American Folk Art Museum, opened in 2001, to be demolished


The American Folk Art Museum by architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien opened in 2001 to wide acclaim, thanks, in part, to its distinctive faceted, bronze façade. But just 12 years after opening the building, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) plans to demolish the structure to make way for an expansion that will more seamlessly connect with adjacent MoMA buildings on the MoMA campus in Manhattan, according to the New York Times. read more.

Enabling Effective Communication

John Chaney

Why building sound communication and documentation practices is critical to construction projects. In a previous article, we discussed three important areas of project management and ended by briefly discussing project communication.

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Construction Unemployment Falls to Lowest June Level Since 2001, Officials Warn of Growing Worker Shortage

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment held steady in June at the highest level in six years, while the number of unemployed workers with construction experience fell to the lowest total since 2001, according to a recent analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Construction Unemployment Falls to Lower Level Since August 2001; Job Growth Slows

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The number of unemployed workers with construction experience dropped to the lowest total for August since 2001, as hiring slowed despite robust demand for construction, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that the hiring slowdown likely has more to do with the lack of available workers in many parts of the country than it does low demand.

ENR NY Legacy Award Winner Irwin Cantor is a Legend in His Own Time

ENR Construction

11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, structural engineer Irwin G. Two days after the Sept.

Unemployment Rate Drops To 16-Year Low

Construction Equipment

percent — the lowest level since May 2001. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today the nation's jobless rate fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 138,000 in May, setting the unemployment rate at 4.3

Rapid growth of retail health clinics presents new choices for consumers, payers, and providers


Retail health clinics, which have been around since 2001, and until recently have been profit question marks, are having their moment in the sun. A recent report by Accenture Consulting predicts that the clinics sector will grow at an average annual rate of 14% through 2017, when their numbers will exceed 2,800, compared to 1,914 in 2014

A funny thing may happen on the way to AI


When we picture the future of technology, scenes from “The Terminator” or “2001: A Space Odyssey” might first enter our minds, showing us the end of humanity or the rampage of psychotic robots.

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Fifty (50) Years of Failure in Construction: Let's Change That!

Collaborative Construction

In 2001 I read an article by Dr. Paul Teicholz in which he detailed deficiencies in the labor productivity rate in construction.

How to Mitigate Risk with Security Cameras

Construction Business Owner

Such losses increased by 64 percent between 1995 and 2001 and that trend is continuing upward at. Throughout the last decade, the construction industry has spawned an entirely new black market industry—construction theft.

Flight 93 Tower of Voices Comes to Life

Construction Equipment

The Tower of Voices (TOV) marks the final phase of major construction of the memorial’s original design and will stand 93 feet tall with 40 wind chimes contained within the structure that will serve as a memory of the voices of the passengers and crew who died on Flight 93 on September 11, 2001

Billtrust Expanding, Creating 200 New Jobs In New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

Founded in 2001, Billtrust provides automated invoice-to-cash solutions for the business-to-business market via a proprietary, end-to-end cloud-based solution.

Restoring Our Defenses

Construction Business Owner

11, 2001, began in its usual manner for John Nienabar, operations manager at ServiceMaster of Springfield, Virginia. At 11:30 a.m., however, Nienabar received an unforgettable call.

Strongco's Robert Dryburgh Steps Down

Construction Equipment

Robert Beutel, chairman of Strongco since 2001, will serve as executive chairman in the interim Strongco Corporation, a multiline mobile equipment dealer with 32 locations in Canada and the U.S.,

Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Council chapter) established by an act of the legislature in 2007, replacing the prior Council of the same name created by Executive Order in 2001.

Small Project under 10 million Award of Merit - Ivar's Pier 54 Piling and Apron Replacement

ENR Construction

Originally built in the 1980s for industrial use, the historic Ivar’s Pier 54 was deteriorating and in need of seismic improvements following the 2001 Nisqually earthquake and a decade of deferred maintenance

Video Update: I-85 Bridge Reconstruction in Atlanta

Construction Equipment

Mathews Contracting Company, based in Marietta, Georgia, has been selected by Georgia DOT to lead the I-85 bridge rebuilding effort, based on the contractor's availability, resources and previous experience providing a similar response to a tanker fire that damaged I-285 over SR 400 in 2001.

15 Years Later

Business Facilities Blog

What has not changed since September 11, 2001. Read 15 Years Later on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. District Of Columbia Economic Development Featured Posts New York Pennsylvania The Editor's Blog USA - Mid Atlantic 9/11 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed New York (NY) Pennsylvania (PA) September 11 September 11th Attacks Trial Washington DC World Trade Center

Avoiding common OSHA recordkeeping mistakes

FDR Safety

Prior to 2001, this was the way you were supposed to count the days – meaning that if someone was injured on a Monday and did not return to work until the following Monday, you would only count the working days missed (you would exclude the weekend if it was not a normal work day). It’s that time again! All affected employers need to finalize their OSHA 300 log data about work-related injuries and illnesses that required medical treatment beyond first aid.


All 50 States Greenlight First Responder Network

Construction Equipment

Since the events of 2001, the public safety community has been advocating for a dedicated wireless broadband network to enhance and ensure communications during emergencies and other events.

Net Zero Is All About the Building Envelope

Jetson Green

It opened in 2001, and with three owners having purchased double lots, this latest house represents the 95th home built, so only one lot remains.

Manitou Americas CEO Daniel L. Miller to Step Down

Construction Equipment

He joined Manitou Americas in 2001 as director of operations, eventually becoming vice president of operations. Manitou Group has announced that Daniel L. Miller, chief executive officer of Manitou Americas, Inc. and president of the Compact Equipment Product Division, will leave effective April 30, 2017. Miller will remain active to assist with the transition while the company conducts an external search and his successor is named.

You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

Green Building Law Update

Those responses are not inconsistent with and, in fact, should be considered concomitantly with the conclusion, having worked on LEED projects since 2001, that the second best way to mitigate risk and avoid liability in sustainable building is a green building consultant working for the owner.

National Construction Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 4.9 Percent in July

Construction Superintendent Magazine

percent from a year ago, but still the third lowest July rate on record—matching the July 2001 rate, the U.S. WASHINGTON, Wash. – The national not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in July, up 0.4

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

Business Facilities Blog

Located in Clinton since 2001, this will be the company’s fifth expansion. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2014 issue .

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Ports And FTZs: Enter With Less Risk

Business Facilities Blog

Navy to the port in 2001 increasing the size of the port to more than 2,000 acres. The port has been improving and adding rail since 2001 and has more than 90 miles of operating track. By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2016 Issue.

SL Tennessee, LLC To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Clinton, TN

Business Facilities Blog

Located in Clinton since 2001, this will be the company’s fifth expansion. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Tennessee Gov.

15 Construction Documentaries & TV Series You Have to Watch


How It’s Made is a documentary TV series that premiered in 2001 on the Discovery and Science Channel in Canada and the United States respectively. So for some reason you have to spend the day at home. But you quickly realize that there are no interesting options on TV.

Construction of World Trade Centers

The Constructor

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New Career Center Launching for CMA

Construction Marketing Blog

Founded in 2001, the company is the nation’s largest provider of third-party career services software for professional associations, powering over 1,000 custom-designed and private-label job boards.

GAO Report on GSA / Public Building Services – 14 Years without a Real Property Management Strategy?

Building Information Management

14 Years and Counting… GSA recognized in 2001 that — ” based on the age and deteriorating condition of its buildings and the available funding for its buildings— a new approach to managing the portfolio was needed to address issues affecting long-term sustainability.”

Artificial intelligence and construction marketing: Where are we now?

Construction Marketing Ideas

The world is quite a ways from the images in the 2001 science fiction movie: A.I. Artificial Intelligence, and it may be premature (but certainly is worthy of concern) that physicist Steven Hawkings has warned that A.I. could end mankind.

Why ANSI Z10 is better than I2P2

FDR Safety

to do is support the International Labor Organization’s Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems (ILO-OSH 2001). I’m a long-time proud member of the Accredited Standards Committee that developed and recently updated ANSI Z10, the U.S.

Wiper Shaker, LLC

Green Industry Professionals

was formed in 2001 to commercialize this innovative idea and bring the SHAKER Wiper to the market Wiper Shaker Technology Inc.

U.S. Macro Forecast: Look Through The Snow At The Fundamentals

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

But the aggressive upward growth, which has averaged 12% each year since 2001, is expected to continue throughout the next decade. This contributed column is sponsored by Business Facilities LiveXchange. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Bill Trombly, contractor and past president of PHCC, passes away at 71

Constructor Magazine

William “Bill” Trombly, former president of the Plumbing – Heating – Cooling Contractors National Association from 2001 to 2002, has passed away. read more. Plumbing

Julian Construction Can Help Prepare You for Next Earthquake.

Julian Construction Blog

Julian De La Torre founded foundation contractor company Julian Construction in 2001, though his experience in the field dates to prior to the 1994 Northridge Earthquake. He formed Julian Construction in 2001 with the goal of making safer homes, apartments and commercial properties throughout the region. Julian Construction Blog. Shawn Kyles. Partner, Julian Construction. Contact Info. Our Services. Foundation Repair. Foundation Replacement. House Leveling.