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Utilities Use Multi-Faceted Approaches to Please Public, Save Money

Engineering News Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:00
Utilities look to solve multiple problems more cheaply

One Chicago Square Promises Two Towers, One of Them 962 Feet Tall

Engineering News Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:30

The recently unveiled One Chicago Square development promises an 85-foot-wide tower with an innovative basement. Approval still pending.

Construction Economics for the Week of November 6, 2017

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 19:03
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

Pulse: Project News for the Week of November 6, 2017

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:33

Project News from Dodge Data & Analytics

Eyeing Makeover, Parliament Hits Big Ben's Snooze Button

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:30
Big Ben has been silenced, and its chimes will not be heard for four years while London's most famous bell tower is restored.

Amid 'Fragile' National Economies, Firms Push Robust Strategies

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:10
Global market experts weigh in on best approaches to boost project leadership and profits, and cut risk and costs

Product Snapshot: Work Light and Brush Cutter

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:06

The 20V MAX tripod light is capable of a maximum output of 3,000 lumens. 

Denver Airport Adding More Gates

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:00
Citing continued growth in both flights and airlines, Denver International Airport is upping by 50% a previously announced gate expansion project.

Two Teams Certify Costs for Boston Green Line Extension

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:40
The joint venture of Walsh Group, Barletta Construction and Granite Construction appears to have been unable to certify a cost estimate at or below the $1.3-billion cost limit to build the long-awaited Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line Extension project in metropolitan Boston.

Companies Look Abroad and to Small Reactors as U.S. Work Slows

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:11

While big new reactors in the U.S. are stalled, small reactors, newer technologies and work abroad may fill the gap

Las Vegas Convention Center to Expand

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:00
Construction activity in Nevada is poised to accelerate after three design-team finalists made presentations to Las Vegas Convention Center stakeholders last week, vying to garner the $1.4-billion expansion-and-renovation contract and putting construction start on track for early 2018.

Next Generation for Nuclear is Big Market in Taking Plants Down

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:45

Owners and contractors eye strategies to decontaminate and decommission closed and closing facilities. But will funds and stakeholders support them?

Witness to the Origins of a Huge Nuclear Construction Flop

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:30
A former Shaw quality-assurance manager saw trouble in 2010

Is Georgia's Project the Nuclear Revival's Last Gasp?

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:28

The construction, engineering and fabrication issues raised by Christopher Hartz and detailed here by ENR applied to both the Plant Vogtle and V.C. Summer nuclear expansion projects.

Searching for Solutions to Dangerous Electrical Accidents

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:15
In the past two decades, more than half of construction fatalities have been caused by electrical incidents.

Calculation Tools Coming to Help Rank, Retrofit "Killer" Concrete Frames

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:00
Two Applied Technology Council hazard-mitigation projects targeting nonductile concrete buildings are benefitting from information gathered during an Oct. 9-13 reconnaissance trip to Mexico City, less than a month after the Puebla-Morelos earthquake.

Puerto Rico Rethinks Power Grid After Whitefish Energy Flap

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:45
As private and public agencies continue to restore power to the 70% of Puerto Rico that is still without electricity, the island’s government announced it will cancel a $300-million grid-reconstruction contract with Whitefish Energy.

Va. Awards Major Design-Build Contract to Improve I-64

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:40
The Virginia Dept. of Transportation has awarded a $409.6-million contract for improvements to I-64 in Chesapeake to the Tarrytown, N.Y.-based joint venture of Ganite Construction, Parsons and Corman Construction.

Team Converting Old Naval Air Station to Smart-City Test Site

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:35
The old Naval Air Station in South Weymouth, Mass., may soon emerge as a testing ground for smart-city technologies and sustainable development.

Oakland Raiders Break Ground in Las Vegas for New Stadium

Engineering News Record - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:30
A $1.9-billion football stadium for the relocating Oakland Raiders will break ground in Las Vegas on Nov. 13.

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