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Designer chosen for $860m Las Vegas project

Designer chosen for $860m Las Vegas project

17 Nov 2017: Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is to retain Tvsdesign/Design Las Vegas for a US$860m expansion project. more »

Aecom teams up with HTC for construction VR

Aecom teams up with HTC for construction VR

17 Nov 2017: Aecom and HTC are to work together to develop virtual reality technologies for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). more »

Team appointed to help plan California’s high-speed railway

Team appointed to help plan California’s high-speed railway

16 Nov 2017: California High-Speed Rail Authority has appointed a US offshoot of Germany’s national rail company to provide an operator’s perspective during the design and implementation of the new network. more »

Lane wins Florida highway

Lane wins Florida highway

16 Nov 2017: Lane Construction has won a US$134.6m highway construction contract in Florida. more »

Facebook expands scope of New Mexico construction project

Facebook expands scope of New Mexico construction project

15 Nov 2017: Facebook is to add four more buildings to an expansion under construction in New Mexico, bringing the total investment in the project to over US$1bn. more »

Aecom reports record revenue

Aecom reports record revenue

15 Nov 2017: Aecom's latest full-year results show a record revenue of US$18.2bn, with growth accelerating in the second half of the year. more »

Green light for rail upgrade at Savannah port

Green light for rail upgrade at Savannah port

14 Nov 2017: Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved projects to expand the port at Savannah, including work as part of the creation of a 'mega' rail terminal. more »

Alaska wraps up $779m construction season

Alaska wraps up $779m construction season

13 Nov 2017: Alaska is wrapping up a construction season that has seen over US$779m invested in construction contracts. more »

Contractors face substantial fines over worker’s severe burns

Contractors face substantial fines over worker’s severe burns

10 Nov 2017: Two contractors face proposed penalties of US$249,516 for safety hazards that resulted in an employee suffering severe burns. more »

Masterplan unveiled for five San Diego hospitals

Masterplan unveiled for five San Diego hospitals

10 Nov 2017: Scripps Health has unveiled a masterplan for five hospital campuses in San Diego. more »

Confidence among builders rises

Confidence among builders rises

17 Nov 2017: Builders’ confidence in the market for new single-family homes has risen to an eight-month high. more »

CH2M to help Navy with Hurricane Harvey recovery

CH2M to help Navy with Hurricane Harvey recovery

17 Nov 2017: CH2M has been awarded stabilization and repair work for multiple buildings at two naval air stations that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. more »

Balfour Beatty starts work on LA arts center

Balfour Beatty starts work on LA arts center

16 Nov 2017: Balfour Beatty has broken ground in downtown Los Angeles for a new arts center to be built out of shipping containers. more »

Colorado announces hyperloop-inspired transportation system

Colorado announces hyperloop-inspired transportation system

15 Nov 2017: Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced a partnership to build a transportation system inspired by hyperloop technology. more »

Florida announces US$10.8bn for transportation and infrastructure

Florida announces US$10.8bn for transportation and infrastructure

15 Nov 2017: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is set to receive US$10.8bn for transportation and infrastructure in the state's 2018-2019 budget. more »

Terex signs US$250m Chinese deal

Terex signs US$250m Chinese deal

14 Nov 2017: Terex has announced an agreement to supply US$250m-worth of aerial working systems to improve safety for utility installers in China. more »

Archer Western wins Arizona water plant upgrade

Archer Western wins Arizona water plant upgrade

14 Nov 2017: Archer Western is to expand Arizona’s White Tanks Regional Water Treatment Plant with the addition of a treatment process that is new to the US. more »

Ferrovial closes $3.55bn Virginia highway deal

Ferrovial closes $3.55bn Virginia highway deal

13 Nov 2017: Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra Infraestructuras has achieved financial close on the I-66 project in Virginia. more »

Procurement begins for $1.5bn Californian rail scheme

Procurement begins for $1.5bn Californian rail scheme

10 Nov 2017: Procurement is now under way for a US$1.5bn project to design and build a new light rail extension in California. more »

Siemens demonstrates electrified highway

Siemens demonstrates electrified highway

10 Nov 2017: Technology from Siemens has been deployed to create the first US ‘eHighway’, enabling trucks to travel using power picked up from overhead lines more »

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