Industry News

FREE MIOSHA Online Training and Certification for Respirable Crystalline Silica Safety

April 18, 2019

Stay up-to-date with the new MIOSHA Silica (Part 690) with this FREE online construction safety and training certification available to ALL employees and employers in Michigan! Presented by Wayne State University College of Engineering Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Funded by Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), MIOSHA Consultation Education and Training…
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Join us FORE a great day!

April 17, 2019

We look forward to seeing you at this year's MIMSF Golf Outing on THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019 at Dunham Hills Golf Club in Hartland, MI. The MIMSF Golf Outing raises funds to support the MIM Scholarship Foundation, which has provided 192 scholarships to architectural, construction management, and civil/construction engineering students attending Michigan universities since 1976! Registration is now open!
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OSHA releases video on respirable silica exposure

April 16, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 11, 2019 OSHA requires employers to limit workers' exposure to respirable crystalline silica on the job. This video -- launched in January 2019 -- focuses on handheld power saws, showing how an integrated water delivery system controls silica dust created when cutting certain materials.
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New report questions wood sustainability

April 16, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 11, 2019 A recent study from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has found that many life cycle assessments (LCAs) that show wood construction lowers carbon emissions often overlook several important factors. Most notably, the Winnipeg-based think tank said typical LCAs do not track or account for “biogenic” carbon — a…
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