Hot Tub Falls Victim To Sinkhole In Florida

Aug 16, 17 Hot Tub Falls Victim To Sinkhole In Florida

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A well-constructed hot tub can last 20 years or more in the right conditions. If they’re maintained and kept in good shape through constant repairs and proper upkeep, they can be a great investment. But not if they happen to be near a growing sinkhole, like the one in Florida. A sinkhole that appeared in a Florida...

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Williamsburg Lawyer Sentenced in Timeshare Fraud

Aug 08, 17 Williamsburg Lawyer Sentenced in Timeshare Fraud

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A sentence has been handed down for a Williamsburg, Virginia lawyer convicted for her part in a national timeshare scheme that took place between 2011 and 2013. Deborah Wagner, 45, was sentenced to over a year in prison and an additional year of supervised release by the United States District Court of the Eastern Districts of...

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New Clues About Risk Factors of Dementia

Aug 01, 17 New Clues About Risk Factors of Dementia

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Dementia affects a great number of Americans, up to 5 million people, in fact. Despite its pervasive effects, however, dementia is poorly understood. But thanks to researchers, we now know that improving lifestyle and curbing health factors like obesity, smoking, and depression can help reduce the risk of developing dementia....

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Automated Trenching Robot Opens Conversations On Construction Technology

Jul 10, 17 Automated Trenching Robot Opens Conversations On Construction Technology

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As automation takes over manufacturing and replaces a multitude of human jobs, companies are transforming the way they operate — and the definition of work in general. And one human-powered industry may be next to adopt automated technology: Construction.

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OSHA Delays Construction Crane Certification Requirements Until 2018

Jul 07, 17 OSHA Delays Construction Crane Certification Requirements Until 2018

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has delayed updating crane certification requirements, subsequently impacting the construction market across the United States. According to Lexology, after the most recent Federal Register notice, OSHA is now attempting to delay its new certification requirements for...

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Regulators Pushing to Stay Ahead of Self-Driving Technology

Jun 30, 17 Regulators Pushing to Stay Ahead of Self-Driving Technology

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Automated vehicles have been around for a while, specifically in industrial and manufacturing settings. In fact, the worldwide AGV market is forecast to be worth $2.3 billion by the end of 2024. But automated, or self-driving, vehicles have only just begun to hit the roads commercially, and regulators are scrambling to keep up. In...

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