas, including Cape Cod and the surrounding islands.

Construction unions call on Massachusetts governor to strengthen COVID-19 protections

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The Massachusetts Building Trades Council wants more worker protections regarding coronavirus, such as the right to stop work and not lose out on pay

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

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Massachusetts Awards Kidde Fire Systems Workforce Training Grant

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Fujifilm Opens Medical Device, IT Groups HQ In Massachusetts

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Non-Essential Construction Ramps Up Across Massachusetts

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Contractors, architects and engineers in Boston and across Massachusetts are heading back to work amid the launch of a phased construction reopening

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

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Massachusetts AGC holds statewide opioid stand-down

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The association stopped work at around 50 jobsites to bring awareness to statistics that the state's construction workers are six times more likely than those in other industries to overdose on opioids

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

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Massachusetts broke its 2016 tie with California by holding on to the No. As Massachusetts continues to make historic investments and progress in clean energy development, energy efficiency remains the most cost-effective method of reducing ratepayer costs and lowering greenhouse gas emissions,” said Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Massachusetts promoted smart growth development in cities and municipalities through state-delivered financial incentives.

Massachusetts union members advised to return to work following strikes

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Effective April 21, the work stoppage directive issued by the state's largest industry union earlier this month is no longer in effect for essential projects with acceptable COVID-19 safety protocols

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

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Massachusetts tops list of top 10 states for LEED

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This is the second-straight year that Massachusetts led the U.S. Green Building Council's rankings

Bribery Allegations Linked to Massachusetts Casino and New Hampshire Projects

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Architecture firm owner and contractor exec paid thousands, one to win work on a $1B casino and the other to have worker violations dropped

Massachusetts plans $17B transportation program

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Transportation authorities will use state and federal funds for new projects and renovations of rails, bridges, tunnels and highways

Massachusetts contractor fined $837K for wage violations

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Force Corp. allegedly failed to make timely wage payments to employees and took illegal deductions from their paychecks for tools, safety equipment, discipline and advances

Massachusetts General Hospital announces $1B expansion

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The Boston facility will see construction of a 1-million-square-foot, 12-story tower, a seven-story building and demolition of existing structures

Massachusetts Man Hopes to Ban Herbicide, Save Butterflies

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The Massachusetts towns of Marblehead, Eastham, Warwick and Wellesley have already either banned or limited glyphosate use

Skanska wins contract for Massachusetts Triple-A ballpark

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The preconstruction/design contract includes the up to $90 million, 10,000-seat stadium, which is part of a $240 million downtown Worcester development plan

Massachusetts contractors faced $2.7M in wage theft penalties in 2018

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State Attorney General Maura Healey is just one state official trying to get construction companies to pay up after cheating their workers out of pay

Massachusetts OKs Fuel Tax Increase

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Legislation would increase funds for road and bridge maintenance and preserve mandated annual transfer of $160 million for projects overseen by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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Massachusetts Considers Replacing Gas With Geothermal

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The Massachusetts legislature is considering a bill that would allow utilities to buy geothermal energy instead of natural gas for heat and hot water

ZOLL To Increase Ventilator Production To 10,000 Per Month

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Sixty six construction companies cited for wage theft violations in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey cited 66 construction companies with wage theft violations in 2018

Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

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Massachusetts Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Massachusetts Community Explores Possible Shift to Organics

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Massachusetts community invites organic lawn care expert to address town, says growing body of scientific evidence shows that pesticide exposure, even at low levels, can adversely affect health and environment

Feds Say Over-Pressurized Gas Line Caused Massive Massachusetts Explosion

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13 gas explosion in Massachusetts was the result of too much pressure surging through a pipeline Federal investigators said that the Sept.

Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

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Massachusetts Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Massachusetts Considers Substituting Geothermal for Natural Gas

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At a Nov. 12 committee meeting, proponents testified about a system to use geothermal energy in neighborhood-scale district heating systems. A nonprofit organization is collaborating with utility companies to move ahead with the GeoMicroDistrict system

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

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Department of Energy secretary, Dr. Ernest Moniz, along with a top elected official of a state, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Available online at [link] , the State Scorecard shows that the top 10 states for energy efficiency are: Massachusetts, California, New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Maryland, and Illinois. The leading states in utility-sector energy efficiency programs and policies are Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island.

Massachusetts Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Amid milestones, $1B South Coast rail in Massachusetts delayed a year

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Preconstruction on the route from Boston to the state's southeastern region is underway, but the service date has been pushed back due to cost increases

Massachusetts Candidate Proposes Taxing Colleges to Improve Roads

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Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez is building his campaign around a levy on the endowments of nine private schools, aiming to create revenue supporting the state’s road and transportation system. The Wall Street Journal reports that Gonzalez is confident residents will

Suffolk Hires High-Profile Massachusetts State Senator

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Massachusetts State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry (D) will become an executive at Boston-based contractor Suffolk

Independent Tests Scheduled for Massachusetts Pipelines

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The Massachusetts Dept. of Public Utilities will hire an independent firm to examine the state’s natural gas distribution system in the wake of massive gas explosions that killed one person on Sept. 13 and left thousands without gas

What's New With Construction Contract Standards in Massachusetts

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Construction contracts are arguably more important than other contracts because they guarantee the health and safety of all potential occupants of a building. But, they have always been fundamentally different from standard commercial contracts. So, when a construction case makes it to the call of the trial list, it is like the judge is being thrown a knuckleball after seeing a hundred fastballs.

Massachusetts Hires Independent Firm to Evaluate Gas Distribution System

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The Massachusetts Dept. of Public Utilities selected Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems Inc. to analyze the gas state's entire gas distribution system

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Massachusetts Granted Federal Aid for March Nor'easters

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Massachusetts was granted federal assistance to help with recovery efforts related to nor'easters that slammed the state in March

Massachusetts Unions Call for Statewide Halt on Building Projects

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In letter to Gov. Charlie Baker, building trades want all but emergency work stopped through April over COVID-19 concerns