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Is ICF the answer to natural disasters?

Some wine country home owners whose homes were devastated by the wild fires last fall are choosing to rebuild using ICF, or Insulated Concrete Forms. But is ICF really indestructible?

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Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.

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5.22.2018 #fuelme | Exoskeletons here to stay, Southern Indiana wants a new building trades school, Bronx woman helps all stripes find construction jobs

Exoskeletons are coming to a job site near you, Southern Indiana wants to create new building trades school, and a Bronx woman connects locals with construction jobs.

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Sea otters ‘stuck’ despite comeback in California

MOSS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — While threatened southern sea otters bob and sun in the gentle waves of this central California estuary, wildlife experts up and down the West Coast … more

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NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow sports gambling.

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US-China trade talks center on rivalry over technology

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and U.S. officials met face-to-face Thursday in an attempt to resolve a dispute over technology that has taken the world’s two largest economies the closest they’ve … more

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80-foot wave in Portugal gives Brazilian surfer world record

A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer.

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What employers need to know about opioids in construction

Although data about opioids in relation to the construction industry is scant, often anecdotal, and sometimes plain irrelevant, there are still three important aspects of opioids that employers in construction should be aware of.

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