ImmunoPrecise Opens U.S. Headquarters In North Dakota

Business Facilities Blog

The full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company has opened its new U.S. Read: ImmunoPrecise Opens U.S. headquarters in Fargo, ND. Headquarters In North Dakota at BusinessFacilities.com.

U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

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U.S. road work-zone fatalities up 7%

Construction Dive

Officials says more traffic and road work and distracted driving are to blame for the increase in fatalities

How to deliver in the Northwestern U.S.

The Korte Company

While The Korte Company has delivered thousands of jobs in 43 U.S. Instead, it’s because this dynamic region has given us opportunities to learn more about how to deliver quality buildings no matter where you are.

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China-U.S. Trade Tariffs Mutually Suspended

Construction Equipment

The U.S. trade war with China is “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, according to U.S.

Don't Delay New US Crane Safety Rule

ENR Construction

Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Seven Trends Driving U.S. New research from CareerBuilder has identified seven major trends that have significantly influenced job creation over the last seven years (2010-2017).

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US Threatens Tariff on Light Truck Imports

Construction Equipment

The Trump administration is investigating the possibility that importing cars and trucks from Asia is threatening the nation's domestic vehicle industry’s health and ability to research and develop new, advanced technologies, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Foreign Investment In U.S. China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients. Real Estate Rising.

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US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

Read: US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Food Processing Logistics & Distribution Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Virginia Workforce Development Business Incentives Economic Development Employment Expansion Manassas Prince William County Department of Economic Development Site Selection US Foods Virginia Jobs Investment Program

U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Business Facilities Blog

Read: U.S. Washington, DC, San Francisco land in Top 10 of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index’s city rankings. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness at BusinessFacilities.com.

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Census Bureau. . Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors.

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US construction spending hit record high for second-straight month

Construction Dive

December's record beat analyst expectations by 0.3% and marks the fifth-consecutive month of spending gains

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Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA. Plant In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Loyal readers of this space know we’ve been closely tracking the ongoing debate about whether to permit drone flights in domestic U.S. The FAA currently is evaluating six U.S. They were followed by the U.S. Far West U.S. Great Lakes U.S. - Mid Atlantic U.S. -

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Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Facility In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. The New Zealand-based mobile solutions company will invest $2 million and create 110 jobs in Nashville, TN. Facility In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Delek US Holdings Expanding Middle Tennessee HQ 

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Delek US Holdings Expanding Middle Tennessee HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The Fortune 500 energy company will invest $4 million and create 175 jobs in Brentwood, TN. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Energy Featured Tennessee Delek Economic Development Employment Expansion Middle Tennessee Site Selection Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Williamson County

Wonders all around us

Nuts and Bolts

And while many of us see it every day, I wonder – there I go again — how many of us pause with any regularity to think about what we’re looking at.

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US Energy Boom v OPEC

Collaborative Construction

The glut of cheap energy - mostly in the form of natural gas - and the rise of shale oil production in the US is crimping OPEC's style. I cannot say that hurts my feelings in the least. This is the beginning of a trend.

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U.S. construction fatalities rose 6% in 2016

BD+C

Fatal work injuries in the U.S. rose 7% to a preliminary total of 5,190 in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of the total private industry fatalities in 2016, 22.2% were construction fatalities.

How to deliver in the Northwestern U.S.

The Korte Company

While The Korte Company has delivered thousands of jobs in 43 U.S. Instead, it’s because this dynamic region has given us opportunities to learn more about how to deliver quality buildings no matter where you are. The Northwest has more rainy days than almost anywhere else in the U.S.

Biggest Construction Companies In The US

Geniebelt

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?

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters - vegetative roof assembly, Washington, D.C.

BD+C

Driven by Federally-mandated sustainable requirements, a 300,000 plus square-foot Vegetative Roof Assembly (VRA) was incorporated into the architectural design for the U.S.

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U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

Business Facilities Blog

Read: U.S. At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017 at BusinessFacilities.com.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Smaller U.S. Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector. Cities Joining Technology Boom. Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Louisiana North Carolina Ohio Research & Development Surveys & Research Tennessee Texas USA - Great Lakes USA - Southeast Austin BBG Cleveland Expansion Nashville New Orleans Raleigh-Durham Site Selection Technology technology hubs

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U.S. Labor Market Tightens, Demand For Skilled Workers Continues

Business Facilities Blog

Read: U.S. Manufacturing companies report the biggest growth in hiring plans, up +7% from Q2 2017, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. Labor Market Tightens, Demand For Skilled Workers Continues at BusinessFacilities.com.

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U.S. Construction Industry Forecast

Construction Business Owner

As the unemployment rate declines, investment in both residential and commercial U.S. The United States construction industry is viewed as a key indicator of the strength of the American economy, consumer confidence and unemployment trends.

Takigawa Corp. Japan Establishing First U.S. Operation In Kentucky

Business Facilities Blog

Japan, a flexible packaging and high-performance films producer, will create 180 full-time jobs with a nearly $46 million investment to locate a manufacturing operation in Bardstown, its first in the U.S. Japan Establishing First U.S. Takigawa Corp.

Van Hool NV Building First U.S. Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Van Hool NV Building First U.S. The bus and coach manufacturer will invest more than $47 million and create nearly 640 jobs in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site. Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Chinese direct investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically and visibly since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group (RCG) , Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment in U.S. Chinese capital has had a significant impact on the U.S.

Toyota Investing Over $373M In Five U.S. Plants

Business Facilities Blog

million investment in five U.S. million investment in five U.S. The company remains the world leader in gas-electric hybrids, surpassing 3 million sales in the U.S. billion) toward its commitment to invest $10 billion in the U.S.

Army posts pre-bid notices for U.S.-Mexico border wall work

Construction Dive

The notices state that official bid solicitations will be forthcoming and that bids are due Aug.

Congress investigating high costs of infrastructure in U.S., New York City

Construction Dive

The Government Accountability Office will try to figure out why U.S. infrastructure projects are the most expensive in the world

US Codewriters Initiate First Post-Grenfell Tower Changes

ENR Construction

The major model building code in the U.S. may make adjustments in light of last June’s Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London, where 71 people died

Best Government/Public Building: U.S. Courthouse - Los Angeles

ENR Construction

Tasked with building a high-security, blast-resistant structure on a steep slope, the design-builders of Los Angeles’ U.S. Courthouse had nowhere to go but up

U.S. appeals court rules against OSHA on machine guards

FDR Safety

The 8th U.S. The post U.S. A federal appeals court has ruled against OSHA in a case stemming from a fatal accident involving a lathe at a manufacturing plant, saying that the agency’s interpretation of its regulations on machine guards “strains a common sense reading.”. Circuit Court of Appeals found that regulations were designed to protect workers from “point of contact risks and risks associated with the routine operation of lathes, such as flakes and sparks.”

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Honda Smart House US Ready For Testing

Jetson Green

The Honda Smart House US has recently been constructed on campus at the University of California (UC), Davis. The Honda Smart Home US is run by the company’s home energy management system (HEMS).