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Covestro Breaks Ground for Aniline Plant

Global manufacturer of material solutions Covestro (Pittsburgh) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new world-scale aniline production plant in Antwerp, Belgium.


Sherwin-Williams Breaks Ground on NC Facility

Late last month, global coatings manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking to expand its manufacturing and distribution facilities in Statesville, North Ca...


Dunn-Edwards Opens Storefront in CA

Last week, architectural and industrial paint manufacturer and distributor Dunn-Edwards celebrated a strategic brick-and-mortar expansion with the grand opening of a new storefront in Auburn...


PPG Doubling Mexico Powder Coatings Production

Global coatings company PPG announced last week that it plans to invest $11 million to double the production capacity of its powder coatings plant in San Juan del Rio, Mexico.


Cortec Expanding European Anticorrosion Plant

Corrosion-prevention company Cortec Corporation recently announced plans to expand its EcoCortec plant in Croatia by investing in a new polymer processing plant.


AkzoNobel Invests in European Production Sites

Last week, global coatings company AkzoNobel announced that it would be investing 20 million euros to improve production at two of its sites in France.


MAPEI Announces New Facility in Houston

Coatings and building products manufacturer MAPEI Corporation recently announced in an emailed press release that it acquired a new 200,000-square-foot facility in Houston.


Las Vegas City Council Approves Loop System

Last week, the Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved The Boring Company’s application to expand the Vegas Loop into downtown Las Vegas.


PPG Opens Architectural Coatings Lab in Milan

On Friday, global coatings manufacturer PPG announced that it opened a new architectural paint and coatings color automation laboratory in Milan, Italy.


PA Wastewater Facility Expansion Underway

A wastewater treatment facility in McCandless Township, Pennsylvania, broke ground last month for a $21 million expansion that will increase capacity and make processes more environmentally ...


Sansin Corp. Expands Operations in US, Europe

Global leader in environmentally friendly, high-performance wood protection Sansin Corporation (Strathroy, Ontario, Canada) recently announced that it would be expanding its operations in th...


Dow Expanding Global Silicone Capacity

To benefit the growing mobility and transportation industry, The Dow Chemical Company recently announced that it will be investing in increasing its global supply capabilities and reliabilit...


Chicago Hospital Planning $645M Expansion

A recent application filed to the Illinois State Health Facilities and Services Review Board revealed plans for a proposed $645 million modernization of the Lakeview facility at the Advocate...


Solar-Powered Mill Construction Underway

Construction is in progress for a long rail mill supported by Evraz North America’s Bighorn Solar Project, set to be the world’s first steel mill to run almost entirely on solar energy.


Canada Halts Pipeline Expansion Funding

The government of Canada recently announced that it plans to stop public funding for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, following a company release stating that its project costs hav...


AkzoNobel Increasing In-House Resin Production

Global coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel recently announced that it plans to invest in the expansion of in-house resin manufacturing.


Vegas Loop TBM Surfaces at First Station

Earlier this month, The Boring Company announced that its tunnel boring machine has surfaced near Resorts World in Las Vegas, setting up the next steps for the Vegas Loop’s first station.


Sherwin to Expand Manufacturing, Distribution

Global coatings firm The Sherwin-Williams Company announced in a press release last week that it would be expanding its manufacturing and distribution capabilities in Statesville, North Caro...


Apple Campus Makes Headway in Austin

More than three years after announcing plans to construct a $1 billion office in northwest Austin, American multinational technology company Apple reports that crews have almost completed ph...


FL Art Museum Announces Renovation, Expansion

The Tampa Museum of Art Foundation recently announced plans for a nearly $70 million renovation and expansion at its downtown Tampa campus.


Vegas Loop System Approved

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority recently announced that the Clark County Commission unanimously approved an agreement for The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Loop system.


PPG Completes CA Aviation Tech Expansion

Last week, global coatings company PPG announced that it had completed the $15 million expansion at its Sylmar Manufacturing Facility in Sylmar, California.


$1.5B NYC Convention Center Expansion Complete

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that construction is now complete on the $1.5 billion Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion.


Las Vegas Loop Wins Approval for Expansion

Recently, the Las Vegas City Planning Commission approved Elon Musk-owned The Boring Company’s plans to expand its network of tunnels and add several stops under the city.


$233M CO Convention Center Narrows Bids

Although the Colorado Convention Center is still months away from finalizing a new design-build contractor for its $233 million expansion project, leading bidders have been announced for a s...


Huntsman Opens New Dubai Polyurethanes Plant

Last week, global chemical company Huntsman Corporation announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house located in the Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone in Dubai.


Evonik Expands Specialty Alcohol Capacity

Evonik Industries announced that it has expanded its production capacity for the high-purity C13 alcohol isotridecanol (ITDA) at its Marl Chemical Park in Germany.


National Lab Details $13B Building Plans

The Los Alamos National Laboratory has announced a 10-year, $13 billion construction program, aimed at upgrading its Los Alamos, New Mexico-based facility.


Denver Airport Renovation Delayed, Again

In the Great Hall Partners’ most recent report—a consortium of companies performing the $650 million renovation of Jeppesen Terminal at Denver International Airport—it has been announced tha...


Phoenix Airport Approves $5.7B Plan

A 20-year plan for Sky Harbor’s International Airport has been unanimously approved by the Phoenix City Council in a 9-0 vote.


CO $233M Convention Center Bids Again

Just over a week ago (April 1) the city of Denver posted a solicitation for companies or teams interested in providing design-build services for the Colorado Convention Center Expansion Proj...


KTA-Tator Acquires Land for New Facility

KTA-Tator (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) announced in an emailed press release that it has purchased a 17.65-acre parcel at RIDC Park West, Enterprise Drive, for $1.02 million for the developmen...


US Steel to Invest $750M in IN Plant

U.S. Steel announced late last week that, in light of President Donald J. Trump’s tariffs on imported steel, it will be investing $750 million to update and revitalize the 110-year-old flags...


US Steel to Invest in Gary Works

U.S. Steel (Pittsburgh) announced late last week that, in light of President Donald J. Trump’s tariffs on imported steel, it will be investing $750 million to update and revitalize the 110-y...


Massive CO Airport Reno Timeline Released

Work on Denver International Airport’s massive renovation kicks off this week, marking the beginning of a multi-year, multi-phase process that will cause detours and require a demanding amou...


DowDuPont Announces $100M Facility Expansion

Early last week holding company DowDuPont announced that it will invest $100 million to expand a manufacturing facility to meet growing demand in specialty materials.


Coating Firm to Open E-Coat Factory in KY

Illinois-based industrial e-coating manufacturer Tru-Tone Finishing Inc. recently announced that it will be opening a plant in Lexington, Kentucky, which will open up 120 jobs in the region.


Companies Tapped for $700M CO Airport Project

Two subsidiaries of Hochtief, a Germany-based construction company, have been announced as the companies to oversee the $700 million expansion of the Denver International Airport.


Denver Airport Proposes Contracts for Expansion

Denver International Airport has proposed the addition of 39 gates in an expansion, which is up from the original proposal of 26.


Chesapeake Tunnel Expansion Breaks Ground

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel will soon undergo yet another expansion with the addition of two more underwater lanes.


Chapel Celebrates 175th Anniversary With Renovation

A university in England recently unveiled renovations for an on-campus chapel that brings Gothic-revival architecture into the 21st century.


AkzoNobel Opens Coatings Facility in Brazil

In a move designed to make it—as AkzoNobel puts it—“more agile” in responding to local customer needs and regional market demands, the Dutch firm has opened a Performance Coatings facility i...


Clariant Grows Oil-Chemicals Portfolio

In an effort to expand the footprint of its North American oil-chemicals business, a Swiss chemical maker plans to acquire two Texas-based firms that specialize in oilfield production chemic...


Dryco Joins Temporary Power Provider

In a move to expand its drying and dehumidification services in North America, a Scottish power generation and HVAC specialty rental business has acquired industrial climate control company ...


AkzoNobel Expands Production in India

Dutch multinational company AkzoNobel has broken ground on a new powder coatings plant in Mumbai, India, according to an announcement released Monday (Aug. 29).


New Player Enters Protective Coatings Field

Financial investment business Signet Enterprises has announced the launch of a new venture in the field of polymer technology for the protective and structural coatings industries.


Scaffold Collapse Kills 1

A construction worker died Monday (Aug. 22) after falling from collapsing scaffolding at a building expansion project in Las Vegas, reports relate.


Laticrete Expands TX Operation

Laticrete International Inc. says it is building a 70,000-square-foot addition to an existing 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Grand Prairie, TX.


Firm Opens New Coating Line

An independent supplier of advanced repairs, coatings and replacement parts for gas turbine engine component has opened a new technologically advanced coating line in its Tilburg, Netherland...


AkzoNobel Launches China R&D Facility

Dutch coatings giant AkzoNobel recently unveiled its new €6.5 million ($7.27 million) technology center in Songjiang, Shanghai.


Zinc Firm Expands Distribution

Houston-based zinc oxide manufacturer U.S. Zinc announced it is expanding its relationship with Unipex Solutions Canada, an Azelis Americas company (formerly KODA Distribution Group).


Evonik to Increase Production Capacity

In a move it says will "solidify" its position as a powder coating powerhouse, specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for special polyamide 12 pow...


Evonik Plans PA12 Production Increase

Specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries will build a new production line for special polyamide 12 powder (PA12) in Marl, Germany, the company announced Wednesday (Feb. 10).


AkzoNobel Opens $10M Facility

AkzoNobel has opened a new $10 million research, development and innovation facility in Ohio, to serve the company's North American Performance Coatings businesses.


AkzoNobel Launches New RD&I Center

Amsterdam-based paints and coatings company AkzoNobel celebrated the opening of its new research, development and innovation (RD&I) center Tuesday (Dec. 1) in Strongsville, OH, with opening ...


Hexion Expands Production Capacity

Hexion Inc., based in Columbus, OH, announced Wednesday (Nov. 18) that it is expanding its waterborne epoxy resin production capacity in Tianjin, China.


New Lab Caters to Oil, Gas Industry

Global laboratory-based testing group Exova has opened its first facility in the northeast United States, according to the company’s announcement Monday (Oct. 12).


Hardide to Build U.S. Coatings Plant

A UK-based manufacturer of an advanced surface coating technology plans to invest $7 million in a new plant in Virginia.


Expansion Approved for NC Paint Maker

Traffic paint manufacturer Ennis-Flint will get $500,000 to expand its Thomasville, NC, operations by reusing vacant buildings, the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority announced.


PPG on the Rise in Latin America

With a larger footprint in Mexico and a fresh one in Panama, PPG Industries is amping up its presence in the hot paint and coatings market south of the U.S. border.


PPG Growing South of the Border

PPG Industries is beefing up its reach in Central America, announcing both a multimillion-dollar expansion of its Mexico facility and plans to acquire a Panama-based protective and marine co...


PPG Expanding in Russia, Greece

PPG Industries is taking two major steps to enlarge its European footprint, with separate announcements this week of new coating facilities in Russia and in Greece.


AkzoNobel, PPG Growing Outside U.S.

PPG Industries and AkzoNobel will invest more than $125 million in new coating manufacturing facilities in Russia and China to expand production in those regions, the companies have announce...


AkzoNobel Plans $67M China Expansion

In a move it says will solidify its position as a leading coating supplier in China, AkzoNobel will invest €50 million (about $67.5 million) to build two new manufacturing facilities in Chen...


Elcometer to Increase UK Production

Six years after doubling its UK manufacturing space, Elcometer has announced another expansion.


Elcometer to Expand UK Facility

Coatings inspection instrument designer and manufacturer Elcometer has announced that it will expand its production capabilities in Manchester, UK.


Billionaire ‘Iceberg Houses’ Take Heat

In recent years, many of London’s extremely wealthy residents have decided to expand their mansions, not up or out, but down.


 
 
   

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