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10/30 HOUR RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CHANGED

 The Nevada State legislature passed SB 233, which removes the requirement for a 10/30 hour Refresher Course for those holding 10 or 30 hour construction cards. The Governor signed this bill, and it became law as of June 10, 2015. As of June 10, 2015, OSHA 10/30 hour construction refresher training is no longer required. To Read More Click Here! …

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Looking For Construction Job? This Website’s For You

The Northern Nevada construction industry is reaching out to prospective employees with a new website designed to be a one-stop destination for information.  The Nevada Construction Collaborative and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada have launched www.BuildNV.org to provide guidance for students, military and all job-seekers interested in construction work in the region.   The Nevada Construction Collaborative and the …

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Evaluation Of The New Proposed Tax Plan

MODIFIED BUSINESS TAX Except as otherwise provided in section 68 of this act, there is hereby imposed an excise tax on each employer at the rate of 1.475 (from 0.63) percent of the amount by which the sum of all the wages, as defined in NRS 612.190, paid by the employer during a calendar quarter with respect to employment in …

Rob McQueary

Rob McQueary – ARMAC Construction- Robert McQueary owner of ARMAC Construction, LLC; has 25 years’ experience in excavating, paving & utilities. Starting out as a laborer, then becoming a heavy equipment operator he worked his way into a jobsite foreman position; later to become a superintendent in charge of 75+ employees and multiple projects. After becoming a superintendent he then …

Barry Lease

  Incline Builders- President, was born and raised in Long Beach, California where he graduated from Wilson high school. After receiving an A.A. degree from Long Beach City College, he completed his studies at Long Beach State University where he received a B.A. degree in Business Administration. He worked as a carpenter while putting himself through college and decided to …

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A New Defense for Claims of Defective Products – SB 161

On April 1, 2015, SB 161 was passed by the Nevada Senate and sent to the Assembly Judiciary Committee for consideration. This bill is intended to modify the current law in Nevada  regarding “products liability” claims, which are claims for damages to persons and property that result from defective products. Current law in Nevada, as it is in the majority …

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Safety Week 2015

Sunday, May 3: May 3-9 Many construction companies host a Safety Week once a year as a way to refocus and re-energize our commitment to reducing injuries on job sites. Be A Leader In Safety. Join Us In Celebrating Safety Week 2015! Monday, May 4: May 4-May 15, 2015, is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-down. The two week event is meant to …

John Cassinelli

John Cassinelli is President of Cassinelli Landscaping & Construction, a Landscape & General Engineering Contractor formed in Carson City in 1976.  John has over 30 years experience in the Landscape Industry, starting out as a laborer in the maintenance division of the family business in 1984, and worked up to a foreman position. He obtained his State Contractor’s License in …

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BAWN at the Ballpark

Friday, April 24th Nevada Builders Alliance and 160 of our closest friends braved the cold and took over the Coors Light Party Zone at the Reno Aces Ballpark to cheer on our home team Reno Aces against the Las Vegas 51s. While the Aces might not have won, everyone showed amazing team spirit and we are already looking forward to …