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Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B New York NHL arena targets spring construction start

October 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Oak View Group is also leading the $700 million KeyArena redevelopment project in Seattle. Oak View will be responsible for the cost of design, permitting and construction and must absorb cost overruns and liability for defects that might arise on […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fighting the Fatal Four: OSHA-Based Solutions to Construction’s Deadliest Hazards

October 10, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

At first glance, the concept of the “fatal four” may sound like a scare tactic implemented by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to keep construction workers on their toes. However, these four hazards accounted for nearly 64% of […]


Construction Processes, Design

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

October 3, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of virtual design and construction (VDC) and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break […]


Sustainability

U.S. Construction Spending Up 0.1% in August

October 1, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,318.5 billion in August 2018. This is 0.1% higher than July’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,315.4 billion to $1,317.4 billion. June’s estimate was revised back up from […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction start set for $2.5B Times Square development

September 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

According to a report from Total Retail earlier this year, experiential retail is a major trend in the industry in response to the ever-increasing use of mobile devices, a shift to e-commerce, and reduced traffic through malls and other traditional […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Contractors remain upbeat in Q2, according to ABC’s latest Construction Confidence Index

September 25, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction contractors remained confident during the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. More than three in four construction firms expect that sales will continue to rise over the […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Uncategorized

Fatal injuries at road construction sites among construction workers

September 6, 2018

Via: ISHN

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 […]


Sustainability

Balfour Beatty tapped for Miami-area mixed-use project

July 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Real Deal reported back in January that NPI secured a $158.4 million construction loan for Gables Station from the Bank of the Ozarks and that a company led by Life Time Fitness executive Parham Javaheri had leased approximately 90,000 […]


Construction Processes, Regulations, Sustainability

Troy Construction’s current natural gas and pipeline contracts worth more than $1B

July 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Of course, other contractors are benefiting from the rising demand for natural gas as well. In June, Bechtel announced that Sempra Energy of San Diego had selected it to help develop an up to $9 billion LNG facility in Port […]


Sustainability

Association: More tariffs will hurt construction, other industries

June 21, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

China has also pushed back against the U.S. for leveling steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) tariffs earlier this year. In April, the country filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization claiming that the tariffs violate international trade laws. The […]