Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

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Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. Read: Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

A Blueprint For Success In Rural Colorado

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leverages state partnerships and specialized resources to address the economic development goals of rural areas of Colorado. A total of 17 communities across Colorado will be involved in initiatives that include branding, coworking, film production, outdoor recreation and tourism promotion.

Colorado Green Project Award of Merit: Colorado Health Foundation Headquarters

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The new headquarters of The Colorado Health Foundation is environmentally conscious from the ground up

RS&H Acquires Colorado’s TSH

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The acquisition of TSH expands current RS&H service offerings in the Colorado market within the transportation sector

Ransomware Hijacks Colorado DOT Computers

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Wednesday morning, a variation of the SamSam ransomwear virus grabbed more than 2,000 employee computers in the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Concrete U-Girder Gaining Traction Outside Colorado

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A horizontally curved, precast-concrete, trapezoidal type of box-girder design, created more than a decade ago in Colorado, is gaining traction in Florida and Pennsylvania

Small Amount of Water Yields Big Benefits for Colorado Landscapes

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The study looked at the 3 percent of total Colorado water used for landscapes and found a return on investment

Trimble Begins Construction on Colorado Campus Expansion

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Trimble announced last week it has begun construction on a second building in Westminster, Colorado.

2017 Colorado Legacy Award: Bob Thompson

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Colorado Legacy Award winner Bob Thompson improves geotechnical-engineering practices and mentors young engineers

Colorado's RoadX Program Seeks Smarter Mobility

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Although several state DOTs are investing in AV research and pilot programs, Colorado’s RoadX program may be farther down the highway than most

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Update: Colorado DOT Spends $1.5 Million To Recover from Ransomware

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StateScoop.com reports the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has spent up to $1.5 million to recover from February's ransomware attack by the SamSam virus

Colorado Environmental Firm Strikes a Sustainable Balance

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Colorado environmental-restoration contractor intentionally limits the number of clients it serves to maintain quality and integrity

Colorado’s First Passive House

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Brookfield Residential’s Midtown Residence Eight in Denver, is the first Colorado home to receive the Passive House Institute U.S. PHIUS) certification. It is also the first house made by a US production builder to receive this certification. The home was designed by KGA Studio Architects.

Colorado Government/Public Building Best Project: Auraria Library Renovation

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The Auraria Higher Education Center in Denver features the nation’s only academic library that’s shared by three institutions of higher learning—the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Community College of Denver

Visa Expanding Global Technology Center In Colorado

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Greenland Ranch, Douglas County, Colorado. Colorado Gov. Visa has approximately 7,500 employees around the world, including 700 in Colorado. “We are excited that Visa has selected Colorado for its expansion.”

GE Johnson Chosen 2017 Contractor of the Year for Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas

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Colorado Springs-based firm cultivates a culture of employee loyalty and longevity to build an impressive list of loyal clients

AGC Colorado Presents 2017 ACE Awards

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Eighty-five project entries were submitted by AGC-member companies for the annual competition

Free Construction Training Program Launched in Colorado

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Donna Lynne and the Associated General Contractors of Colorado announced Wednesday the launch of Construction Careers Now, program to train people just starting out in their careers and older adults changing industries.

A Tiny House Community Going Up in Colorado

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The firm Sprout Tiny Homes will be building a 200 house community in Salida, Colorado. The houses will be available for rent, while there will also be a number of communal features such as a gym, a restaurant, and more.

AIA Colorado West Presents 2016 Design Awards

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Western Colorado architects recognized for excellence in designing the built environment

Modular Homes Offer Additional Use of Land Near Downtown Colorado Springs

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A Boulder, Colorado-based land developer has found an unusual way to offer a solution to a growing land-use problem in downtown Colorado Springs. Reclaimed Glam Tent Heading to Colorado. Prefab colorado architecture colorado springs pre-fabricated homes prefab victorian home

AIA Colorado Presents Annual Design Awards

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AIA Colorado recognized 36 projects across the state for design excellence

City Scoop: Colorado Springs

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CannonDesign expands its presence in Colorado with BWG acquisition

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This alliance gives CannonDesign its first office in Colorado, and represents its second acquisition within the past few months.

Ray Nunn of Nunn Construction Honored as 2016 Colorado Legacy Award Winner

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Colorado Springs general contractor Ray Nunn has spent his career building projects that matter

Test Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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Though fuel economy was not as high as expected, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is a truck that most anyone in construction can drive without much effort.

AGC of Colorado Presents Its 2016 ACE Awards

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AGC Colorado member companies submitted 69 project entries

AIA Colorado Presents Annual Honor Awards

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AIA Colorado says that the Honor Awards recognize firms and individuals who are setting examples in both design and leadership in the state

New Colorado law could stimulate stalled condo market

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Despite an influx of young adults to the state, Colorado’s condominium market has been stuck in the mud. The state’s laws regarding construction defects prompted a spate of law suits over the past decade that caused a spike in insurance premiums.

Lower-Basin Colorado River States Work On New Drought Plans

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Arizona, California, Nevada Debate Fate Of Colorado River, Lake Mead -- With Arizona Having The Most At Stake

Colorado's Infrastructure Lesson for the U.S. Economy

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Colorado got it right. Click here to watch Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Matthew Winkler discuss his Bloomberg View column touting the economic benefits of smart infrastructure investment.

FHWA Dismisses Colorado's I-70 Civl-Rights Complaint

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The Federal Highway Administration in late April dismissed a suit to block a $1.2-billion expansion of Interstate 70 through north Denver

Rock Slide Closes I70 in Colorado

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Monday's rock slide has indefinitely closed Interstate 70 near Glenwood Springs, Colorado, forcing drivers on a 140-mile detour. A tractor-trailer truck was damaged when a boulder the size of a small car crashed into the truck’s trailer, but driver, Ray Hatch of Las Vegas, was not injured.

Colorado Hyperloop Hopes To Take Off From Denver Airport

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The proposed route calls for north-south line between Fort Collins and Vail, and an east-west route extending through downtown Denver and Vail

A new vocational center in Colorado hones high school students' woodworking and construction skills

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On September 29, the MILL National Training Center opened in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 46,000-sf facility, in a former potato chip factory, is being touted as the first of its kind in the nation to offer high school students, military veterans, teachers, and anyone looking to start a new career training in woodworking manufacturing, cabinetry, and construction

Ball Aerospace Completes Final Phase of $75M Colorado Expansion

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“The expansion we proudly unveil affirms our commitment to growing Colorado’s dynamic aerospace economy,” said David L. The post Ball Aerospace Completes Final Phase of $75M Colorado Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities. JPSS mission (Photo: Ball Aerospace).

After a Fatal House Explosion, Colorado Seeks New Regs Governing Oil and Gas Pipelines

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The Colorado governor has ordered that all abandoned oil and gas pipelines be marked, cut 3 ft below the surface and capped