Weekly Grind: Summer Heat Won’t Stop these Women in Construction!
$1B Technology Park Proposed in Chicago
In a suburb of Chicago, a billion dollar “technology park” is currently being considered, seeking to house “tenants in the areas of robotic, digital and automated manufacturing technology and data storage”.
What Glass Ceiling? Hurdles and Obstacles are no Match for Women in Construction
A Solution to San Francisco’s Tipping Millennium Building?
Priced somewhere between $100 to $150 million, engineers believe to have finally found a solution to San Francisco’s sinking Millennium Building.
Is 2017 is the Year of the Californian Contractor?
Although some suggest that a bubble may be forming, this has been one of the best years for the Californian contractor. Find out more here.
A Different Kind of Summer Camp: Construction Camp for Girls
In Atlanta, a different kind of summer camp has been created. MAGIC is for girls interested in construction and specialized skills and it’s already creating waves…
In Portland: Here’s how the Solar Eclipse will Affect Local Construction
On August 21st, the Great American Total Solar Eclipse will cover almost 90% of the state of Oregon begging the question, how will Portland’s construction industry be affected?
Presidential West Wing to Prepare for August Construction and Renovation
While the President takes a “working vacation” during the month of August, the West Wing will undergo various renovations and maintenance related projects.
Designing Classrooms to be the Safest They Have Ever Been
Despite schools everywhere taking further security measures to combat shootings and other violence related incidents, the actual structure of classrooms and schools are now being examined in the hopes of making schools the safest they can be.
New Construction Tech Advancement in Transportation Machinery
The LX01 is Volvo Construction Equipment’s prototype electric-hybrid wheel loader and it is changing the construction transportation game. Learn more about it right here.
EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Loans Enabled for 12 Construction Project
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just enabled 12 different construction projects to apply for a new low interest loan. The various projects include wastewater treatment, drinking water accessibility, and sewer water overflow.
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