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Porous Pavement Project Reaches Milestone in Yellowstone

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:50

A 14,000-sq-ft installation of a proprietary paving material that was combined with recycled rubber tires wrapped up last month at Yellowstone National Park, marking the largest  undertaking of its kind to date in the three-year project near Old Faithful.

Project Management Software InEight Picks Up a Smart Scheduler

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:34

InEight, a developer of construction project management software, has acquired BASIS, a planning-assist tool built for capital projects that complements and enhances critical path method scheduling. BASIS uses artificial intelligence to guide planners to improved project plans.

Steel Connection Optimizer Adds More Features to the Kit

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:33

Qnect, a cloud-based, structural steel connection design and optimization software company based in Hadley, Mass., has added to its portfolio of connections new capabilities to optimize top and bottom plate moment connections, as well as deck support steel in 3D models.

Mich., Enbridge Agree on New Pipeline in Tunnel Through Straits of Mackinac

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:15

The state of Michigan has approved a deal with Enbridge to build a new oil pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac.

Biggest Failure in Indonesia's Tsunami Warning System Is Education

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:10

More than failed tsunami warning systems, earthquake experts condemn a lack of public understanding of the risk as a fatal contributor to the more than 1,400 deaths in a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Palu Bay in Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sept. 29.

New Energy Storage System Offers Millisecond Response Time

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:05

Solar and wind energy increasingly are competitive with conventional energy on cost, but their weather-dependent nature undermines confidence in them.

Wood Group Hopes To Cut Time Needed to Collect Cash

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:59

After acquiring Amec Foster Wheeler in a $2.6-billion deal earlier this year, Wood Group plc has set a strategy to get some of the debt from the acquisition off its balance sheet, says CFO David Kemp.

Defeat California's 'Car-Centered' Proposition That Would Kill High-Speed Rail

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:48

Proposition 6 in California poses as a grassroots movement to repeal recently hiked and already high gas taxes when it is something else, too: a vote against the future.

Construction Economics for the Week of October 15, 2018

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:36

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

Product Snapshot: Air Compressor and Fall-Arrest System

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:32

The CPS 1800 JD8 is a single-stage, rotary-screw compressor that has a 240-gallon fuel tank for up to eight hours of continuous operation at high load.

Pulse: Project News for the Week of October 15, 2018

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:21

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Data & Analytics Completes Sale of Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record, and SNAP to BNP Media

Dodge Data Analytics - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:53
Dodge Data & Analytics LLC (“Dodge”) (http://www.construction.com/) today announced that it has completed the sale of its industry-leading brands Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record (ENR), and SNAP to BNP Media. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Dodge Data & Analytics Agrees to Sale of Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record, and SNAP to BNP Media

Dodge Data Analytics - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:53
Dodge Data & Analytics LLC (“Dodge”) (http://www.construction.com/) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its industry-leading brands Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record (ENR), and SNAP to BNP Media. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close at the end of June, were not disclosed.

Construction Industry’s 2019 Economic Forecast to Debut at Dodge Data & Analytics 80th Annual Outlook Executive Conference

Dodge Data Analytics - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:00
Dodge Data & Analytics will hold its 80th annual Dodge Construction Outlook Executive Conference October 24-25, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

August Construction Starts Fall 9 Percent

Dodge Data Analytics - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:00
The value of new construction starts in August decreased 9% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $741.9 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Boston's Local 103 Named Fastest-Growing IBEW Affiliate

Engineering News Record - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 02:42

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' (IBEW) recently recognized Boston's Local 103 as its fastest-growing affiliate. 

Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children’s North Campus

Engineering News Record - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 19:45

Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/Texas-Louisiana/Submit_Photos

Texas & Louisiana On the Scene: October 2018

Engineering News Record - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 19:02

Reports from key industry events across the Texas and Louisiana region.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Tulsa

Engineering News Record - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 13:30

Dodge offers data on projected 2018 construction starts in the Tulsa area.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Fort Worth

Engineering News Record - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 13:00

Dodge offers data on projected 2018 construction starts in the Fort Worth area.

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