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Fired Contractor Claims $1B Needed for CO Airport

Fired Contractor Claims $1B Needed for CO Airport

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Not long after the Denver International Airport decided to end its public-private partnership with Great Hall Partners for terminal renovations, the contractors released documents showing that the project requires more than $1 billion to complete.


PPG Finishes Acquisition of Specialty Materials Firm

PPG Finishes Acquisition of Specialty Materials Firm

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Coatings manufacturer PPG (Pittsburgh) announced late last week that it had completed the acquisition of specialty chemicals firm Dexmet (Wallingford, Connecticut), which focuses on products for aerospace, automotive and industrial applications.


Rolling Bridge Opens Canal to Water Traffic

Rolling Bridge Opens Canal to Water Traffic

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Striving to provide a new connection for a redeveloping industrial sector of London, as well as re-opening a canal to boat traffic, architect Thomas Randall-Page recently kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for the development of a bridge that can rotate 180 degrees on rails.


Study: Poor Sleep Links to Construction Injuries

Study: Poor Sleep Links to Construction Injuries

Tuesday August 20, 2019

In a recent study completed by researchers at Colorado State University, employers could improve workplace safety by ensuring their employees get a good night’s sleep.


Mountain Valley Ceases Pipeline Work

Mountain Valley Ceases Pipeline Work

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Late last week, Mountain Valley Pipeline developers voluntarily suspended construction on stretches of the pipeline in light of a recent lawsuit that sought to address concerns about the project’s impact on local endangered species.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Quebec Tech HQ

Elevation Awards Spotlight: Quebec Tech HQ

Monday August 19, 2019

With the extended deadline just announced for the third annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (Oct. 18) with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving readers a glimpse of the competition. Below is a selected nominee in the “Exteriors: Commercial + Public Buildings” category.


Floating Nuclear Plant Draws Concern

Floating Nuclear Plant Draws Concern

Monday August 19, 2019

Set to begin its 4,000-mile ocean trek to the Russian town of Pevek, floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov was recently placed under further scrutiny in light of the country's safety record.


More Debate Surrounds London Holocaust Memorial

More Debate Surrounds London Holocaust Memorial

Monday August 19, 2019

Officials on all sides are speaking out again—both for and against—London’s proposed National Holocaust Memorial.


Removal Timeline for Klamath River Dams Updated

Removal Timeline for Klamath River Dams Updated

Monday August 19, 2019

According to a new filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, nonprofit Klamath River Renewal Corp. has updated the cost and timeline for the removal of four hydroelectric dams located in California and Oregon, along the Klamath River.


Researchers Get Grant for 3D-Printing, Concrete Work

Researchers Get Grant for 3D-Printing, Concrete Work

Monday August 19, 2019

A team of researchers at Penn State’s departments of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs recently received $50,000 from the College of Engineering’s Engineering for Innovation and Entrepreneurship grant program for its project focused on 3D-printed concrete.


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