Multiemployer Construction Sites in the COVID-19 Era

Multiemployer Construction Sites in the COVID-19 Era

Employers have encountered COVID-19-related unique and challenging workplace law circumstances in multiemployer construction sites. For example, a hospital under construction may have imposed COVID-19 testing requirements on its general contractor, which, in turn,...
Environmental Groups Propose Lailings Dam Safety Standards

Environmental Groups Propose Lailings Dam Safety Standards

(Reuters) – Mining companies should be required to buy private insurance for tailings dams and their board of directors should be held legally responsible for any disasters, a coalition of 140 environmental groups said in a report published on Tuesday. The...
Al Masaood Bergum on Modular Buildings Post-COVID-19

Al Masaood Bergum on Modular Buildings Post-COVID-19

The UAE-based firm’s country manager, Ghias Ur Rehman, explains the benefits of modular construction.Q1. During the current situation of the coronavirus spread around the world, can we benefit from the construction of the modular buildings? The COVID-19 has...
Low-slope Roof System Design

Low-slope Roof System Design

Code compliance is without a doubt an important consideration when designing and installing roof systems. The requirements for most U.S. jurisdictions are based on the International Codes, or I-Codes, and the 2018 version is the most recent edition. Most low-slope...