Washington state bans construction, Boston extends moratorium

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’'s clarification updated Monday's mandate that appeared to exempt construction while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh extended his construction ban despite calls from his governor to lift it

Omni Mount Washington Guestroom Addition Wraps Up

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The Omni Mount Washington Resort Guestroom Addition project in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, is in the final stages of completion after an exciting 18 months. The post Omni Mount Washington Guestroom Addition Wraps Up first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. What a whirlwind!


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Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant

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Read: Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Washington Workforce Development corporate expansion Employment Puyallup Seattle Serta Simmons Bedding washingtonThe new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

Washington state union crane operators strike

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For the second time, the International Union of Operating Engineers and Associated General Contractors of Washington failed to reach an agreement on work conditions, hours and wages

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Washington update

Contractor Magazine

Last week The House cancelled all business this week as Washington shoveled out from its recent snow and Democrats headed to their 3-day policy retreat in Baltimore. Dain M. Hansen, Senior Vice President Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. Energy bill debate, help for Flint, California PACE program and much more. read more. Management Plumbing

Gilbane Development team breaks ground on Livingston Place at Southern Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C.


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RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

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Read: RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Renewable Energy Research & Development Washington Workforce Development corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment lab lithium batteries RELiON Seattle Site Selection Technology technology center washington

Dam Relicense Effort in Washington State Met with Local Resistance

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Local groups dispute the impact of the dams on salmon spawning

Northwest Equipment Sales Opens in Burbank, Washington

Construction Equipment

Northwest Equipment Sales, a Volvo Trucks dealer, expanded into Burbank, Washington, to serve Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco. This is the dealership’s fourth site.

Bobcat PNW Adds Location in Olympia, Washington

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Bobcat PNW has added a sixth location, opening a branch in Olympia, Washington. The company serves the southern Washington and northern Idaho regions. Our Bobcat equipment customers in Washington are most Bobcat of Olympia joins other branches in Seattle, Marysville, Spokane, Pasco, and Yakima.

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Washington, D.C.’s first modular apartment building breaks ground


Modo, the first modular apartment building in Washington, D.C. has begun construction. In a period of only eight days 44 custom designed modular boxes shipped from Pennsylvania were lifted into place by crane to create 16 of Modo’s 17 three-bedroom apartments.

$50B of development in Washington, DC's pipeline

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Residential represents the biggest share of the construction boom, but many hotel, office and retail projects are also underway

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Wildfires Burn Throughout Pacific Northwest, Destroy Much of Washington Town

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Extremely dry and gusty conditions on Labor Day sparked 80 new fires in Oregon and Washington

University of Washington Tacoma breaks ground on new STEM learning lab


The University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) has broken ground on Milgard Hall, a state-of-the-art STEM learning lab. The building will connect students and faculty across the Milgard Business School, the School of Engineering & Technology, and the Global Innovation and Design Lab

Returning to Washington with lessons learned about construction marketing

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Tonight, I’m heading to Washington DC for the annual Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Build Business conference. I certainly remember discovering SMPS just as I was pulling up my tail and preparing to close the Washington business […]. The post Returning to Washington with lessons learned about construction marketing appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas.

First Steel Arch Segment Installed for New Washington D.C. Bridge

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First Steel Arch Segment Set on New Washington, D.C., Bridge

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Washington D.C. Launches New Infrastructure Academy

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In 2016, less than half of the available infrastructure job positions in Washington D.C. To better fill the District's need for trained workers with infrastructure skills, Washington D.C. were filled (2,500 job openings with only 1,246 hires), even with an average hourly rate of $48. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the D.C. Infrastructure Academy last week to provide hands-on training and experience to area residents

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Washington, DC-Area Planning Board Revives $11B Md. Express Lanes

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Board dropped project last month from regional list, a risk to federal approval, but state lobbying and voting shifts keep P3 venture alive

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Washington State construction industry restart plan has three phases


Washington State is developing a three-phase approach to restarting the construction industry after a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Washington formed a construction advisory group to make recommendations on how to reopen construction activity.

NBCU News Group unveils new Washington bureau and studios


24, NBCU News Group debuted its new Washington bureau and studios. On Jan. The bureau spans six floors and 80,000 sf and includes seven studios.

Reopening Washington: What Businesses Need to Know about Workplace Safety and Preventing the Spread of Covid-19

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On May 4, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee signed the legislation in Washington State for the Safe Start Plan. What is vitally important during Phase 3 of Washington’s Safe Start Plan is that businesses create a written safety and mitigation plan that falls in line with L&I requirements.

Washington’s Sound Transit Temporarily Halts Most Construction

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Washington’s Sound Transit temporarily suspended 80% of its capital construction Monday to reduce COVID-19 transmission

Pesticide Exam Fees May Go up and Online in Washington

Green Industry Professionals

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to scrap paper tests and adopt online testing for pesticide applicators

UMC Receives AGC Washington Grand Award for Safety Excellence

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The award comes on the heels of UMC winning the National 1st Place MCAA/CNA Safety Excellence Award in their category for the second year in a row

What's Happening in Washington & How It Could Affect Your Company

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Washington Planning Creation of Second Major Airport

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Washington D.C. to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032


Washington, D.C.’s s city council voted to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032, one of the nation’s most ambitious green energy goals to date. The Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Act of 2018 also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation. Federal buildings will have to follow the stricter energy efficiency standards that the new law will bring for all existing D.C. buildings

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LA Metro CEO Washington To Step Down

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Transportation veteran will not seek a new contract in May

Construction begins on $1.8 billion addition to the Washington State Convention Center


million-sf expansion on the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has begun. . Construction of a new 1.4 The project, located in downtown Seattle, will feature a new 255,000-sf exhibition hall, 60,000-sf ballroom, and a collective 125,000-sf of meeting rooms.

Update: Washington Governor Reopens Some Construction Immediately

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Washington's governor restarts low-risk construction in the state immediately as stay-at-home order remains in place until May 4

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Wildfires Burn Throughout Pacific Northwest, Destroy Much of Washington Small Town

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Extremely dry conditions and gusty conditions on Labor Day sparked 80 new fires in Oregon and Washington

'Catalyst' will be Washington’s first CLT office building


Catalyst, a 150,000-sf building that will connect to an energy resource sharing eco-district planned for development, will be the first office building in Washington to be constructed out of cross-laminated timber (CLT

The Washington Monument reopens with a new visitor center


But the 1,000-sf Visitor Screening facility, an addition that opened in mid-September at the base of the 555.5-ft-tall Washington Monument, now plays an important role in setting a welcoming tone for the more than 800,000 people who visit the marble obelisk annually The project, ostensibly, seems minuscule compared with the imposing structure to which it’s attached.

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

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The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit

Washington, DC's $1.3B of medical construction led US

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The most populated 25 U.S. metros saw a total of $15.7 billion of activity in the healthcare sector last year

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$4.6B construction bill heads to Washington state's Senate

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Public schools and colleges receive record funding and the largest share under the plan, which is part of a national push for infrastructure investment

Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, UtahShine in BF’s 9th Annual State Rankings Report

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According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states—including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah—deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine’s 2013 state rankings. Washington emerged as a leader in the revamped alternative energy categories, while Utah notched another impressive across-the-board finish. Southwest Utah Washington Economic Development rankings

Doosan Opens Distribution Parts Center in Washington

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Doosan opened its second North American parts distribution center in Lacey, Washington. This distribution center triples the company’s parts inventory, benefitting dealers and customers in the Western U.S. and Canada, according to the company. The Lacy facility is designed for genuine Doosan parts

The IAPMO Group Washington update

Contractor Magazine

Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP, Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. This week the House passed a bill to loosen federal laws relating to business start-ups’ ability to pitch investors, legislation to protect e-mail privacy and a resolution to block the Department of Labor’s final fiduciary rule. read more. Management

Washington Roofer Fined $642,540 for 21 Violations

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A roofing company in Mukilteo, Washington, faces close to maximum fines for multiple safety violations that exposed workers to potential falls from more than 30 feet high and other hazards at job sites in Issaquah and Vancouver. was cited by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries for 21 safety violations in all, found during four separate inspections.