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When ConstrucTech Meets Manufacturing: A New World Order for Buildings

Engineering News Record - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 15:13

Technology and mobile connectivity have gone a long way toward fixing problems with the traditional design and construction process, but only a business model with volume production can reduce risk and deliver results that can truly offset unexpected events. 

10-minutes with Electric Grid Visionary Doug Houseman

Engineering News Record - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 12:00
New grid modernization efforts are announced every week. What is the purpose of that work and how much work is out there for contractors and engineers?

EPA Approves $202M WIFIA Loan to Baltimore

Engineering News Record - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 23:37

Loan covers 21% of the $942-million of a package of wastewater treatment plant and sewer system improvements.

Construction Economics for the Week of March 4, 2019

Engineering News Record - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 18:35

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

FERC Busts LNG Logjam with New Approach

Engineering News Record - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 15:12
The federal agency has developed a template to approve 12 LNG plants in the U.S.

Autodesk Opens Up Machine-Learning Advisory Tool to BIM 360 User Base

Engineering News Record - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 21:57

Autodesk has added an A.I.-based assistant to its BIM 360 software to identify risks and safety issues in large, sprawling projects.

Pittsburgh Water Agency Promises Faster Action On Lead

Engineering News Record - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 19:30
Will the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority maintain higher pace of replacement?

Denver Airport's Renovator Uncovers Potential Snag

Engineering News Record - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 19:15

The renovation of the Great Hall of Denver International Airport’s iconic Jeppesen Terminal has hit a bump. Tests are under way to determine whether the existing concrete slab can handle construction equipment loads.

California High-Speed Rail Authority Planning Response To Feds' Funding Threat

Engineering News Record - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 05:00

Government wants to withhold $929 million as Newsom vows a fight

Federal Lawsuit Accuses MOX Contractors of Fraud

Engineering News Record - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 23:46
The suit alleges that a subcontractor employee submitted thousands of fraudulent invoices totaling $6.4 million.


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