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.

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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.

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DOE Funds Tidal River Power System in Remote Alaska

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Developers of a grid-connected tidal energy project in a remote region of southwestern Alaska have received a $2.3-million award from the Dept. of Energy to continue work on a cross-flow river current turbine system

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.

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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.

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.

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.

EPA Reverses Itself on Alaska Pebble Mine Proposal

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Environmental Protection Agency will leave in place Obama-era protections against mining in Alaska’s Bristol Bay as the U.S. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reviews Northern Dynasty Mineral’s permit for the Pebble Mine, the agency said on Jan.

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

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.

Obituaries: Phillips & Jordan Chief Ted Phillips Sr, 87; Ted Harris, Atlanta Design Firm CEO, 53; and Earl Korynta, Alaska aviation designer, 74

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P&J co-founder led heavy civil contractor for 50 years; Freeland Harris Consulting Engineers of Georgia head was killed in May car crash; Alaska engineer was key to state infrastructure

Alaska Tiny House That Really Has it All

Jetson Green

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.

6 Billion Barrels of Light Oil Discovered in Alaska

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Caelus Energy Alaska Smith Bay LLC announced Tuesday it has made a significant light oil discovery on its Smith Bay state leases on the North Slope of Alaska. The oil find is located in Smith Bay , about 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, less than 2 miles offshore in water less than 6 feet deep. Based on two wells drilled in early 2016 and 126 square miles of existing 3D seismic, Caelus estimates the oil in place under the current leasehold to be 6 billion barrels

EPA Says Alaska Gold Mine Can Move Forward

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Northern Dynasty Minerals can move forward with its controversial plan to develop its Pebble Mine, a gold and copper mine proposed to be located in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

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

Alaska Moves To Resume Planning for $5.6-Billion Hydropower Project

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Studies have resumed for the $5.6-billion Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project in Alaska, following clarification in July of an executive order by Gov.

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

Mother of Two Builds Tiny Family Home in Alaska

Jetson Green

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.

Contractor Uses Air Crane to Deliver 3,000-mile Broadband Network to Remote Alaska Villages

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Despite extreme weather conditions, 18,000-lb payloads that could be delivered only by helicopter crane and a year-long materials supply chain, an Anchorage-based contractor is completing a five-year effort to bring broadband to remote villages

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

Alaska Seeks FERC Approval On $40-Billion Gas Project

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Facility would move stranded natural gas to Asian markets

Alaska’s high-flying hydronics

Constructor Magazine

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

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

Alaska contractor standardizes residential, commercial projects

Constructor Magazine

The power of prefab. Klebs Mechanical’s work runs the gamut, from residential boiler swap-outs to work at Elmendorf-Richardson Air Force Base and Anchorage Zoo. Its 50 employees have found ways to apply prefab work to almost every application. read more. Hydronics Systems Plumbing Contractor Registered User

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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

CH2M Hill Wins Alaska LNG Job

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

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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.

Legacy, Shmegacy

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The Drone Age

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Four of the choices were surrounded by wide-open spaces, as you’d expect them to be: the University of Alaska, the North Dakota Department of Commerce, the state of Nevada and Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi on the Gulf Coast. On Dec.

No Lump on the Head for One Contractor’s Failure to Follow Public Bid Instructions

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State of Alaska , the Alaska Supreme Court reviewed whether the State could find that a bidder whose bid exceeded the 10-page limit for bids could nonetheless be awarded the contract in question. In our house of chaos, rules are especially important.

Northwest People: Construction business updates for June 2018

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Updates about construction professionals in Oregon, Alaska and Washington state

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.

Northwest Pulse: Construction bids for June 2018

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Dodge data on current construction bids in Oregon, Alaska and Washington state

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

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By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. N ew technologies and business models have the heavy/discrete manufacturing industry on the verge of an innovative new period that promises greater productivity and the potential for lower costs, according to a recent report prepared by GE.

Industrial Leads for the Week of August 27, 2018

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Trilogy Metals is planning to construct a copper processing facility and an open pit mine at its Arctic Deposit, in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska