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Apr 28, 2018-The project to extend the runway at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) will be delayed by a year as the contractor fled after signing the contract. The Civil ... “We have written to the contractor four to five times to start the construction, but there has been no response,” said Babu Ram Poudel, chief of the project.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A hospital system has filed a lawsuit against a company hired to provide medical care for Idaho's prison inmates, claiming it owes more than $14 million in medical bills. The Idaho Statesman reports the Saint Alphonsus Health System filed the suit Wednesday against prison contractor ...

A temporary patch has been made on a section of the Solomon Creek wall that collapsed in 2016. Ahead of submitting bids next week on the reconstruction project, contractors Friday attended a pre-bid conference at Wilkes-Barre City Hall. WILKES-BARRE — Eight contractors attended a mandatory ...
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — Police say a Pennsylvania man used a chainsaw to break into his former girlfriend's house and attacked a contractor doing work there. Aliquippa police say the attack took place at a Hopewell Township home, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Harrisburg. Eugene Bryant broke ...
EDINBURG – A Rio Grande Valley family says their contractor ran off with their $5,000 down payment after a disagreement. They say their home is built but the contractor is ready to sell it to another family. Now, they just want their money back. Matthew Huffman says after visiting an open house, Huffman ...
When you hire a contractor, do you check up on their history first? Melanie McGovern of the Better Business Bureau says you should, emphasizing that before the job you should do some research. "Everybody's itching to get their hands dirty, get their projects rolling. You definitely want to ask the contractor to come to your ...

While most contractors abide by the law, use caution when allowing someone you do not know to inspect your roof and other areas of your house. An unethical contractor may actually create damage to get work done. The same goes for attics, crawl spaces, ducts and other places you cannot easily access ...
Good prices and great personality aren't the way to choose a contractor. But there is a way to lessen the risk of hiring the wrong person. Start by checking with the Arizona Registrar Contractors (ROC). It licenses contractors, and has a listing of complaints and disciplinary action against them. It requires ...
He said he was stood up by the contractor several times and eventually asked for his money back. He said the contractor agreed, ... that Craigslist ad: Jennifer. She told us she's not affiliated with any business and that she's "just a middleman" who gets a small cut from connecting customers with contractors.
Alaska gas line corporation hires contractors with D.C. connections ... "The Alaska LNG project is on an aggressive timeline and we need contractors who are familiar with Alaska, the White House and the Trump administration to assist us in building the project awareness in Washington, D.C.," she said.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) is projecting increased activity in construction of homes in March. This is great news for small contractors, electricians, plumbers and other businesses likely to be hired to build these homes. But the projection is being met ...
Homeowners who struggle with hot or cold rooms in their homes may not realize that not only are they sacrificing their comfort, they're also wasting hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on their HVAC systems being overworked. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, approximately ...
Accordingly, the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas offers these tips when choosing a lawn irrigation contractor: Research the business. Go to to find a list of irrigation contractors in your area. Be sure to check out their BBB Business Reviews to learn how long ...
Or worse yet, a contractor who takes your money, doesn't finish the job and then disappears. Complaints filed against home improvement contractors rank among the top five complaint categories year after year in New York City, according to the city's Department of Consumer Affairs. In 2017, there were ...
The Department of Energy doubts whether its contractor is on track to start operating the massive Hanford vitrification plant by a 2022 deadline. However, DOE has not notified the state of Washington that legal deadlines for the project are at risk, instead directing its contractor, Bechtel National, to improve ...
If you are thinking about getting your pool remodeled before summer, make sure you do your homework. After paying $14,000 dollars, a man in Palm Springs says his pool is now leaking massive amounts of water and the contractor refuses to fix it. Neal Duenas of Palm Springs just wanted a new pool.
Evaluation systems measuring just the end result point to either an independent contractor or an employee. • Training a worker on how to do the job (or ongoing training about procedures and methods) is strong evidence of an employee. Independent contractors ordinarily use their own methods. Financial ...

Kevin Schreiber, president and CEO of the York County Economic Alliance announces Get Connected to the Yorktowne, an informational and networking event held at the Crispus Attucks Community Center from 4-7 p.m. March 20, which will help local contractors how to best win bids for York City's $30 ...
A Portage contractor is facing a felony theft charge after allegedly misusing a $10,000 check from a client. Logan Myers, 31, appeared in Columbia County Circuit court Tuesday, accused of abandoning a remodeling contract signed on Sept. 10, 2017, with a start date within 35 days and substantial ...
ANSWER: I'd suggest hiring a design-build contractor, and probably you should interview at least three contractors separately before you hire someone. Invite them to ... Then you ask the homeowner a lot of questions, like: did the contractor show up on time and how did they handle problems that came up.
... workers but also the companies that hire them by creating a level playing field for construction contractors bidding on federal projects. The laws also attempt to prevent the infusion of federal dollars into San Diego County from depressing local wages. The prime contractor is responsible for the compliance ...
The conclusion in those findings were that Shelton had "violated the contractor licensing ordinances by the commission of fraud or of gross negligence or incompetency ... by accepting payment in advance on a contract or agreement and failing to perform work or provide services required by the contract or ...
“Things progressed slowly through the winter, but the contractor worked on what they could through the winter, and now we've got some colder temperatures coming as well. It's still going to be slow until we get warmer temperatures overnight.” Here again, Mother Nature isn't winning any friends.
DeWine sues home contractor in Stark .... DeWine encourages consumers to research home improvement contractors carefully by reviewing consumer complaints, talking to past customers, and obtaining written estimates from other businesses before making a final decision. Consumers who suspect an ...
And because of that, the group is warning consumers to make absolutely sure their contractor has a license before giving him or her the green light. According to Stephen Mayer, Oregon's Better Business Bureau marketplace director, not checking on a license can cause big problems in the long run.
A townhome project that is supposed to help revitalize a northeast Wilmington neighborhood is stalled because a nonprofit developer ran out of funds to pay workers, according to one of the contractors. The project at Vandever Avenue and Pine Street is the site of the former Walt's Flavor Crisp restaurant ...
NBN's first Network Simulated Lab is now open at the TAFE NSW Lidcombe campus, with the project part of the company's AU$40 million investment in its Industry Capability Solutions Program to improve the skills of its contractors. The labs will provide both training and assessments for in-field telco ...
With many contractors seeing a return to healthy margins at a time of high construction activity, executives are reaping the rewards. On top of strong salary increases, bonuses are being paid out at all levels. Company presidents were the first to see the bonus bump when market conditions improved, but last ...
FILE – In this Tuesday, May 11, 2010, file photo, Japan's Magnetic Levitation, or linear motor car MLX01-901A runs on a rest course of Yamanashi Experiment Center in Tsuru, Japan. Prosecutors have formally charged four of Japan's biggest construction companies in alleged collusion on bids for a ...
Before you hire a contractor, do some research and take your time. Don't be rushed into making a decision. More importantly, don't pay 100 percent of the bill, unless you are 100 percent satisfied with the work. Knight says it was a bad night, and he was uncomfortable with the installation crew from TNT ...
MILWAUKEE — Foxconn Technology Group has selected some key companies to begin building its massive flat screen manufacturing complex in Racine County, the Taiwanese company announced recently. Foxconn has selected general contractor and engineering consultants with ties to Wisconsin to ...
Companies seeking city business and their minority and women sub-contractors would be required to have a comprehensive sexual harassment policy, under yet another change made Thursday in response to a tidal wave of sexual harassment allegations against men in acting, the media, the restaurant ...
Contractors who helped build Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium got paid this week. CANTON Contractors who helped build Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium got paid this week. Attorney John Ross said his clients received payment with interest Wednesday and he is in the process of releasing the liens ...
“In business since 1946 and a member of the General Contractors Association of New York, Beaver Concrete Construction has completed several bridge rehabilitation projects for the DOT, including repairs to the Trans-Manhattan Expressway Connector Ramp in Manhattan,” the agency said in a press ...
Get some advice on how to pick a contractor for your next big job, courtesy of one who knows how to do right by veterans. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/GettyImages) ... Army veteran Ricky Cole's house suffered storm damage, so he found a contractor to fix his roof ... and paid out about $9,000. The roofer had been ...
Contractors that want to qualify to do work with the city of Chicago would need to have sexual harassment policies under a proposal aldermen advanced Thursday. At a time when sexual harassment in politics is in the spotlight, aldermen have taken various steps in recent months to expand protections.
A bill that could shield contractors from legal liability and decrease their legal costs is now on its way to Gov. Scott Walker's desk. Among other things, Assembly Bill 773 would modify the state's construction statute of repose, which contractors commonly invoke as a defense in certain personal-injury ...
A contractor charged with defrauding the Gary Housing Authority intends to plead guilty in federal court, according to court documents. ... Dunlap's prior company, Ace Enterprises, was among a group of contractors named in a 2004 racketeering suit against former East Chicago Mayor Robert Pastrick and ...
Contractors on the $863 million Little Caesars Arena in Detroit have paid a total of $5.2 million in fines to the city for not employing at least 51% local residents in the construction of the new hockey arena, according to Crain's Detroit Business. On average, contractors met the requirement for only five months ...
Ocracoke, N.C. — The contractor responsible for a week-long power outage on the Outer Banks last summer has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by businesses, vacationers and residents of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands for a combined $10.35 million. The proposed settlement, which still must be approved ...
The contractors behind the deadly Florida bridge collapse have also worked on several projects in North Texas, but nothing similar to that pedestrian bridge. Munilla Construction Management has an office in Irving and was the primary contractor for the expansion of U.S. Highway 75 in Collin County.
Editorial Director Bob Mader, who has been a part of CONTRACTOR Magazine since 1984, is no longer with the Informa family. Bob was a ... Since 1954 this publication – in all its many forms, throughout many changes in leadership – has been about helping contractors run a better business. Technology ...
A Beaver County woman turned to Channel 11 for answers after a contractor she hired in November still hasn't shown up to demolish her garage. At 69 years old, Darlene Lampkin of Beaver Falls has her hands full. Her husband has bone cancer, with weekly chemo treatments. To make it worse, her ...
North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems Weil-McLain unveils its 2018 School of Better Heating Presents: Condensing Boiler Technology - Contractor Edition program. The School of Better Heating program is an annual series of comprehensive training seminars.
The engineer and contractor behind the Florida International University bridge that collapsed and killed six people Thursday have developed projects in Collier County. Figg Bridge Engineers, the company hired for the FIU bridge, also built the Jolley Bridge to Marco Island, one that gets crossed by ...
"The delay could be caused by many factors, such as the contractors not submitting invoices in a timely manner, DLB not submitting invoices to us for review, incomplete or inaccurate documentation that causes it to be pushed back to the contractor to complete and resubmit. MHA does not have a backlog of ...
As a result of the contractors' actions, this extremely crucial multi-billion dollar facility is at serious risk of being scrapped. If the structural steel and other components cannot meet rigorous safety standards for nuclear operations, the plant cannot be allowed to operate. Commercial nuclear plants have been ...
Investigation revealed that Hart was not licensed through the Louisiana State Board of Contractors. The warrant originally was requested in October 2016, and, at that time, the victim had paid Hart $38,599 from her loan. Attempts to contact Hart failed, and he had removed all his tools and equipment and ...
Over and over again officials from our region have taken advantage of taxpayers and hired overpriced contractors, consultants, experts and the like. No one is ever held accountable. Time after time again I ask myself “is there no one local who can do this job?” Apparently not, judging from results we ...
Complaints from Port Aransas residents about building contractors and insurance organizations have been pouring into attorney's offices, post-Hurricane Harvey. Insurance claims. Lawyer Tom Furlow said many homeowners have come to him with reports that they've been underpaid by the Texas ...


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