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Michael Baker International Launches Next Phase of Rancho Mission Viejo LLC $4.4 Million Contract to Enhance Infrastructure in South Orange County, California

March 22, 2017 - in Bridges, News, Projects

Irvine, Calif. – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that work is underway for the next phase of a $4.4 million contract by Rancho Mission Viejo LLC (RMV) for a new roadway called…

Precast Concrete Highway Slabs Expedite Largest Project of this Type in North America

March 16, 2017 - in News, Projects, Transportation

PASADENA, Calif. (MARCH 2017) – Precast concrete highway pavement slabs are increasing in popularity for use in rapid highway construction. This is,…

Temporary Wooden Market Hall Becomes Eye-Catching Landmark

March 15, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space while the old market hall is being…

Black Swift Technologies Summits Extreme Altitude Mapping Test of Mount Evans (14,265′) with Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)

March 14, 2017 - in News, Projects

Boulder, CO – (March 14, 2017) – Overcoming the challenges of mapping terrain in difficult conditions at altitudes exceeding 14,000 feet using a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based…

CH2M Appointed to Deliver Tuas Water Reclamation Plant in Singapore

March 7, 2017 - in News, Projects, Water

SINGAPORE - PUB, Singapore's national water agency, today appointed CH2M to deliver the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) – a key component of PUB's Deep Tunnel Sewerage System Phase 2 project (DTSS2).    Project Scope/Name: Professional Engineering…

Pennsylvania Governor Announces ‘PennDOT Connects,’ New Transportation-Project Approach

February 27, 2017 - in News, Projects

Philadelphia, PA – Recognizing transportation's role in connecting communities and supporting economic development, state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced PennDOT Connects, an approach that will enhance…

Level Crossing Removal Project

February 10, 2017 - in News, Projects

An Alliance of Laing O’Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing on Lower Plenty Road, rebuild Rosanna Station and duplicate the Hurstbridge line in Victoria. Work…

How to Achieve Triple Bottom Line Sustainability Benefits on Airport Runway Projects

February 3, 2017 - in News, Projects

From planning through plowing, CH2M is leading the development of the most sustainable runway projects in the U.S. Through our life-cycle approach, airport clients have experienced significant benefits such as reducing energy demand, repurposing materials…

Preliminary Award of Project Zuidasdok to Fluor, Heijmans and Hochtief Joint Venture

January 20, 2017 - in News, Projects

IRVING, Texas and AMSTERDAM – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Zuidasdok project has been preliminarily awarded to Zuidplus, the joint venture with Fluor, Heijmans and Hochtief. The contract includes widening and partial underground…

Open Source Tool Will Help Drive Emission Reduction

January 11, 2017 - in News, Projects

A new research project seeks to develop a tool to identify and reduce carbon in the construction supply chain. The project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh Business School and Costain Group and is funded by the Construction Climate Challenge…