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State budget officers' report shows upturns for transportation, environmental categories, but cutback in higher education.
Industry practitioner-academic says construction generations must share knowledge and skills.
NASA's new satellite will join the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite to map soil moisture levels.
Pro-Keystone lawmakers vow to bring the bill up again during the next Congress.
Owners' group CURT will release its new targeted labor supply tool in December and an updated workforce risk mitigation white paper next February.
Contracts, awards, bids and proposals from Dodge.
Hub organization, to be based in Sydney, is to coordinate and facilitate the infrastructure program.
A surety sues a contractor who had died and an appeals court tells another surety that it can't wiggle out of a claim because of its own online-system error.
Volvo shifts production of motor graders and backhoes to SDLG in China.
Risk professionals and brokers, the Willis chief executive said, must assess operational risks in P3s, supply chain and cyber theft, as well as new carriers and underwriters entering the market.
Now in the early stages of construction, the expansion project is estimated to cost $4 billion and has an optimistic target of one year to complete.
Pension agency report comes weeks before legislative provisions to help ailing plans are set to expire.
Jacobs Engineering mames new consumer products sector exec as new CFO, while Balfour Beatty seeks a new one
Crane owners are gradually seeing the benefits of telematics for managing what is a capital intensive and risky business.
Japan rail companies are planning to compete in the emerging high-speed-rail market in India.
Sevenson signs $2.7-million pact to cover activities of convicted former manager it claims it was unaware of.
India will launch a probe of flash flood risks now faced on the Brahmaputra River, also known a the Tsangpo in China.
Chinese competitor, already building another new Israeli port, could not be awarded the new job.
International firms enjoying a bounty of bridge work in Africa.
Long gestating multi-billion-dollar project at the city's western edge has won government approval.
Sector's employment gain helped push slight reduction in country's overall joblessness in the third quarter.
Tangled financing stopped work at the processing plant, touted as a boon to the depressed Mesabi Range when worked started in 2008.
Agency will determine by early 2015 if product is still eligible for federal aid reimbursement.
The projects we profile in this special section all stretch the limits of what is possible.
Bentley Systems' CTO explains why software for design and construction has to keep pace with the evolution of the internet, cloud and powerful hardware.
Science fiction or last-resort solution for climate change?
Construction firms are squeezing out a little more cash on technology investments, but many still cling to the use of spreadsheets for project management, a new survey says.
Parched California will get a $7.5-billion water refreshment, but a $600M rail initiative in Austin, Texas and several big school funding measures in other states failed to pass.
Construction is pushing for action on spending, pension, insurance and defense bills before the end of December.
The $1.4-billion Fulton Center opens in lower Manhattan and the industry's jobless rate drops to the lowest level in seven years.
Dodge forecasts a 9% increase in construction starts next year.
U.S. part of the plan faces fierce opposition from congressional Republicans, who gained more clout in Nov. 4 elections.
These five projects spring from the minds of sci-fi authors, but some might become reality in the near future.
A computational fluid dynamics software accounts for climate and wind flow through cityscapes.
Effort to build world record length bridge between Sicily and mainland Italy has stopped.
Hong Kong-based developer HKND Group is proposing to build an interoceanic canal across Nicaragua.
NASA plans to build a lunar base within a decade.
Proposed mega pyramid would house 250,000 residents.
Construction of world's first underwater hotel planned.
ENR puts the world’s tallest telescopic boom lifts, the Genie SX-180 and JLG 1850SJ Ultra Boom, through a rodeo of tests.
The Hilti PD-E laser meter is designed for outdoor use and has a range of more than 650 feet.
SketchUp 2015 premiers at Trimble Dimensions.
People told a former Army Corps of Engineers commander that sustainability was a slogan destined for oblivion, but he says ‘Nuts!’ to that argument.
Megaproject analyst Ed Merrow urges constructors to proceed with care when undertaking projects founded on poor definition and planning.
Owners and engineers push the envelope on technology and scale, but what are the impacts?
E&C companies improved results in Q3, but face project charges and some staff cutbacks.
Proposed bubble-like structures containing environmentally controlled air would offer urban havens in polluted cities.
Very Large Structure would be a self-contained city, equipped with treads to enable it to move to new locations.
Proposed Bering Strait Tunnel would link Asia to North America.
Hyperloop concept for low-pressure tube mass transit system proposed by Elon Musk.
New corporation eyes a potentially lucrative Latin American infrastructure and energy market.
space elevator will enable people and cargo to be transported to geostationary earth orbit far more efficiently and cheaply than rockets can
American Concrete Institute publishes the first major overhaul of its structural concrete building code, ACI 318-14, since 1969
Former NYC traffic commish wants toll reforms on area crossings.
American Society of Civil Engineers and Tianjin University convene experts on sustainable engineering and construction.
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is focusing on the urban context and green-building issues
Massive dam with embedded turbines promises to convert tidal movements into energy.
Contracts, awards, bids and proposals from Dodge Data & Analytics.
Following several major acquisitions, Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., unveiled a new cloud-based interoperability platform for its design, build and operation tools at its annual Dimensions conference in Las Vegas on November 3.
Call or email your senator to support three measures prohibiting construction reverse auctions, helping small design firms compete for design-build contracts and putting an end to endless individual surety fraud.
Heavy construction group, the Moles, and National Academy of Construction cite executives for industry leadership
Judges select 15 regional winners spanning a variety of categories.
Meet the Jury
The region's best overall project overcame many challenges before shovels even hit the ground.
E Ink Innovation Center
Cross Insurance Center
Logan International Airport - Terminal B Improvements
Increase in jobs concentrated in specialty contractors, heavy-civil sectors, as buildings segment sheds positions.
Wat Nawamintararachutis Thai Temple and Meditation Center (NMR)
MaineGeneral Medical Center - Alford Center for Health
Berklee College of Music Mixed-Use Project
Checkered House Bridge Truss Widening
South Shore Educational Collaborative
225 Binney Street
Alewife Stormwater Wetland Project
Lower Beacon Street Sewer Separation
Project news from McGraw Hill Construction’s Dodge
After steady growth in 2014, starts will gain next year from more work in residential, commercial and institutional sectors, says Dodge Data & Analytics.
Republicans take Senate control but majority isn't large enough to block filibusters or override vetoes.
Traditional CAD platforms are no longer, the company says, reflecting a shifting approach to building information management tools.
In addition to the design competition, Mayor Walsh announces a regional climate-change summit for next spring
The U.S. shale gas revolution is spurring construction of LNG liquefaction plants and export terminals.
Troja bridge opens over Vlata River following construction setbacks and agreement on funding disputes.
Payload of 26 mini-satellites is lost in the explosion of a rocket carrying supplies to International Space Station on Oct. 28.
Governor’s report outlines progress, including 600 upcoming community resilience projects.
One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Document could signal changes agency is weighing.
Driving down energy costs in buildings and manufacturing operations helps the bottom line and benefits society.
This week we look at a rotating telehandler from Manitou and a mini excavator from Caterpillar.
Contracts, awards, bids and proposals from Dodge.
The 555-ft-long bridge was demolished in October due to design flaws, the owner confirms.
Costs were a prime consideration for the small town in east Texas as it weighed expenses for an important recreational facility.
Facility will allow researchers test engineered devices subjected to hurricane forces at sea.
Marketers and field engineers gained most, but discretionary bonuses suffered with tanking profits in recesssions
National Demolition Association hires Cheryl Caulfield to replace the retiring Michael Taylor
Retired exec, who died in Oct. 19 drowning accident, was key to firm's win of $1.3B I-15 Utah highway rehab megaproject
Private and public construction sectors slipped from August levels but posted year-over-year gains.
With the Obama administration weeks away from issuing recommendations for how to speed delivery of infrastructure projects and streamline private financing, the vice president advocated for more private investment in infrastructure on Oct. 27.