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Universities focus on local development

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
Universities are involved in development efforts that revitalize their communities as they seek to build relationships with l -More

Infrastructure project costs likely to rise

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
Infrastructure project costs will likely continue to rise amid the nation's workforce shortage, booming economy and the 18.2% -More

Autodesk to acquire startup for $875M

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
Autodesk plans to acquire PlanGrid, a startup that moves blueprints from paper to the cloud, for $875 million.  -More

Seattle hotel is first in US to be fully modular

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
A structural modular design that is widely used in Europe, Asia and Australia is being tested in Seattle as the first fully m -More

ADOT program seeks to attract more women, minorities to construction

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
The Arizona Department of Transportation, in partnership with community colleges and contractors in the state, is working to  -More

Infrastructure landscape still murky ahead of new Congress

November 26, 2018 - 9:52am
While Rep.  -More

$1B Ky. redevelopment could create 5,000 construction jobs

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
An empty lot along the Licking and Ohio rivers in Newport, Ky., will be the site of a $1 billion redevelopment, and the effor -More

$91M expansion project planned at international toll bridge

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission plans to borrow $70 million for a $91 million project to overhaul the Lewiston-Queenston  -More

Amtrak narrows developer list for Philadelphia train station redevelopment

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
Brandywine Realty Trust, Meridiam, PHL 30 Vision and Plenary are Amtrak's finalists to manage Philadelphia's 30th Street Stat -More

$100M expansion planned at Ark. gaming center

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
Plans for a $100 million expansion to Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Arkansas include a hotel and event center.  -More

Lawmakers look to bail out failing pension funds

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
Congress is looking at ways to stabilize the financial stability of failing multi-employer pension funds, and a recent propos -More

Companies integrate photovoltaic tech into concrete facades

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
LafargeHolcim and electronic manufacturer Heliatek have created a prototype photovoltaic cladding that would enable concrete  -More

How 5 technologies improve construction safety

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
Technology commonly seen as a threat to jobs in construction also contributes to worker safety on-site.  -More

Lean construction can help solve labor shortage

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
The labor shortage requires contractors to become more efficient, and lean construction can help reduce waste and improve pro -More

Recap: Where construction stands halfway through Trump's term

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
In the two years since Donald Trump was elected president, the economy has grown and unemployment has reached 3.7%, but const -More

SmartBrief will not publish Thursday, Friday

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
In observance of Thanksgiving in the US, SmartBrief will not publish Thursday and Friday. Publication will resume Monday.

Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it.

November 21, 2018 - 9:36am
Robert Sapolsky, biologist

Mayo Clinic to spend $908M on construction

November 20, 2018 - 9:27am
The Mayo Clinic is expected to invest $908 million over the next three to five years in various construction projects, includ -More

Feds likely to provide $1.2B for Wash. light rail

November 20, 2018 - 9:27am
Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration likely will finalize a deal next month that would provide $1.2 billion i -More


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