First Female Caterpillar Diesel Field Mechanic in Alaska

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. . Owner of PowerTech Generation in Juneau, Alaska, Nancy Boyle doesn't back down from a challenge.

Alaska Will Pay $30K to Give You Their Bridge

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The Alaska DOT is planning to replace the Iliamna River Bridge and is making the old red bridge available to anyone willing to move and assume the maintenance and preservation responsibilities as a historical structure.

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New Phase for Alaska's Massive LNG Pipeline Project

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Design and engineering of a major new pipeline to deliver natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope to Alaskans is underway, which is a milestone no previous Alaska gasline project has achieved. Infrastructure

Climate Change: Hell on Alaska's Formerly Frozen Highways

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The Alaska Highway's roadbeds are melting. “It’s It’s the single biggest geotechnical problem we have,” said Jeff Currey, materials engineer for the northern region of Alaska’s Department of Transportation.

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Alaska Seeks FERC Approval On $40-Billion Gas Project

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Facility would move stranded natural gas to Asian markets

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AGC Alaska Conference report

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Our CEO Barry Cassell spoke at the 68th annual AGC Alaska conference in Anchorage last month. The post AGC Alaska Conference report appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting.

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

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Alaska Colorado Featured Hawaii Maine Michigan Montana Surveys & Research Employment employment outlook Expansion hiring plans infographic ManpowerGroup regional employment Site Selection Survey Workforce Developmentemployers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup. Read U.S.

Alaska Tiny House That Really Has it All

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But so far none have come up with quite as many ingenious space-saving features as the ones in the tiny home recently completed by Ana White and her husband Jacob in Alaska. In rural Alaska where Ana is based that is a necessity, due to the lack of other specialized stores in the area.

Alaska DOT Tests Icebreaker Plow

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The Alaska Department of Transportation took a Raiko icebraker to the icy roads of Fairbanks on Nov. 18, before sending it to Anchorage early this week.

Mother of Two Builds Tiny Family Home in Alaska

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Ana White, a stay at home mom and blogger, recently built a great tiny home in Alaska. It doesn’t feature a water hookup, but apparently that’s not an uncommon thing in Alaska, where temperatures get very low in winter.

CH2M Hill Wins Alaska LNG Job

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CSX and EPA agree on cleanup plan for train derailment. Business Management

Up North in Alaska, a Development Showdown

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?Alaska''s governor squares off against contractors and lawmakers over controversial and costly mega-projects. Business Management

Collaborative Construction Blog: Alaska Explores Shale Production

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Alaska Explores Shale Production. Alaska, like many other governmental entities with access to oil and gas resources, is taking a long hard look at the shale formations in existing fields. Alaska appears to be thinking along those very lines. The longer drilling is banned on the North Slope and off shore in Alaska the more attractive re-exploration of existing oil and gas fields will be there. Alaska Explores Shale. Alaska Explores Shale Production.

Construction Projects in the Northwest (Boom or Bust?)


While Alaska, the largest state in this triad, has been devastated by the decrease in oil prices, construction in Oregon and Washington has been rising as money continues to fuel a wide range of projects. The Northwest remains a prominent figure in construction’s forward movement.

Washington, Oregon Have Strong Construction Employment Gains

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Both Year-Over-Year And Month-Over-Month Increases Evident, Robust In Washington and Oregon As Alaska Shows Year-Over-Year Decline

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Alaska Contractors See Bond Amount Increase

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With the signing of Senate Bill 193 by Governor Parnell in July of 2014, Alaskan bond amounts increased significantly when the law took effect on January 1. This new law addresses a series of long-standing issues in the Alaskan contractor industry

B.C. Addresses Steel Corrosion, New Water Treatment Plant, Firms Team For Autonomous Vehicle Ideas

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More news, notes and project information from the Northwest Region of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska

We’re presenting Construction Tech at AGC Alaska 11/9 in Anchorage

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Please come join us at AGC Alaska in Anchorage November 9-12. Registration for the conference is still open – if your company does business in our industry in Alaska, you should be there! The post We’re presenting Construction Tech at AGC Alaska 11/9 in Anchorage appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. We’re presenting the session “Construction Tech: Today + Tomorrow” on Wednesday at 2:45.

Excellence in Safety - Kodiak Airport RSA

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The $59-million Kodiak Airport project extended two runway safety areas 600 ft into the Gulf of Alaska by constructing an adjacent rock revetment, new service roads and taxiway, and by installing material arresting systems

Reefer Madness

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Leading the charge to legal pot are Oregon and Alaska, while Florida, NY and Georgia may belatedly join the ranks of states permitting medicinal use. Alaska Archives Articles By Location California Featured Post Florida New York Online Features Oregon The Editor''s Blog U.S. -

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The Great Migration

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The residents of an island village in Alaska have voted to move to the entire town to the mainland. Alaska Economic Development Featured Posts International The Editor's Blog USA - Far West Climate change climate refugees coastal cities relocation Shishmaref Site SelectionRead The Great Migration on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Alaska Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Alaska financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Alaska Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Alaska Projects Face Local-Hire Rules To Ease State Joblessness

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90% local mandate will apply to craft and engineering jobs on July 1; contractors see impacts on rural jobs. Business Management

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

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Citing Budget, Alaska Shelves a Pair of Megaprojects

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Alaska’s financial difficulties led Gov. Bill Walker (R) to shut down two slow-moving megaprojects before construction started on either

Firms Face $882K Safety Fine For Alaska Power Project Violations

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Three contractors have been hit with $882,000 in fines and 24 citations from the Alaska Dept. of Labor for their roles in a safety-related incident last September on a project for Anchorage Municipal Light and Power

Firm Ignores Page Limits, Wins Contract. Here’s What The Courts Said…

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One contractor submitted a 7-page proposal; Silver Bow submitted a 10-page proposal; another contractor submitted an 11-page proposal; and Alaska Commercial Contractors (the awardee) submitted a 15-page proposal. Silver Bow protested the bid and argued that the over-length bid by Alaska Commercial was non-responsive and that the successful bidder should have been disqualified. What happens when you ignore page limits?

Interview with Bruce Schlaitzer

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government launched a major venture to develop the billions of barrels of crude oil reserves in Alaska. In the early 1970s, spurred by a strong sense of energy security, the U.S.

Alaska’s high-flying hydronics

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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — On Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER), near Anchorage, Alaska, construction is booming like the sound barrier being shattered. The USAF’s 3 rd Wing is stationed at JBER, ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. The unit includes F-22 Raptors: the world’s most advanced stealth fighter aircraft. read more. Hydronics Systems

Litigation, Weather, and Water Shape Northwest Construction


Here are some leading stories from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska that are shaping construction activity. Construction activity in the Northwest region was marred by weather events recently, but in every other way it was business as usual.

Happy Birthday, American Interstate System!

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Back then, there were only 48 states – Alaska and Hawaii were only territories "I America where a mighty network of highways spreads across our country." -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower. In 1956, President Dwight D.

What Are The Top 5 Most Expensive Cities to Own Equipment?

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Anchorage, Alaska. Equipment ownership costs largely depend on regional climate. Maximum and minimum temperatures determine average annual use of equipment.

GSA study finds biomass boilers are viable option for heating federal buildings


After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded that biomass boilers are a viable alternative for hot-water-heated buildings where natural gas is unavailable. read more.

World Record Set for Tightest Residential Building

Jetson Green

Earlier this year, the World Record Academy awarded a home in Dillingham, Alaska with the record for the Tightest Residential Building.