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California pushes deadline for high-speed rail project
State is asking Biden administration for one-year extension for construction of track in Central Valley, plus a return of funds taken away by Trump
Nonresidential structures rise only 3% in Q4 2020
ABC’s index reports the U.S. economy and construction industry are still recovering
Construction jobs lost over Keystone XL pipeline cancellation
President Joe Biden’s inaugural move to terminate the transcontinental oil pipelne leaves more than 1,000 without work
What will President Biden do for construction?
$2 trillion for infrastructure and clean energy, as well as plans to expand broadband networks in rural areas, could bode well for industry
Aerial supplier Sinoboom North America expands dealer network
China-based manufacturer has added seven new dealers to its U.S. network, expanding its coverage to more than 30 states
Biden directs OSHA to increase Covid-19 guidance
Measure aims to provide contractors with one, clearly defined, set of rules to improve safety on job sites
U.S. housing starts and permits surge in December
Housing starts jumped 5.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.669 million units last month
OSHA civil penalties increase
U.S. Department of Labor announces adjustments to OSHA civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2021
Building a different rental model
EquipmentShare President Willy Schlacks says the goal is productivity through digitizing the construction environment
Industry adjusts as materials shortages persist
Despite scarcity and high prices in 2020, some signs point up for 2021
Industry adjusts as materials shortages persist
Despite scarcity and high prices in 2020, some signs point up for 2021
Fagioli wins oil and gas contracts worth $97 million
Projects are in Africa, Asia and the U.S. and will be done over the next three years
New York to invest $306 billion in infrastructure
Governor says it’s the ‘largest, most ambitious plan put forward by any state in the nation’
Empire Crane named Tadano distributor
Empire Crane Company has been appointed an authorized distributor for Tadano cranes in the northeastern United States
New COO for BigRentz
New Chief Operating Officer Tom Belmont will prioritize and align the online rental company’s investments
Next round of PPP loans now available
Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department have reopened the Paycheck Protection Program for new and existing borrowers
Monthly construction input prices continue to rise
Contractors urged to consider the existence and structure of escalation clauses as they negotiate future work
Jacobs to design Indiana’s $933-million commuter rail project
West Lake Commuter Rail Corridor will provide Lake County residents with faster and more reliable access to Chicago
Aecom to renovate US Air Force Academy’s Sijan Hall
The infrastructure consulting firm agreed to a five-phase, $25 million design contract
Skanska to modernize Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int’l Airport
The project is part of a Skanska-led joint venture along with New South Construction, FS360 and Synergy Construction
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