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Bechtel Selected to Build First Expressway in Kenya

August 9, 2017 - in Construction, Corporate, Lifecycle, News

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has been selected by the Kenyan National Highways Authority to build the first high-speed expressway in the country. The new 294-mile (473-kilometer) route will vastly improve the connectivity,…

Jacobs Wins Global Award for Australian Hospital Project

July 24, 2017 - in Lifecycle

DALLAS - Sydney’s Blacktown Hospital, on which Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. carried out all architectural work, received three awards at the 2017 Design…

Renovation Completed of Bridge with Unique Tensile Forces

July 17, 2017 - in Lifecycle, Maintenance

This week the Managing Contractor, a joint venture of Royal HaskoningDHV and Arup, handed the fully renovated Tacitus Bridge over to the national transport…

Building to Begin on Liverpool’s First Specialist Cancer Hospital

July 12, 2017 - in Construction, Lifecycle

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust and Laing O’Rourke have finalised the contract to build a new cancer hospital in Liverpool and comedian Johnny Vegas was at the build site to celebrate the significant milestone. Johnny was also joined…

Dewberry Selected to Perform Force Main Replacement Along Highway 274 in South Carolina

July 12, 2017 - in Lifecycle, Maintenance

Dewberry has been selected by York County, South Carolina, to perform a force main replacement along Highway 274 from Crowder's Creek Pump Station to the Big Allison Creek Pump Station. The firm's Charlotte, North Carolina, office is providing design, permitting,…

PEER Releases Updated Tall Building Seismic Design Guide

June 26, 2017 - in Lifecycle, News

(Chicago, IL) - The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) has released the second edition of its Tall Building Initiative Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings. Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction…

Clark Honored with Heritage Award for Role in Shaping the Los Angeles Landscape

June 26, 2017 - in Awards, Corporate, Events, Lifecycle, News

Earlier this month, Clark Construction Group was honored by non-profit organization Project Restore with a Los Angeles Heritage Award for the firm’s role in shaping and strengthening the Los Angeles built environment. Clark’s Western Region President and…

Construction Underway on Ritz-Carlton Residences

June 21, 2017 - in Lifecycle, News, Projects

With the foundation for the Ritz-Carlton Residences now complete, the 53-story luxury tower is rising on the shores of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design services for the condominium building designed by Arquitectonica.…

UAS Improves Project Efficiency in Complex Runway Redesign

With the recent addition of new pilots across multiple disciplines at Woolpert, we are constantly leveraging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology for new applications. In particular, we are focusing on how we can integrate the imagery and data produced…

Bechtel Completes Stonewall Energy Facility Ahead of Schedule

June 5, 2017 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has completed the state-of-the-art Stonewall Energy Facility in Loudoun County, VA, USA for Panda Power Funds ahead of schedule. The client took over commercial operation of the 778-megawatt…