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GroupBC revenues up 33%

Extranet Evolution

Re-energised following its November 2014 MBO, UK construction collaboration vendor GroupBC is growing revenues and increasing profitability.

Vocational Truck Sales Grow: Kenworth

Construction Equipment

The economy keeps rolling along, and with it, healthy activity in construction. That translates to continued growth in orders for vocational trucks, said Kenworth Truck Co. executives at their headquarters in Kirkland, Wash., last week.

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Construction of Slabs on Ground -Design Considerations Based on ACI and ASTM

The Constructor

Construction of Slab on Ground- Design Elements The construction of slab on ground requires certain basic design elements. These design elements must. Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design Slabs

Indeed Expanding, Adding 500 Jobs In Connecticut

Business Facilities Blog

The tech company will invest $26.5 million to expand its Stamford, CT offices, with help from a $7 million low-interest loan from the state. Read: Indeed Expanding, Adding 500 Jobs In Connecticut. Capital Investment Connecticut Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Business Incentives connecticut Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Economic Development Employment Expansion Indeed Site Selection Technology Workforce Development

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Is Jacobs Close to a Deal to Buy CH2M?

ENR Construction

The U.S. giants did not comment on acquisition talks in reports by the Times of London and Bloomberg

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Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Business Facilities Blog

As the demand for shovel-ready industrial sites keeps growing, more and more locations are initiating certified sites programs that streamline the approval process for new developments. Read: Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running.

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ARS, Memphis Catholic High School partner for local inner city students

Constructor Magazine

ARS is in its tenth year of sponsoring Memphis Catholic High School’s “Education that Works” intern program

SFO's Leaning Tower Tips Two More Inches Since January

Construction Equipment

San Francisco's Millennium Tower on Mission Street is still sinking and tilting, despite efforts to stop the building's settling.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

5 laws every designer can live by

BD+C

The word design has evolved to have many different meanings in the last decades. It seems there is some new kind of “design” being born every year—from graphic and architectural to web, game, food, experience … and everything in between. So what is design? Who are designers?

Is Jacobs Close to A Deal to Acquire CH2M?

ENR Construction

The U.S. giants did not comment in an acquisition report by the Times of London, but one industry analyst offers perspective on a possible link

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Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report

Business Facilities Blog

The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century. Read: Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report.

RK Mechanical CEO Kinning wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Constructor Magazine

Rick Kinning wins in the Family Business category at the June 22 Awards Gala

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Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Case Offers Mastless Grade Control on Select Dozers

Construction Equipment

Case and Leica Geosystems have teamed up to provide grade control to select M Series dozers (1150M, 1650M, and 2050M). The system, SiteControl CoPilot, “bridges the gap between automatic and indicate-only system,” Case said in a press release.

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L.A.’s Promenade at Howard Hughes Center receives a new name and a $30 million cash injection

BD+C

Laurus Corporation, a L.A.-based based real estate investment and development firm, purchased the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center last year and is now giving it a $30 million shot in the arm to improve the experience for patrons.

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The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Construction Business Owner

Almost every United States city is witnessing growth in construction—both in commercial and residential building, as well as roads, bridges and other structures. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting the industry to increase from its current 6.9 million jobs to 7.2

Advanced Digital Cable Investing $15M In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

The wire and cable manufacturer will create 64 new jobs with an expansion of its Blairsville, GA facility. Read: Advanced Digital Cable Investing $15M In Georgia. Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Featured Georgia Workforce Development Advanced Digital Cable Economic Development Employment Expansion Georgia Department of Economic Development Manufacturing Site Selection Union County

American Standard’s Americast plant keeps manufacturing strong in eastern Ohio

Constructor Magazine

The plant has continued to produce Americast bathtubs for nearly 30 years, in addition to porcelain enamel on steel bathtubs, and acrylic tubs and whirlpools

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Cat Names New HR Officer to Executive Suite

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar Inc. has announced its board of directors has appointed Cheryl H. Johnson as the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) effective July 24, 2017. Johnson will report directly to Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby and will be a member of Caterpillar’s executive office.

Student housing trends: The transformation of co-living in college

BD+C

Several months ago we wrote about the new emergence of innovative co-living solutions : development projects where shared living spaces and amenities are attached to private sleeping areas to create a more communal (and affordable) urban housing experience.

Motivating Construction Workers on High Rise Buildings

ENR Construction

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

Business Facilities Blog

Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential.

Uponor invests $6.35 million to expand PEX pipe manufacturing

Constructor Magazine

The company is acquiring manufacturing plant in Hutchinson, Minn., to meet long-term demand

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JLG Introduces Easy-To-Use ClearSky Fleet Management System

Construction Equipment

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, has released its ClearSky fleet management telematics solution. The all-new ClearSky answers customer requests for a tool that is simple, flexible, and easy to use.

Mortenson develops AR app for community engagement during construction of UW computer science building

BD+C

Mortenson Construction has been in the vanguard of AEC firms using virtual reality as a tool for designing and building. As far back as 2000, Mortenson’s Seattle office leaned on virtual design and construction modeling for the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Court Ruling Revives Maryland Light Rail Line

ENR Construction

Three-judge panel ruling, which allows construction of $5.6-billion Purple Line to restart, was close to an Aug. 1 state deadline to decide the project's future

Nevada Has the Big MO

Business Facilities Blog

The Silver State has put the Great Recession in its rear-view mirror with a surging recovery led by small business growth. Read: Nevada Has the Big MO.

Unique tax considerations running Contracting Company from home

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Ryan Tollefsen. Planning to Run your business from a home office? Here's what to know about your taxes If you are planning on using your home office or any part of your home for business purposes or if you already do, it is time to address the tax issue. You have probably heard all sorts of different things about claiming a home office deduction and other deductions. As understanding of tax laws varies from person to person, some inaccuracies can occur.

July's Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry at 63.5

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the July 2017

Mortenson Construction incorporates 100-year-old barn into new Portland office space

BD+C

Before Mortenson Construction moved into its new Portland office in the Crane Building at 710 Northwest 14 th Avenue, the space was renovated with elements of a 100-year-old barn as the focal point. Mortenson found the barn in Colton, Ore.,

Major Contractors Square Off in Battle for Kansas City International Airport Upgrade

ENR Construction

After technical proposals are submitted later this month, a separate set of financial proposals is due August 10