Southeast City Scoop: Charlotte Construction Starts

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Charlotte’s construction economy is busy across virtually all project sectors, with new contracts often progressing more quickly out of preconstruction than usual, says Cerretti

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

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Read: Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart. Alabama Colorado Daily News Development Indicators Economic Development Featured Louisiana New Jersey North Carolina Press Releases Site Selection South Carolina Texas Utah Workforce Development 2017 rankings Austin Charleston Charlotte Denver Jersey City metro rankings Mobile Salt Lake City Shreveport Technology

$1B Charlotte Harbor, Florida, waterfront resort breaks ground

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Suffolk will team with local firm Florida Premier Contractors and others to construct the Sunseeker Resorts-branded hotel, condo and retail development

Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ

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Read: Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The Fortune 100 company will create more than 750 new jobs in Mecklenburg County, NC over the next six years, with help from a $46 million BIP grant. .

Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Charlotte

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Total Construction Activity in Charlotte Area Expected to Increase by 3.5% This Year

$1.7B of construction underway in Charlotte's central hub

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With the fifth-busiest business district for U.S. office construction, the North Carolina city is also seeing a boom in hotel, retail and residential

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

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Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. .

Charlotte eyes $5B to $7B rail transit expansion

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Transit officials are considering public-private partnerships to deliver the new rail lines, but say the city lacks the revenue for guaranteed annual payments

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

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Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC. Read: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Charlotte Pipe Wins Trade Case Against Chinese Producers

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Chinese exporters had undersold and subsidized cast iron soil pipe in the United States in a range of 250.6 to 345.2 percent less than fair value

Charlotte officials dismiss idea for tunnel under city center

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The North Carolina city will revisit its options for a planned $5 billion to $7 billion extension of its light-rail and other transportation systems

City Scoop: Charlotte's 2016 Construction Starts to Gain

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

Short plumbing courses now available at Charlotte Pipe University

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

Charlotte’s Spinning Cranes to Withstand Hurricane Florence Winds

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As Hurricane Florence begins moving through the east coast, Charlotte, North Carolina, anticipates its Heede Southeast cranes will remain standing. The city’s cranes are designed to withstand winds of about 100 mph, Dennis Kenna, president of Heede Southeast, told the Charlotte Observer. Heede’s

Charlotte Pipe’s Onsite Training Gets a New Leader

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The PKT curriculum consists of broad, industry-based training

Charlotte Pipe Wins Trade Case Against Chinese Fitting Producers

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Chinese exporters had undersold cast iron soil pipe fittings in the United States in a range of 22 to 360 percent less than fair value

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

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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

Luxury apartment community in southwest Charlotte provides 288 one- and two-bedroom units

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Sycamore at Tyvola, a new luxury apartment complex from developer Switzenbaum and Associates, will soon open to residents on a 32-acre parcel of land in Southwest Charlotte.

Charlotte Mayor Foxx Tapped for Transportation

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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

Weekly Product Gallery: Viega, Charlotte Pipe, Eemax, Moen, WaterFurnace, Aquatherm

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This week's gallery highlights these products: a PEX plumbing system; an adjustable toilet flange; a nonthermostatic tankless water heater; a bath faucet collection; a geothermal heat pump with variable-capacity compressors; and PP-R pipe for mechanical and industrial applications

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

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

DeWalt Charlotte manufacturing plant celebrates production of its 10-millionth tool

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DeWalt Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated a significant milestone this past week, as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Brand reaches milestone of 90 million individual products made in the USA with global materials in 2016.

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

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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

Charlotte, NC Experiences Highway Construction Boom

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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

Charlotte and LaGuardia Work Takes Off, Philadelphia Runway on Hold

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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 Landscape Company Hires New Maintenance Manager

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

Charlotte, North Carolina airport in midst of $2.5B capital building program

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Construction of a portion of the plan is underway, but the entire campaign is not expected to wrap up until 2026

Dominion Realty Partners to develop 31-story mixed-use tower in Charlotte

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The developer also will manage the new building, which will serve as the regional headquarters for F.N.B.

Measuring Sound in PVC and Cast Iron DWV Plumbing Systems

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Charlotte Pipe tests the sound of various DWV plumbing systems

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

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Advanced Manufacturing Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing North Carolina Workforce Development Charlotte Chamber Cornelius Huntersville KURZ north carolina Site Selection Yokohama TireKURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined. Read: Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ernst & Young Expansion Creating 375 Jobs In North Carolina

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Capital Investment Daily News Education Featured North Carolina Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Business Incentives Charlotte corporate expansion Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Ernst & Young Mecklenburg County North Carolina Department of Commerce) professional services Site SelectionErnst & Young LLP will invest $8.2

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

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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

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

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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

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.

Nucor to Build $1.35B Steel Mill in Midwest, State Not Yet Picked

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Charlotte, N.C.-based based steelmaker Nucor wants to build a $1.35-billion steel plate mill somewhere in the Midwest

5 finalists picked to bid on 'catalyst' North Carolina project

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The Charlotte city-center development will be a public-private partnership between several local agencies and the winning developer

Landscapers Arrested in Beating of NASCAR Driver

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

Goodwill to Train Construction Workers

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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Central Piedmont Community College, and Rebuilding Opportunities in Construction (The ROC) plan to spend $2.5

Coalition Pushes for Construction of $5 Billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline

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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

Use of combustible piping materials requires frank discussion, code review

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