AGC Alaska Conference report

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Our CEO Barry Cassell spoke at the 68th annual AGC Alaska conference in Anchorage last month. Barry's session, "Construction Tech Today and Tomorrow" provided historical perspective and a look ahead at the progress of technology in our industry. Among topics covered, a recent survey by McKinsey Global Institute pegged Construction next-to-last of all major industries [ ] Construction Operations Construction Technology Estimating News and Events

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Extremely Efficient Home in Alaska

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AGC Alaska Conference report

Cassell Construction Estimating

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. Barry’s session, “Construction Tech Today and Tomorrow” provided historical perspective and a look ahead at the progress of technology in our industry.

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Oregon, Washington and Alaska Projects Named 2022 RAISE Grant Recipients

ENR Construction

Three projects each from Oregon and Alaska were also chosen for the program Washington received $97.7 million in RAISE grants for seven projects.

Alaska Tidal Energy Pilot Project Moves Forward

ENR Construction

plans to develop tidal energy project in Cook Inlet, Alaska Portland-Maine based Ocean Renewable Power Co.

An Earthbag Root Cellar in Alaska

Natural Building

Here is one couple’s experience with an earthbag root cellar in Alaska: www.youtube.com. The post An Earthbag Root Cellar in Alaska appeared first on Natural Building Blog. Building Styles Ceilings Climate Earthbag Building Ecological Living Gardening Homesteading

Alaska OKs Funds for $1.85B Port Upgrade, Other Projects

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The state capital budget and a new law clear more than $400 million for projects in Anchorage, Nome and Seward

Alaska Gas Line to Begin Construction in 2020

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Alaska’s anticipated natural gas line is on track to begin construction by 2020. According to an article in The Cordova Times, written by Alaska Governor Bill Walker, there is no other project that comes as close to addressing the immediate and long-term needs of Alaska as quickly as the gas line

Feds Could Scale Down $8B Alaska Oil Exploration Project

ENR Construction

New environmental review of ConocoPhillips' proposed Willow project on North Slope federal land includes option to reduce five planned drill sites to three

Alaska construction spending to near $7B in 2020

Construction Dive

The state has a lot of construction going on year after year, with 41,300 jobs related to construction in 2018 averaging wages of almost $80,000 a year

Fight Continues Over Alaska's Proposed Pebble Mine

ENR Construction

Opponents are continuing to push against the proposed Pebble Mine project in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, even as the Army Corps of Engineers is expected to issue a final Environmental Impact Statement on the project next year

Improved Financials Seen for Proposed $38B Alaska LNG Project

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New economic study cites lower development costs and better market conditions for the proposed 800-mile gas pipeline and export terminal, but a supplemental federal review of its projected greenhouse gas emissions is in process as opponent lawsuits challenge its approvals

$160M Contract Awarded to Replace Alaska Highway's Longest Span

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The $160-million Nisutlin Bay Bridge replacement project is the largest capital project in the history of the Yukon Territory

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. According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner , the 3,800-pound machine, made by Finnish company Sah-Ko Oy, crushes ice with a roller covered in metal spikes

$160M Contract Awarded to Replace Alaska Highway's Longest Span

ENR Construction

The $160-million Nisutlin Bay Bridge replacement project is the largest capital project in the history of the Yukon Territory

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

Cassell Construction Estimating

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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U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

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A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.

Maritime Administration Appeals $367M Port of Alaska Ruling

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Local officials have said the money will go toward removing a failed port expansion

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

Feds Suspend $600M Alaska Mine Road Project for New Review

ENR Construction

Interior Dept. says prior administration's environmental analysis of the Ambler mine access road across national park and federally managed land had “significant deficiencies

Proposed $38B Alaska LNG Project Developer Touts Improved Financials

ENR Construction

A consultant found more favorable conditions for the proposed 800-mile natural gas pipeline

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. A woman raised to be confident in her own skills and common sense, Boyle early on determined the way for her to make money and have job security was training in an industry with a high demand for skilled workers. In less than a year and a half, Boyle graduated from the Diesel Technician program at Clark College, Vancouver, Washington with a 3.99

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. . Perhaps you’ve burned a few too many of your old ones, or need something to cross troubled waters, or have a troll to buy for this holiday season. Whatever your reason, if you need a bridge you’re in luck.

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Business Facilities

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

Business Facilities

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.

Reopening Alaska: What Businesses Need to Know about Workplace Safety and Preventing the Spread of Covid-19

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Following the Basic Measures for Reopening in Alaska. The above guidelines represent the general guidelines supported by Alaskan legislators, which are part of the Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan announced by Alaskan governor Mike Dunleavy.

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. The Romans built roads 2,000 years ago that people are still using. On the other hand, we have built roads that within a year or two, without any maintenance, look like a roller coaster because they are built over thaw-unstable permafrost

Port of Alaska construction costs soar to nearly $2B

Construction Dive

The cost is nearly twice earlier estimates, which the port's home city, Anchorage, cannot afford — but one official says the necessary funds could be raised by increasing tariffs on incoming cargo

New Housing Design in Alaska Combines Indigenous Wisdom with 21st Century Technology

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New Housing Design in Alaska Combines Indigenous Wisdom with 21st Century Technology. Many houses in the state were built during the building frenzy in the 1970s when the Trans-Alaska Pipeline transformed Alaska into a petroleum state.

Alaska’s high-flying hydronics

Contractor 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 requests $925M for transportation, infrastructure

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The state's surface transportation program would receive the largest amount — $670 million

Alaska Advances $1.6B Port Upgrade After Feds Ordered to Pay Anchorage

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A troubled port extension project managed by the U.S. Maritime Administration was deemed unsafe to use, as federal court orders it to compensate the city

Court Nixes ConocoPhillips $6B Alaska Oil Project's First Construction Permit

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Energy giant could appeal ruling, but it would force environmental re-analysis of the Willow project on the North Slope, which could delay major work by two years or more

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. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. State Incentives Abatements Business Incentives Capital Investment Exemptions Finance Financing Funds Grants Loans workforce development

Court Nixes $6B Alaska Oil Project's First Construction Permit

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Ruling forces redo of environmental reviews of ConocoPhillips Willow project on North Slope, delaying major work by two years or more

FHWA Announces $137M in Ferry Funding

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Washington, Alaska, and New York are the top recipients

Obituary: Alaska Rep. Don Young, 88, Was Long-Time Infrastructure Leader

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Long-serving House member led the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee from 2001 to 2007

Alaska $1.6B Port Modernization Advances After Judge Orders Feds to Pay Anchorage

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A troubled port extension project managed by the U.S. Maritime Administration was deemed unsafe to use

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

Alaska contractor standardizes residential, commercial projects

Contractor 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