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Judge Strikes Down Trump Suspension of Clean Water Rule

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 21:30
The court action is the latest in a confusing maze around the controversial Obama-era WOTUS rule.

Northwest Announces Best Projects Winners

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:00
ENR Northwest is proud to announce the latest winners of its annual Best Projects awards competition.

Two Insurers Balk at Coverage for FIGG on Florida Collapse

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:40
One attorney estimates the total settlements for death and injury could top $90 million.

Blending Lean and CPM Scheduling for a Competitive Advantage

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:00

Lean Construction and CPM have strong track records, but many in E&C view these methodologies as disparate approaches. It’s time to rethink this equation to harness the exponential power of both.

Carpenters Break With New York Building Trades in Pact With Developer

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:15
An initial victory by a developer that is in a battle with New York unions.

Oregon Code Officials First to Approve Hybrid Mass Timber Buildings

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:15

Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to provide a prescriptive path for the construction of hybrid tall-timber buildings.

Image, Video Data From Earthcam and TrueLook Integrated Into Autodesk BIM 360 Platform

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:02

Users of Autodesk's BIM 360 construction management platform now have access construction video and photography captured in Earthcam and TrueLook accounts.

Army Researchers Refine 3D-Printed Concrete Barracks

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:26

U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers' researchers, leading a building team that recently completed the 3D printing of 9.5-ft-tall reinforced concrete walls for a 32-ft x 16-ft deployable barracks, are setting their sights on their next project--3D printing of concrete roof beams--even before they have put the precast concrete lid on the printed walls.

Dozens Die as Cable-Stayed Bridge Collapses in Italy

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:12
More than 200 firefighters and specialist rescue teams struggled through huge amounts of debris left by a collapsed 90-m-tall A-frame pylon and around 100 m of decks on either side.

Feds Move to Expand State Role in Wetland Permitting

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:14
Corps of Engineers and EPA issue new guidance they hope to clarify waters open and off limits to expedited state regulation.

Virtual Fall Protection App Debuts

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:05

Users can assemble a safety system that either saves or dooms a worker

ENR Southwest Best Project Winners 2018

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 04:00
ENR Southwest is pleased to announce that the judges have completed their work. Find out which projects have been selected as winners of the 2018 Best Projects competition.

China Works to Limit Disastrous Rail Construction Accidents

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:36
Placing blame for an industry with a worse-than-spotty recent safety history.

Construction Vet Peter Lehrer Joins Calif.-based CM Cumming

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:27
Exec change follows new ownership link with his New York firm; buyups alter other industry C-suites

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopens Early for the Second Straight Summer

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:44

For the second consecutive summer, the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation has completed substantial work on an accelerated bridge project early.

Construction Economics for the Week of August 20, 2018

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:00

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

Washington’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:00

The first-ever diverging diamond Interchange for Washington state enters the construction phase this year at the interchange between Interstate 5 and State Route 510 in Lacey, south of Tacoma.


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