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

Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Charlotte

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Dive

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

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.

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

Constructor Magazine

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

Construction Dive

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

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.

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

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

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

Constructor Magazine

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

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

Construction Dive

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

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 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

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.

Measuring Sound in PVC and Cast Iron DWV Plumbing Systems

Constructor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe tests the sound of various DWV plumbing systems

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, 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

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 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

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

Construction Dive

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

Green Industry Professionals

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

Goodwill to Train Construction Workers

Construction Equipment

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

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

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

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

Video: Former Transportation Secretary Foxx Discusses Infrastructure Plans

Construction Equipment

Former transportation secretary and mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina Anthony Foxx spoke with CBS This Morning Thursday about President Trump's infrastructure plans and provided his insights on where the money will come from and do the most good

Power Curbers Sold to Local Investor

Construction Equipment

Power Curbers has been sold to a family in Charlotte, N.C. The paver manufacturer will continue to be led by Dyke Messinger, president/CEO, for two or three years, according to a report in the Salisbury Post.

Terex Advance Joins Terex Services To Support Concrete MixerTrucks

Construction Equipment

With intentions to expand this support across the United States, the agreement will initially commence with facilities located in Whitehouse, TN and Charlotte, NC.

Interior/Tenant Improvement Best Project - Synchrony Financial Renovation

ENR Construction

Synchrony Financial’s relocation of its Charlotte office to a two-story building in the Ballantyne area prompted the speedy transformation of a 153,000-sq-ft interior space into a showpiece office for employees and clients alike

Defending against the online dragon

BD+C

But its proposed University City entertainment district in Charlotte, N.C., Cambridge Properties is primarily a retail developer. is unlikely to include soft-goods retailers as tenants. “We’re We’re looking to ‘Amazon proof’ the district,” explains Jay Priester, Jr.,

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.

Peterson Associates joins forces with KSQ Architects

BD+C

CHARLOTTE, NC - National planning, architecture and interior design firm KSQ Architects announced today that Peterson Associates has joined the firm.

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.,

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.

2014 Pinnacle Winners Enhance The Carolinas, Advance Construction Industry

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Feb. 5, Carolinas AGC bestowed the 2014 Pinnacle Awards to three construction projects and an individual who has helped improve the construction industry. The Pinnacle Awards shine a bright light on the construction industry 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