Planning for an Emergency on the Jobsite

As creatures of habit, people sometimes do things "routinely" without thinking about them. Remember your routine this morning? Did you go through the motions without much thought? At work, do you take the same path "automatically?" This is not necessarily wrong, because your routines often save time and energy. But when it comes to emergency situations involving escape and evacuation, people tend to use the most familiar route too. Sometimes that route may not be the best way to escape. To … [Read more...]

Safe Use of LP Gas Salamander Heaters

L P gas salamander heaters can be very useful for providing temporary heating on job sites, particularly when the size or location of the site makes other heaters impractical. They are ideal for heating because the salamander is equipped with adjustable valves and regulators making it easier to control the heat source and quantity of gases. While these heaters can be very helpful to us for heating the work area, it is important that common sense precautions be taken to prevent fires or … [Read more...]

Dressing for Construction

There's one industry where today's fashions just don't make it. That‘s construction. Fancy duds are likely to get caught or snagged and cause you to fall or to get hurt in some other way. Your clothing should not only be appropriate, but rugged enough to stand up to the use it'll get. KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON - Always wear a heavy duty shirt, preferably long sleeved with the cuffs buttoned at the wrist. Don't wear it loose or baggy. Keep it tucked in to avoid snagging. Your shirt will protect you … [Read more...]

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards 2016

The ABC Excellence in Construction Awards was another great success in 2016.  Nowland Associates claimed two awards, one for the Chateau Bu- De Winery and another for the Wilmington Friends Global Learning Center.  Congratulations to all of the award winners. … [Read more...]

Oxford Area High School Career Fair

On November 17th, Nowland Associates participated in the Oxford High School Career Fair teaching students about the opportunities in the construction industry.  It was a great event and we look forward to doing again next year. … [Read more...]

Baldwin Church starts to Rebuild

Ten months after an arson fire destroyed their church, the congregation of Baldwin United Methodist Church has started to rebuild.  Read the entire story HERE … [Read more...]

Tasting Room Ground Breaking

Many people gathered for an official ground breaking ceremony to celebrate a new Tasting Room at the Chateau Bu-De Winery & Vineyard located on the historic Bohemia Manor Farm in Chesapeake City, MD. … [Read more...]

Delaware Mud Run

Congrats to everyone who attended, and finished, the #DEMudRun #ABCaresDEmudrun. Awesome job team #MudderCluckers! … [Read more...]

Sky Zone

See what Metal Construction News had to say about Sky Zone Trampoline Park. … [Read more...]

ABC Delaware Awards Banquet

Congratulations to all of the ABC Delaware Award winners including the Oxford Library. … [Read more...]