Take AGC’s 2019 Highway Work Zone Safety Survey

April 2019 — Top News Each year AGC of America conducts a survey of members involved in highway construction work to evaluate the state of highway work zone safety. We want to collect information on the number, severity, impacts and potential solutions to highway work zone crashes. Our intention is to use the information we collect […]

Construction Employment Increases in 38 States

Thirty-eight states added construction jobs between March 2018 and March 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Malaysia to restart $34bn Kuala Lumpur development with Chinese partner

The government of Malaysia has said it plans to resurrect Bandar Malaysia, the country’s biggest …

How Mixers Can Help Improve the Quality and Efficiency of Production

In an ever-increasing competitive landscape, manufacturing companies are always looking for ways to increase the efficiency of their production and the quality of their products. The coatings industry is no exception.

Construction Begins on Sun-Tracking Solar Farm

Construction is underway for the world’s largest sun-tracking solar farm, a venture that is part response to increasing resistance to building wind turbines and solar farms on land. The archipelago-style solar farm is being built on the Andijk reservoir in north Holland.

Why Making Business Decisions Alone is Dangerous

Imagine yourself stranded in a jungle. Without the help of an experienced survival expert, it would be difficult to determine your next steps for surviving and finding your way back to safety. Business planning is no different.

Moving dirt—and rivers—all part of Kissner G.C.’s sterling reputation

People like to say heavy equipment contractors move mountains. Bryan Kissner has. Not only mountains, but rivers, too. In the steep canyons and rugged terrain of western Colorado, Bryan, his sons and a core crew of about 10 employees at Kissner G.C. tackle a diverse range of jobs from building LEED-certified schools to gargantuan civil […]

Steely resolve: Carnegie Mellon University fuels Pittsburgh’s post-industrial reinvention

This year, the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) turned over the keys for two floors of the first building at Mill 19 to Carnegie Mellon University, which is subleasing 94,000 sf for its Manufacturing Futures Initiative (MFI) and the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, of which CMU is a member.

Translational health science environments: 6 strategies for open innovation and knowledge transfer

The 21st century has seen remarkable healthcare breakthroughs. These advances are largely driven by the speed at which organizations can translate scientific discoveries to applications that benefit patients and communities. Whereas this process has traditionally been slow and cumbersome, today’s organizations are rethinking their business models and environments to ensure they support each other and […]

citizenM Union Square to break ground in San Francisco this week

citizenM is set to break ground on its first California hotel this week. CitizenM San Francisco Union Square, a 12-story building located at 72 Ellis Street, will be the first of three locations in the Bay Area.

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