Section: AGC/VT News
Eco-Friendly Technology Equipment: The Changing Face of Heavy Machinery
EcoCharge Launches Electrical, Battery-Operated Excavations and Rental Equipment
After landing a sizable project at the Winooski school, which that requires the green, zero carbon emissions, and low-to-no noise pollution machinery, Tim knew he needed a local option. Rather than waiting for those choices to appear, Tim, Tina, Chad Cole and Lauren Weir started EcoCharge, a company that now offers an assortment of electrical, battery-operated equipment and machinery for contractors to rent.
US Labor Dept. Withdraws Trump Rule Defining Independent Contractors
The U.S. Dept. of Labor has withdrawn a Trump administration regulation that provides guidelines about whether a worker is an independent contractor, or an employee who qualifies for the federal minimum wage and time-and-a-half overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Governor Scott Announces Full Reopening
White House Proposes 8-Year, $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
President Joe Biden today is proposing $387 billion for transportation infrastructure improvements during an event in Pittsburgh. The American Jobs Plan (AJP) is billed as a way to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure systems while generating employment and economic growth. It includes investment beyond transportation infrastructure such as broadband, school construction, and drinking water.
Is the Definition of Workplace Impairment Changing?
7 Habits of Deeply Confident Leaders
Construction Costs Continued Climbing in February with More Expected in First Half of 2021
FMCSA Fines Have Increased For 2021
Effective yesterday, January 11, 2021, the civil fines for FMCSA violations have increased. The DOT final ruling announcing the increase was published in the Federal Register over the weekend.
PREVENT COVID-19 ON OUR JOB-SITES
Vermont is seeing a significant surge of new COVID-19 cases across the state. Starting November 14, 2020, Governor Scott’s Executive Order. prohibits gatherings with people from other households.