Friday Regulatory News Round Up – August 16th | Enterprise Blog

Man dies after sneaking onto Chelsea construction site, falling from 17th floor

August 22 – Although not a construction worker, a man died in New York city after falling from the 17th floor at a construction site. This highlights the need for companies to fully secure their sites, protecting the public sometimes, from themselves.

Construction Industry Adds 6,000 Jobs in July and 191,000 over 12 Months

August – According to the Association of General Contractors of America, construction employment increased to the highest level in July since October 2008. A tight labor market will be an issue for construction companies through the end of the year. For the full report, see the link above.

Halliburton And Microsoft Do Not Compute For OPEC

August 22 – In oil industry news, technology is the answer. Well, technically technology has always been the answer, to drilling smarter, to saving resources, and to reduce costs. Halliburton is taking it to the next level with an infusion of new technology designed to push them to the top and stay there.

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