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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

3,477 People Killed by Distracted Driving in 2015 391,000 People Injured by Distracted Driving in 2015 660,000 Drivers Using Electronic Devices While Driving During the Day Technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social … Continue reading

Work Zone Awareness Lasts All Year

This year’s Work Zone Awareness Week is coming to a close. April 3–7 was recognized as National Work Zone Awareness Week, and motorists across the country have been encouraged to drive with extreme care and caution and “expect the unexpected” … Continue reading

Support the Oregon Food Bank Through Canstruction

This year Canstruction Design and Build Competition will celebrate its 21st year. The event will be held at Pioneer Place September 2017 to coincide with Oregon Food Bank’s Hunger Awareness Month. Last year they passed the ONE MILLION meals mark … Continue reading

2017 TopProjects Finalists Announced by DJC

2017 TopProjects Finalists Announced by DJC The Daily Journal of Commerce has named more than 90 finalists for the 2017 TopProjects awards competition recognizing the most outstanding projects completed last year in Oregon and Washington. Since its creation more than … Continue reading

Vote in the DJC Reader Rankings

Nominate your favorite firms, things and places for the first-ever DJC Reader Rankings—an awards program voted on by your peers Later this year, the Daily Journal of Commerce will launch the first DJC Reader Rankings, which will ask readers to … Continue reading

OROSHA Proposed Changes to Walking-Working Surfaces and PPE

Oregon OSHA – Proposed Changes to Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) in General Industry This rulemaking is to keep Oregon OSHA in harmony with recent changes to Federal OSHA’s standards. On November 18, 2016, federal OSHA … Continue reading

Know an Amazing Kid Bound for Construction?

Know a stand-out student interested in pursuing a career in a trade industry who deserves recognition? The Portland Tribune is seeking nominations for its 2017 Amazing Kids Award. The annual award is presented to a young person in our community, … Continue reading

Interested in Transportation Projects in Eastern Oregon?

Oregon Department of Transportation STIP Public Meetings February 27 Learn about future transportation projects planned for Eastern Oregon The Oregon Department of Transportation invites you to attend a public video conference meeting regarding the draft 2018–2021 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program … Continue reading

Union Contractor Mbrs: Glimpse the Future Through Technology

Construction Technology Workshop Union Contractor Members Only: This presentation will introduce attendees to the fast-paced work of construction technology. The architect/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry has traditionally been a lagger when it comes to adopting new technology, but with advancements in mobile … Continue reading

Free AGC/NWUCA Safety and Health Forum

Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss best practices with your peers. Participate in our roundtable discussions with experts on the topics listed below, see what your peers are doing, and get some advice on how to improve your programs. Topics … Continue reading


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