Category Archives: Construction

OSHA’s New Silica Rule for Construction

There is a new OSHA standard to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and other minerals and it can become respirable size particles when workers chip, cut and drill objects that contain crystalline silica. About two million construction workers are exposed to this […]

Get the Most Tax Savings with Cost Segregation

If you are a contractor, chances are you are always looking for ways to standout in the market as you bid for new business. Consider offering cost segregation as part of your bid: cost segregation can save your clients thousands of dollars in taxes and it can be easily included as part of your construction […]

The Risks of Smart Buildings in the Construction Industry

Going green is becoming a gold standard in the construction industry. Now that we are seeing more smart buildings in commercial construction, builders, building owners, workers and insurers are dealing with new technologies and risks. Since it is new, it is hard to determine if smart buildings are better in the long run. The new […]

Join Construction Industry Experts at Our Next CEO/CFO Roundtable

AssuredPartners NL has partnered with MCM CPAs & Advisors and construction industry experts, Lee Smither and Rick Ciullo, for a CEO/CFO Construction Roundtable, Tuesday, May 9. Topics will include: Insights into the construction industry’s complex business challenges Mega Trends: Priorities for general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, architects and engineers in order to be successful Regional […]

How New Technology Tools Impact the Construction Industry

The construction industry is on the rise again this year with an expected five percent increase over 2016 numbers. The sections seeing the most upswing are single-family housing, commercial buildings and institutional buildings. As the industry rises, the need for sophisticated technology tools and techniques are needed to help contractors and developers prevent risk and loss. […]

3 Ways to Improve your Construction Safety Efforts

The construction industry is on the rise since the 2008 recession and as the industry sees more activity, work-related accidents and deaths increase. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015 saw 937 fatal deaths in the construction industry which is a 2% increase, the most since 2008. This raises the question, how can employers […]

Understanding the Errors and Omissions Exclusion

A construction manager is hired by a project owner to manage the entire project from start to finish. Their scope of work varies greatly from coordinating and supervising subcontractors to administrative services.  A project owner places their trust in the construction manager to achieve the overall goal of producing quality work with little delay at […]

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