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The Chamber voted to allow staff members to unionize. Here’s how it will work.

In a huge victory for congressional organizers, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution that guarantees its employees protection from retaliation if they join a union. This vote marks a significant shift on the Hill, where employees have had little recourse to fight poor working conditions, low wages and long hours. It is […]

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trichy: narrow bridges on NH a safety risk for pedestrians | News from Trichy

Trichy: Two narrow bridges on the Trichy-Chennai trunk road near the Samayapuram temple endanger the lives of devotees who reach the shrine on foot. The wide highway narrows over the bridges built over the two irrigation canals. The Trichy-Chennai trunk road was widened by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) about two decades ago, […]

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NHAI to widen bridges over Panguni and Peruvalai canals

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will soon widen two minor road bridges crossing irrigation canals between No.1 Tollgate and Samayapuram on the Tiruchi-Padalur section of the Tiruchi-Chennai National Highway. NHAI forwarded the decision in response to a petition from road safety activist, N. Saravanan of Puthunampatti, who had called for the existing narrow […]

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Wow House: $4.2 million Bridgehampton Beauty with all the bells and whistles

SOUTHAMPTON, NY – Here’s the chance to own your own Hamptons oasis in time for summer. Address: 28 Narrow Ln, Bridgehampton, NY Price: $4,250,000 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6.5 Listing Description: MINUTES FROM MAIN STREET BRIDGEHAMPTON – TURNKEY 6BR, 6.5 BATH HOME BUILT IN 2018! FLOODED WITH NATURAL LIGHT AND INCLUDES ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES: […]

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Councilors call for action on narrow and broken bridges along the Taranaki coast

Catherine Groenestein / Stuff South Taranaki District Councilors Bryan Roach, Aaron Langton and Chris Young stand next to the Heimama Creek Bridge where one side was broken off in a recent car accident. Three South Taranaki District Councilors are calling on transport bosses to act urgently to widen a dozen narrow bridges along the Taranaki […]

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Former AG Bill Barr ‘appalled’ by White House response to Supreme Court doxxing

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Former US Attorney General William Barr has insisted that whoever leaked a Supreme Court draft abortion opinion should be behind bars. The escape draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was published by Politico last week and later confirmed by Chief Justice John Roberts, […]

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New Hampshire House files Sununu-backed housing development bill

gsee Chris Sununu speaks to reporters during a press conference on Wednesday. (Ethan DeWitt-New Hampshire Bulletin) NH House voted on Thursday to file a major overhaul of zoning requirements, dealing a blow to Gov. Chris Sununu and housing advocates’ efforts to accelerate development in the state. In a close vote of 170 to 159, the […]

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Smart screw technology has potential for use in bridges

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Internet Technologies CCIT recently created an intelligent self-powered screw that automatically sends alerts when it detects that it has come loose. Structures like bridges are subject to subtle movement and repeated temperature fluctuations, no matter how tightly they were screwed in when first installed. Therefore, there is […]

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SC House kills medical marijuana on grueling technicality | Palmetto Politics

COLUMBIA — Seven years of work to legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina has gone up in smoke. With just five days left in the 2022 session, House leaders ruled that a bill to legalize medical marijuana was in fact unconstitutional and killed the measure before MPs haven’t had the chance to discuss it. “Procedurally, […]

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Double yellow lines for roads around Two Bridges

Road safety improvements have been installed on a busy stretch of road in Two Bridges, troubled by irresponsible parking. A ‘no waiting at any time’ order came into effect on the roads around Two Bridges. The road has long suffered from parking issues, which is not only visually intrusive, but has also led to road […]

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East Yorkshire fire station expansion plans to house new ‘rural’ engines

Plans have been drawn up to make room for Humberside’s new fire and rescue vehicles serving rural areas by expanding the Hornsea Fire Station. Plans submitted to the East Riding Council propose to build an additional bay at the station, at Southgate. Planning documents say the extra bay is now needed after securing a vehicle […]

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Safer bridges, wind turbines and machinery with smart screws

We come across screws everywhere. For example, on cranes, scaffolding, high-rise buildings, bridges, wind turbines and machinery of all sizes as well as in production facilities. However, wear and the impact of phenomena such as temperature variations or vibrations can lead to the loosening or even the complete loosening of one or more screws. This […]

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Revisited: Fisher House by Alistair Knox

With a career which spanned from 1946 to 1986, builder and designer Alistair Knox (1912-1986) was a proponent of buildings that looked entirely out of place. “The quest for expression of the region has always been my primary focus…I believe that an existing building should be an element of the environment in which it stands,” […]