Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

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The Great Falls Montana Development Authority (GFDA) has been selected by the Montana Department of Agriculture as one of the state’s four Food & Ag Development Centers. Marubeni, which owns Columbia Grain, purchased one-half of Montana Specialty Mills in late December 2016.

Montana Engineering Firm Builds Its Growth on a Reputation for Methodical Design Work

ENR Construction

Electrical Consultants Inc. selected as 2017 Intermountain Design Firm of the Year

A Frank Lloyd Wright building in Montana will soon be demolished, or will it?

BD+C

While states in the Midwest such as Illinois and Wisconsin may be stippled with more Frank Lloyd Wright-designed projects than there are dimples on a golf ball, Montana is certainly not a state overflowing with the designs of the legendary American architect.

Montana OSHA Ruled No Duty of Safety Owed to Independent Contractor

Construction Equipment

. . The Montana Occupational Safety and Health Act (MOSHA) requires that employers furnish a place of employment that is safe for each of its employees, reports BLR Safety Blog

Whitefish Responds to Criticism on Contract to Restore Puerto Rico Power

ENR Construction

Lawmakers question $300-million contract for a tiny, two-year-old Montana company to mobilize 1,000 workers and restore power lines in mountainous regions of island after Hurricane Maria

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

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Alaska Colorado Featured Hawaii Maine Michigan Montana Surveys & Research Employment employment outlook Expansion hiring plans infographic ManpowerGroup regional employment Site Selection Survey Workforce Developmentemployers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup. Read U.S.

Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Billings

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts for Billings and eastern Montana

Whitefish Responds to Claims on Contract to Restore Puerto Rico Power

ENR Construction

Lawmakers question a $300-million contract with a tiny, two-year-old Montana company to mobilize 1,000 workers and restore power lines in mountainous regions of island after Hurricane Maria

Montana Contractor Fined $250K for Confined Space Injury

Construction Equipment

OSHA cited a Billings, Montana general contractor and a Rock Springs, Wyoming, subcontractor for exposing workers to numerous safety hazards, causing an employee to suffer severe burns.

Montana Contractor Fined $250K for Severely Burned Employee

Construction Equipment

OSHA cited a Billings, Montana general contractor and a Rock Springs, Wyoming, subcontractor for exposing workers to numerous safety hazards, causing an employee to suffer severe burns.

Energy 1 retrofits open-loop geo system for Montana ranch

Constructor Magazine

Energy 1 prides itself on being a full-service contractor that can take a project from the drawing board to completion, and then provide full service and maintenance. During the last two years, they’ve brought all their plumbing and electrical design in-house. read more. Geothermal Green

Sequestration Nation

Business Facilities Blog

At least one state appears to be acting on this suggestion: A bill making its way through the Montana legislature offers Montanans an alternative to the tainted meat that may fill supermarket shelves if federal meat inspectors are sent home.

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Can Your Construction Firm Survive in the Mountain States?

ProCore

These Rocky Mountain States, which typically include Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado all have unique attributes that create challenges not seen in other parts of the country. The western mountain states of the U.S. have much to offer for construction companies.

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BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

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Washington, Oklahoma and Montana were the top three states, respectively, in BF ‘s new Lowest Industrial Electricity Rates ranking. In this year’s State Rankings Report, Business Facilities expanded its established energy categories to include rankings for natural gas production, nuclear energy, industrial electricity rates and lowest CO 2 emissions.

Boeing Announces Montana Site Expansion And 787-10 Work

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Steve Bullock, made the announcement at the Montana Jobs Summit in Butte. Combined with its supply network in Montana, Boeing contributes significantly to the state’s economy. The post Boeing Announces Montana Site Expansion And 787-10 Work appeared first on Business Facilities.

Takeuchi Adds Northwest Parts & Equipment as New Dealer

Construction Equipment

Takeuchi-US added Northwest Parts & Equipment as a new dealer, serving western Montana. The full-service dealer has three locations in Montana, including their headquarters in Columbia Falls and smaller stores in Butte and Missoula.

Montana Adds to Fines Against Alleged Surety Con Artist

ENR Construction

No funds penalties have been collected from a man several states have penalized and is said to use different corporate names and aliases. Business Management

Montana OSHA Rules No Duty of Safety Owed to Independent Contractors

Construction Equipment

. . The Montana Occupational Safety and Health Act (MOSHA) requires that employers furnish a place of employment that is safe for each of its employees, reports BLR Safety Blog

Montana OSHA Ruled No Duty of Safety Owed to Independent Contractors

Construction Equipment

. . The Montana Occupational Safety and Health Act (MOSHA) requires that employers furnish a place of employment that is safe for each of its employees, reports BLR Safety Blog

Trimble Establishes SITECH Dealer in Washington, Montana

Construction Equipment

Trimble has established a SITECH Technology Dealer in Western Washington and Montana, and for several adjacent counties in North Dakota and Wyoming. November 21, 2012. read more

Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Business Facilities Blog

Wildfires have proven formidable this year, completely decimating homes and businesses in Northern California and Montana. By Amanda Taylor. The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite recorded the temperature at the top of Hurricane Harvey as the storm approached Texas on August 25, 2017.

Montana developing high-performance building standards for state projects

BD+C

The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state facilities, and hopes to have a plan in place this spring. The state legislature directed the agency to adopt high-performance building standards in 2009, but the agency did not have the personnel to carry it out. With a consultant now in place, the initiative is moving forward. read more. Codes Codes and Standards

Montainer Shipping Container Homes Ready to Order

Jetson Green

The Missoula, Montana bases company Montainer has begun selling the first prefabricated model of the shipping container homes they offer.

Germophobia - Contractor Magazine

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Home > Plumbing > Plumbing Contractor > Germophobia: ASPE turns to Montana State lab for faucet study. Germophobia: ASPE turns to Montana State lab for faucet study. — The American Society of Plumbing Engineers Research Foundation has contracted with Montana State University, Center for Biofilm Engineering to find out if electronic hands-free faucets are germier than manual faucets. Skip to Navigation Skip to Content. Contractor Magazine.

Luxe Desert Prefab Now Available in Moab

Jetson Green

Montana Prefab Reacts to the Elements. This vacation home was designed and built by Marmol Radziner Prefab for a 71-acre site in the red rocks of Moab, Utah.

Brewery’s mechanical system accumulates points toward USGBC LEED Gold certification

Constructor Magazine

Sustainability initiatives at Montana brewery. The keyword is “indirectly.” The effluent, which is piped into the brewery from the neighboring Bigfork Water and Sewer District, is completely contained within a separate closed loop. read more. Pipefitting

Biggest Construction Companies In The US

Geniebelt

Montana. In the US there are a lot of construction companies doing different work within areas like commercial, institutional, industrial, and civil construction services. But who are the biggest construction companies in the US? That is something GenieBelt has decided to figure out.

Interior Doubles Oil & Gas Reserve Estimates in North Dakota

Collaborative Construction

The Three Forks Shale formation, which lies mostly in North Dakota but extends into Montana and South Dakota, was not included in the estimates published by the Interior Department four years ago. The surge comes primarily because of the Three Forks shale formation, which lies mostly in North Dakota and crosses into South Dakota and Montana.

How Green is Your Garden?

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These self-starters probably won’t be leaving their facilities under the Big Sky in Montana, and the experts will be sitting at the National Center for Economic Gardening near Denver, CO. The Port of Montana is paying its own way to participate.

FHWA Distributes $3M for Highway Workforce Training to Eight States

Construction Equipment

The money is going to training programs at departments of transportation in California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Pennsylvania and Virginia

Charles Finn Builds Tiny Microhomes Using Reclaimed Materials

Jetson Green

He eventually built his first tiny home in Potomac, Montana, using lumber from old barns. Charles Finn is equal parts woodsmith and wordsmith, a quite inspiring combination.

New Montana Federal Courthouse Sets Benchmark For Design And Construction Delivery

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SEATTLE, Wash. --The The new federal courthouse in Billings, Mont. is open for business following 27 months of design and construction. According to the U.S. General Services Administration, which manages real estate and property for the federal government, the design-build project team of Mortenson Construction and NBBJ established a new benchmark for the fastest delivery of a modern federal courthouse. The formal building opening and dedication is scheduled for September 18. frontpage

Sequestration Nation

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Sequestration Nation

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Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Topic Education Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Executive Analysis Featured Post Food Processing Montana Online Features Quality Of Life Research And Development The Editor''s Blog Transportation Infrastructure U.S.

Changes to Minimum Wage

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Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington will raise their minimum wage rates on January 1, 2014. Montana. Changes Coming to Minimum Wage. In 1912, Massachusetts became the first place in America to introduce a minimum wage, a quarter century later, in 1938; the Federal government would catch up with the adoption of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

EPA finalizes Libby asbestos toxicity report

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After extreme asbestos contamination, things may be looking up for residents in Libby, Montana. News Asbestos asbestos contamination EPA LAA libby Libby asbestos toxicity report Montana According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cleanup operations have been effective in reducing cancer and non-cancer risks in areas earlier plagued by the Libby Amphibole Asbestos (LAA).

Sitech Technology Dealer Established in Wyoming

Construction Equipment

Trimble established a Sitech Technology dealer in Wyoming, with the exception of several counties adjacent to Montana and Utah, to serve heavy civil construction contractors. . .