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Construction Processes, Financial

Enbridge clears final regulatory hurdle for $2.6B Minnesota pipeline project

December 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Union leaders lauded the news, saying it is well timed to provide good construction jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic and related unemployment. “Thousands of our friends and neighbors across Minnesota look forward to using their construction skills to protect our […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Port Authority of NY/NJ proposes $1.2B cut to construction spending

November 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The Port Authority oversees aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities in the New York City area. Although it’s not clear which projects would be impacted by the cuts, executive director Rick Cotton indicated that those under construction now — […]


Sustainability

$2.3B office tower breaks ground in New York City despite COVID-19 challenges

November 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Despite the fact that Manhattan’s office towers remain 85% unoccupied, according to the New York Post, the One Madison Avenue development team is betting on a revival of the sector once COVID-19 has passed. The most likely tenants for the […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Biden unveils DOT transition team

November 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Agency transition teams are in charge of reviewing current projects and ongoing initiatives, meeting with career federal employees and preparing the members of the incoming cabinet for their roles and priorities, according to Federal News Network. The rest of the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Mass timber construction reaching for new heights

November 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is set to erect a 25-story mass timber apartment building in the summer of 2022, marking the world’s tallest building of its kind — that is, until it’s eclipsed by a 40-story mass timber office building expected to […]


Sustainability

Casino construction gets a boost from voters

November 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The hospitality industry in two states got a boost last week, thanks to voters who approved measures that will pave the way for new casino construction in coming months. Initiatives approving and expanding casino gambling in Virginia and Nebraska will […]


Sustainability

8 hospital megaprojects in the US

October 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

When the coronavirus pandemic first broke out in the U.S., “flattening the curve” became the mantra for helping to support hospitals and save beds for patients who most needed them. Some hospitals even wrapped up parts of construction early to […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Report: Nearly half of America’s deadliest jobs are in construction

October 13, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry jobs that made the list of the top 25 most dangerous jobs include: derrick workers, who set up and operate drilling equipment roofers ironworkers crane operators landscaping supervisors highway and general maintenance workers mining machine operators cement […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

3 ways to create a safe equipment and working environment

October 5, 2020

Via: ISHN

Cleanliness is a foundational element to any successful safety culture. In today’s environment, it’s also a topic of many discussions and the emphasis of new protocols across industries – and the world. Safety should be engrained in the culture and […]


Sustainability

Construction scores a hat trick: Starts, jobs, backlog all rise

September 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Nevertheless, the good news came with a dose of caution: “While there are reasons to believe that the months ahead will present challenges for nonresidential construction — including tighter credit conditions, weak state and local government finances and elevated commercial […]