New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Wrestle with Transportation


New York, New Jersey and Connecticut construction news recently centered on infrastructure and transportation. New York Construction transportation new jersey connecticut

SCA Pharmaceuticals Establishing Connecticut Manufacturing Facility

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Connecticut Grapples With Failing Concrete Foundations

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Connecticut’s commissioner of consumer protection, Jonathan A. Harris, expects to issue a report this fall on the “potential cause or causes” of failing concrete foundations in northeastern Connecticut

Connecticut Combined Sewer Overflow Tunnel Moves Forward

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tunnel to mitigate storm water and combined sewer overflow into the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound is slated to begin construction this month An approximately four-mile-long, 18-ft-diameter and 200-ft-deep.

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Skanska Constructs $149M Medical Building in Connecticut

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Skanska has signed a contract to build a new special medical building for Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. The contract value, $149 million, will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the first quarter of 2014.

Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

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Articles By Location California Connecticut Daily News Featured Post Nebraska North Dakota Online Features U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report. Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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Connecticut DECD for Connecticut Innovation’s (CI) Pre-Seed Fund, which supports the formation of new Connecticut technology companies by providing the funding, mentoring and resources needed to turn ideas into an early-stage technology company.

Inspector’s Fake Credentials Cost Employer $390K

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State hits Connecticut engineer with substantial fine for failure to check staff member’s background. Business Management

Stihl Inc. Announces New Distribution Warehouse

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Northeast Stihl to offer service to dealers from its new Connecticut location

New Connecticut law mandates thermostat recycling

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A new law requires all mercury thermostats removed from service in Connecticut by contractors and service technicians must be recycled. read more. Best Practices Green

KBE Building Corp. Celebrates Groundbreaking for Connecticut’s First “Household” Model Nursing Home

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Attended by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, the groundbreaking ceremony kicked off a collaborative effort to build Connecticut’s first “household” model nursing home. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- KBE Building Corporation recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Bridgeport’s new $72-million Jewish Senior Services building.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

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The top states, in descending order, are: California, Washington, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Connecticut and Kansas. Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow originally appeared on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Rebuilding to heal: Sandy Hook Elementary School


A 20-year-old gunman named Adam Lanza invaded the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and fatally shot 20 children, ages six and seven, and six adult staff members. December 14, 2012.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

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Q Bridge Wins America's Transportation Award

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The Q Bridge, also known as the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, over the Quinnipaiac River in new Haven, Connecticut was awarded for the Best Use of Innovation by Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

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Several other states are moving forward with new gun restrictions, including New Jersey, Illinois and Connecticut. ” Colt has called Connecticut home for over 175 years. Rocky Mountains assault weapons ban background checks colorado connecticut magazine capacity new york

Connecticut Mulls Warranty Reimbursement Law

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Proposed bill could force manufacturers to reimburse dealers at shop labor rate for warranty work

Sears to Sell Craftsman Brand to Stanley Black & Decker

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Craftsman tools will still be sold by Sears retail stores but the brand is being sold to Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker Inc Sears Holdings Corporation has agreed to sell its Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker Inc. for about $900 million.

ENR New England Names Sciple as 2016 Legacy Award Winner

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ENR New England covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont ENR New England is pleased to announce Carl Sciple as the 2016 Legacy Award winner.

Go for the Gold: 3 Keys to Finishing a Commercial Construction Project on Time

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Involving your commercial contractor early-on for a large-scale project, such as this shopping center development Englewood Construction completed in Connecticut, allows the construction team to create a realistic timeline for key project milestones.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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Connecticut Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Connecticut financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Connecticut Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

New Meriden, Conn. Transit Center Nearly Ready to Open

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is nearly complete, says John Bernick, rail administrator for Connecticut Dept. Part of the ongoing $639 million commuter rail line upgrade being branded as the CTrail Hartford Line, a new transit center in Meriden, Conn.

Hartford Stadium Controversy Still Unresolved

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The conflict between the team and the stadium developer lands in a Connecticut court

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

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Conn-ected Communities | Six thriving cities and towns in the heart of Connecticut are prime locations for new businesses. Business Facilities January/February 2016. Snapshots: 60 Seconds… with Don Pierson, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development.

Connecticut Summer Camp Appoints KBE Building Corp. President to BOD

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ANDOVER, Conn. -- Connecticut’s Channel 3 Kids Camp has appointed KBE Building Corporation’s Mike Kolakowski to its board of directors. Kolakowski is the president and principal owner of KBE Building Corporation.

Connecticut Setting Groundwork To Become First EV Friendly State

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CT DOT Commissioner James Redeker, CT Electric Car Founder Ed Ingalls and CT DEEP Commissioner Dan Esty are committed to making Connecticut the first EV-friendly state in the country by 2014.

Connecticut Senator Wants Statewide Pesticide Ban

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Ted Kennedy Jr. wants to ban pesticides from being used on soccer and baseball fields, municipal playgrounds

Connecticut Contractor Faces 25 Serious Violations

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OSHA has cited Manchester, Conn.-based based Rockville Construction LLC for 25 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards.

First Look: New Sandy Hook Elementary School blends safety and nature


Reuters) - When the children of Newtown, Connecticut, report to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School next month, they will enter a building carefully designed to protect them from the unthinkable. NEWTOWN, Conn. The $50 million structure replaces the building that a deranged man entered on Dec. 14, 2012, and mowed down 20 children and six educators with assault weapons in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

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In contrast, small business owners gave California, Rhode Island and Illinois an “F,” while Connecticut and New Jersey both earned a “D” grade.

ACE Mentoring in Connecticut

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Check out the article, “Pupils learn architecture’s fine points by Melvin Mason” which covers an ACE Mentoring group in Connecticut. A brief excerpt can be found below: Shawn Lahey can see himself working on great homes some day in the future. If his advisers with the ACE Mentor Program have anything to say, he’ll be doing just that.

Connecticut Branch of Tri Lift, Inc. Provides Genie Boom Lift for Rockefeller Center Tree Installation

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This year’s tree, a 76-foot Norway spruce that will soon hold 45,000 LED lights, was moved by flatbed trailer from its home in Connecticut and set in place on Nov.

KBE Building Corp. Starts Structural Demolition at Connecticut College’s Shain Library

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NEW LONDON, Conn. -- KBE Building Corporation has started structural demolition at Connecticut College’s Shain Library in preparation for a $9-million renovation and addition that comprises more than 45,000 square feet. KBE is construction manager at risk for the renovation and addition at Connecticut College, one of the state’s liberal arts schools.

California is Rolling in Dough

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Today, the picture is much brighter: besides California, at least seven other states (including Connecticut, Utah, Wisconsin and oil-rich North Dakota) are reporting surpluses.

Must see: Developer stacks shipping containers atop grain silos to create student housing tower


In a different take on shipping container student housing from Christian Salvati''s work in Connecticut, a new student development has just opened to tenants in South Africa.

Connecticut Contractor Cited for 17 Violations

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OSHA cited Maher Industries, doing business as A Fast Blast, for 17 serious violations when workers performing abrasive blasting during the renovation of an Easthampton, Mass., mill were overexposed to lead and silica and faced other health hazards