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    Construction Dive’s 2023 conference guide

    It’s time to plan for next year and Construction Dive has you covered with a full list of the industry conferences, expos and meetings coming up in 2023.

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    Construction on $4.2B JFK Terminal 6 to start in early 2023

    The P3 project, which will be built with union labor, represents the final phase of the airport’s $18 billion transformation.

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    Jacobs beats estimates, shares slump on currency headwinds

    The construction and engineering giant reported higher revenues and backlog, but interest and foreign currency exchange impacts weighed on its shares.

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    Project Wins

    3 project wins give Granite reason for thanks

    The contractor came into the end of November with a trifecta of project announcements. 

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    Lendlease adds new leadership in California

    The Australian builder has promoted or hired three new principals-in-charge to lead its San Francisco-area projects.

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    Total construction starts jump 8% following 2-month decline

    Nonresidential and nonbuilding starts led the increase, while residential starts tumbled, according to the Dodge Construction Network report.

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    U.S. will ‘narrowly avoid recession’: Goldman Sachs

    The Fed will slow the pace of tightening next month and early next year but won’t cut the federal funds rate until Q2 2024, Goldman Sachs predicted.

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    Project Wins

    Superior nabs 2 Florida road projects for $112.5M total

    The work entails I-4 interchange repairs near Orlando as well as improvements to I-295 and U.S. 17 in Northeast Florida.

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    Percentage of women in construction higher than ever

    The share of women employed in construction has steadily increased since 2016, new analysis found.

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    Suffolk sees opportunity and a ‘swift rebound’ out West

    Construction Dive spoke with the Boston-based firm's new business development lead for Northern California about life sciences, being nimble and a soft landing in the Bay Area.

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    Online map tracks IIJA funding

    The American Society of Civil Engineers’ resource allows users to explore examples of what’s being done with infrastructure act money.

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    Target pivots to larger stores with new 150K-square-foot format

    The concept is 20,000 square feet larger than the company average, with more space for pickup services, fulfillment and merchandise.

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    Second worker dies on Port Tampa Bay project

    An unidentified worker died when two different bundles of lumber struck him Wednesday morning.

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    Help Wanted

    NYC nonprofit trains, connects construction workers to employers

    In Construction Dive’s latest Help Wanted column, Building Skills NY highlighted how it sees itself as the “quarterback” of the recruiting process.

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    Construction input prices creep higher

    Despite the climb in nonresidential input costs, most materials saw month-to-month decreases, per an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis.

  • Employees at Snappy pose for a photo during the company's Fun Day outing.
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    How to prioritize retention in 2023

    As the economy wavers, employers may need to turn their sights to retention rather than recruiting.

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    What this Kitchell exec loves about preconstruction

    Over her 18-year career in healthcare and higher ed construction, Julie Garcia has learned the importance of sweating the details and fixing problems early. 

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    Project Wins

    Turner to lead $4.4B Ohio EV factory build

    The company expects to begin construction on the Honda battery facility near Columbus in early 2023.

  • An Amtrak passenger train is stopped at Penn Station with passengers on the platform waiting to board.
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    $16B Hudson tunnel project for Amtrak set to begin construction in late 2024

    A project to repair 112-year-old Amtrak tunnels under the Hudson River, damaged by Superstorm Sandy, and add a two-track tunnel is ready to move forward after years of delays. 

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    Construction’s supply chain outlook: more shortages, price hikes ahead

    Analysts and contractors break down prices and lead times for concrete, cement, steel, lumber, insulation, drywall and HVAC equipment in the coming year.

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    Inflation pushes MSG Sphere price tag to $2.18B

    The cost of the Las Vegas concert venue jumped 9% due to inflation, supply chain issues and project complexity, according to MSG Entertainment’s chief financial officer.

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    Skanska JV completes first phase of Atlanta airport concourse expansion

    The infrastructure work the Swedish contractor recently completed is part of the larger ATLNext expansion at Hartsfield-Jackson.

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    How construction is getting smarter with data intelligence

    Contractors are increasingly pulling info from the systems they already have to work faster and more efficiently.

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    Superior CEO on what it took to rapidly rebuild Sanibel Causeway

    Nick Largura discusses his firm's Hurricane Ian response, labor and material shortages and what to expect from the IIJA.

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    Payments firm Billd lands $100M credit line to fund subcontractors

    The money will feed two of the company’s app-based cash flow products.