JF Ahern Named ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year
JF Ahern, a mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineer with a strong array of prefabrication capabilities, is ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year.
Doosan freshens wheeled loader for Stage V
Doosan has given its new DL420-7 Stage V wheeled loader not just a new engine but a new cab too.
Trump reimposes tariffs on aluminum imports
In a controversial move, President Donald Trump has imposed a 10 per cent tariff on unalloyed, unwrought aluminum imports from Canada, effective August 16.
PHOTOS: Get An Aerial View of New Lucite Pylons and Fountain Construction at EPCOT
… friend in the skies, bioreconstruct, has shared an aerial view of Spaceship Earth at EPCOT and the construction happening in front of it.
Grants Available to Support Independent Living
Durham County Council's Home Improvement Agency helps disabled and vulnerable residents access grants to adapt their homes to meet their needs.
New micro boring record set
New Zealand contractor McConnell Dowell has set a world record in the use of Herrenknecht’s Direct Pipe micro tunnelling technology.
Morgan Sindall satisfies Natural England of nitrate neutrality
Morgan Sindall has broken the deadlock on a planning impasse in Hampshire by using flow regulators to save water.
Material and Labor Cost Index Falls in July
Economic worries caused by COVID-19 continue to affect construction markets
Page & Turnbull reimagines historic Calif. hotel as cultural hub
Global architecture and preservation firm Page & Turnbull has completed its reimagining of Hotel Tioga, a landmark structure in Merced, California, now converted to market-rate lifestyle housing. The adaptive reuse of the 1928 transitional Renaissance-style structure opened recently as The Tioga, an apartment building with retail space on ground level, a fitness center, and room for a future brew pub and café.
Fall Home Expo to return to Hudson Fields Oct. 10-11
Exhibitors also include home improvement companies, Realtors, developers, builders, mortgage, finance and insurance firms, and a large array of …
Annual NCARB report shows growth in the architecture profession
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NARB) has released its annual report, demonstrating the health, resilience, and future of the architecture profession. According to the 2020 NCARB by the Numbers report, the number of U.S. architects continued to rise in 2019, suggesting the profession heading into 2020 was healthy and growing.
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON Home Improvement Retail RESEARCH, GROWTH TRENDS AND …
The Home Improvement Retail Market report between the years 2020 â€“ 2026 will highlight the current value of the industry. At the same time, there is …
Need power tools? Bike lock? Pickleball set? Check out a Tampa Bay library
Do you find yourself in need of a chainsaw for some pandemic-inspired home improvement? Does it seem like a good time to learn to play guitar?
Home Improvement & Specialty Market Size, Growth Analysis 2020 Competitive Landscape of …
The report mainly studies the Home Improvement & Specialty market size, recent trends and development status, as well as investment opportunities, …
Maryland Shortlists Four Teams for Planned $11B P3 Highway Project
Move comes as state faces looming walkout by nearby Purple Line P3 rail job developer and builders over delays and rising costs.
Hungary Construction Output Falls Sharply In May
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) – Hungary construction output declined sharply for the third straight month in May, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. Hungary construction outp …
Monolithic curtain wall maximizes daylight for Mass. HQ of MathWorks
Top mathematicians from around the globe gather daily to create innovative products at the MathWorks headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts. To accommodate their growing workforce, MathWorks decided to expand their square-footage with a new campus located just a few miles from their main corporate office. The designers used a monolithic curtain wall system to create daylighting and increase occupant productivity.
Louisiana Transportation Chief, Pennsylvania and Indiana Projects & ACS Infrastructure Development Executive Receive National Public-Private Partnership Awards
News Louisiana Transportation Chief, Pennsylvania and Indiana Projects & ACS Infrastructure Development Executive Receive National Public-Private Partnership Awards WASHINGTON – The Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, the State Street Redevelopment Project in Indiana, Louisiana Transportation Secretary Dr. Shawn Wilson and ACS Infrastructure Development Vice President of Project […]
Bids called for £683m Edmonton incinerator
After years of planning the North London Waste Authority is finally inviting bids to build a waste-to-energy plant at its Edmonton EcoPark site.
Trump Administration NEPA Reforms Won’t Be Realized Without Long-Term Transportation Funding Bill, ARTBA Says
News Trump Administration NEPA Reforms Won’t Be Realized Without Long-Term Transportation Funding Bill, ARTBA Says (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement in response to President Trump’s July 15 announcement about modernizing the National Environmental Policy Act […]
Loganville shopping center sold
A Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse opened just beyond the shopping center's property in 2008. Other retailers in North Logan Commons …
USC Architecture and Getty Research Institute acquire architect Paul Williams’ archive
The archive of the renowned architect Paul Revere Williams (American, 1894–1980) has been jointly acquired by the University of Southern California (USC) School of Architecture and Getty Research Institute (GRI). The archive has been cared for by Karen Elyse Hudson, Williams’ granddaughter, who has published extensively on his work.
Kanye West reveals new image of his affordable housing prototype
American rapper Kanye West has revealed on Twitter a new image of his dome-shaped housing prototypes located in Calabasas, California, with the caption “YZY SHLTRS in process #2020VISION.” The tweet comes over a year after the rapper first announced his plans to build the affordable homes in May 2019.
State-backed portal takes on construction recruitment sector
Construction industry organisations have given their support to a new state recruitment portal – an online jobs board – to compete with all the private sector ones.
ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course
News ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course Provides 14 Hours of Online Training WASHINGTON – A national association has developed the transportation construction industry’s most comprehensive safety training course to help dramatically reduce the 700 motorist fatalities and nearly 50,000 injuries that occur annually […]
Dodge Momentum Index Starts 2020 on the Downside
The historic Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk highway | Careers in Construction
Photo courtesy of the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Infrastructure THE $299-MILLION INUVIK TO TUKTOYAKTUK HIGHWAY is history in the making.
CII – Implementation of CII Research
CII, based at The University of Texas at Austin, is a consortium of more than 140 leading owner, engineering-contractor, and supplier firms from both the public and private arenas.
RIBA candidate campaigns on procurement reform
An architect running for RIBA presidency is basing his campaign on a call for construction industry procurement reform.
Modular housing for Winchcombe
Housing association Bromford has been given planning permission for its first use of modular housing.
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Friday Feedback: Will Trump's rollback of environmental regulations help construction?
The president's administration is loosening environmental rules for federal projects. Let us know what this means to your business.
New Study Finds Mobile Technologies and Connectivity Poised to Transform Heavy Construction Projects
Contractors have always faced unique challenges connecting the field, the office and the maintenance operations to effectively manage heavy construction projects.
July Construction Starts Slip 2 Percent
NEW YORK August 19, 2016, At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $586.3 billion, new construction starts in July fell 2% from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
ENR Risk & Compliance Summit to Explore Limiting the Downside in Construction, September 30, 2014 in Atlanta
Construction and engineering presents an endless array of risks to be managed, averted or insured. To assist professionals in bEST managing the most costly and unpredictable risks, McGraw Hill Construction’s Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) will hold its second annual Risk & Compliance Summit on September 30, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA.
McGraw Hill Construction To Reveal 2015 Construction Industry Forecast, 11/6 in Washington, D.C.
McGraw Hill Construction (https://ift.tt/RK60an) will release the 2015 Dodge Construction Outlook Report, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning, at 1:20 p.m. ET on November 6 during the company’s Outlook Executive Conference.
Tellurian delays construction on $27B Louisiana energy project
Reduced demand, low natural gas prices and the coronavirus have kept the energy company from securing the equity partnerships that will allow for construction financing.
Washington high school opens up possibilities with sliding doors
The Northshore School District, Bothell, Washington, needed to expand to include a new North Creek High School (NCHS) on a 25-ha (61-acre) site. The district partnered with Dykeman Architects to turn their vision of a flexible, innovative learning center for 1600 students into a reality. Single leaf sliding doors support the collaborative culture at the school, provide space savings, daylighting, and sound attenuation.
Trend report: Backyard boosters
If you've ever watched a home improvement show, you know that pergolas are part of a renovator's vernacular. â€œWe think it's one of those HGTV trends …
Race Rises as a Top Construction Industry Issue After Protests
Industry leaders say systemic racism and training opportunities are two primary obstacles for Black workers and professionals.
Be Local: Grilling, home improvement popular this summer
Be Local: Grilling, home improvement popular this summer. By John Sacco For the Observer-Reporter email@example.com …
Winnipeg Chapter gears up for tee time
CSC Winnipeg is holding its annual golf tournament on Tuesday, September 22, at the Glendale Golf & Country Club. Happy hour is from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. followed by shotgun start at 11 a.m. Individual play is sorted into fix flights. The price per golfer is $135, which includes happy hour, green fee, shared golf cart, dinner, and prizes.
EEOC: Texas construction company assigned black employees to more taxing, dangerous work
Supervisors and employees on CCC Group's New York construction site also harassed coworkers based on their race, the federal agency said.
6-13-20 – Lindus – Back With an Eye on Helping Out.mp3
After a couple of weeks off, Andy Lindus returns to the airwaves to guide your home improvement projects. This week's topics include: An overview of …
Fire-rated curtain wall supports Maine environmental center’s green goals
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, aims to inspire students and faculty to work toward a greener tomorrow with the addition of its three-story, 2710-m2 (29,167-sf) Roux Center for the Environment. The center’s silicone-glazed, fire-rated steel curtain wall is one example where stunning transparent lites of glass also support daylighting and views of the tree-strewn town.
State-by-State Coronavirus Construction Status Updates
Interactive map of the U.S. with up-to-date status of states' shelter-in-place orders and construction status.
5 Management Challenges Construction Firms Will Face After COVID-19
With confirmed U.S. cases of COVID-19 standing at 1.87 million, with over 108,000 of those cases resulting in death, to have even a fleeting thought of returning to the pre-COVID-19 workloads is not just lofty, it’s wishful thinking. Construction firms are often an early forecast of the financial times because residential construction is normally considered a “luxury” item by the homeowner, and the ability to freeze capital funds in times of uncertain business futures almost guSee Original Article
Hadrian the bricklaying robot hits the 200-blocks-per-hour target
The robot bricklayer known as Hadrian X has recorded a production rate of more than …
Port of Los Angeles Wins Two Project Awards, Continue Reading on Port Technology
Seddon takes over stalled Pochin’s project
Work is set to restart on a new £21m dementia care village in Chester, with Seddon Construction appointed to complete the project.
ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act
News ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act WASHINGTON – The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has released the “INVEST in America Act,” a surface transportation legislative proposal that calls for spending $494 billion over five-years to repair the nation’s roads, bridges, rail and public […]
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