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Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Google embarks on $13B data center expansion

February 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Silicon Valley is becoming too small and too pricey for tech workers to flourish and the same is true for their employers. The West Coast has long benefited from the economic impact technical powerhouses like Microsoft, Google and Amazon have […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

The basics of building commissioning

February 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Commissioning isn’t a new concept. The term actually dates back to shipbuilding; a commissioned ship is one that’s deemed ready for service. However, a ship must pass several milestones before setting sail. The equipment has to be installed and tested, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Elevator-related construction deaths on the rise

February 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

On Feb 2., a worker who fell 40 feet down an elevator shaft at the $3.6 billion Salt Lake City International Airport redevelopment project a few days earlier succumbed to his injuries and died. He was reportedly an employee of […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum announce plans to build $10B LNG export facility

February 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

McDermott International on Tuesday said that it had been awarded — along with joint venture partners Chiyoda International Corp. and Zachry Group — a “mega contract” to build the Golden Pass project. McDermott did not release the exact contract amount […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Construction fatalities up in New York state, down in NYC

February 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In New York City, construction safety has a champion in Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., as well as in the Construction Fraud Task Force his office created. The task force goes after contractors that commit safety, wage and other […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Nonresidential construction spending dips in November

February 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

National nonresidential construction spending declined 1% in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data recently released. The release of November data, originally scheduled for Jan. 3, was delayed by the partial government shutdown. […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Port of Alaska construction costs soar to nearly $2B

February 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

According to port officials, 90% of all the fuel and other cargo delivered to Alaska comes by ship, and the Port of Alaska handles 50% of that traffic. Its docks are 50 years old, and officials fear that the 10-year […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

U.S. Construction Spending Increased 0.8% in November 2018

February 1, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

After being delayed a month due to the recent government shutdown, the U.S. Census Bureau just released the latest construction spending numbers for November 2018. Construction spending rose 0.8% in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,299.9 billion. […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

$1.7B of construction underway in Charlotte central hub

February 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The increase in business and residential populations in Charlotte have also resulted in an expansion of the city’s transit systems and highway modernization projects, creating work for contractors specializing in infrastructure work in addition to generating jobs for multifamily and […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Arizona, Nevada Construction Job Gains Dip, But Remain Strong Year-Over-Year

January 29, 2019

Via: ENR

In general, late 2018 showed solid job numbers in the Southwest region of Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. Major building projects, ranging from entertainment to housing, drove growth in all three states. From November 2017 to November 2018, Arizona added […]