Suspect or known asbestos-containing material (ACM) can be encountered in a disturbed condition or may be disturbed unintentionally during work activities. If an identified ACM could be disturbed during a project, appropriate engineering controls must be implemented for abatement of the ACM.
Hot weather concrete placement requirements will be encountered very soon in the Northeast and are currently being recognized in other geographic regions.
Shale is the most abundant sedimentary rock type on Earth, comprising almost three-fourths of the entire sedimentary rock mass on the planet.
Did you know that AAMA 502 “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products” and AAMA 503 “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Sloped Glazing Systems” both offer standard “Short Form Specification” language for use by specifying professionals?
Determining when Stormwater Inspections (performed by a Qualified Stormwater Inspector) are required for construction activities in New York State is an important part of the project planning process.
Early spring offers unique challenges for maintaining the integrity of erosion and sediment controls on construction sites. During the winter, vegetation is dormant, the ground is frozen, and substantial snowpack is formed. When warmer temperatures and spring rain arrive, these conditions can have negative impacts on erosion and sediment controls if SWPPP measures are not properly implemented.