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Deepwater Wind Farm Taking Shape Off Block Island, R.I.
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, 8 hours ago
Improvements in wind turbine efficiency since Deepwater Wind signed a 2010 power purchase agreement indicate that the Block Island operation could produced power at costs lower than projected then.
Senate Passes Keystone Pipeline Bill
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, 8 hours ago
But President Obama maintains his veto threat.
Caterpillar Forecasts 9% Sales Decline in 2015
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
Caterpillar Inc. predicts global sales will slide due largely to falling oil prices and continued softness in the mining industry.
Bankrupt Apple Supplier Leaves Construction Firms Unpaid
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
When an advanced materials company outfitted a new plant in Mesa, Ariz. to sell glass to Apple, the company seemed solid.
Engineering Oversight Might Have Prevented Ohio Overpass Collapse, Says Bridge Inspector
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
Wrong demolition process might have caused fatal collapse, engineer says.
VA May Cede Lead Role in Hospital Construction Program
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
VA opens way to consider shifting major hospital construction to Corps of Engineers.
Team Building 1,397-ft 432 Park Avenue Tower Went to Extremes to Make It White
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
First high-strength concrete supertower with white concrete puts team on edge.
Vi?oly Architecture Tweaked To Reduce Supertower''s Motion Near the Top
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
Removing windows at five double-height levels allows the wind to flow through the tower instead of around it.
Mix-Design Veteran Calls 432 Park Avenue''s White Concrete Recipe His Most Challenging Ever
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
Making white concrete is like baking a fussy cake.
ABC''s Construction Backlog Indicator for the Third Quarter of 2014
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, January 28, 2015
Nonresidential building contractors see backlogs expand.
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