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CSC Planning Committee Set To Meet

April 27th, 2017

The 2017 Construction SuperConference (CSC), to be held Dec. 4-6, 2017 in Las Vegas at the Encore at Wynn Hotel will dive into many legal

Opinion—New Administration’s Priorities May Be Opportunity For Long-Term Growth

April 27th, 2017

President Trump has promised to rebuild America; our industry can help him do it. During the election campaign, Mr. Trump inspired those who elected him

California Court Clarifies When a Prime Contractor is Responsible for an Injury to a Subcontractor’s Employee

April 27th, 2017

The court clarified the parameters of torts-premises liability. There is long-established precedent that a prime contractor is not liable for injuries to an employee of

Obama-Era Oil and Gas Rule Implementation Delayed

April 27th, 2017

The EPA’s action almost guarantees a legal challenge by environmental groups. During the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aggressively pursued policies designed to

Even Sustainable Construction Projects May Have A Negative Environmental Impact

April 27th, 2017

Environmentalists question the impact of a hydropower project on Joshua Tree National Forest. California leads the country in aggressively pursuing the use of renewable sources

Intentional Interference Claims Disallowed On Public Works Projects In California

April 27th, 2017

The California Supreme Court overturns the decision of the California Court of Appeals. Do unsuccessful bidders on a public works contract have a cause of

Construction SuperConference 2017 Planning Timeline

March 29th, 2017

Kevin Gaffney, group show director, CSC: “The Construction SuperConference will offer you great opportunities to expand your knowledge while networking with a wide variety of

Opinion—The Future of Construction: A Possible Scenario

March 29th, 2017

The nature of how products and services are produced is shifting rapidly. When you are in the middle of sociological upheavals, such as those that

No Damages for Delays if Contractually Waived

March 29th, 2017

Subcontractor cannot obtain damages triggered by delays caused by the owner’s or contractor’s ineptitude if this right is contractually waived. Kent Holland Jr., in an

South Carolina MOX Project In Financial Crisis

March 29th, 2017

South Carolina’s suit against the Department of Energy requests $100 million in construction delay penalties. The saga of the construction of the Mixed-Oxide (MOX) Fuel