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Innovation Addresses Multiple Problems in Hampton Roads

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:10

Industry officials credit Ted Henifin, general manager of the Hampton Roads Sanitation District, with conceptualizing an innovative initiative that addresses multiple issues under one program: meeting ever-toughening water-quality requirements, ensuring sufficient supplies of drinking water, and slowing and potentially even reversing dramatic land subsidence due to sea-level rise and groundwater over-pumping.

Exec Turns Unknowns to Action to Speed Rebuild of Damaged Span

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:03

As darkness fell on fire-damaged I-85 in downtown Atlanta last April, uncertainty was as pervasive as the smoke and rubble.

Va. to Add 10 Miles of Toll Lanes to I-95

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
Virginia and Transurban have reached a deal on a 10-mile extension of I-95 express lanes.

Researchers Develop New Techniques to Calm Pipe Flow

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:31

Pipe-flow turbulence is a problem in the transport of oil, water and other fluids, and once established, it is persistent and costly.

How to Survive the Big Construction Labor Squeeze

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:20

You can’t compete with the labor shortage. It has too much control over your progress. 

Industrial Leads for the Week of January 22, 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:00

Auburn University is planning to construct a new poultry research facility at the Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center.

Pulse: Project News for the Week of January 22, 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:55

Meritage Homes of California Inc. is planning to build Vistas at Palm Valley, a residential development in Goodyear, on a 53.6-acre site located at the southwest corner of Litchfield Road and Palm Valley Boulevard.

Product Snapshot: Light Tower and Telehandler

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:50

The WCDE-4X15M-8KW-MHL towable light tower features four 1,500-W metal halide lamps capable of producing more than 600,000 lumens over a wide area.

Toyota, Mazda Mum on $1.6B Plant Procurement

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:48

Local officials say sitework is set to start in spring at the 2,500-acre cotton field near Huntsville, Ala., where automakers Toyota and Mazda on Jan. 10 announced a $1.6-billion manufacturing plant to employ about 4,000 and produce 300,000 vehicles annually.

Wall Street Sees Sector Optimism in 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:42

In early January reports to investors, construction stock analysts offered perspectives for 2018 sector growth.

New Industry Study Targets Intersection of Technology and Safety

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:20

New Dodge study reveals how firms can use emerging technologies to improve their safety training and results

Viewpoint: Successful Employee Recruiting Requires a Multifaceted Strategy

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:06

The construction industry needs to make a long-term commitment to solving workforce shortages and improving its recruiting practices

Construction Economics for the Week of January 22, 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 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

Hill Panels Gearing Up for 2018 Water-Resources Bill

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:27

Five Corps project already are in the queue for authorizations, if new WRDA bill emerges.

Southwest Pulse: Construction bids for the week of January 22, 2018

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:08

Projects of note and bidding possibilities in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.

OSHA Cites Contractor In Fatal Trench Collapse

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:00
Accident occurred in foundation work as part of a $31.5-million Massachusetts library renovation.

ENR Southwest’s 2018 Top Young Professionals

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:48

This year’s honorees embrace community service and boast extensive credentials including international experience

Calbert’s Steady Hand Guided Firm’s Success

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:42

Former leader of McCarthy Building Cos.’ Southwest division credited with expanding revenue and employee engagement

Project Neon Squeezes More Freeway Into Las Vegas

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:38

Construction team is ahead of schedule on project that will add high-occupancy vehicle lanes and other congestion-reducing features.

Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Flagstaff

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:34
Stung by a Residential Slowdown, Construction Activity Expected to Decline by Nearly 14%


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