Category: Uncategorized

Sustainability, Uncategorized

$1.1B Pittsburgh airport modernization on hold amid coronavirus concerns

May 14, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The coronavirus aside, the airport authority’s plan is to tear down an old U.S. Airways terminal and replace it with an updated one that will include ticketing, boarding, security, a new international arrival area and parking. The actual cost of […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability, Uncategorized

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Bidding & Jobsite Activity

March 23, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

It’s been 12 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the U.S. as of March 23, there have been approximately 38,500 cases and over 400 deaths due to the virus. That’s more than […]

Construction Techniques, Uncategorized

How Technology Can Improve Every Construction Phase, From Bidding to Getting Paid

March 11, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction technology can add value to your business when struggling to transition through each phase of a project. From bidding new jobs to blueprint apps, workforce time management, and exchanging payment documents, there are many free construction software options, as […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Uncategorized

NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan

January 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The $175 billion plan includes: $87 billion for surface transportation, including bridges and tunnels $35 billion for environmental facilities and parks $11 billion for economic and community development projects $9 billion for affordable, high-quality housing $19 billion for school construction […]

Construction Processes, Design, Legal, Uncategorized

Wynn alleges Resorts World Las Vegas ‘pirated’ iconic design

January 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In response to the court action, Genting said in a written statement that it is reviewing the complaint and that it will “strenuously defend the claim and take all necessary legal action, as appropriate.” Genting said it would file its […]

Construction Techniques, Uncategorized

Public canopy system can be reconfigured by drones on the fly

November 9, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Architecture is always evolving. Be it the way buildings are designed, the processes by which they are built, or the materials used. But a new prototype from the University of Stuttgart takes this continuous evolution to a new level, with […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Uncategorized

Louisiana Receives $80M Federal Windfall For Highway Construction

September 24, 2018

Via: ENR

Louisiana highway projects will get an extra $80 million boost from redistributed federal highway funds that other states did not spend. State officials say this is the largest amount of redistributed federal funds the state has ever received, although this […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Uncategorized

Fatal injuries at road construction sites among construction workers

September 6, 2018


Working at road construction sites can be dangerous. Between 2011 and 2016, 532 construction workers lost their lives at road construction sites, an average of 89 workers each year. The Center for Construction Research and Training’s (CPWR) Data Center recently […]