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Fungi hold promise for building materials

February 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Mycelium composites derived from fungi hold great potential as a sustainable material for the construction industry, Ian Flet -More

Exoskeletons emerge in Canadian construction

February 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Exoskeletons are beginning to find their way into Canada's construction industry, promising to end the days when workers had  -More

Mechanic's lien a form of payment enforcement

February 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Contractors or skilled laborers who don't get pay they're owed can file a mechanic's lien.  -More

Trump supports highway authorization bill

February 5, 2020 - 10:35am
During his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump called on Congress to pass the highway authorization bill the S -More

I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.

February 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Cicely Tyson, actress February is Black History Month

Chinese crews build 1,000-bed hospital in 10 days

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Crews used preassembled components to build a hospital in Wuhan, China, within 10 days to handle patients with the coronaviru -More

Construction underway on Texas business park

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Construction has begun on an 83-acre business park in Denton, Texas.  -More

More Las Vegas beltway widening planned for spring

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Another widening of the 215 Beltway in Las Vegas is scheduled to begin in the spring near Henderson, Nev.  -More

Ontario casino nearly complete

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Crews are on track to finish construction of a casino in Pickering, Ontario, in the spring.  -More

Construction spending slipped in 2019

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Construction spending declined in 2019 for the first time in eight years, decreasing 0.3% compared with 2018, according to th -More

Modular makes inroads in traditional construction

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Traditional construction companies are expanding options and increasing effectiveness through modular building.  -More

Robot maps construction spaces to find errors

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Scaled Robotics of Spain has raised $2.2 billion to further develop a robot that detects anomalies on construction sites befo -More

What to watch for in sustainable construction

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Building materials that don't harm human health, a growing role for technology and reduction of embodied carbon are top trend -More

Study: Construction lacks minorities, young people

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
Few young people and not enough minorities and women enter or participate in the construction industry, according to a study  -More

Opinion: Bipartisanship key for infrastructure funds

February 4, 2020 - 10:30am
A bipartisan approach is necessary to move infrastructure funding forward, writes Rep.  -More

Commentary: Chicago construction boom will endure

February 3, 2020 - 10:50am
High-rises and other major construction projects suggest a healthy amount of development in Chicago, but worries are beginnin -More

Contractor submits plan for $1B wafer facility in N.Y.

February 3, 2020 - 10:50am
General contractor Exyte has submitted site plans for Cree's $1 billion silicon carbide wafer facility in Marcy, N.Y.  -More

Contractor picked for first phase of Soo Lock project

February 3, 2020 - 10:50am
Nevada-based Trade West Construction has secured a $53 million contract to complete the first phase of the New Lock at the So -More

Nev. lithium project enters NEPA review

February 3, 2020 - 10:50am
Lithium Nevada will produce an environmental evaluation for its planned $1.3 billion Thacker Pass lithium claystone project,  -More

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