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Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Albuquerque

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:20

Total Value of New Contracts Expected to Grow by More Than 34% This Year

Southwest People: Construction business updates for January 2018

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:00
Hirings, promotions from the architecture, construction and engineering industry in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.

UK Contracting Giant Carillion Collapses as Rescue Talks Fail

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:19
Government take steps to secure contracts, employee pay as lenders bail on deal to fix firm's $2.1 billion debt; some fears of industry-wide impacts.

Seattle Tunnel May Open in 2018

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00

Swedish Contracting Giant NCC Taps Sweco Chief as CEO

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:40
Design firm's Tomas Carlsson to take top role to boost slumping results at $6.1B construction firm.

How Long Will We Wait Be For Positive Train Control?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:13
The technology is well-established, as are the endless deadline extensions.

Santee Cooper Triggers Buy Out by Dominion Energy

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:43

Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Energy has agreed to buy SCANA Corp. in a deal valued at $14.6 billion after the failure of two new nuclear units being built by SCANA and Santee Cooper at the V.C. Summer plant in South Carolina.

Northeast Freeze Bursts Pipes Across Northeast

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:30

Crews repaired water and sewer lines across the East Coast

Photo Contest Judges Made the Tough Calls

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:17

Our annual photo contest issue comes about as close as we can get to the direct delivery of reader­- driven content in ENR.

Q&A: Construction Engineer Shifts to Construction Photography

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:15

A Q&A with a Structural Engineer who hung it up for construction photography

Image Recognition Software Aids ENR Photo Contest Judges Again

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:15

Machine-learning, artificial-intelligence system designed to flag safety hazards on construction sites has once again provided a backstop for the judges of ENR’s annual photo contest.

ENR's "2017 Year in Construction" Photo Contest Winners

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:15

Vast expanses. Whimsy. Repeating patterns. Unusual vantage points. During judging of the hundreds of photos submitted into the 2017 ENR Photo Contest, entries seemed to organize themselves into discrete subjects.

East to Rise in Global Market

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:10

Following a slowdown in worldwide construction output last year, 2018 will start a long period of growth, reaching 15% of total GDP by 2032, according to a new forecast.

Salas O'Brien Acquires Ohio's Varo Engineers

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:34

Santa Ana, Calif.-based Salas O'Brien, a national facilities design and planning firm, has merged with Columbus, Ohio-based Varo Engineers, creating a combined firm with 16 offices and 460 employee-owners.

Group of House Members Outlines 'Menu' of Infrastructure Solutions

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:59
Bipartisan 48-member group unveiled report in advance of not-yet-released Trump plan.

Infractions Stop Work on Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:59

Order was long overdue, says former state DEP secretary. Nationwide, 2018 outlook for pipelines is bullish.

Euro Grid Operator Eyes $1.8 Billion North Sea Wind Islands

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:42

To expand offshore wind in Europe and reduce the cost of connecting turbines farther out to sea by cable as coastal locations fill up, TenneT, a major European transmission grid operator, is studying the feasibility of building a $1.8-billion man-made wind-farm island in the North Sea between the U.K. and Denmark—and maybe others.

Product Snapshot: Tool Lanyard and Skid Steer Tweel

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:15

The Super Coil tool lanyard can provide an 18-ft-dia working area and retract to only 42 in.

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

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:10
Project News from Dodge Data & Analytics


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