OSHA sets deadline for electronic filing of injury reports | Construction companies must manage growth | Economist predicts 3% construction growth in '18
November 15, 2017
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OSHA sets deadline for electronic filing of injury reports
OSHA sets deadline for electronic filing of injury reports
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requiring construction companies to file workplace injury and illness reports electronically by Dec. 1 for each location that has more than 20 employees. Different forms are required depending on the size of the company.
Construction Dive (11/6) 
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Construction companies must manage growth
The AIA Consensus Construction Forecast panel predicts commercial construction will see 4% growth through the end of the 2018, which is down slightly from last year's forecast. Ed Titus offers six tips for managing growth, such as good planning and effective project management.
PropertyCasualty360 (11/8) 
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The Economy
Economist predicts 3% construction growth in '18
Speakers at the 2018 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference in Chicago have a positive outlook for the construction sector in the next two years. Robert Murray of Dodge Data and Analytics forecasts a 3% in increase in construction in 2018 but predicts an 8% decrease in multifamily housing.
The Concrete Producer (11/3) 
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Commercial Project News
$2.6B medical project planned in Calif.
Scripps Health plans to invest $2.6 billion to upgrade health facilities at five medical campuses in California, including a $1.3 billion project to replace the Scripps Mercy Hospital. Groundbreaking isn't slated until 2021, with the final project completed nine years later, and a Republican tax plan could curtail funding options.
The San Diego Union-Tribune (tiered subscription model) (11/7) 
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Project Delivery & Financing
$3B tax-incentive package finalized for Foxconn plant in Wis.
$3B tax-incentive package finalized for Foxconn plant in Wis.
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Wisconsin and Foxconn Technology Group have signed a deal that gives the company up to $3 billion in incentives to build its manufacturing plant in the state -- the largest tax incentive ever offered to a foreign company in the US. The company expects to invest $10 billion in the new plant.
WKOW-TV (Madison, Wis.)/The Associated Press (11/10),  BizTimes Milwaukee (11/10) 
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Balfour Beatty gets construction manager-agent contract in Texas
The Texas Facilities Commission has awarded Balfour Beatty a construction manager-agent contract for the first phase of the $581 million, multistructure Capitol Complex in Austin. The contract calls for Balfour Beatty to assist with planning, design, procurement, construction and commissioning, and the work could be completed in 2020.
Commercial Property Executive (11/10) 
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2017 Aon Risk Maturity Index Insight report uncovers new insights on relationship of risk maturity and financial success
Aon Global Risk Consulting, the risk consulting business of Aon, in collaboration with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has released its fifth edition of the Aon Risk Maturity Index Insight Report, or RMI. Report findings reinforce previous RMI research, which reveals a direct relationship between strong risk management practices and superior operating performance for organizations. New this year, the report uncovered a relationship between improved Directors and Officers premiums and risk maturity. Download the report.
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