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Groups Ask OSHA for National Heat-Protection Standard

Engineering News Record - 5 hours 20 min ago

Petitioners say agriculture and construction workers face greatest risk of heat-related deaths and injuries.

NYC Steam Pipe Blast Raises Asbestos Worries

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:09

An underground steam pipe exploded early Thursday morning near the Flatiron building in midtown Manhattan, sparking concerns of airborne asbestos and the evacuation of 28 buildings.

Judges Select ENR California's 2018 'Best Projects' Award Winners

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 04:00

ENR California is proud to announce the latest winners of its annual Best Projects awards competition.

Musk Says ‘Chicago Express’ Tunnel Project Could Start Work in Months

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 04:00

Technology guru Elon Musk beat  three other companies for the right to negotiate with Chicago.

Sacramento Army Corps District Projects Get $2.1 Billion in Supplemental Appropriation

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 03:32

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has received supplemental funding for five District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts.

Urban Engineers Co-Founder Edward J. D'Alba is Dead at 91

Engineering News Record - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:35

Edward J. D’Alba, who helped found Philadelphia-based Urban Engineers Inc., died on July 1. 

Primer Debuts on Life-Cycle Assessments of Embodied Carbon in Buildings

Engineering News Record - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:37

A recently released primer for the use of a life-cycle assessment approach to analyze the environmental impacts of buildings is called a necessary baby step toward the ambitious goal of getting to net-zero embodied carbon and operational greenhouse gas emissions in the construction, operation and decommissioning of buildings.

Improving Your Design & Construction Photography

Engineering News Record - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:20
We're halfway through 2018 -- how are those entries for ENR's "Year in Construction Photography 2018" coming along?

Framework, Tallest Mass Timber Project in the U.S., Is On Hold

Engineering News Record - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 06:00

After receiving permits, the 148-ft-tall Framework, sited in Portland, Ore., is postponed indefinitely.

Views Split about Court Nominee Kavanaugh, a 'Strict Constructionist'

Engineering News Record - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:22

If confirmed by Oct. term, Kavanaugh would hear arguments on Day One on key endangered-species case.

Sage, Procore Announce Software Integration to Bridge Costs and Scheduling

Engineering News Record - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:22

In an effort to deliver on a long-requested feature, Procore Technologies and Sage announced a new data-sharing integration between their respective software platforms. 

Investigators Eye Fiber Optic Work in Deadly Wisconsin Explosion

Engineering News Record - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:00

A puncture in a 4-in. gas line resulted in an evacuation of the area and a heavy response from authorities before the fatal explosion occurred

Texas Construction Firm Officials Sentenced in Contract-Fraud Case

Engineering News Record - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:50

Justice Dept. says HERC Solutions LLC executives defrauded State Dept. of about $1.4 million.

Mind-bendingly Complex Efforts Rewarded as ENR 2018 Global Best Projects Winners

Engineering News Record - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 04:00
Judges picked 22 projects from 14 countries and six continents as this year's class of honorees.

Jury Convicts NY Contractors, State Official in Bid-Rig Case

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:06
Ex-LPCiminelli CEO, two Syracuse developer execs and former state university campus top official were found guilty of fraud and conspiracy in schemes on upstate NY projects

BIM Data Integrator Assemble Systems Bought by Autodesk

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:30
Software developed to infuse building information models with searchable, sortable, filterable and sharable data is to be integrated in Autodesk's BIM 360 environment

Project Team Delivers Fast-Tracked Soccer Stadium in Time for Opening Match

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:27

Workers completed substantial construction on D.C. United's $500-million soccer-specific stadium in time for the team to host its first Major League Soccer match on July 14. 

Bullock Raises Bar for Design Diversity

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:00

Architect Perkins+Will principal now is the first black woman president of the 15,000-member International Interior Design Association; top exec shifts at Stantec and LEO A DALY.

Sweco Digitizes The $1.4-Billion Megaproject Next Door

Engineering News Record - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:00

Stockholm engineer developed digital modeling system for complex upgrade of downtown infrastructure hub


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