Sources: NAIOP Research Foundation, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
Three years into measurable market recovery, a report for the Commercial Real Estate Development Association tracks strength in four major segments of nonresidential building, while listing the top 10 states for project activity based on dollar volume.
Source: RMC Research and Education Foundation, Silver Spring, Md.
In advance of an online driver training series to be formally released at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s ConcreteWorks Conference & Expo in September, the RMC Research and Education Foundation has posted on YouTube a preview of a two-lesson module addressing truck backing safety.
Sources: U.S. Department of Transportation; CP staff
As Congress confronts Highway Trust Fund shortfalls, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and 11 of his predecessors have informed federal lawmakers that their work does not end with a proposed measure maintaining highway, bridge and transit program funding levels through May 2015.
Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration
To provide federal, state and local motor carrier enforcement officials uniform information regarding computer software and devices heavy duty truck drivers use in recordkeeping, FMCSA has issued guidance indicating it will accept electronically generated hours of service record of duty status logs with electronic signatures.
Source: NAOIP Research Foundation, Washington, D.C.
The commercial real estate development industry grew at the strongest pace since the economic recovery began in 2011, according to “The Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” an annual state of the industry report.
Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago
The 60th Anniversary PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference runs September 6-9 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., bordering the District of Columbia.