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Painting Needed at PA University Stadium

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is soliciting bids for the repainting of the Seth Grove Stadium in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.


MN Water Tower Coating Out for Bid

The University of Minnesota is currently seeking contractors to coat the existing St. Paul Water Tower in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


British Coating Federation Backs Forum Launch

Coatings sector representatives recently met with parliamentarians, academics and Lords to recognize the importance of the industry in driving manufacturing growth in the United Kingdom post...


Painting Services Needed for Multiple VA Locations

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is soliciting bids for a small business set-aside, term agreement for the as-needed coating services at any of the following three locations: the Jamestown ...


FL Bridge Coating Contract Awarded

On Jan. 30, the Florida Department of Transportation awarded a contract for the full replacement of coatings on Spanish River Boulevard Bridges, located in Palm Beach, to Elite Industrial Pa...


WI Public Pool in Need of Paint Job

The City of Beloit, Wisconsin, is soliciting bids for the coating of the Krueger Pool. The pool is considered a historical landmark in the city, and was built in the 1930s as part of former ...


Contract for MN Reservoir Work Awarded

The City of Eagan has awarded a project for rehabilitating the Lexington/Diffley Reservoir to Elevation Coatings Inc of St. Cloud, Minnesota.


Plans for $10B WI Plant Now Unknown

Shortly after reporting that everything was on budget and schedule for its $10 billion Wisconsin campus, Foxconn Technology Group is now saying that it is reconsidering the kind of facility ...


Floor Reno Needed for Historic TN Theater

The City of McMinnville, Tennessee, is soliciting bids for floor painting at The Park Theatre.


Peace Bridge Recoating Out for Bid

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority is seeking contractors to prequalify for a project involving coating the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York.


$10B WI Project Misses Hiring Goals, Tax Breaks

Foxconn Technology Group has reportedly missed the mark for job creation in 2018 regarding its $10 billion construction project in Racine County, Wisconsin. As a result, the company will mis...


Contractors Needed for FL Roofing Project

Monroe County, Florida, is seeking contractors for the re-roofing of the Pigeon Key Bridge Foreman and Bridge Tender houses in Key West. The buildings are located on the island of Pigeon Key...


PA Tank Coating Project Out for Bid

The Bentleyville Municipal Authority is currently seeking contractors to coat an existing ground storage tank in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania.


Contractors Needed for WI Mansion Work

The City of Superior, Wisconsin, is soliciting bids for the coating and re-roofing the Fairlawn Mansion.


NYC Seeks Contractors for Bridge Work

The City of New York is seeking contractors for rehabilitation of approaches and towers on the Brooklyn Bridge located in the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.


Contractors Needed for New Fire Station in GA

The City of Atlanta is soliciting contractors to construct a new fire station, which will reportedly be located in the northwest side of the city.


WI Elevated Tank Painting Job Out for Bid

The City of Monroe is seeking contractors to paint the Industrial Park Elevated Water Storage Tank in Monroe, Wisconsin.


Contractors Needed for SUNY Hall Rehab

The State University of New York is soliciting contractors for the rehabilitation of their French Hall main entrance lobby and stairs at its Canton, New York, campus.


FL Tank Coating Out for Bid

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority is seeking contractors to coat an existing ground water storage tank in Pensacola, Florida.


FL Bridge Coating Replacement Work Out for Bid

The Florida Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for the full removal and replacement of coatings of two Spanish River Boulevard Bridges.


Contractors Needed for NY Store Fronts

The Town of Marion, New York, is soliciting contractors for the restoration of five building facades after the Empire State Development Corporation gave the town a grant to restore the stor...


Repairs Needed at OH's Great American Ballpark

Hamilton County is soliciting contractors for the concrete and waterproofing repairs at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, home of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds.


MN Elevated Water Tanks Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Pine River is seeking contractors to rehabilitate two existing elevated water storage tanks in Pine River, Minnesota.


$2.3M OR Bridge Coating Job Awarded

The Oregon Department of Transportation has awarded a contract in the amount of $2,342,995 for the coating of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon, to Certified Coatings Co, of Fairfiel...


Contractors Needed for MN Library Refurb

Hennepin County, Minnesota, is soliciting contractors for the refurbishment of the Eden Prairie Library.


Contractors Needed for FL Jail Complex Work

Sarasota County, Florida, is soliciting contractors for the pressure washing, waterproofing and coating of three buildings on the Sarasota County Jail Complex.


IA Elevated Storage Tank Painting Out for Bid

Iowa Lakes Regional Water is seeking contractors to paint an existing elevated water storage tank in Ayrshire, Iowa.


LA Bridge Rehab Out for Bid

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is seeking contractors interested in the rehabilitation of the Atchafalaya River Bridge located in Saint Mary County, Louisiana.


Contractors Needed for TX Sanctuary Repairs

The City of McAllen, Texas, is soliciting contractors for wall repairs at the Quinta Mazatlan, a wildlife sanctuary specializing in birds and environmental education.


CA Tank Coating Project Out for Bid

The Fallbrook Public Utility District is seeking contractors to paint and coat two existing ground storage tanks in Fallbrook, California.


Contractors Needed for FL Fire Station Painting

The City of Clermont, Florida, is soliciting contractors for the exterior painting of Fire Station One.


Contractors Needed for FL Police Complex

The City of Fernandina Beach is soliciting contractors for the exterior painting of its police department complex.


Contractors Needed for NYC Playground Project

The Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority is seeking contractors for the restoration of the Rockefeller Park Playground in New York City.


TX Ground Storage Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Richmond is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation and coating of a ground storage tank in Richmond, Texas.


Painting Needed at CA Baseball Stadium

The City of Lake Elsinore, California, is seeking a contractor to perform exterior painting work at Diamond Stadium, a minor league baseball stadium.


Contract Awarded for 5 INDOT Bridges

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded a $3,333,314.64 contract for the rehabilitation of five existing bridge structures located in Warrick and Spencer Counties, Indiana, to R...


Coating, Repairs Needed for CA City Hall

The City of Dixon, California, is seeking contractors for the exterior coating and siding repairs at the Dixon City Hall, Engineering Department Office and Engineering Trailer. The project w...


Exterior Work Sought for Historic GA Sites

The Town of Braselton, Georgia, is seeking contractors for exterior coating services for three town-owned buildings: Braselton Town Hall, the Braselton Retail Building and the Braselton Gris...


Rehab, Preservation Needed for VA House

The City of Waynesboro, Virginia, is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation and historic preservation of the John Crouse House.


Prep, Painting Needed at FL Amphitheater

The City of St. Augustine is soliciting contractors to paint the steel structure that supports the canopy of the St. Augustine Amphitheater.


Contractors Sought for McCullough Bridge Painting

The Oregon Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for coating of the Conde B. McCullough Bridge, spanning the Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon.


Repair, Repainting Needed at NOLA Barracks

The Louisiana Division of Administration is soliciting contractors for the repairs of 56 sets of shutters at the historic Jackson Barracks in New Orleans.


VA Mausoleum in Need of Repairs

The City of Suffolk, Virginia, is soliciting contractors for the repairs to the Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum.


Exterior Renovations Needed at OR Office

The Oregon Department of Employment is soliciting contractors for exterior cleaning and painting services at the Roseburg Worksource Office in Roseburg, Oregon.


North Carolina Elevated Water Tank Out for Bid

The Town of Cary is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Maynard Road Water Tank in Cary, North Carolina.


Accessibility Upgrades Needed at Harvard Library

The town of Harvard, Massachusetts, is soliciting contractors for various accessibility upgrades at the the Old Town Library, a former site of the Harvard Public Library.


Contract Awarded for Grays Bridge Rehabilitation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a project in the amount of $2,498,075 to Advantage Steel & Construction, of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, for the rehabilitation of the H...


AK Shipyard Plans Layoffs

A shipyard in Ketchikan, Alaska, will layoff between 50 and 80 workers in the fourth quarter of this year as a major ferry project winds down and the facility faces a shortage of new work.


Contractors Needed for Painting CA Community

The San Joaquin County Housing Authority in San Joaquin, California, is soliciting contractors for exterior coating applications at the Buthmann Community. The 10 residential duplex building...


Repair, Repainting Needed for Public PA Farm

Pennsylvania's Allegheny County is looking for contractors to perform repainting and repair work to two barns and a silo at Round Hill Park Farm, a 1,101-acre park and working farm open to t...


Contractor Sought for NE Ballpark Repaint

Sarpy County is looking for contractors to perform exterior painting work at Werner Park, a minor league baseball stadium in Papillion, Nebraska. Built in 2011, the 6,434-seat-stadium is hom...


Foxconn Awards 37 Contracts for $10B Campus

Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group recently announced that it has awarded 37 more contracts for its $10 billion campus project in Racine County, Wisconsin.


Exterior Painting Needed for FL Apartments

The City of St. Petersburg, Florida, is seeking contractors for the coating of four buildings at the Jamestown Apartments and Townhouses complex.


Contractors Needed for CA Park Expansion

The City of Rialto, California, is seeking contractors for the north and south expansion of Frisbie Park.


Elevated Tank Rehab in FL Out for Bid

The City of Ormond Beach is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Water Treatment Plant elevated water-storage tank in Ormond Beach, Florida.


Contractors Needed for Historic School Interior

The Town of Belmont, Massachusetts, is looking for contractors to paint the interior of a cafeteria at a historic elementary school.


Contractors Needed for NY Campus Painting

The Hudson Valley Community College is seeking contractors for a one-year-term interior and exterior painting contract for its campus in Troy, New York.


Contractors Needed for Roofing in WY

The Wyoming Department of Administration and Information is seeking contractors for sprayed polyurethane foam roof recoats for four buildings in Cheyenne and Wheatland, Wyoming. The building...


PPG to Close Houston Plant

Global coatings manufacturer PPG has confirmed plans to shut down a plant in Houston after filing a notice with the Texas Workforce Commission disclosing upcoming job cuts.


PPG Announces Houston Plant Closure

Pittsburgh-based global coatings manufacturer PPG is planning to close a Houston manufacturing plant, according to documents filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.


Contractors Needed for GA Boathouse Center

The Augusta-Richmond County Commission is seeking contractors for the exterior painting of the Boathouse Community Center in Augusta, Georgia.


Contractors Needed for Aircraft Display Repainting

The Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command is soliciting quotes from contractors to repaint an existing display cargo aircraft at the 628th Air Base Wing at Joint Base Charleston,...


Contractors Needed for Interior Library Painting

Chester County is seeking contractors to paint the interior of the Hankin Library, located in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania.


Contractors Needed for Two-Tank Coating

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority is seeking contractors for the recoating of the Bellevue 2 and Turkey Hill Ground Water Storage Tanks, in Arlington, Massachusetts.


Contractors Needed for VT Museum Painting

The Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services is seeking contractors for the painting of four structures at the Chimney Point Tavern Museum in Addison, Vermont.


Contractors Needed for FL Exterior Walls

Okeechobee County, Florida, is seeking contractors to repair the exterior walls of the Alderman Building. The building was originally constructed in 1964 where it served as the county jail u...


Inmates Graduate from MO Trade Program

The first group of students at a new program in Kansas City, Missouri, graduated last week, and officials are calling the program a success.


Exterior Repairs Needed for FL Museum

The City of Orlando, Florida, is seeking contractors for various repairs of the historic Leu Gardens Museum house, including replacements of structural members, siding, re-roofing of all shi...


Contractors Needed for Rehab of Pennsbury Manor

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is seeking contractors for exterior preservation and restoration at Pennsbury Manor in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. This country estate is a ...


Two-Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Pine Brook Water District is seeking contractors for the recoating and rehabilitation of two ground water storage tanks in Boulder, Colorado.


Painters Needed for SC Career Center

The Central Carolina Technical College is seeking contractors to perform interior painting at the F.E. DuBose Career Center in Manning, South Carolina.


Fond du Lac Bypass Bridge Contract Awarded

Northeast Asphalt Inc. has been awarded a $4,272,425.59 project by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for rehabilitation of the Fond du Lac Bypass Bridge, located in Fond du Lac, Wis...


Contractors Needed for NOLA Barracks Coating

The Louisiana Division of Administration is seeking contractors for the repair and coating of 13 porches at the Jackson Barracks in New Orleans.


CA Ground Storage Tank Out for Bid

The City of Simi Valley, California, is seeking contractors for the recoating and rehabilitation of the Madera Ground Water Storage Tank.


Contractors Needed for CA City Hall Painting Work

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is seeking contractors for the interior painting and exterior wood trim staining and sealing for the City Hall and Bell Tower Regional Community Center in ...


NYSDOT Seeks Contractors to Rehab Bonta Bridge

The New York State Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for rehabilitation and coating of the Bonta Bridge in Cayuga County, New York.


Reno, Waterproofing Needed for American Gothic House

The Iowa Department of Administrative Services is seeking contractors for the exterior building renovations and foundation waterproofing at the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa.


Painting Needed at WV Wildlife District HQ

The West Virginia Department of Administration is seeking contractors for cleaning and coatings work necessary at the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) District Three Headq...


GA 'Old Stone Church' Restoration Out for Bid

Catoosa County is seeking a qualified contractor who has experience with historical structures to restore a historical building known as “The Old Stone Church,” in Ringgold, Georgia. The wor...


Three-Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Hondo, Texas, is seeking contractors to rehabilitate three existing water storage tanks.


Local-Hire Fines for Detroit Contractors Hit $5.2M

Contractors working on Detroit's Little Caesars Arena, failing to hire local residents as 51 percent of the project work force, have paid the city $5.2 million in fines. According to reports...


Contractors Needed for AK Courtroom, Clerk Counter

The Alaska Court System is soliciting bids for various upgrades to the Sitka Courthouse Superior Courtroom and Clerk Counter in Anchorage, Alaska. The courthouse is a poured-cement structure...


IN Bridges Up for Rehab

The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking contractors to perform the superstructure replacement and bridge deck overlay of five existing bridge structures located in Warrick and Sp...


Home Depot Foundation Pledges Millions to Training

The Home Depot Foundation recently announced a $50 million commitment to skilled trades training over the next 10 years, as part of an effort to help fill the skilled labor gap.


Contractors Needed to Paint AZ Heliport Buildings

The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs is soliciting bids for the exterior coating of five buildings at the Silverbell Army Heliport (SBAHP) in Marana, Arizona.


Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The Consolidated Public Water Supply District C-1 is seeking contractors for rehabilitating the Otto Elevated Storage Tank in Barnhart, Missouri.


Home Depot Foundation Pledges $50M to Training

The Home Depot Foundation, based in Atlanta, recently announced a $50 million commitment to skilled trades training over the next 10 years in an effort to help fill the skilled labor gap.


Contractors Needed for Exterior Painting of WI Mansion

The City of Superior is soliciting bids for the exterior coating and renovation of the Fairlawn Mansion in Superior, Wisconsin. The Queen Anne Victorian-style mansion was completed in 1891 a...


Contractors Needed for Historic TX Home Stabilization

The City of Converse is soliciting contractors for the stabilization of the historic Schumann-Scheel Home in Converse, Texas. The purpose of this contract is to ensure the workmanship necess...


Four-Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The government of Lake Havasu City, in Arizona, is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of four reservoirs.


Contractors Needed for CA Fire Station Construction

The Moraga-Orinda Fire District is soliciting contractors for the general construction and related site improvements on a new fire station building in Orinda, California.


Contractors Sought for WI Bridge Repair

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for rehabilitation of the Fond du Lac Bypass Bridge, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.


Contractors Needed for TX Capitol Painting

The Texas State Preservation Board is seeking contractors for the interior painting of offices on an as-needed basis for the Texas State Capitol and Capitol Extension buildings, located in A...


MA Union Station Painting Job Out for Bid

The City of Worcester is soliciting contractors for the interior coating of The Union Station in Worcester


Contractors Needed for FL Library, Education Center

Monroe County, Florida, is seeking contractors for the construction of the new Marathon Library & Adult Education Center. The new two-story, 17,000-square-foot concrete-and-masonry building ...


TX Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Saginaw is seeking contractors for rehabilitating the Park Center Elevated Storage Tank, located in Saginaw, Texas.


Contractors Sought for Waterproofing at NMU Center

The University of New Mexico is seeking proposals for the epoxy coating and waterproofing of the North Tunnel of the Johnson Gym.


Large UK Construction Firm Financially Collapses

The United Kingdom’s government is doing damage control after one of the largest construction and outsourcing firms financially collapsed on Monday, prompting unions to call for an investiga...


Improvements Needed for CA Senior/Community Center

The City of Banning, California, is seeking proposals for 7,300 square feet of scheduled improvements to the Banning Community Center and Senior Center. The center serves the municipalities ...


Contractors Sought for Dockside CGC Munro Repairs

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking contractors to perform dockside repairs to the CGC Douglas Munro, located in Kodiak, Alaska.


Improvements Needed for Memorial Stadium

The University of Nebraska is soliciting contractors for the construction of two men’s restrooms, two women’s restrooms and four concession stands in the North 300 level concourse of Memoria...


Two-Tank Rehab Out for Bid

The City of Tulelake is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of two existing water tanks located in Tulelake, California.


NE County Seeking Courthouse Improvements

Colfax County, Nebraska, is seeking proposals for improvements at its county courthouse.


Contractors Sought for Painting Maintenance Shop Exterior

The Maryland State Highway Administration is soliciting bids for a contractor to prepare and coat 4,300 square feet of the Snow Hill Maintenance Shop in Worcester County, Maryland.


ACI to Host Virtual Job Fair

The American Concrete Institute announced Monday (Nov. 27) that it will be hosting its inaugural virtual career fair next year.


Contractors Sought for CA Prison Floor Coating Job

The California Department of Corrections is seeking contractors for the installation of urethane-based resinous flooring systems and epoxy-based resinous wainscot systems.


Survey: 81% of Workers Would Consider Leaving

A recent survey found that workers in the Generation X age group are unhappy, overworked, and ready to change jobs, and 81 percent of all workers would consider leaving their current roles f...


Contractor Sought for County High-Rise Waterproofing in HI

The County of Maui is seeking contractors for the exterior repair and waterproofing of Kalana O Maui County Building, located in Wailuku, Hawaii. The nine-story building is located in Maui’s...


Contractors Sought for Francis Scott Key Bridge Recoat

The Maryland Transportation Authority is seeking contractors for the cleaning and coating of approach spans on the Francis Scott Key Bridge located in Baltimore, Maryland.


Contractors Sought for 4-Tank Rehab in MD

Saint Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is seeking contractors for the coating of four existing water tanks located in California, Maryland.


San Diego Shipyard Braces for 300 Layoffs

Another round of layoffs is coming at a major American shipyard owned by BAE Systems, this time on the West Coast.


Executive Order Expands Apprentice Program

President Donald J. Trump last week issued an executive order aimed at expanding federal apprenticeship programs, increasing funding for apprenticeships to $200 million while loosening restr...


Trump Signs Order to Expand Apprenticeships

On Thursday, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that would increase federal funding for apprenticeships to $200 million—about double what it is now.


PennDOT Seeks Bridge Bids

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Elizabeth Bridge, located in Allegheny County.


Bids Sought for MI Tank Coating Job

The City of Ann Arbor is seeking contractors to coat the South Industrial Tank, a 4-million-gallon ground storage tank located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


ABC, NAHB Throw Support Behind New DOL Head

The new Department of Labor Secretary, R. Alexander Acosta, was confirmed Friday (April 28) with a 60-38 vote, marking the fourth time Acosta has been confirmed for an executive-brand positi...


Bid Accepted for Offshore NC Wind Farm

Avangrid Inc. has won the right to develop an offshore wind farm off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, with a $9 million bid to the federal government.


Construction Job Growth, Shortages

U.S. construction employment increased by 58,000 jobs in February, to reach 6.8 million, the highest level since November 2008, according an analysis of new government data.


1.5MG Tank Rehab Out for Bid in MD

Anne Arundel County is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the existing 1.5 million gallon Linthicum storage tank, located in Annapolis, Maryland.


US Construction Jobs On the Rise

According to new government numbers, the construction industry in the United States added 36,000 jobs, and saw an increase in pay for workers, in January, though jobs on civil engineering pr...


Construction Sees Job Gains, Higher Pay

U.S. construction employment started 2017 on a positive note, adding 36,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in January, as well as increasing worker pay, according to new analyse...


Bids Requested to Paint 2.5MG Water Tank

The City of Fernley, NV, is seeking contractors for the cleaning and recoating of its Northeast Water Storage Tank.


US Construction Industry Hiring in 2017

A new sampling of opinion in the U.S. construction industry indicates that most American contractors are prepared to add staff in the coming year.


Construction Outlook Positive for 2017

Nearly three quarters of American construction companies plan to increase headcounts in 2017, according to a survey released this week.


1MG Tank Coating Job Up for Bid

The City of Elgin is seeking contractors interested in the cleaning and recoating of the Randall Road Water Tower located in the Illinois town.


Bids Invited for Mackinac Bridge

The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking contractors interested in cleaning and recoating the Mackinac Bridge’s north tower, located in Mackinac County, MI.


Treatment Plant System Up for Bid

King County, WA, is seeking contractors interested in performing modifications and painting at the West Point Treatment Plant, located in Seattle.


NY Firm Wins $11.6M Bridge Contract

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has awarded a contract for the protective coating and steel rehabilitation of the Mount Hope Bridge located in Bristol, RI, to Piasecki Steel C...


OSHA Retaliation Rule Postponed Again

Implementation of a controversial new rule regarding workplace health and retaliation has again been postponed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


OSHA Further Delays Anti-Retaliation Measures

Employers will get yet another reprieve in anti-retaliation provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s controversial “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnes...


Bids Due for Bridge Recoat

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for the cleaning and painting of the Commodore Hull Bridge, located between Derby and Shelton, CT.


Kew Gardens Interchange Up for Recoat

Contractors interested in the cleaning and recoating of the Kew Gardens Interchange located in Queens County, NY, are urged to bid on a project held by the New York State Department of Trans...


Bridge Up for Clean, Recoat

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is requesting bids to clean and recoat a historic bridge in the state's West Feliciana Parish.


Pump Replacement with Tank Coating Work

A Florida city is seeking contractors to replace a deep injection well pump located in Palm Bay, FL, which includes the cleaning and painting of associated components.


5MG Water Tank Rehab Out for Bid in GA

The City of Dalton is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Castle Heights North Water Tank located in Dalton, GA. The contractor will oversee the cleaning and coating of the 5-m...


Mount Hope Bridge Up for Recoat

Contractors interested in performing protective coating and steel rehabilitation of the Mount Hope Bridge located in Jamestown, RI, are invited to bid on a project held by the Rhode Island T...


Inspection RFQ Deadline Nears

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) as part of its biannual “Indefinite Deliverable” coating inspection contract process.


NJ Shutdown Week 1: 1,700 Jobs, $41M

As the shutdown of road, bridge and rail work continues into its second week in New Jersey, a trade association representing the U.S. transportation design and construction industry has iden...


KS Wastewater Plant Project Out for Bid

The City of Lawrence is seeking contractors interested in the cleaning and recoating of existing surfaces at an existing wastewater treatment plant located in Lawrence, KS.


$3.5B in Transportation Work Halts in NJ

Hundreds of road and bridge projects valued at nearly $3.5 billion have been shut down as of Friday (July 8) as transportation funding in New Jersey threatens to run out by late summer.


IL Contractor Wins $5.3M Bridge Contract

The Illinois Department of Transportation has awarded a contract in the amount of $5,298,650.20 to Keeley & Sons Inc. of East St. Louis, IL, for the renovation of the Joe Page Bridge linking...


4 Tanks Up for Recoating

The City of Pompano Beach, FL, is seeking contractors for the cleaning and recoating of four prestressed concrete ground storage tanks located at a water treatment plant.


Bridge Up for Repair, Overcoat

Contractors interested in performing maintenance, spot-repair and overcoating of the Delaware Memorial Bridge located in New Castle, DE, are urged to bid on an upcoming project through the D...


Report Questions Builders' Labor Worries

Construction industry groups have incessantly sounded alarms that the biggest challenge facing the recovering housing market is a lack of skilled labor; however, a new report seems to questi...


Covered Bridge Rehab Out for Bid

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of the Seguin Covered Bridge located in Charlotte, VT.


US Wind Power Jobs Up 20 Percent in 2016

New project development and construction is driving rapid job growth in U.S. wind power. The industry supported 88,000 jobs at the start of 2016—a 20 percent increase over the previous year,...


US Ports to Create 1.6 Million Jobs

Over the next five years, U.S. seaports and their private-sector partners plan to spend $154.8 billion on port-related infrastructure, according to the latest investment survey by the Americ...


2-Tank Rehab Project Out for Bid in GA

Fulton County, GA, is seeking bids for the maintenance and rehabilitation of the East Bethany Tank #1 and the West Bethany Tank #2, located in Atlanta.


Reports: Construction Pulse Is Strong

From spending to jobs, all signs point to a strengthening construction market. Two recent federal reports showing a sharp rise in construction employment and a solid increase in construction...


Construction Jobs, Spending See Growth

“The demand for construction is robust and well-balanced among residential, private non-residential and public segments,” says Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contrac...


TN Colleges Offer Concrete Degrees

Aspiring concrete industry professionals pursuing an education can now learn the craft via a new partnership between two Tennessee colleges.


OH Contractor Wins $2.3M Bridge Job

A Campbell, OH, contractor has been awarded the contract to clean and paint the bridge that carries US 62 over the Green River in Ohio County, KY.


UT Firm Wins Reservoir Lining Contract

Corrio Construction of Salt Lake City has been awarded a contract by the city for the repair and interior lining of the Perry’s Hollow Reservoir.


Construction Jobs Picture Mixed, AGC Says

As spending grows in nonresidential construction, data shows employment growth in that sector to be lagging, suggesting contractors are having a hard time finding qualified workers, a new re...


AGC Sees Shortages Amid Record Growth

With 19,000 construction jobs added in February and the number of unemployed workers dipping to the lowest level since data tracking began in 2000, the overall picture remains “positive” for...


IDOT Seeks Bids on Lift Bridge Work

The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking contractors interested in the renovation of the Joe Page Bridge linking Calhoun and Greene County, IL.


Heavy Construction Jobs Set to Rise

Declines in heavy and civil engineering construction are expected to turn around in 2016 in response to the long-term transportation bill, according to the Associated General Contractors of ...


Bidding Opens for Water Tank Recoat

Contractors are being sought by Owensboro Municipal Utilities for mechanical modifications and recoating of the Parrish Avenue Water Tank located in Owensboro, KY.


Construction Jobs Register 8-Year High

A new analysis shows that the construction industry’s unemployment rate has dropped to a 17-year low.


Yeager Bridge Up for Recoat

The West Virginia Parkways Authority is seeking contractors interested in recoating the Southbound Yeager Bridge in Kanawha County. The project involves cleaning and spot-coating 110,000 squ...


Bids Requested to Paint Water Tower

The City of Tracy is seeking contractors interested in the repainting of a steel water tower located in the California town.


2M-Gallon Tank Lining Job Out for Bid

The Lake Hemet Municipal Water District is seeking SSPC QP1 or QP2 certified contractors interested in the cleaning and relining of the Marshall water storage tank located in Hemet, CA.


Contractors Sought to Paint ND Bridge

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking contractors interested in painting the structural steel members of the Grant Marsh Bridge in Burleigh and Morton Counties, ND.


Construction Adds Most Jobs Since 2009

The construction industry in the U.S. has reason to celebrate after an October jobs report showed a robust increase in its workforce last month.


Bidding Opens for FL Standpipe Rehab

Osceola County Board of County Commissioners is seeking contractors interested in the painting, repair and rehabilitation of an existing standpipe tank located in Kissimmee, FL.


$85M Bridge Rehab Contract Awarded

A Pennsylvania contractor will be performing the rehabilitation of the Liberty Bridge following an award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.


FL Contractor Wins $684K Tank Rehab

The City of Cocoa has awarded a contract to rehabilitate and paint an existing 1.5-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Caltrans Seeks Bids For Bridge Repairs

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is seeking contractors interested in performing surface repairs to two bridges in the San Francisco/Oakland region.


Uneven Job Growth in U.S. Construction

The U.S. construction industry appears caught between divergent economic trends that aid employment in some areas and hinder it in others, according to Associated General Contractors of Amer...


Bidding Open to Paint 3 CT Tanks

The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority is seeking contractors interested in cleaning and recoating three existing ground storage tanks located in the towns of North Branford,...


U.S. Construction Job Picture Mixed

A new analysis shows uneven job growth in the U.S. construction sector.


Nice Bridge Project Opens for Bidding

Contractors interested in the repair of the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge in Newburg, MD, are urged to submit bids to the Maryland Transportation Authority.


Bidding Opens for 1MG Tank Rehab

The Hanson Water Department is seeking contractors for the rehabilitation and repainting of the 1,000,000-gallon High Street Water Tank located in Hanson, MA.


FL Contractor Lands IA Bridge Contract

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA--A Florida contractor will be painting the Union Pacific Missouri River Bridge under a recent award from the Iowa Department of Transportation.


Portable Light Made for Worksites

KEMP, TX--A new compact work-site fixture has been designed to offer high-power illumination with minimal set-up.


Apple Shifts Stance on Felony Offenders

CUPERTINO, CA—Saying it "may have excluded some people who deserve a second chance,” the world's richest company has reversed course on a controversial policy that had blocked some construct...


Apple Reverses Ban on Offenders

CUPERTINO, CA—Construction workers with recent felonies on their records may now be able to help build Apple Inc.’s $5 billion campus in California.


Industry Executives Feel a Pay Pinch

U.S. construction and engineering may be bouncing back, but one surprising player is not feeling the love: the boss.


Construction Leaders See Drop in Pay

Despite the “bright future” of the construction and engineering industry, those at the helm are making less money, a new report says.


DOL Offers $100M for Apprenticeships

High-skilled, high-growth industries will get $100 million in grants to expand apprenticeship programs, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.


Falling Tape Measure Kills Worker

A New Jersey construction worker was struck and killed by a one-pound tape measure that fell some 400 feet at a nearly completed apartment project in Jersey City.


Construction Shows New Roles the Money

Pay scales throughout construction and engineering are comfortably back on the rise, but the power positions in those industries are shifting dramatically, a new report says.


Job Boom Spurs Calls for More Training

U.S. construction unemployment, which neared 20 percent at the height of the recession, has now shrunk to just seven percent, with 230,000 jobs added in the last year, a new analysis shows.


DOT Budget Bill Aims to ‘Grow America’

“Transformative transportation projects” that will save bridges, strengthen roads, extend rail, stabilize funding, improve safety, and employ millions of Americans are the promise of a $302 ...


Keystone XL Now Delayed Indefinitely

Two months after getting a green light from the U.S. State Department, the off-again, on-again Keystone XL project has hit a new red one. Or, at least, a long yellow.


Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training progra...


Study: Workers Ready to Leave Jobs

Construction, engineering and building employers should step up their game if they want to head off a mass exodus of workers this year, a new survey suggests.


Building Industry on the Move for More

Almost half of building professionals are looking to leave their current positions in search of higher wages and better benefits this year, a new survey suggests.


Housing Leads Construction Comeback

U.S. construction is off to a roaring start in 2014, with both employment and spending increases notching their highest levels in years, according to an analysis of new government data by th...


Construction Jobs, Spending Hit Highs

It’s shaping up to be a good year for the U.S. construction industry, which is seeing its highest employment rate in nearly five years and its steepest spending increase since 2006, the Asso...


Termites Teach Tomorrow’s Builders

Need a crew that will work independently, intuitively, quickly and steadily—even when the foreman’s not watching?


Robot Builders Take Tips from Termites

Inspired by the collective intelligence of termites (yes, termites), Harvard University scientists and engineers have developed an autonomous robotic construction crew.


100K Construction Jobs Slated for Vets

Some 100,000 U.S. veterans are in line for “good-paying” jobs over the next five years, under a new initiative backed by the construction industry.


Construction Vows 100K Jobs for Vets

A broad coalition of construction employers and associations pledged Monday (Feb. 10) to hire 100,000 U.S. veterans for “good-paying jobs” in the next five years.


2014 Forecast: Brisk, with Jobs Likely

Many construction contractors plan to start hiring again, and most are predicting stability or growth in virtually every major market segment this year, a new survey shows.


AIA Pitches Congress on Safety, Funding

Stronger bridges, safer structures, tighter buildings—and a funding mechanism to pay for them all—lead America's architectural agenda for 2014.


Congress Gets Priority Punch List

Energy tax incentives, stronger building codes, and debt relief for students lead the architecture industry's legislative To Do list this year.


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.


Braves Plan New $672M Stadium

Saying their current digs need “hundreds of millions of dollars” in upgrades, the Atlanta Braves will chop their ties to Turner Field and build a new $672 million ballpark to open in 2017.


Building Jobs, Spending Keep Growing

U.S. construction unemployment hit a six-year low in September, on the heels of a four-year high in project spending the month before, the federal government reported.


Joblessness Drops; Jitters Don’t

Replacing old worries with new ones, the construction labor market in the U.S. may be swinging from glut to shortage in just a few short years, experts are saying.


Good News on Unemployment, But...

The U.S. construction industry jobless rate declined to 9.8 percent in June—the best June figure seen in five years and a showing that actually has industry officials warning of possible wor...


Construction Job Growth Continues

A new analysis shows a strengthening U.S. construction sector and some of the most promising figures seen since 2008.


Construction Jobs See All-Around Growth

Construction jobs are up and unemployment is down, with some of the most promising figures seen since 2008, a new analysis shows.


Milwaukee Awards $8.6M Bridge Rehab

The City of Milwaukee, WI, has awarded an $8,682,616 contract to Zenith Tech of Waukesha, WI,to rehabilitate the St. Paul Avenue lift bridge over the Milwaukee River.


Shipyard Workers Get Layoff Reprieve

Cost-cutting “furloughs” for shipyard painters, maintenance crews and other civilian defense workers have been put on hold as the Department of Defense weighs a stop-gap budget bill newly pa...


Construction Jobs Notch 3-Year High

With 48,000 jobs added in February, more Americans are working in construction than at any time in the last three and a half years, a new report shows.


Shipyards Warned of Mass Layoffs

Threatened cutbacks by the U.S. Navy could soon cost thousands of American shipyard workers their jobs, BAE Systems is warning its employees.


Death Star Petition Gets Response

The Force was strong, but Obi-Wan Kenobi may still be the only hope for over 34,000 people who signed a petition asking the U.S. government to build a Death Star.


Contractors Driven to New Careers

Thousands of unemployed contractors are shifting gears into other industries as construction continues reeling from the economic downturn, reports indicate.


 
 
   

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