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SNC-Lavalin targets nuclear decommissioning

SNC-Lavalin targets nuclear decommissioning

19 Jul 2018: SNC-Lavalin is teaming up with a specialist in the management of spent nuclear fuel in order to target growing the USA’s growing decommissioning market. more »

June sees drops in housing starts and building permits

June sees drops in housing starts and building permits

19 Jul 2018: There were falls in the volume of housing projects started in June and in the number building permits, when compared both to May 2018 and to June 2017. more »

Louis Berger wins roles on refurb of historic Gettysburg sites

Louis Berger wins roles on refurb of historic Gettysburg sites

19 Jul 2018: Louis Berger has won contracts to support rehabilitation and improvement works at two historic sites in the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. more »

Beacon buys Pacific Northwest waterproofing business

Beacon buys Pacific Northwest waterproofing business

17 Jul 2018: Beacon Roofing Supply has expanded its business with the acquisition of a distributor of sealants, coatings, adhesives and related waterproofing products. more »

Further growth predicted in construction of single-family homes

Further growth predicted in construction of single-family homes

17 Jul 2018: The housing recovery will continue to move forward but builders continue to face persistent supply-side headwinds, the chief economist of the National Association of Home Builders has said. more »

Construction company convicted of manslaughter over site death

Construction company convicted of manslaughter over site death

16 Jul 2018: A construction company has been convicted of manslaughter after a worker on a New York site fell 29 stories from an inadequately supported construction platform. more »

Hill JV secures management role on Phoenix airport projects

Hill JV secures management role on Phoenix airport projects

16 Jul 2018: A joint venture led by Hill International is to manage the capital improvement program at three airports in Phoenix. more »

Go-ahead given for $380m South Dakota wind farm

Go-ahead given for $380m South Dakota wind farm

13 Jul 2018: The construction permit has been granted for the US$380m Dakota Range wind farm. more »

Design unveiled for $800m Tampa Bay ballpark

Design unveiled for $800m Tampa Bay ballpark

13 Jul 2018: The Tampa Bay Rays and architectural firm Populous have unveiled the proposed design of a new ballpark in Ybor City. more »

Granite wins Chicago interstate contract

Granite wins Chicago interstate contract

12 Jul 2018: A subsidiary of Granite has won a US$39m contract to improve a westbound section of the I-90 in Chicago. more »

Balfour Beatty picked for Florida development

Balfour Beatty picked for Florida development

19 Jul 2018: NP International has chosen Balfour Beatty for the construction of a 1.3-million-square-foot, mixed-use scheme in Coral Gables, Florida. more »

New York launches $100m plan to modernize freight distribution

New York launches $100m plan to modernize freight distribution

19 Jul 2018: A US$100m plan has been launched to overhaul New York’s aging freight network, beginning with an invitation to bid for construction of a distribution center. more »

Design-build contract awarded at Nashville airport

Design-build contract awarded at Nashville airport

19 Jul 2018: Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) has awarded a US$144m design-build contract for a project to build a parking garage and administrative office. more »

Asbestos-removal contractor fined over unsafe conditions

Asbestos-removal contractor fined over unsafe conditions

17 Jul 2018: An asbestos-removal company faces fines of more than a quarter of a million dollars for exposing workers and the public to unsafe conditions. more »

HDR wins $40m Corps of Engineers contract

HDR wins $40m Corps of Engineers contract

17 Jul 2018: HDR has won a five-year, US$40m contract to support the the San Francisco district of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) during the construction phase of projects. more »

Plans announced for $1.2bn New York water tunnel

Plans announced for $1.2bn New York water tunnel

16 Jul 2018: Water supply in New York City and nearby Westchester County is to be improved through the construction of a US$1.2bn tunnelling project. more »

HDR to carry out final design of record-braking Miami bridge

HDR to carry out final design of record-braking Miami bridge

13 Jul 2018: HDR has announced that it is to lead the final design of a public-private partnership (P3) scheme to build a signature bridge and reconstruct a 1.4-mile section of I-395 in Miami. more »

Contractor appointed for rebuild of Mississippi rail bridge

Contractor appointed for rebuild of Mississippi rail bridge

13 Jul 2018: A US$172m contract has been awarded for the reconstruction of the 129-year-old Merchants Bridge, which links Missouri and Illinois. more »

Maxim Crane buys Cincinnati rental business

Maxim Crane buys Cincinnati rental business

12 Jul 2018: Maxim Cranes has bought Tri-State Crane, a rental business based in Cincinnati, Ohio. more »

Central New York to get inland port

Central New York to get inland port

12 Jul 2018: Funding of US$19m has been awarded towards the first inland port to be built in the state of New York. more »

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