Sports venue construction spending expected to jump in 2019

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The upward trend in spending should follow a temporary drop in sports venue outlays this year

Office, industrial construction to rise in 2018 and 2019

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According to the American Institute of Architects, nonresidential activity is expected to grow 4% both this and next year

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2019 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Confirmed

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The Toledo, Ohio, factory would produce the 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Sunday at the Detroit Auto Show it will invest $1 billion to refit two production plants in Ohio and Michigan to build three new vehicles, including a new Jeep pickup truck. The company says 2,000 new manufacturing jobs will be created. FCA said the plant in Warren, Michigan, near Detroit, would produce the Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUVs.

Manhattan to churn out record office supply through 2019

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More than 22 million square feet of new Manhattan office space is expected to come online in the next five years

Demand For Mobile Cranes to Escalate Into 2019

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The mobile crane market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.92 percent over the period 2015-2019, according to a report by Sandler Research.

2019 Budget Numbers in a Nutshell

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The White House unveiled its budget proposal outline for fiscal 2019 which stayed close to the leaked proposals that have made the media in the last few weeks.

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

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According to the report “ Smart Cities Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 ,” the global smart cities market is expected to reach a value of $1,265.85 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 14.0%

Chicago Transit Authority unveils details for $2.3B rail extension

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Despite financial and other obstacles, CTA officials said construction of 5.3-mile Red Line project could start in 2019

Beleaguered $2B Seattle tunnel may see fall opening

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The eventual replacement for the Alaskan Way Viaduct is still years behind schedule, but months ahead of officials' most recent projection of 2019

Resorts World Construction To Ramp Up & Finish in 2019

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. . Resorts World general counsel Gerald Gardner told Nevada gaming regulators this week the $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas project will begin full-scale construction sometime in the last three months of this year.

UK Awards $8.6 Billion in Contracts for High-Speed Rail Civil Work

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Construction is scheduled to begin in 2019, with the first trains expected to run in 2016

Euro JVs Vie for $1.1 Billion Silvertown Tunnel in UK

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Work on the twin-drive tunnel could start in 2019 and end four years later, according to the transit authority, Transport for London

AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018


pace of growth through 2019. Despite labor shortages and rising material costs that continue to impact the construction sector, construction spending for nonresidential buildings is projected to increase 4.0% this year and continue at a 3.9%

AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending


However, quite the contrary, the AIA Consensus Construction Forecast panel is projecting a modest pick-up in the growth rate, and another solid performance in 2019.

Steel Manufacturer Expanding At Port Of Indiana

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Ratner Steel Supply is investing $8.83M to double the size of its operations at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, creating up to 37 new jobs by 2019. Read Steel Manufacturer Expanding At Port Of Indiana on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Geiger Counting

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30, 2019, due to severe economic challenges. Off-line. Exelon, owner of the nuclear plant at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, has advised the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission it intends to retire the plant on or about Sept.

Multifamily 2018 outlook: Developers tap the brakes, but will maintain historic pace


Apartment starts began to slow in 2017, so the multifamily market will get a reprieve from new supply by late 2018 and throughout 2019 Development will play a key role in the U.S. multifamily market in 2018.

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Construction of $2.6 billion L.A. football stadium delayed by heavy rains


The 70,000-seat stadium was initially scheduled to be ready in time for the 2019 NFL season, but thanks to a surfeit of rain the opening will be delayed until the start of the 2020 season, the Los Angeles Times reports The new home for the L.A. Rams and L.A.

New Orleans Airport Project Gets Approval for $178M Expansion

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The board overseeing plans to construct a new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport gave the official green light to a $178-million, five-gate expansion for the airport’s North Terminal project and set a new opening date of February 2019 for the entire facility.

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High Hopes for O'Hare

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Plans are to have the gates open by 2019. Plans to update O'Hare Airport are afoot with hopes of making the international transportation hub easier to navigate. Up to nine gates will be added to Terminal 5 which serves many international airlines.

A U.S. startup is working with Dubai to advance 3D printing for construction


The use of 3D printing in Dubai’s construction sector will increase by 2% starting in 2019 Last April, Dubai unveiled its 3D Printing Strategy , which calls for 25% of buildings in that city to be constructed using 3D printing technology by 2030. That strategy focuses on three major sectors: construction, medical products, and consumer products.

Norway to Build World's First Ship Tunnel

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Last week, Norwegian Transportation Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen announced financing for the long discussed Stad Ship Tunnel is in place and will begin construction in early 2019

HKS-designed L.A. Stadium breaks ground


When completed in 2019, the HKS-designed L.A. Stadium at Hollywood Park will be the largest stadium in the NFL, covering about 3 acres and 3 million sf. The stadium will include permanent seating for 70,000 fans while offering the flexibility to expand to host more than 100,000 fans

Cummins Goes EGR-Free for Stage V

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Cummins introduced a range of engines from 100 to 430 horsepower that it says will meet 2019 EU Stage V emissions standards without EGR and with its Single Module aftertreatment technology.

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Mobile Marketing

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72% of total digital ad spend in 2019 is expected to be devoted to mobile. Our 2017 Construction Marketing Outlook survey had some interesting findings.

Real estate giant launches global tenant health and wellness certification initiative


The company aims to complete the certification process of in most of its buildings by the end of 2019 Global real estate developer Tishman Speyer says it will adopt the Center for Active Design’s (CfAD) building certification system Fitwel.

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Old School vs. New School Marketing

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Research shows that 45 percent of organic Web searches are conducted using a mobile device, and experts expect mobile searches to double by 2019. If your construction company is dragging its heels behind the online revolution, it's time to sit up straight and pay attention.

Pfizer breaks ground on new R&D campus in St. Louis suburb


The new campus, when completed in mid 2019, will house the company’s BioTherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences Group, and consolidate more than 450 employees who currently work at multiple locations around St. In late June, Pfizer, the nation’s second-largest pharmaceutical supplier, broke ground on BioPlace, a $250 million, 285,000-sf R&D and process development facility in Chesterfield, Mo.

New Navy Nuke Waste Facility Approved for Idaho

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Site prep will begin in 2017 and construction is set for 2019. The Navy and U.S. Department of Energy have announced official approval to build a $1.65 billion facility at a nuclear site about 50 miles west of Idaho Falls in eastern Idaho to handle nuclear fuel waste from the nation's fleet of nuclear-powered warships. An estimated 360 on-site jobs are expected by the operating start in late 2024

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UK Report: Swansea Bay Tidal Power Plant Is Feasible

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The world’s first tidal lagoon power plant could move forward as a result of the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the European Union, maybe in 2019

Future Greenbuild dates announced through 2019

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Dates were announced today for future Greenbuild International Conference & Expo events by Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council. read more. Green

Ohio Utility Plans $250 Million of Marcellus Shale Power Transmission Upgrades

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FirstEnergy''s West Virginia utility expects 400MW of load growth from new gas facilities through 2019. Infrastructure

The world’s longest skyscraper


57 th Street will become the tallest skyscraper in New York when it is completed in 2019 at 1,550 feet. One World Trade Center is the tallest building in New York City and the United States at 1,776-feet-tall. 217 W.

Cummins Goes EGR-Free for Tier V

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Cummins introduced a range of engines from 100 to 430 horsepower that it says will meet 2019 EU Stage V emissions standards without EGR and with its Single Module aftertreatment technology.

Kiewit Awarded $559 million I-15 Contract

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Project Neon affects the interchange between I-15 and I-515, and is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2019.

2018 will be a Year for New Green Building Standards, Codes and Rating Systems

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will be released in first quarter 2018 and credits will be immediately available for use through a piloting period that will run concurrently with an approval process that will include public comment and a balloting of the members in 2019. Development of the 2018 – ICC 700 National Green Building Standard is reportedly well underway, but with much input it is now not expected to approved and published until first quarter 2019.

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Deere Power Systems Announces Lineup of Stage V Ready Engines

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The EU's Stage V emission limits for diesel and spark-ignited engines used in land-based machinery, including construction equipment and outdoor powered equipment will be phased-in beginning 2019. New to the EU's emission standard is the addition of a particle number (PN) limit for many categories of off-road engines

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