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From the monthly archives: January 2013

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2013'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

EPA Enforces Lead-Safe Rule, Still Plans to Expand to Commercial Buildings

The EPA in November 2012 began issuing enforcement actions for violations of its Lead-Safe Renovation Repair and Painting rule, which went into effect in April 2010, and began mailing postcards to uncertified renovation contractors in target areas.
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EPA to Withdraw Numeric Limit, Issue Post-Construction Stormwater Proposal in 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency in January settled a longstanding lawsuit that had been brought against its 2009 rule on Effluent Limitation Guidelines by agreeing to withdraw the numeric limit for turbidity in stormwater discharges. 
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Davis-Bacon Wage Surveys Being Conducted in Seven States

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Davis-Bacon wage surveys for seven states and ABC is encouraging contractors and subcontractors who have performed work in those states during the appropriate timeframe to participate. 
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Construction Executive Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Construction Executive is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the publication of its January issue. First published by ABC in 2003, the magazine has grown to include a monthly print circulation of more than 50,000, a website, an interactive digital edition, three eNewsletters, an RSS feed, and Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
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BizCon Early-Bird Rates and Hotel Room Block Expire Jan. 25

Don’t miss the opportunity to save $200 off the registration price for ABC’s 2013 BizCon, Feb. 19-20 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Early-bird rates and the hotel room block expire Jan. 25.
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Register Today for ABC’s Safety Excellence Academy at BizCon

ABC will be hosting a two-day STEP Plus Safety Excellence Academy during BizCon, Feb. 19-20. This in-depth course on safety culture and mindset will be presented by leaders who are both contractors and owners, and will establish the path for achieving world-class safety performance
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WalMart, Dow and Balfour Beatty Executives Offer Insights at BizCon

ABC members that attend BizCon, Feb. 19-20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., will gain insights from high-level executives at national companies, including WaMart, Dow, Balfour Beatty, and Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce, among others. 
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Webinar on Jan. 22 Discusses Impact of Health Care Law on Businesses

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. (ET) Ernst & Young will be hosting a webinar on how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect companies’ benefit designs, workforce composition, reporting systems, tax administration, and bottom line. 
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OSHA Agenda Lists Actions on I2P2, Confined Spaces and Silica

In its regulatory agenda released Dec. 21, 2012, OSHA listed action items on Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2), confined spaces in construction and crystalline silica exposure limits for 2013.
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NAVFAC and USACE Issue PLA Surveys in Four States

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are requesting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal projects in Washington, Maryland, Kentucky and Minnesota.
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