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DOT Awards $529.7M From IIJA

ENR Construction

As the five-year rollout of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passes its halfway mark, funds continue to flow to nonfederal agencies, including the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s late May announcement of two sets of grants, totaling $529.7 million, from IIJA-created programs.

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Construction input prices drop for first time in 2024

Construction Dive

For contractors, lower material costs also signal the potential for reduced interest rates due to slowing inflation, said Associated Builders and Contractors’ chief economist.

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Harkins Builders Wins ENR MidAtlantic 2024 Contractor of the Year Award

ENR Construction

Written by the staff of ENR MidAtlantic Construction, this blog offers insights, analysis and opinionated takes on the latest news, trends and projects.

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Worker sues Turner, subcontractor after deadly Chicago fall

Construction Dive

Ironworker Jeffrey Spyrka survived after plunging eight stories from a scaffold last week. His coworker, technical engineer David O’Donnell, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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Construction leaders call for government to support productivity opportunity

Construction Law

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has issued a ‘letter of advice’ to the Conservative and Labour parties detailing policies for the next government that it says would help the construction industry create economic growth, build much-needed new housing and deliver the UK’s infrastructure pipeline. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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Contractor fined £2.3 million following fatal accident

Construction Law

BAM Nuttall Ltd has been fined £2.345 million for health and safety breaches following the death of a boatman who drowned during work on weir gates on the River Aire. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Gilbane to develop $100M Purdue University dorm project

Construction Dive

The four-story, 213,000-square-foot apartment complex on the college's Fort Wayne, Indiana, campus is part of a public-private partnership.

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Government’s climate adaptation plan faces another judicial review next week

Construction Law

The High Court is to hear another claim for judicial review over the government’s climate change policies. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Warfel starts $36M Pennsylvania behavioral health build

Construction Dive

The East Petersburg, Pennsylvania-based construction firm expects to complete construction by the spring of 2025.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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Veolia Awarded $320M Contract for First Phase of UAE Desalination Project

ENR Construction

The desalination project will be the second-largest plant in the world using the seawater reverse osmosis process, and the largest powered by solar energy.

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Heat Pumps Get Us to Net Zero

Contractor Magazine

The pivot from fossil fuels to a non-carbon future presents tremendous challenges and opportunities. What will the role of mechanical contractors be? Will we fight change or embrace it?

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Caltrans Reviewing Airspace Program In Aftermath of I-10 Fire

ENR Construction

State transportation agency Inspector General report points to lack of oversight of leased property underneath key freeway overpass.

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4 ways to transform old buildings into modern assets

BD+C

4 ways to transform old buildings into modern assets 0 qpurcell Thu, 06/13/2024 - 09:33 Adaptive Reuse As cities grow, their office inventories remain largely stagnant. Yet despite changes to the market—including the impact of hybrid work—opportunities still exist. Enter: “Midlife Metamorphosis.” Eric Phillips, AIA, Ryan Mullenix, AIA, and Andrea Vanecko, IIDA MFPRO+ Blog High-rise Construction Hotel Facilities Multifamily Housing Apartments Office Buildings Designers Architects Adaptive Reuse B

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Unlock Project Efficiency with the Ultimate Construction ERP Buyer’s Guide

Optimize your construction operations with our in-depth Buyer’s Guide on selecting the right ERP system. As the construction industry evolves, leaders must make decisions that ensure long-term success. Our guide provides a roadmap for choosing a specialized construction ERP that streamlines processes, enhances productivity, and boosts project visibility.

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East Coast Offshore Wind Projects Push Forward to Make Up for Past Delays

ENR Construction

New York officials have finalized new power purchase deals with developers Equinor and Orsted for respective 810-MW and 924-MW projects, while New Jersey accelerates its next wind procurement round to start in mid-2025.

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National Safety Month 2024: Top Tips for Risk Management

Safety Services Company

In June, as we celebrate National Safety Month 2024 , it’s imperative to acknowledge the strides made in safety technology within industries like construction, oil, and gas. However, despite the many advancements, challenges persist in ensuring the safety of our workforce. Recent statistics reveal a sobering reality: one in five construction workers experiences a fatal injury annually.

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What’s Trending on ENR.com and Keeps You Coming Back

ENR Construction

In journalism, “story mix” is a familiar term that describes the breadth of editorial coverage. At ENR, our story mix is wide and diverse, given the complex and varied nature of the global construction industry.

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East Coast Offshore Wind Projects Move Ahead to Make Up for Past Delays

ENR Construction

New York officials have finalized new power purchase deals with developers Equinor and Orsted for respective 810-MW and 924-MW projects, while New Jersey accelerates its next wind procurement round to start in mid-2025.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Report Sees Big Funding Gap Between Academic and Other Post-Secondary Programs

ENR Construction

The report recommends funding increases for federal workforce training programs.

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AGC Report Sees Big Funding Gap Between Academic and Other Post-Secondary Programs

ENR Construction

The report recommends funding increases for federal workforce training programs.

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ENR TX/LA Names RNGD as 2024 Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana will publish its 2024 Top Contractors ranking in its July 17 print edition.

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ENR TX/LA Names RNGD Construction as 2024 Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana will publish the 2024 regional Top Contractors ranking in its July 17 print edition.

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Switching to a Robust ERP Designed for Construction: 10 Essential Factors To Consider

For construction firms striving for operational excellence, the right ERP is a game-changer. Upgrading your construction ERP is essential for optimizing operations, enhancing decision-making, and driving growth. By downloading "10 Factors to Consider When Switching Your Construction ERP," you will learn: The importance of adaptability and scalability in ERP solutions.