Crain's list of Chicago's biggest minority-owned businesses features 52 minority-owned companies with 2020 revenue over $2 million. Headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Ill., and a 100% Hispanic/Latino-owned company, J.C. Restoration employs over 100 people and experienced 18.2% revenue growth from 2019 to 2020.
The aim of the expanded integrations is to commit to an open ecosystem and remain restorer-centric. Options include built-in integrations with project management, 3D imaging, equipment tracking and claims management software providers.
“Through our Encircle integration we bring the best of restoration field documentation and project management all in one place. What excites me the most about this partnership is that Encircle is an incredible industry innovator and disruptor, just like us,” said Alex Duta, Albiware CEO.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has extended the comment period for the COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard to Jan. 19, 2022. OSHA extended the comment period by 45 days to allow stakeholders additional time to review the ETS and collect information and data necessary for comment.
National nonresidential construction spending was up 0.9% in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $814.2 billion for the month.
The active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially concluded November 30 having produced 21 named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater), including seven hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or greater) of which four were major hurricanes (winds of 111 mph or greater).
HydraMaster developed a free portal to help cleaning and restoration companies find the right van for their business. The new resource includes direct links to the nationwide U.S. inventory searches for cargo vans.
Peter Heary, president of Paul Davis GTA West Group, is honoring the retirement of Paul Gresham, one of the Canadian company’s longest and continuously running office owners and employee for 35 years. Heary’s office includes franchise service territories in Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Hamilton, where Gresham most recently served as an enduring senior project manager.