Atlanta, Georgia (Oct. 29, 2019)—Takeuchi-US, compact equipment innovator, held a ground-breaking ceremony Friday, October 11, for a new training facility set to open spring 2020.
Tallahassee, Florida (AP) (Oct. 29, 2019)—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urged lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation that would require employers to use a federally operated electronic database to verify the immigration status of workers.
Portland, Oregon (Oct. 29, 2019)—Thursday, October 24, the Metro Council adopted a policy framework that lays the foundation for creating career pathways in construction for women and people of color in greater Portland.
Grand Rapids, Minnesota (Oct.
Washington, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2019)—At Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters in Washington, D.C., Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K.
Findings from investigations in two different construction tragedies were recently announced: Miami’s Florida International University bridge collapse and the Seattle, Washington, crane collapse.
Scottsdale, Arizona (Oct. 29, 2019)—Restoration Builders Inc. announced today that it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Mile High Restoration Inc. DBA Sorensen Roofing and Exteriors G.C., headquartered in Greeley, Colorado.
Monroe, Washington (Oct. 29, 2019)—Aquajet Systems AB, a manufacturer of hydrodemolition machines, has announced Keith Armishaw as a its first North American business development manager.
New York, New York (Oct 25, 2019)—To accommodate continuing record passenger growth at the Port Authority’s three major airports, the Board of Commissioners moved aggressively forward to invest approximately $4.5 billion in critical transportation projects to rebuild legacy airpo
Hartford, Connecticut (Oct. 27, 2019) (AP)—Work at dozens of constructions sites across Connecticut will be suspended in the coming days to draw attention to the problem of opioid abuse in the construction industry.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Oct.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined, during a public board meeting, that load and capacity calculation errors made by FIGG Bridge Engineers Inc. are the probable cause of the fatal, March 15, 2018, Florida International University (FIU) pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Florida. Details of the determination here.
While architecture billings moderated in September, design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at United States architecture firms, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Details here.
LEED Fellows are shaping the future of green building and represent the top of their fields in green building design, engineering and development. Read about the impressive 2019 group of LEED fellows here.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) released its annual Fall Forecast, which predicts moderate growth for cement consumption through 2019 and into 2020. PCA market intelligence expects cement consumption will grow by 2.4% in 2019, 1.7 percent in 2020, and 1.4 percent in 2021. Details here.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 16, 2019)—Construction Business Owner, the leading business magazine for contractors, is pleased to announce a free webinar presented in partnership with InEight.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has announced the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored at a Gala event during the Institute’s Concrete Convention & Exposition. The highest honor was presented to King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, located in Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. Details here.