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Turner to Build $520 Million Headquarters for California Department of Natural Resources

March 19, 2018 - in Design/Engineering, Lifecycle

The State of California Department of General Services has selected a design-build team of Turner and AC Martin to deliver a Net Zero Energy office tower for the Department of Natural Resources and other environmental agencies. Turner Construction Company…

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Selects Stantec for Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project

March 5, 2018 - in Corporate, Lifecycle, News

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected Stantec to provide engineering, geotechnical, surveying, and other technical…

High-Strength Concrete Could Save Money, Time

In a lab at Montana State University, researchers use massive hydraulic pistons to crush samples of concrete in order to determine the material’s strength.…

AECOM and SNC-Lavalin Inc. Preferred Consortium for the Design of the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM)

February 19, 2018 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, News

MONTREAL  — AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, is pleased to announce that the NouvLR General Partnership, of which AECOM is a partner of the design team, has been selected by CDPQ Infra Inc. as the preferred proponent…

Bechtel Completes Carroll County Energy Facility

January 19, 2018 - in Construction, Design/Engineering, Lifecycle

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has completed the Carroll County Energy Facility (CCEF) in Carroll County, OH, for Advanced Power. The 700-megawatt natural gas-fueled combine-cycle power facility, will supply electricity…

Vessel Structure Tops Out

January 8, 2018 - in Design/Engineering, Lifecycle, News, Projects

Vessel is an interactive structure constructed at the center of the Public Square and Gardens at Related Co.’s Hudson Yards Development on Manhattan’s West Side. Photo by Bess Adler. Since starting construction in April 2017, the Vessel interactive structure…

Glen Ellyn Police Department Recognized with Two Architecture Awards

December 15, 2017 - in Awards, Design/Engineering, News, Projects

The Glen Ellyn Police Department in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, has been recognized with an Excellence in Architecture award from the American Institute of Architects NE-IL Chapter and a Silver Medal Award from the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA). Dewberry,…

Woolpert to Design $13M SkyWheel Newport Project at Newport on the Levee

December 11, 2017 - in Construction, Lifecycle, News

NEWPORT, Ky. - Woolpert has been contracted by St. Louis-based SkyWheel Attractions and Koch Development to provide survey, civil and structural engineering for the $13 million SkyWheel Newport at Newport on the Levee. SkyWheel Newport will be approximately…

CH2M – Burns & McDonnell Joint Venture to design modernization of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory

December 4, 2017 - in Construction, Lifecycle

BOSTON - The New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), selected a CH2M-led joint venture with Burns & McDonnell (BMcD) to design an advanced Compound Semiconductor Laboratory – Microelectronics Integration Facility at the Massachusetts…

Construction Climate Talks

November 16, 2017 - in Construction, Technology, Video

Katherine Ibbotson, Carbon Planning Manager, Environment Agency, talks about the Environment Agency’s ‘ERIC’ Carbon Planning Tool.