Posts Tagged ‘ contractors ’

Dodge and CPWR Report COVID’s Impact on Safety Training in Construction

Dec 21st, 2021

Last week, Dodge Data and Analytics and CPWR hosted a webinar as part of an ongoing series to show how the COVID-19 pandemic is leading contractors to focus on safety management practices while maintaining commitment to training. The discussion, hosted by Donna Laquidara-Carr, insights research director for Dodge Data & Analytics, reviewed the findings of […]

Biden Mandates COVID Vaccines for Federal Employees, Contractors

Sep 10th, 2021

President Joe Biden issued an executive order mandating that federal government workers, contractors and employees of contractors who do business with the federal government receive vaccinations against COVID-19. The measure is part of the administration’s plan to stop the Delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations among federal employees, according to the White House. The news […]

With a Pile of Lumber on Hand, I Aim to Buck the Trend

Dec 22nd, 2020

It’s the year of DYI. Or so say the statistics, as in 2020 more homeowners report they’re tackling their own home improvement projects than ever before. Meanwhile, if you’ve read my past blogs (or happen to know me), then you know that they’re all DIY years for me. But 2020 was going to be different. […]

Survey: More Contractors Are Experiencing Project Disruptions than in August

Nov 5th, 2020

More than three-fourths of contractors currently are experiencing project delays or disruptions, though the reasons vary according to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). That’s up from 57% in June. Nearly half of contractors cited construction materials, equipment or part shortages for the delays while 35% cited a shortage of […]

Contractors Still Face Challenges Managing Risk

May 2nd, 2019

According to recently gleaned data, contractors still face significant challenges in managing risk on their projects, but are optimistic about the potential for technology to help. According to the report “Using Technology to Improve Risk Management in Construction,” by Dodge Data and Analytics and Triax Technologies, when asked to rate the difficulty level of six […]

Florida Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Contractors, Insurance Companies

Oct 15th, 2013

The Florida Supreme Court’s decision that says insurance companies must pay a general contractor’s overhead and profit when indemnifying a homeowner’s claim for replacement of damaged property could have long-reaching ramifications. With its July verdict of Amado Trinidad vs. Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, the state of Florida’s highest court ruled that homeowners are entitled to […]

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