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March 24, 2016

New rules from OSHA hit close to home

Rules issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor target facets of the homebuilding and remodeling industries by imposing strict standards on exposure to silica kicked up by operations such as cutting or drilling into masonry and many types of demolition. The rules go into effect in June and compliance […]
March 16, 2016

Wednesday White Hat: A tip of the white hat to…John Caruso of Caruso Builders

John Caruso of Caruso Builders creates beautiful places to live. As president of 2 Kids Foundation, based in East Hanover, he’s helping kids with cancer build better lives. The organization helps families with a child who has been diagnosed with cancer.  John got involved years ago by entering a pickup […]
March 14, 2016

Midweek Musings – Week 7: New EO…New Blog

  Well, it’s March. I figure it’s about time I introduced myself in case we haven’t had a chance to meet. I’m Doug, your new EO. While I may be new as Metro’s executive officer, I’m not new to Metro or NJBA. I’ve been a member of NJBA and a […]
March 14, 2016

Relationships – The HEART of the organization

Metro members will be heading to Atlantic City next month for the Atlantic Builders Conference. You should be there. Have you ever heard the adage, “Any road will lead you to NOWHERE”?  I have heard it a lot in our NAHB classes. Our education theme always centers on having a […]