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  • Sanctions on Russian Entity and a Vessel Engaging in the Construction of Nord Stream 2

    Sanctions on Russian Entity and a Vessel Engaging in the Construction of Nord Stream 2 | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: January 19, 2021)

    Press statement
    U.S. Department of State


    Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on the Russia-based entity KVT-RUS and identifying the vessel FORTUNA as blocked property. KVT-RUS is being sanctioned pursuant to Section 232 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for knowingly selling, leasing, or providing to the Russian Federation goods, services, technology, information, or support for the construction of Russian energy export pipelines. The United States will consider further actions in the near term, under CAATSA, and the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), as amended. Nord Stream 2, if completed, would give Russia the means to completely bypass Ukraine, depriving Ukraine of ...
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  • National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Achieves First Construction Milestone with Steel Cutting Ceremony

    National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Achieves First Construction Milestone with Steel Cutting Ceremony | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Transportation press release: December 15, 2020) Philadelphia - - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today launched a new era in maritime education with the cutting of steel for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) at Philly Shipyard Inc. (Philly Shipyard). This is the initial major construction milestone for the first purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessel for America’s state maritime academies. In addition to providing world-class training for America’s future mariners, the NSMV will be available to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions. “This new state-of-the-art modern school training ship will be a tremendous addition to the U. S. Flag fleet, be available to respond to disaster relief efforts, and support ab...
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  • DHS Issues Detention Order on Cotton Products Made by Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Using Prison Labor

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Detention Order on Cotton Products Made by Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Using Prison Labor | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) press release: December 2, 2020) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). CBP’s Office of Trade directed the issuance of a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against cotton products made by the XPCC based on information that reasonably indicates the use of forced labor, including convict labor. The WRO applies to all cotton and cotton products produced by the XPCC and its subordinate and affiliated entities as well as any products that are made in whole or in part with or derived from that cotton, such ...
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  • HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration generates more than 10 Billion Dollars in Construction Activity to preserve Affordable Housing

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rental Assistance Demonstration generates more than $10 Billion in Construction Activity to preserve Affordable Housing | site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - On November 12, 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a major milestone for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, which has now facilitated more than $10 billion in capital investment since the program’s inception to improve or replace 140,000 public housing units – the majority of which house extremely low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Read more about RAD’s $10 billion milestone. Today, RAD is leveraging $12.57 for every dollar of public housing funding appropriated by Congress, significantly expanding the ability of local public housing authorities (PHAs) to improve
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors

    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors| site |



    (November 13, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a comprehensive Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for the construction industry. The guide will assist contractors meet their legal requirements and responsibilities for equal employment opportunity by preventing violations before they occur.

    OFCCP published the TAG for the construction industry to reflect current regulations and provide practical, useful compliance assistance resources for contractors in the construction industry. This guide provides a valuable self-assessment tool for contractors to review the practices they have in place to eliminate discrimination and achieve their equal employment opportunity
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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in August 2019

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in August 2019| site |



    (September 18, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for August 2019.








    Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,419,000. This is 7.7 percent (±1.2 percent) above the revised July rate of 1,317,000 and is 12.0 percent (±1.6 percent) above the August 2018 rate of 1,267,000. Single-family authorizations in August were at a rate of 866,000; this is 4.5 percent (±0.8 percent) above the revised July figure of 829,000. Authorizations of units in...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Waiver to Expedite Border Wall Gate Construction Project in Texas

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Waiver to Expedite Border Wall Gate Construction Project in Texas



    Washington, DC - - (October 10, 2018) - - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver to ensure the expeditious construction of gates in existing wall structure near the international border in the state of Texas. The waiver was published in the Federal Register Oct. 10, 2018. This waiver is issued pursuant to authority granted to the Secretary of Homeland Security by Congress. Congress has provided the Secretary of Homeland Security with a number of authorities necessary to carry out DHS’s border security mission. One of these authorities is found at section 102 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, as amended (“IIRIRA”). Section 102(a) of IIRIRA provides that the Secretary of Homeland Security shall take such actions as ...
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  • Federal Trade Commission Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Construction Company CRH plc

    Federal Trade Commission Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Construction Company CRH plc


    As a condition of acquiring competitor Ash Grove Cement Company, CRH will divest facilities in 3 states


    (August 3, 2018) - - Today, the Federal Trade Commission published the following information:

    Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Dublin, Ireland-based construction company CRH plc’s $3.5 billion acquisition of its Kansas-based competitor Ash Grove Cement Company likely would be anticompetitive.

    According to the complaint, which was first announced in June 2018, the acquisition likely would harm current competition in three markets: portland cement in Montana; sand and gravel in the Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa region; and crushed limestone in the Johnson County, Kansas
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  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in May 2018

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in May 2018






    Washington, DC - - (June 19, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for May 2018.






    Building Permits: Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,301,000. This is 4.6 percent (±1.4 percent) below the revised April rate of 1,364,000, but is 8.0 percent (±1.3 percent) above the May 2017 rate of 1,205,000. Single-family authorizations in May were at a rate of 884,000; this is 2.2 percent (±1.0 percent) below the revised April figure of 863,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units...
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    Sanctions on Russian Entity and a Vessel Engaging in the Construction of Nord Stream 2
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    Sanctions on Russian Entity and a Vessel Engaging in the Construction of Nord Stream 2 | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State press release dated: January 19, 2021)

    Press statement
    U.S. Department of State


    Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on the Russia-based entity KVT-RUS and identifying the vessel FORTUNA as blocked property. KVT-RUS is being sanctioned pursuant to Section 232 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for knowingly selling, leasing, or providing to the Russian Federation goods, services, technology, information, or support for the construction of Russian energy export pipelines. The United States will consider further actions in the near term, under CAATSA, and the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), as amended. Nord Stream 2, if completed, would give Russia the means to completely bypass Ukraine, depriving Ukraine of ...
    01-20-2021, 02:50 AM
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    National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Achieves First Construction Milestone with Steel Cutting Ceremony
    by Staff Reporter 1
    National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Achieves First Construction Milestone with Steel Cutting Ceremony | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Transportation press release: December 15, 2020) Philadelphia - - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today launched a new era in maritime education with the cutting of steel for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) at Philly Shipyard Inc. (Philly Shipyard). This is the initial major construction milestone for the first purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessel for America’s state maritime academies. In addition to providing world-class training for America’s future mariners, the NSMV will be available to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions. “This new state-of-the-art modern school training ship will be a tremendous addition to the U. S. Flag fleet, be available to respond to disaster relief efforts, and support ab...
    12-16-2020, 09:41 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    DHS Issues Detention Order on Cotton Products Made by Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Using Prison Labor
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Detention Order on Cotton Products Made by Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Using Prison Labor | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) press release: December 2, 2020) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). CBP’s Office of Trade directed the issuance of a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against cotton products made by the XPCC based on information that reasonably indicates the use of forced labor, including convict labor. The WRO applies to all cotton and cotton products produced by the XPCC and its subordinate and affiliated entities as well as any products that are made in whole or in part with or derived from that cotton, such ...
    12-03-2020, 03:17 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration generates more than 10 Billion Dollars in Construction Activity to preserve Affordable Housing
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rental Assistance Demonstration generates more than $10 Billion in Construction Activity to preserve Affordable Housing | site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - On November 12, 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the following information:

    WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a major milestone for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, which has now facilitated more than $10 billion in capital investment since the program’s inception to improve or replace 140,000 public housing units – the majority of which house extremely low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Read more about RAD’s $10 billion milestone. Today, RAD is leveraging $12.57 for every dollar of public housing funding appropriated by Congress, significantly expanding the ability of local public housing authorities (PHAs) to improve
    ...
    11-14-2020, 02:08 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors| site |



    (November 13, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a comprehensive Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for the construction industry. The guide will assist contractors meet their legal requirements and responsibilities for equal employment opportunity by preventing violations before they occur.

    OFCCP published the TAG for the construction industry to reflect current regulations and provide practical, useful compliance assistance resources for contractors in the construction industry. This guide provides a valuable self-assessment tool for contractors to review the practices they have in place to eliminate discrimination and achieve their equal employment opportunity
    ...
    11-18-2019, 12:47 PM

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