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NYU Engineering School Picks Jelena Kovacevic as New Dean

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:57

Jelena Kovacevic will join New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, as dean, effective in August.

Dick Haury, 85, Big Airport Constructor

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:50

Richard L. “Dick” Haury Sr., 85, a former senior vice president for airports at URS Corp. who helped develop major airport programs throughout the globe, died May 4 in Orlando, Fla.

Latest Data on Opioid Use Hint Tide May Have Turned

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:48

The opioid abuse epidemic, which has affected construction along with other work environments in the U.S., may have crested, according to recently obtained data.

Robot-Printed 'Tiny House' Is Prototype for Rapid Housing

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:21

A construction tech company that printed the walls of a 350-sq-ft “tiny house” in 48 hours in Austin, Texas, in March is now partnered with a nonprofit that aims to start printing walls for 800-sq-ft homes in El Salvador—in 24 hours for each—by the end of the year.

Don't Delay New US Crane Safety Rule

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:11

Crane accidents are one of the enduring nightmares of construction work, so it is notable that as an industry where regulation often equals costs and entanglements, construction professionals have joined together to support the long-awaited publication date of a new federal safety rule that would make certifying crane operators mandatory.

Builders Seek New Defenses Against Jobsite Fires

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:59

Fire-prevention experts advise adopting a multi-phased approach to preventing and detecting fires during construction

Momentum for Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Continues to Grow

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:46

Vertical integration, labor shortages and increasing interest from private equity firms are among key drivers of mergers and acquisitions, new survey says.

In-Demand Craft Workers Gain Signing Bonuses

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:33

Recruitment bonuses are no longer solely the domain of executive and professional-level positions at construction firms.

Construction Economics for the Week of May 21, 2018

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:00

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

Industrial Leads for the Week of May 21, 2018

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:00

Duke University is considering converting the natural gas-fired boiler plant on its campus in Durham to a biogas-fired facility.

Hargrove & Associates Named ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2018 Design Firm of the Year

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

ENR Texas & Louisiana has selected Hargrove & Associates Inc. as its 2018 Design Firm of the Year in recognition of its expanding presence and impressive performance across the region.

Lost in Space, Found in Infrastructure

Engineering News Record - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00
Danger Will Robinson! Danger! With infrastructure implications.

NY-Presbyterian Re-Designs the Patient Experience

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:17

The hospital is adapting construction of the David H. Koch center to meet future medical and tec advances.

New York Pulse: Project News for May 2018

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:58

Project News From Dodge Data & Analytics

New York Snapshot for May 2018

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:19

Opening in 2019, the Kartrite is a two-acre indoor water park and resort in the Catskills town of Monticello, N.Y.

New York Construction Industry News for May 2018

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:04

Updates about the New York construction industry

Thornton-Tomasetti Builds on Innovation

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:45

Structural engineer traces R&D obsession to its early roots as it anticipates big ROIs on itself and the industry.

On the Scene: New York Industry Events for May 2018

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:07

Reports from industry events

New York City Scoop: Construction Starts in Greater NYC

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:39

Here's what's happening in construction in Long Island and North Jersey.

New York People: Construction business updates for May 2018

Engineering News Record - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:00

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