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    Consigli breaks ground on Lendlease’s $500M Boston life science project

    Lendlease partnered with Montreal-based Ivanhoé Cambridge to develop the 350,000-square-foot, nine-story building. 

  • A photo shows soaring overpasses on the Grand Parkway in Houston, Texas.
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    Project Wins

    Granite nabs 2 Texas highway jobs worth $107M

    Following its completion of a section of the Grand Parkway around Houston, the contractor has picked up smaller road projects in the Lone Star State.

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    Q&A

    New Boldt diversity head: DEI starts with leadership

    Jaclyn Skalnik sees a well of talent just waiting to be recruited to construction.

  • Two robots sit on a construction site on a DPR space. One is very small, the other is large and red.
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    Q&A

    ConTech Conversations: DPR robotics lead on leveraging tech to solve problems

    Henning Roedel urges companies to think critically about the “why” behind the tech they use.   

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    Contech Funding

    Disperse, contech firm driven by AI, raises $16M

    The London-based company is the latest to draw the eyes of venture capital firms.

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    Project Wins

    Tutor Perini tapped for $4B Capital Beltway project

    The contractor will design and build the toll lanes in Washington, D.C.’s Maryland and Virginia suburbs as part of a public-private partnership.

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    Ford breaks ground on $5.6B Tennessee EV project

    The construction of electric vehicle factories in the U.S. is expected to increase in coming years, especially due to backing from the federal government. 

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    The Dotted Line: Cost escalations lead to more disputes

    Construction attorneys say price increases for labor and materials are causing friction between GCs, subs and owners.

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    US faces risk of long stagflation struggle: Moody’s

    Rising materials costs could harm construction and manufacturing companies, according to Moody’s Analytics.

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    Tetra Tech trumps WSP bid for environmental firm RPS Group

    The California-based contractor offered a 7.8% premium over the Canadian engineering giant’s price, but the fight may not be over.

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    DOE opens $7B hydrogen hub funding opportunity, issues draft production standard

    Six to 10 projects are to be developed with money from the infrastructure act.

  • Two construction workers in bright safety gear examine a jobsite.
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    Q&A

    How small construction businesses can succession plan

    Employees make the best owners, according to a financial expert, as they have already invested in the business’ success.

  • A rendering of the 1.5 million square foot 1888 Studios site in New Jersey.
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    Project Wins

    Turner wins $900M New Jersey film studio project

    1888 Studios, named after the year Thomas Edison invented the motion picture camera, will sit on a former Texaco oil refinery site.

  • The Atlanta skyline with office buildings.
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    Southern states saw active apartment construction in urban areas

    Downtown Atlanta has delivered over 21,500 new units over the last 10 years, according to StorageCafe.

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    WSP completes environmental services purchase for $1.8B

    The Montreal-based contractor is on a buying spree to meet strong demand for climate-related work.

  • Meta's data center site under construction in Eagle Mountain, Utah.
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    Turner halts work at $1.5B Meta site for recurring racist graffiti

    After Turner held a stand-down at a massive Nebraska data center project to address racist speech scrawled on the site, a second hateful missive appeared.

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    Dodge: Total construction starts fell 9% in August

    Strength outside of high valuation projects shows the construction sector has not yet been undermined by a potential 2023 recession.

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    Column // Help Wanted

    Messer initiative places urban workers in subcontractor jobs

    The Cincinnati-based contractor's Urban Workforce Development Initiative draws local, under-represented workers into the building industry.

  • A green semiconductor with paths created that allow it to be used in technology.
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    Micron expands US memory chip production with $15B facility

    The semiconductor manufacturer broke ground last week and expects the new plant to begin production in 2025.

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    Nearly one third of employers balk at pay transparency: study

    With more states requiring pay disclosures, companies and their financial executives need to develop a consistent national strategy, one expert said.

  • ABC Construction at The Boro on Thursday, June 28 in Tysons, VA.
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    ABI score jumps, outlook remains muted

    AIA’s Architecture Billings Index score for August increased, but business conditions remain mixed in different regions of the country.

  • A do not enter sign stands in front of a concrete tunnel at the construction site.
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    AECOM launches new sewer inspection software

    Pipeinsights can help clients track and fix water infrastructure more effectively, the company said.

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    Q&A

    Shawmut targets NYC area growth

    Dave Margolius, executive vice president of Shawmut’s New York City metro region, said the company wants to expand into healthcare and life sciences.

  • Three construction workers in bright vests stand on a jobsite, looking at a computer.
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    Collecting personal data improves safety, but increases contractor liability

    Companies could face legal consequences for failing to secure employee data.

  • A page that answers two questions, the cost and utilization of a crew that works overtime in excavation.
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    Japanese construction giant Shimizu leverages ‘optioneering’ software

    Alice Technologies' deal for the contractor to use its platform is just one of the contech firm's wins this summer.