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Cement Pinch Felt Throughout Midwest

Frozen lakes, increased oil demand and plant breakdowns are three of the reasons contractors throughout the Midwest say they are experiencing a cement shortage.


Disappearing Paint Gets Permanent Role

Vanishing spray paint, which became immensely popular during the World Cup in Brazil, will become a permanent fixture in the game it has forever changed: European football.


Bolts, Boilers Share The ’Stick’s Love

When Sir Paul McCartney serenades Candlestick Park to sleep next week, nostalgic fans need not go home emptyhanded.


Protective Line Offers 3 Systems

Sherwin-Williams’ Protective and Marine Coatings has launched three polyaspartic urethanes, each suited for a different shop or field coating challenge.


PPG Adds Steel Intumescent Coatings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.


Vanishing Spray Paint is a Real Kick

Armed with an arsenal of aerosol, World Cup referees have a new trick up their sleeves to stave off a sneaky soccer move.


2 Firms Fined $130K in Stadium Death

U.S. authorities are alleging willful wrongdoing in the fatal fall of a 25-year-old construction worker on the $450 million Texas A&M stadium redevelopment project


Vikings’ Project Makes Recycling Blitz

The Minnesota Vikings’ old home may carry the dubious distinction of being the worst stadium in the U.S., but the old girl will achieve a noble goal as she goes down for the last time.


‘Extensive Cracking’ Closes New Stadium

A structural investigation is underway to determine the cause of “pervasive” concrete cracking in a $60 million high school football stadium that has been open less than two years.


3 Nations to Develop Structural Sensors

An international team of engineers will spend the next three years collaborating on a real-time monitoring system to sense potentially catastrophic structural weaknesses before they fail.


Bridge Worker Killed on Stadium Project

One bridge worker drowned and another was serious injured when the man-lift to which they were tethered toppled from a floating dock and vanished into the Brazos River in Waco, TX, authoriti...


After Review, Stadium Death Draws Fines

Rescinding a “no violation” decision, California labor officials are now holding an elevator contractor responsible for the death of a worker on the San Francisco 49ers stadium project.


Braves Pitch New $672M Ballpark

‘The Ted’ is dead as the home of the Braves, as the Atlanta MLB team has announced plans to make a 14-mile, $672 million move up the road.


CA Reopens Probe of 1st Stadium Death

California labor officials are taking a rare second look at the first of two construction deaths that occurred this year at the San Francisco 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium.


NFL Stadium Project Claims 2nd Worker

A subcontractor’s employee was crushed to death by a load of rebar this week during construction of the San Francisco 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium—the $1.2 billion project’s second worker death...


Report: World Cup Push Risks Workers

Workers' safety and lives are being sacrificed to Qatar's dash to build infrastructure and venues in time for the 2022 World Cup, an international labor group charges.


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


Corruption to Cost Engineering Firm $1M

A once-powerful, now-ruined New Jersey engineering firm with a major portfolio of public and commercial projects will pay $1 million to settle criminal charges that it illegally funneled hun...


Crew Digs Up Live Cannonball

A construction crew unearthed a live cannonball, believed to be from the Civil War, in downtown Atlanta on Thursday (July 18).


Bid-Rigging Scandal Engulfs 15 Firms

Years of contract collusion involving six World Cup stadiums and hundreds of other public and private projects have 15 South African construction firms facing $140 million in potential fines...


High-Gloss Protection for Structures

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has launched a high-gloss acrylic polyurethane designed to provide long-term UV protection for high-profile structures.


Bids Sought for NFL Dome Floor Coating

The St. Louis (MO) Convention and Visitors Commission will accept sealed bids Oct. 18 for floor coating work at the Edward Jones Dome at America’s Center.


Feds on Power Play at Islanders' Home

New York Islanders fans who are demanding a new home for their team just got some new, asbestos-laced ammunition from federal health and safety regulators.


New Roof Coating on Tap for Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers’ unique, convertible ballpark roof will sport a freshly painted look, under two coatings contracts recently awarded.


NY Concrete Test Execs Accused Of Forging Thousands of Reports

One year after officials at a major New York concrete testing company were convicted of falsifying reports, including many involving public works projects, employees of another such company ...


Aggreko Heats Up Super Bowl Action

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers weren’t be the only power on display Sunday (Feb. 6) at Super Bowl XLV in Cowboys Stadium. The UK also had a player in the mix—for the 21st time...


Manolis Painting Wins M&T Bank Stadium Project

Manolis Painting Co. of Timonium, MD, was awarded a contract of $46,500 by the Maryland Stadium Authority to clean and recoat upper deck structural steel supports at M&T Bank Stadium.


A&D Painting and F.J. Robinson Win Georgia Dome Painting Projects

The Georgia World Congress Center recently awarded two contracts with a combined value of $19,300 for painting work at the Georgia Dome.


Phoenix Coatings to Recoat Equestrian Center

Phoenix Coatings, Inc. of Pensacola, FL, was recently awarded a contract of $241,500 by Escambia County to clean and recoat steel surfaces in the main arena and stall barns at the Escambia C...


Woodall’s Wins Ballpark Painting Project

The City of Charleston recently awarded a contract of $18,324 to Woodall’s Sandblasting and Painting of North Charleston, SC, to recoat structural steel elements associated with the stadium ...


M&T Bank Stadium Painting Project Out-to-Bid

The Maryland Stadium Authority will accept sealed bids from registered small business sources on May 5th, 2010, for coatings application on upper deck structural steel supports at M&T Bank S...


University of Illinois Awards Stadium Waterproofing Bid

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded a contract of $825,000 to Grunloh Construction of Effingham, IL, to perform waterproofing application and concrete repair work at Memor...


 
 
   

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