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Amtrak Taps Developer for $1 Billion-Plus Redevelopment of Union Station

May 25, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects, Transportation

Amtrak has chosen a Chicago development firm to lead a more than 3 million-square-foot real estate redevelopment of Union Station and surrounding land, a project expected to take about six years to complete and cost more than $1 billion. Riverside Investment…

SI-Modular: Sustainable Building System with Timber I-Beams

May 24, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Architect Hans-Ludwig Stell from Münster, Germany, has developed a sophisticated modular system for one and two-storey house construction. This quick,…

Architectural Digest names Howard Hughes’ Ward Village “Best Master Planned Community in the Nation”

May 18, 2017 - in Buildings, News

Howard Hughes’ Ward Village was recently named the "Best Master Planned Community in the Nation” by Architectural Digest, which applauded the Kakaako…

Report: Mortenson Will Build Football Stadium for Raiders in Las Vegas

May 17, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

M.A. Mortenson Co. will build a $1.9 billion football stadium in Las Vegas for the Raiders, who are moving from Oakland. Raiders President Marc Badain told the Las Vegas Review-Journal he's close to finalizing a contract for the Golden Valley-based construction…

Woolpert to Renovate Elizabeth City State University Buildings

May 15, 2017 - in Buildings

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) has contracted with Woolpert to provide comprehensive design services for the G.R. Little Library and Moore Hall on the rural campus in northeast North Carolina. The project is valued at $13 million.…

Latest Migratory Inhibitor Technology- Powerful Corrosion Protection of Post-Tensioned Structures!

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

MCI®-309 is a powerful Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum in recessed areas, interior cavities and voids. It provides an extremely efficient dry method protecting metals within an enclosed space.…

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Scandal Update: Over 140,000 Signatures Delivered to Japanese Embassies Around the World Demanding No Rainforest Destruction or Human Rights Abuses

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

(TOKYO, BERN, BERLIN & MIRI) This week, activists from around the world are staging protests demanding an immediate halt to the use of tropical wood for construction of the new Olympic facilities in Tokyo. On Wednesday, over 140,000 signatures were delivered…

Oldcastle Precast Revamps Edgewood, Maryland Facility to Produce Underground Precast Products

EDGEWOOD, Md. –  Oldcastle Precast, one of the country's largest precast concrete product manufacturers, has re-equipped their production facility, located at 1401 Trimble Road, in Edgewood, Maryland. The new equipment results in a state-of-the-art National…

136.8-foot Super-Girders Used to Replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge

May 8, 2017 - in Buildings

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - As part of the Lincoln County Bridge Replacement Program, Oldcastle Precast of Spokane, Washington fabricated 136.8-foot-long prestressed concrete super-girders for the new Miles Creston Bridge in Lincoln County, Washington. The term…

Video: PERI ACS Core 400 Climbing Formwork

May 6, 2017 - in Buildings, Technology, Video

The new ACS Core 400 Climbing Formwork has been designed specifically for High-Rise cores. The system features a high capacity single stroke cylinder that climbs to the next level in only 20 minutes, while less brackets, anchors and overall parts and pieces…