Backup generator for administration building ensures government can function in times of crisis.

KOHLER, Wis. (December 17, 2013) – A hard-hit area on the New Jersey coast received a big gift today from Kohler Generators. In a goodwill gesture, Kohler Generators donated a commercial-grade, standby generator to the Borough of Seaside Park, N.J.

According to the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC), November marked another month of stability for construction input prices.

(Dec. 13, 2013) - Overall, construction materials prices fell 0.5 percent in November and are up only 1.1 percent year over year, according to the Department of Labor’s Dec. 13 Producer Price Index.

Recipients Demonstrate Innovative Approaches to School Sustainability, Recognized for Commitment to LEED and Healthy, High-Performing Schools

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 17, 2013) -The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its third annual “Best of Green Schools” list, which recognizes top educational institutions, individuals and initiatives across the country for environmental efforts.

To focus on its core business, Volvo has sold this division to a private equity firm.

As part of efforts to focus on its core business, the Volvo Group has agreed to sell Volvo Rents to the US private equity firm Platinum Equity for $1.1 billion. Volvo Construction Equipment will continue to sell products to Volvo Rents under the new ownership.

Billings at residential architecture firms are growing in nearly every sector.

WASHINGTON (December 16, 2013) – A pronounced shift in housing and neighborhood preferences has occurred during the last decade, with strong and growing demand for infill development, mixed-use projects, access to public transportation and high-density development.

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 4, 2013) – FMI, a provider of management consulting and investment banking* to the engineering and construction industry, announced the release of the 2013 Fourth Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index report.

Current process may convince qualified architects not to bid.

WASHINGTON (December 3, 2013) – Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference, taxpayers of the best design expertise available, according to AN AIA testimony presented on Capitol Hill.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (December 3, 2013) — Doosan has kicked off the CONEXPO-CON/AGG VIP contest, offering customers the opportunity to win a trip to the 2014 CONEXPO/CON-AGG trade show in Las Vegas, Nev.

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 2, 2013) – FMI, a provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, announces the release of the 2013 Fourth Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index report.

Lean Construction Institute Demonstrates Exceptional Commitment to Sustainability and Construction Innovation

WASHINGTON (Nov. 25, 2013) -- Turner Construction Company and the National Building Museum are pleased to announce the selection of the Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 2013 Turner Prize. The Prize, established in honor of the company's founder, Henry C.