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Richmond’s Confederate Monuments, One Year Later

Richmond’s Confederate Monuments, One Year Later

Protests brought down most of the statues on Monument Avenue — except Robert E. Lee’s.
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Birmingham approves Watkin Jones ' tower block

Watkin Jones has received resolution to grant permission for a build-to-rent scheme in the centre of Birmingham.
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Submissions open for 2022 RAIC International Prize

Submissions open for the 2022 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) International Prize. Hariri Pontarini Architects won the 2019 International Prize for the Baha’i Temple of South America in Chile.
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Construction stocks see boost from Biden's $973B infrastructure spending bill

The deal is smaller than the initial $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan Biden originally proposed, but shares of construction and materials stocks …
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Kobelco updates 50-tonne class excavators

Kobelco has added a pair of new Stage V compliant 50-tonne crawler excavators to its product family.
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CII – Zero Accidents Techniques

CII – Zero Accidents Techniques

Include the site-specific safety programs and implementation, auditing, and incentive efforts to create a project environment and a level of training that embraces the mindset that all accidents are preventable and that zero accidents is an obtainable goal.
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Dodge Momentum Index Increases in September

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Is Corso's ready to follow in Green Circle's footsteps?

The property is zoned R-3, which can “be triplexes up to apartment buildings,” … perennial plants to the public and national home improvement stores.
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Giant Favco luffer departs its Somerset stage

The world’s strongest luffing jib tower crane is leaving Somerset having completed its work at Hinkley Point C.
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Colin Montoute joins WXY as new architecture director

Colin Montoute, AIA, LEED AP, NOMA, has joined WXY architecture + urban design in New York as architecture director. The firm also promoted several key people, including two new directors in planning and urban design Chris Rice and David Vega-Barachowitz.
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SPAB archive now online

SPAB archive now online

The archive of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings is now available online
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U.S. Construction Spending Inches Up To New Record High In April

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) – A report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed U.S. construction spending increased by less than expected in the month of April.The Commerce Department said …
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Rashid Johnson Welcomes Everyone to His Red Stage on Astor Place

Do what you want, people!
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Legacy at Livermore construction on pause after contractor files for bankruptcy

Construction on the new Legacy at Livermore downtown housing and retail development has come to a temporary halt, according to a statement …
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Submissions open for 2021 Emerging Leader Awards

Submissions are now open for Construction Canada’s 3rd Annual Emerging Leader Awards. The awards recognize members of the AEC community who demonstrate excellence, impress and inspire their co-workers, and are well on their way to becoming the next leaders in the profession.
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Data Center Construction Market Continues to Boom, Continue Reading on Construction Dive

Data Center Construction Market Continues to Boom, Continue Reading on Construction Dive

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Offset mortgages: are they making a post-Covid comeback?

Similarly, some people have earmarked a large sum for something like a big home improvement project, or buying another property, but don't know …
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ConstructConnect's Hot Projects – June 1, 2021

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects, both public and private, for the week. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads.
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A Visit to the Soon-to-Open Museum of American Restaurant China

It’s upstairs at Fishs Eddy on 19th Street and Broadway in the private sanctum of proprietor Julie Gaines.
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Komatsu widens machine control offering

The new Komatsu PC360LCi-11 and PC360NLCi-11 with iMC 2.0 are excavators that promise “high productivity earthmoving and precision grading”, the Japanese manufacturer says.
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May Construction Retreats 5 Percent

May Construction Retreats 5 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $513.4 billion, new construction starts in May dropped 5% from the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.
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Dodge Momentum Index Dips in September

The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, dropping to 115.8 (2000=100) for the month, down 0.7% from August’s reading of 116.6 according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.
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April Construction Advances 3 Percent

New construction starts in April rose 3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $533.7 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.
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Tiny Home Design With a Hidden Bed

The tiny home builder Cubist Engineering, which is based in Greenwich, New York has created a very interesting tiny home, which has no standard bedroom. Instead, the bed is stowed away under the ceiling in the living room and lowered with the press of a button when needed. The so-called Sturgis is a 21 ft (6.4 m)-long towable home, and despite its very small size it is quite spacious. Most of the space is gained […]
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Improve your competitive edge with Ecospan.

Vulcraft’s Ecospan structural floor system provides innovative, results-driven building solutions that delivers standards for safety, design flexibility, sound mitigation, and fire ratings.
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Bechtel settles gender pay claims with 0,000 payment

Bechtel settles gender pay claims with $200,000 payment

The Labor Department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that Bechtel paid 22 female engineers less than their male counterparts.
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Amey Consulting to design Clyde bridge approaches

Amey Consulting has won the design contract for the roads to align with a major new bridge being built over the River Clyde.
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Suspect jailed after police say he stole tools from QC construction site

About 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police say, Kuehl broke a lock and entered a construction trailer on the street. He then took construction tools valued at …
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Former Iron Workers' Union Agent Sentenced for Jobsite Attack

Former Indiana union local manager Thomas Williamson, 70, receives four years in federal prison for 2016 extortion attempt and beating of non-union contractor.

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News zu NASDAQ EMERGING MARKETS CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS LARGE MID CAP AUD NTR INDEX

NASDAQ EMERGING MARKETS CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS LARGE MID CAP AUD NTR INDEX News: Die neuesten Meldungen zum NASDAQ EMERGING MARKETS CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS LARGE MID CAP AUD NTR INDEX Index im …
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Procore IPO could raise 6M, result in .3B valuation

Procore IPO could raise $616M, result in $8.3B valuation

The 18-year-old construction software maker filed paperwork this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of its market debut.
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Construction worker falls 30 feet from roof of Amazon facility in Kingston, officials say

The worker is being taken to a trauma center by medical helicopter. Officials are calling the incident a “construction accident.”.
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VolkerStevin brings in Taziker to help with HS2 viaduct

Multi-disciplinary engineering specialist Taziker has been awarded a contract by VolkerStevin to support construction of the HS2 Colne Valley viaduct in Buckinghamshire.
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Prices Rise Sharply as Clouds Darken Construction Insurance Market for Buyers

Brokers report increases in major coverage types, with highest in excess and umbrellas.

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How Netflix’s Halston Re-created the Disco-Era Glamour and Seediness of New York

Mirrors, Mylar, and a harem tent: The production designer on Ryan Murphy’s latest period show tells all.
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Boys & Girls Club breaks ground in Chicago suburbs

Boys & Girls Club breaks ground in Chicago suburbs

The Boys & Girls Club of South Elgin, Illinois, has commenced construction of its new 1858-m2 (20,000-sf) Clubhouse at the village’s former public works building.
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Quickest Way to Do a Wall Framing Takeoff

Estimating construction materials for a wall frame starts with a construction plan or sketch and requires a few simple calculations.
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Construction Partners A mit Zahlen zum abgelaufenen Quartal

Construction Partners A hat am 07.05.2021 die Bilanz zum am 31.03.2021 abgelaufenen Quartal präsentiert. Das Ergebnis je Aktie fiel negativ aus. Der Verlust je Papier wurde auf 0,044 USD beziffert. Im …
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Cabana Resort surpasses 50% sold, seasonal rush continues

The current widely publicized shortages of home improvement components … Superior concrete block construction is used throughout and sound …
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Jackson Street redevelopment sees new construction ongoing

TUPELO • With home prices and materials costs shooting up, one of the city's most intensive efforts to spur residential construction has seen fresh …
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Roadwork Robot Autonomously Digs Out, Repairs Buried Utility Lines

Roadwork Robot Autonomously Digs Out, Repairs Buried Utility Lines

Looking to speed their ongoing overhaul of the U.K.’s second largest gas distribution network, gas utility SGN has been investing in the development of the autonomous RRES roadworks robot from ULC Technologies. 

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Morgan Sindall signs for Carlisle Southern Link Road

Cumbria County Council has selected Morgan Sindall for the £144m Carlisle Southern Link Road project.
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Tender rejections down for first time in weeks — is this progress?

Yet, Americans are still spending 55% more on furniture, 50% more on home improvement, and ~100% more online retail spending on a two-year …
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Marshalls sticks with Hiab for cranes

Marshalls, manufacturer of paving blocks and other hard landscaping products, has placed a £4.3m order for Hiab truck loader cranes.
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Bidders sought for £24m Dudley Interchange

Transport for West Midlands has published the tender notice for its £24m Dudley Interchange project.
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Putting 'an offer on the table,' Republican senators unveil 8B infrastructure plan

Putting 'an offer on the table,' Republican senators unveil $568B infrastructure plan

The Republican Roadmap announced yesterday leaves out the corporate tax increase that is part of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion initiative.
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Florida Puts Brakes on $20B Plan to Fast-Track Expansion of Highway Corridors

The action comes just two years after the corridor development program was first adopted.

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Research project targets mass recycling of turbine blades

Aker Offshore Wind, Aker Horizons and Strathclyde University are to collaborate on accelerating the recycling of glass fibre products.
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Remodeling Through a Pandemic: COVID’s Effect on Home Improvement

During the past 10 months of COVID19 lockdowns, homeowners have changed the way they think about their homes and have made many changes to improve them in ways that better serve their needs.
In a qualitative study conducted by The Caney Group in partnership with HIRI, we identified five major themes about homeowner remodeling attitudes, behaviors, and future remodeling plans.
#1 Pandemic lockdowns drove short-term fixes
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Fulcrum wins Fairham utility works

Sheffield-based Fulcrum, a utility infrastructure and services provider, has secured two new contracts for work in Nottingham.
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