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PCA Forecast Sees Spike in Air Travel Propelling Demand for Cement Needed to Expand Airport Facilities

August 21, 2017 - in Construction, Corporate, News

Increased demand for U.S. air travel is expected to help drive increased cement consumption over the next 25 years, according to the Portland Cement Association (PCA). Population spikes, overall economic growth and airport expansion are among the factors driving…

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…

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…

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…

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

April 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Construction, Transportation

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…

Stantec Celebrates Return of World Series Champs Chicago Cubs and Exciting New Additions at Wrigley Field

April 17, 2017 - in Construction, Lifecycle

On the heels of a much-celebrated World Series baseball win, one that many fans waited a lifetime for, this season the Chicago Cubs are giving back more than just a trophy to their Northside home. Directly outside Wrigley Field, in what was once a coal shipping…

Fluor Finishes Construction of Dow Chemical’s Ethylene Production Facility on Schedule

April 10, 2017 - in Construction

IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has safely finished the mechanical construction of The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) new ethylene production facility in Freeport, Texas on schedule. Fluor provided engineering, procurement…

Skanska Upgrades Rail Network in Southern England for GBP 165M, About SEK 1.9 Billion

November 15, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Skanska has, in alliance with Aecom, Colas Rail and Mott MacDonald, been awarded a contract by Network Rail to design and construct the Waterloo and South West Upgrade on the South West Trains network in the South of England. The total contract value is GBP…

Gilbane Building Company Kicks Off Construction of the New Van Leer Interdisciplinary Design Commons

November 15, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Atlanta, Georgia – November 2016 – Construction is officially underway at the new Van Leer Interdisciplinary Design Commons. The ceremonial groundbreaking was held at the site of the current Blake R. Van Leer building named after Georgia Tech’s fifth…

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New High School in Osceola County

October 24, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Orlando, Florida – October 2016 – The community along with students and local city officials came out for the official groundbreaking ceremony held by Gilbane Building Company and the School District of Osceola. The new high school campus will have a heavy…