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City Scoop: Charlotte's 2016 Construction Starts to Gain

ENR Construction

Overall Construction Starts in Charlotte Area Expected to Eke Out a Slight Gain in 2017

Short plumbing courses now available at Charlotte Pipe University

Constructor Magazine

Give your new hires and seasoned plumbing professionals an advantage with Charlotte Pipe University’s online courses. read more. Training Opportunities Plumbing

Charlotte and LaGuardia Work Takes Off, Philadelphia Runway on Hold

ENR Construction

Lauren Keeley gestured at the sprawling Terminal B at LaGuardia International Airport, where some of the 14.3 million annual users were standing in a taxi line at the curb

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

Constructor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe has created Tech Tools, an app for mobile devices that provides simple, on-the-go tools for the plumbing industry. read more. Smartphones

PayPal Creating 400 Jobs In North Carolina

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will open a 400-job global operations center in Charlotte, NC. Skvarla welcome the company to Charlotte, NC. PayPal’s Charlotte operations center will employ a diverse set of workers including customer service, risk operations, engineering and technology and other staff.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry

Constructor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company is the nation's top manufacturer of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings. All Charlotte Pipe products are proudly made in the USA. Charlotte Pipe is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has seven plant locations across the United States, and employs 1,350 associates. As a leader in innovation and quality, they offer the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products.

Charlotte Landscape Company Hires New Maintenance Manager

Green Industry Professionals

Landscape Services in Charlotte, NC, as operations manager of the maintenance division Derek L. Kelly has joined Barringer & Barringer Inc.

Design-Build for Water/Wastewater – The Place to Be!

PC Construction Blog

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) AWWA and WEF are hosting the 2016 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 20, 21 and 22.

Coalition Pushes for Construction of $5 Billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Construction Equipment

Nearly 110 energy companies, manufacturers, economic developers, labor unions and civic groups joined the EnergySure Coalition to support the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, reports the Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte Mayor Foxx Tapped for Transportation

Construction Equipment

Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Anthony R. will be nominated today to be the next secretary of transportation, according to the New York Times and Reuters

Use of combustible piping materials requires frank discussion, code review

Constructor Magazine

Bill Morris, Vice President Charlotte Pipe & Foundry. Are plastic building materials safe? Jay Peters asks a provocative and much-needed question. read more. Codes

AGC Names W.B. Moore Nation's Safest Construction Company

Construction Equipment

Moore of Charlotte, N.C., . W.B. was named the nation’s safest construction company in 2014 by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Charlotte Pipe Chosen for BB&T Ballpark, new home of Charlotte Knights

Constructor Magazine

Visitors to BB&T Ballpark, the new home of the Charlotte Knights, will enjoy great baseball and outstanding skyline views of the city. What you find behind the walls is pretty impressive too — a plumbing system from Charlotte Pipe & Foundry Co. read more. Plumbing Contractor Management Piping

Truck Crane Catches on Fire Along I-485 (Video)

Construction Equipment

The cab of a truck crane caught on fire on Interstate 485 in Charlotte, N.C., reports WSOCTV. Two northbound lanes and all southbound lanes on I-485 at Beatles Ford Road were closed. News outlets report a spill of diesel and or hydraulic fluid, which may have entered the storm drain.

Charlotte, NC Experiences Highway Construction Boom

Construction Equipment

The city of Charlotte, N.C., The city of Charlotte, N.C., has more than $3 billion in highway construction projects planned or currently underway, according to charlotteobserver.com. The Department of Transportation created the N.C. Mobility Fund to help fund large projects, and money was also shifted to focus on projects with the greatest need. has more than $3 billion in highway construction projects planned or currently underway. January 14, 2013. read more

Construction Firms Urged To Take Steps to Improve Workplace Safety

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Associated General Contractors of America and Carolinas Associated General Contractors are urging commercial construction firms across the country to act on 13 specific steps to further improve workplace safety. Association officials said the new safety measures were needed to address a growing influx of new and inexperienced workers that is contributing to an increase in the number of construction fatalities nationwide and in the Carolinas. frontpage

Haskell acquires FreemanWhite, strengthens healthcare design-build business

BD+C

12 that it had completed its acquisition of FreemanWhite , a Charlotte, N.C.-based Jacksonville, Fla.-based based design-builder Haskell announced on Nov. based consulting and design firm that specializes in the healthcare sector.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Joins ASPE's Affiliate Sponsorship Program for 2013

Constructor Magazine

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has become an Affiliate Sponsor of ASPE for 2013. Charlotte Pipe is a leader in the production of cast iron, PVC, ABS, and CPVC pipe and fittings for plumbing systems. read more. Management Piping

Jeffrey Earnhardt Racing Uponor Ford Mustang at Charlotte Motor Speedway Oct. 12

Constructor Magazine

Jeffrey Earnhardt announced that he would be driving the #39 Uponor Ford Mustang for Go Green Racing in the Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Oct. read more. Marketing

Perkins Eastman white paper explores state of the senior living industry in the Carolinas

BD+C

Segmiller, AIA, Managing Principal of the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., Perkins Eastman announced the publication of “The State of Senior Living in the Carolinas,” a new white paper written by David J. office.

Three Ways Contractors Still Cheat Each Other

Construction Informer

By Charlotte Howard Working in the construction industry during a rebounding economy isn’t easy and unfortunately it can lead to fraud. But the potential of fraud goes beyond a crooked general contractor or subcontractor hurting the project owner. Things can also get messy between contractors — generals and subs. Here are three common ways this cheating [.]. Industry Managing construction fraud contractor subcontractors

First Green Globes certification given to new University of North Carolina housing facility

BD+C

Landscapers Arrested in Beating of NASCAR Driver

Green Industry Professionals

Three arrested after attacking Mike Wallace and daughter after concert in Charlotte, NC

Nashville Soon to Get The First Shipping Container Retail Center

Jetson Green

C1TYblox will be located on oneC1TY Nashville’s 19-acre campus at Charlotte Avenue and the 28th/31st Avenue Connector and will span more than 12,000 square feet. Cambridge Holdings Inc.

DeWalt Grows Cordless Line at Upgraded N.C. Plant

ENR Construction

Looking to capitalize on its “Built in the USA with Global Materials” program, DeWalt, a unit of Stanley Black & Decker, has expanded production at its Charlotte, N.C.,

Comment period begins for OSHA proposal on silica

FDR Safety

We need practical, science-based solutions that protect workers in all facets of construction,” said Rick Judson, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a builder and developer from Charlotte, N.C.

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Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

Business Facilities Blog

Located just 20 miles south of Charlotte, NC, Rock Hill, SC combines all of the conveniences of a big city and the advantages of doing business in a smaller community. By Jenny Vickers. From the September / October 2017 Issue.

Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

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Charlotte, NC (1.7%). Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The U.S.

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ASPE-EPE, Greenbuild focus on lead-free technologies, saving energy, water

Constructor Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. & SAN FRANCISCO — The biennial American Society of Plumbing Engineers Engineered Plumbing Exposition and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild are not big venues for new plumbing, mechanical and HVAC product introductions. Those are typically reserved for events such as the AHR Expo. A number of industry manufacturers, nevertheless, displayed some interesting products. Energy, water and schools at Greenbuild. read more. Plumbing Contractor

2013 Pinnacle Winners Enhance CAGC, Advance Construction Industry

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolinas AGC recently bestowed the 2013 Pinnacle Awards—the most prestigious recognition in the Carolinas construction industry—to five projects and an individual. The Pinnacle Awards shine a light on the construction profession in a very public way, and exemplify CAGC''s reason for existence: Advancing the construction industry to enhance the quality of life and deliver a sustainable difference in the Carolinas. frontpage

Construction Association Strives to Bring Contractors Safely Home

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry met with Carolinas AGC members recently to applaud the association's efforts to reduce the number of construction jobsite accidents through its education and safety training efforts—including the most recent initiative, Safely Home.

AT&T Eyes 100 U.S. Cities and Municipalities for Its Ultra-Fast Fiber Network

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The list of 21 candidate metropolitan areas includes: Atlanta, Augusta, Charlotte, Chicago,Cleveland, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Greensboro, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City,Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Oakland, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, St.

Health Care, Award of Merit - Veteran Affairs Health Care Center

ENR Construction

This six-story, brick-and-glass, LEED Gold-accredited complex maintains a commanding presence on 35 acres near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

New video captures sound test of DWV plumbing systems

Constructor Magazine

A new video on Charlotte Pipe’s YouTube channel shows a sound test of various DWV plumbing systems. read more. Video Plumbing

Professional Tradesmen Receive Much Deserved Appreciation on National Tradesmen Day

Constructor Magazine

From New York City to Dallas, Chicago to Charlotte and down to Key West, professional tradesmen are being honored in cities and towns across America today on National Tradesmen Day. IRWIN Tools Leads Effort to Honor Tradesmen with “Appreciation Events” in Dozens of Cities Across America. read more. Management Tools

Professional Tradesmen Receive Much Deserved Appreciation on National Tradesmen Day

Constructor Magazine

From New York City to Dallas, Chicago to Charlotte and down to Key West, professional tradesmen are being honored in cities and towns across America today on National Tradesmen Day. IRWIN Tools Leads Effort to Honor Tradesmen with “Appreciation Events” in Dozens of Cities Across America. read more. Management Tools