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Renelle on the River Erects Chicago’s 60th Tower Crane of 2017

November 15, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

The Big 6-0 is on the board, as Chicago’s 60th tower crane takes to the skies at Renelle on the River, at 403 North Wabash in River North. If you want to count backwards, Home@ Suites, also in River North at 110 West Huron, was #59. The Van Buren, at 808…

Wall-Smart Collaborates With URC to Offer New Construction and Retrofit Mounts to Authorized URC Dealers in the United States

November 14, 2017 - in Buildings, Corporate, News, Structural components

NEW YORK - Wall-Smart LTD. is pleased to announce a new partnership with URC, offering new construction and retrofit mounts available through URC sales…

Louvre Abu Dhabi Time-Lapse 2009-2017

November 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Video

Witness an Architectural Masterpiece being constructed with EarthCam’s New 4K Time-Lapse for Louvre Abu Dhabi EarthCam’s award-winning editors reviewed…

Steel Industry Releases Guide to LEED v4 Certification

November 9, 2017 - in Buildings, Featured, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has released a guide to using steel construction products for the latest version of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification…

HOK and BREEAM USA Announce Partnership to Create a More Sustainable Built Environment

November 7, 2017 - in Buildings, Featured

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 7, 2017 - HOK and BREEAM USA have signed a one-year partnership agreement that will accelerate the use of the BREEAM In-Use standard across the United States. BREEAM USA introduced BREEAM In-Use for existing buildings to the U.S.…

Researchers Develop Earthquake-Resistant Concrete

October 26, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components, Video

A new seismic-resistant, fiber-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British Columbia will see its first real-life application this fall as part of the seismic retrofit of a Vancouver elementary school.

Education Construction Starts Could Soon Accelerate

October 26, 2017 - in Buildings, News

Current market conditions suggest that the reluctant recovery in education construction could be poised to accelerate. Numerous bond passages over the last several years have secured billions of dollars for school construction projects and, after years of…

CE Certification Opens EU Market to Six Cortec MCI Concrete Protection Products

October 23, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Cortec® Corporation is now certified to use CE marking on six Migrating Corrosion Inhibitor™ (MCI®) products for the protection and repair of concrete structures: MCI® CorrVerter®, MCI®-2018, MCI®-2019, MCI®-2021, MCI® Architectural Coating, and…

Wake Technical Community College’s Health Sciences Building H Wins Sir Walter Raleigh Award

October 23, 2017 - in Awards, Buildings

Wake Technical Community College's Health Sciences Building H has been recognized with the Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance in the Public Facilities and Spaces category, which recognizes outstanding new contributions to the character, environment,…

BuildSteel Releases e-Book to Help Building Professionals Meet Project Goals with Cold-formed Steel Trusses

October 23, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – BuildSteel, a partnership of steel and construction industry organizations, announced the release of “Cold-Formed Steel Trusses: Design, Performance, and Advantages,” a complimentary e-book to help building owners, architects,…