List of Top Starts Reflects Southeast Expansion

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Expanded editorial coverage area now includes Alabama, Tennesse, Puerto Rico

In Settlement, Puerto Rico Water Agency to Launch $1.5B in Upgrades

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Program includes improvements to wastewater treatment and sludge treatment infrastructure. Infrastructure

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EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $8 million to communities in 21 states and Puerto Rico to reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines through the agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) program. The U.S.

Retail/Office/Mixed-Use Best Project - The Mall of San Juan

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the Mall of San Juan is a 640,000-sq-ft, two-level, enclosed shopping center that is Puerto Rico’s first upscale facility of its kind Built for The Taubman Co.,

Construction Company Fined $1.5 Million for Asbestos Violations

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Searching for the Expanded Southeast's Top Starts of 2016

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With Alabama, Tennessee and Puerto Rico recently officially added to ENR Southeast's existing geographic coverage area of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, ENR Southeast's annual Top Starts ranking will have its most expansive reach

U.S. DOT Releases Emergency Funds for Puerto Rico

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the immediate availability of $1 million in federal emergency relief funds to Puerto Rico to repair flood-damaged roads and bridges in and around El Yunque National Forest. The Federal Highway Administration''s Emergency Relief program provides funding for highways and bridges damaged by natural disasters or catastrophic events

Climate-specific code changes target energy savings for tropical zones

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One of these new zones is targeted to tropical areas including Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) includes changes that address more climate zones.

Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs

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Operating units in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Photo: Toyota. Rick Perry has announced that Toyota Motor North America is relocating its headquarters to North Dallas (Plano).

DOL Announces $40 Million in Grants for Irma Workforce

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Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, and other states in response to Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of Labor, in cooperation with state and local partners, is setting aside funding and will be making grants to assess workforce needs in the U.S.

Chobani Expanding World’s Largest Yogurt Manufacturing Plant

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Launch of products to new international markets, including Mexico and Puerto Rico in 2016. Chobani, LLC will invest nearly $100 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, ID. The Chobani Plant in Twin Falls, ID. PRNewsFoto/Chobani, LLC).

How Cell Phone Use While Driving Laws Vary

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Puerto Rico. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says that you are three times more likely to get into a crash when distracted while using a cell phone.

Leading Agriculture Equipment Company Relocating Tennessee HQ to Indiana

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Krone’s innovative hay and forage products are sold through a network of 400 dealers across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Krone North America President and CEO Tommy Jones announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Memphis, Tennessee, to Shelbyville, Indiana.

State Focus: New York – Accelerating Biotech Innovation In The Empire State

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LIMA is serviced by both Southwest and American Airlines and just recently National Airlines announced it will start flying to Puerto Rico in June of 2016. By Ed Felton From the March/April 2016 Issue.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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workers and has 14 plants, including three in Puerto Rico. Already home to world-class research labs at Georgia Tech and the Centers for Disease Control, Metro Atlanta lures another high-tech gem in Baxter’s $1.3-billion bio-pharma investment. By Business Facilities Editorial Staff.

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JulianConstruction.com: Earthquakes on the Rise--Is Los Angeles.

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Within the last year, several major earthquakes have led to death, damage and destruction across the world, including in Haiti, Chile, Indonesia, Spain and Puerto Rico. Julian Construction Blog. Shawn Kyles. Partner, Julian Construction. Contact Info. Our Services. Foundation Repair. Foundation Replacement. House Leveling. Earthquake Retrofitting or House Bolting. Social Media Links. Facebook. Twitter. « JulianConstruction.com: ‘California’s Most Trusted Contractor’ | Main.

Distracted Driving

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Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Distracted driving is a big issue on today’s roadways. And even with laws in place, the threat continues to grow. In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 people were injured because of a distraction-related accident, with texting being the major cause of distraction.

Greenbacks for Green Energy

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Probably means we should get that 51st star ready for Puerto Rico. Everyone is toting up the winners and losers in the wake of the three-ringed circus that was the 113th U.S. Congress.

An Arm and a Leg and the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code

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Virgin Islands, New York City and Puerto Rico. The 2015 version of the International Energy Conservation Code is soon to be upon you. Modern building codes are most often adopted by local government legislative bodies and as such vary from place to place. The IECC is in use or adopted in 47 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S.

Federal Real Property Regulations (FAR / FMR)

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Public body” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality of the foregoing. Federal Management Regulation – FMR, For Real Property. 102-74.15.

Zika Virus and LEED Buildings – Redux

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there are 5,460 locally acquired cases in Puerto Rico, and those numbers will grow significantly because the mosquitoes that can carry Zika are found in increasing areas of the U.S. Given the large number of inquiries we have responded to about Zika, including about liability for building owners, this is a repost of an updated version of my February blog post on the subject.

Wipe Out Zika Virus Carrying Mosquitoes with Pesticides

Green Building Law Update

Local mosquito borne transmission of Zika virus has recently been reported in Puerto Rico, the U.S. “Mosquito borne diseases are among the world’s leading causes of illness and death today. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 300 million clinical cases each year are attributable to mosquito borne illnesses.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

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Unless you live in Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands you will probably be changing your clocks this weekend as Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins this Sunday March 8th at 2 A.M.

Video Conferencing Isn’t Just for the Big Boys Anymore

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Canada, and Puerto Rico. Video conferencing has been around for sometime and has either been expensive or of questionable quality. The buzz on the internet is for the masses with technology like Skype entering 1000′s of homes each day. It’s okay to talk with my friends and family but a CEO will not tolerate the delayed image feeds or freeze ups. It’s just not professional. .

Federal Real Property Regulations (FAR / FMR)

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Public body” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality of the foregoing. Federal Management Regulation – FMR, For Real Property. 102-74.15.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Biotech, A Recession-Proof Growth Sector

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By Michael Portero. From the September/October 2012 issue. This year’s Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Industry Development report highlighted significant job growth in the bioscience sector over the past decade, indicating the importance of the biosciences as an economic driver for the nation.

ARCADIS buys Malcolm Pirnie

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The firm also works in Asia, the Middle East, Puerto Rico, and Chile. A huge M&A deal hit the newswire this morning, as ARCADIS, the Dutch engineering and consulting firm, said it is taking over Malcolm Pirnie, the privately held White Plains, New York-based water and environmental consulting firm, with everyone from The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) to The New York Times to the Reuters news service picking up on it.

BUSINESS REPORT: Hat World Puts Expanded Headquarters In Zionsville, IN

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By Jonathan Sanders. From the January/February 2014 issue. Hat World, Inc., a homegrown Hoosier company, manufactures sports apparel and operates retail stores primarily under the LIDS brand, a familiar mecca for team caps in shopping malls across the U.S. Photo: HOLY-CRAFT.COM.). Hat World, Inc.,

Earthquakes on the Rise--Is Los Angeles Next? - Julian.

Julian Construction Blog

Within the last year, several major earthquakes have led to death, damage and destruction across the world, including in Haiti, Chile, Indonesia, Spain and Puerto Rico. Julian Construction Blog. Shawn Kyles. Partner, Julian Construction. Contact Info. Our Services. Foundation Repair. Foundation Replacement. House Leveling. Earthquake Retrofitting or House Bolting. Social Media Links. Facebook. Twitter.

Federal Facilities – Implementation of Energy Savings Projects and Performance-Based Contracting for Energy Savings

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e) “United States” means the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and associated territorial waters and airspace. How will your Federal Department or Agency efficiently implement the numerous facility renovation, repair, and sustainability project required to meet Presidential energy conservation mandates?