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

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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. The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

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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.

Northwest Equipment Sales Opens in Burbank, Washington

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

Washington update

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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.

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

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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 State construction industry restart plan has three phases

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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.

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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$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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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

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

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 Washington Monument reopens with a new visitor center

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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

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

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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.

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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 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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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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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.

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.

Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA

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Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, VA, creating 37 new jobs. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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

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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.

The IAPMO Group Washington update

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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.

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

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million square foot headquarters located in Washington D.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. Coast Guard’s 11-level, 1.2

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The IAPMO Group Washington update

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Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP Government Relations, IAPMO. The Senate this week today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure. read more. Codes

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

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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

State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business

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State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West Washington BF-May/June-2015 Centennial Industrial Park Jobs Now Act Port of VancouverBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. Construction cranes are dotting the idyllic skies in the northwest, where, among other projects, the new world headquarters of Amazon is taking shape amid a bustling real estate market.

FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher

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Washington always has been at the forefront of a new frontier in America, in industry as well as geography. Inslee has been proactive in realigning state agencies to service Washington’s strategic goals for economic development. “We

$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

Construction in Washington State Won't Fully Restart Until June

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Some low-risk work on existing projects can continue, but start of new projects is pushed back, say state officials

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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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Washington’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming

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The first-ever diverging diamond Interchange for Washington state enters the construction phase this year at the interchange between Interstate 5 and State Route 510 in Lacey, south of Tacoma

Washington State moving to promote mass timber construction with legislation

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Washington State lawmakers are taking measures to promote the use of mass timber construction.

The IAPMO Group Washington update

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Dain M. Hansen, Senior Vice President - Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. Many questions have arisen about how small businesses will be treated if tax reform legislation is enacted. read more. Codes Management

Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington announces 2015 president

Contractor Magazine

Sean Duffy of H&D Mechanical, was installed as the 2015 President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington (MCAMW) at its January monthly dinner meeting.

Washington Governor Expected to Partially Lift Construction Limitations

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Construction advisory group expects construction to restart in two, and possibly, three, phases

Four-Alarm Blaze Torches Construction Site Outside Washington, D.C.

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About 150 firefighters from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to a four-alarm fire at a construction site outside Washington, D.C., on Feb.

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Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

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location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN. The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. Read: Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site at BusinessFacilities.com.