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Latest Top (15) News


More, Not Fewer, Work-Zone Cameras

Driving faster than the posted limit in a highway work zone, no one enjoys the sting of a speeding ticket for $250 or higher—as it would be in, for example, Illinois—especially if you are caught on camera and not by a cop.



Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:43:00 -0400


ENR Drives Ford’s 2017 Super Duty Pickups

In the world of work trucks, it’s not every day that a segment-leading model gets a complete makeover, but the all-new 2017 Ford Super Duty is the line’s first major change since 1999, the company says.



Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:30:00 -0400


Additional Insured Clauses Need Care
Ideas about how to stay off the legal merry-go-round.

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:26:00 -0400


After Teresa May Review, UK Clears Path To Finish Hinkley Nuclear Plant
The deal opens the door to China to own and build the Bradwell B plant using its own reactor design.

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400


Water Resources Bill Sails Through the Senate

Attention shifts to the House, which could take up a bill next week that focuses just on Corps projects and policies.



Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:00:00 -0400


Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality - 399 Fremont

Despite a force majeure port slowdown hampering the procurement of a Chinese curtain wall, German cabinets and Italian window-washing equipment, San Francisco’s 399 Fremont finished nearly two months early.



Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:19:00 -0400


Award of Merit Sports/Entertainment - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Built on the University of Toronto Scarborough campus in time for the 2015 Pan American Games, the CA$158-million ($122 million) sports complex represents Canada’s largest investment in an amateur sports facility to date.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:19:00 -0400


Best Green Project - Stanford Energy Systems Innovations at Stanford University
The team for Stanford University’s $438-million central plant replacement, designed to be 70% more energy-efficient, tiptoed around the 25,000 people who use the 8,000-acre campus daily.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:19:00 -0400


Best Retail/Mixed-Use Development - Shanghai Tower
Shanghai Construction Group ranks protecting the crews working 300 meters above grade and higher—especially while erecting the cantilevered steel structure and the curtain-wall bracing system—as the most challenging aspect faced during construction of the 632-m-tall Shanghai Tower.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:19:00 -0400


Product Snapshot: Infrared Camera and Tower Crane

The RevealPRO thermal imaging camera is a compact infrared sensor that can be used to monitor curing concrete or in HVAC applications.



Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400


DOE Continues Push To End MOX Project’s Construction
The Dept. of Energy continued its campaign to halt construction of the multibillion-dollar Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility project, often referred to as MOX, this time by pointing out construction errors and defects during a Sept. 8 media tour of the Savannah River Site facility.

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:15:00 -0400


Smaller Airports Dream Big While LAX Builds Even Bigger
ENR visits regional airports as part of its Project Runways series

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0400


DOE Award Advances Maine Tidal Energy Project Program
At the mouth of the Bay of Fundy on the border between easternmost Maine and New Brunswick, Canada, Ocean Renewable Power Co. has been testing huge undersea turbines that the company claims eventually will generate low-cost tidal power from the tidal flow in Cobscook Bay for all of Downeast Maine.

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:36:00 -0400


Intrusion-Detection System Protects Workers and Trains

In an effort to prevent train accidents on a new $2.3-billion, 10-mile-long extension line in San Francisco, the Berryessa-Valley Transportation Authority/Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) team is installing a railroad intrusion-detection system (RIDS) that uses warning devices originally developed for protecting shipping ports from break-ins.



Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:21:00 -0400


First Drive: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Midsize Pickup Truck
There are jobs for which only a jackhammer will do, and there are situations that call for a tool with more finesse.

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:10:00 -0400
 







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Latest Top (25) News


Coordination Critical on Shared Downtown Los Angeles Site

It’s common knowledge that fast-tracked construction comes with scheduling and logistical risks, even for a single-building project.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:00:00 -0400


People: California

David Lundgren Jr. has been hired as a principal in Stantec’s San Francisco office, where he will lead the environmental practice.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:48:00 -0400


Snapshot: California

Swinerton project accountant Thea Hem took this iPhone photo, which shows the dramatic scale of the Trinity Venus sculpture by Lawrence Argent in San Francisco.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:32:00 -0400


Pulse: California

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District will accept bids through Aug. 2 for the Earthquake Safety Program Transbay Tube (TBT) Internal Retrofit.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:21:00 -0400


Diverse Work Boosts Centenarian's Revenue
From skyscrapers in San Francisco and Los Angeles to high-technology facilities, Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co. has earned a reputation for taking on tough jobs during its 100 years in California.

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:23:00 -0400


Growing Revenue, Strong Backlogs Keep Contractors Buzzing

The construction boom in California continues to widen to a scale hard to imagine just a few years ago.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:46:00 -0400


City Scoop: Sacramento

The Sacramento market “has improved significantly during the past year as the economy gains strength and the housing market makes a steady comeback,” says Teri Jones.



Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:07:00 -0400