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Insurance 04.09.2020

What Types of Insurances Cover COVID-19 Losses?

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, more and more people are dealing with insurance-related problems handling the outbreak of the disease. What types of losses are you covered under insurance that could possibly stem…
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What Types of Insurances Cover COVID-19 Losses?
ERISA 03.31.2020

Trump Enacts CARES Act to Combat COVID-19 Crisis

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the ground-breaking CARES Act into law. Supported by the American Retirement Association, this coronavirus rescue package delivers extensive relief to individuals, small and large establishments, hospitals, and…
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Trump Enacts CARES Act to Combat COVID-19 Crisis
Contract Surety 09.05.2019

Rebar Free Design Allows Contractor to Top Out Building in 10 Months

Using a composite steel frame that is rebar free, The Erection Co., finished topping out its 850 square foot Rainier Square Tower in Seattle, Washington in just ten months. The building is scheduled for completion…
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Rebar Free Design Allows Contractor to Top Out Building in 10 Months
Contract Surety 09.05.2019

Project Design Problems Cause Cost Overrun

Design plans can cause a contractor’s project cost to go over budget all by themselves. Even if proper time and resources are spent on estimating the scope of the project as well as its cost…
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Project Design Problems Cause Cost Overrun
Contract Surety 08.13.2019

Technology Fills Construction Skills Gap

Contractors and construction companies have decried the lack of skilled workers available to them, even as the United States goes through a construction boom. If there are fewer skilled workers than ever before with more…
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Technology Fills Construction Skills Gap
Contract Surety 07.22.2019

60% of Construction Being Done in 10 States

The United States is going through a construction boom, with more investment on the way due to looming necessary infrastructure upgrades. But the construction boom wealth is not being shared equally throughout the whole country….
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60% of Construction Being Done in 10 States
Contract Surety 07.16.2019

Modular Building Speeds Up Construction Process

Some buildings and structures may have many uniform rooms or pieces within them and those, such as hospitals and hotels, may be candidates for modular construction. In modular construction, separately made parts of a building…
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Modular Building Speeds Up Construction Process
Contract Surety 07.15.2019

San Francisco’s First Modular Hotel Opens

San Francisco opened its first modularly built hotel, the Home2 Suites by Hilton. The total construction time for the hotel was 16 months, with construction finished in less than a year after the modular units arrived…
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San Francisco’s First Modular Hotel Opens
License & Permit Bonds 07.08.2019

How to Become a Licensed California Electrical Contractor

To become a licensed electrician in California, you need to obtain a C-10 Electrical Contractor license. The license is required in order to bid on any projects worth $500 or more. The California Contracts State License…
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How to Become a Licensed California Electrical Contractor