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Hatch hires former NYC MTA CEO to oversee US transportation practice

Mississauga, Ontario-based design firm Hatch has hired Elliot (Lee) Sander, the former executive director and CEO of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority as managing...

A “boring” Hyperloop tunnel between Washington and NYC: Musk asserts government approval

  https://youtu.be/7A7GsAPR3J0   Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO and also a rocket builder, has asserted he has received a verbal government green light for his tunnel boring company...
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Corps of Engineers gives go-ahead for $141 upstate VA project; second phase requires congressional...

Construction funding totaling $141 million has been allocated for an upgrade to an upstate New York veterans medical center, bringing at least part of...
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Port Authority approves Delta’s decision to directly fund $4 billion LaGuardia terminal renovation

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have approved a revised $4 billion plan from Delta Air Lines to renovate LaGuardia Airport...
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Unions express concerns about HPD wage requirement rule changes for 421a tax exemption projects.

Construction groups are concerned that New York City's implementation of the new 421a doesn’t adequately protect wage requirements on certain projects, The Real Deal...
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Proposed NYC design-build delivery legislation fails to pass before summer recess

New York state lawmakers have adjourned for their summer recess without passing legislation that would have allowed New York City to use the design-build...
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FDNY called after large metal plate falls from NYC construction site

A large metal plate being installed on a building near Columbus Circle fell and landed on the sidewalk on a busy in Manhattan on...
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New York Wheel fires designer and builder for planned $580 million tourist attration

The New York Wheel's developer says has fired the project's designer and builder, and expects to incur additional costs, which could potentially jeopardize the...
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Resorts World invests $400 million in Queens casino expansion

Resorts World casino at Aqueduct Racetrack is starting work on a $400 million expansion, including a hotel, restaurants, retail stores, and additional slot machines. The...
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Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in June

The Dodge Momentum Index took another step forward in June, increasing 1.1% to 141.1 (2000=100) from its revised May reading of 139.6. The Momentum...

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Preliminary results of the first of six physical tests on coupled steel-plate composite shear-wall specimens indicate excellent behavior and cyclic performance. (Photo: AISC)

Steel core system revolutionizes high-rise construction: AISC

A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)...
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Andrea S. Rutledge new CMAA president and CEO

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) says that Andrea S. Rutledge will become the association’s president and Chief Executive Officer at its National...
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Construction workers repairing sewers near Brooklyn psychiatric hospital uncover human remains

Police say construction workers repairing sewers near a Brooklyn psychiatric hospital unearthed human remains on Aug. 21. The workers were using heavy equipment to dig...