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    Q&A

    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.

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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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    Q&A

    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.

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    Backlog falls below pre-pandemic level, optimism lingers

    Backlog in the commercial and institutional category posted its largest monthly decline since July 2020, according to Associated Builders and Contractors.

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    AECOM beats on earnings, misses on revenue

    The firm's CEO said slower-than-expected IIJA funding has pushed back the timeline of infrastructure construction projects.

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    I-66 Express section to open with Ferrovial’s self-driving tech

    The Virginia project features a new vehicle-to-infrastructure system to support autonomous vehicles and congestion pricing.

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    Infrastructure act

    A year in, here’s some of what the IIJA has funded

    Money from the five-year, $1.2 trillion infrastructure act is making its way to agencies and states.

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    Third union rejects contract as rail agreement deadline looms

    The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, which represents about 300 workers, has agreed to a “cooling off” period until Dec. 9.

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    Fluor to pay $33M settlement in securities fraud lawsuit

    A federal judge in Texas granted the motion for final approval for the settlement between the contractor and investors.

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    Procore launches payment service

    The software giant announced that Procore Pay will streamline lien waiver collection and feature expedited invoice review.

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    CONSTRUCTION DIVE INVESTIGATION

    Despite OSHA’s efforts, construction’s death rate hasn’t budged in 10 years

    Ten in every 100,000 workers died on the job in 2020, a stubbornly stagnant rate that has held since 2011.

    Updated Nov. 4, 2022
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    Work resumes on $830M Obama Presidential Center project

    Construction was halted for three days following the discovery of a noose on the Chicago jobsite.

    Updated Nov. 16, 2022
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    WSP posts rosy Q3 revenue and backlog, increases guidance

    The Montreal-based mega contractor also reported massive workforce growth in the past year, due in large part to its acquisition spree.

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    Denver Airport wraps $2.3B gate expansion project

    The four-year effort built by two joint ventures has added 39 gates and other amenities.

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    ROUND TABLE

    Do people not want to work (in construction) anymore?

    Construction Dive spoke to many insiders about the notion that young people don’t want to work hard in careers like the trades.

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    CRE developers reveal their biggest challenges for 2023

    “If you’re in real estate, you are in a recession,” said the author of a new study looking at the main drivers of anxiety among owners.

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    Late payments cost construction industry $208B in 2022: report

    Amidst a turbulent economic climate, delayed payments are leading to project holdups and work stoppages, according to respondents of a new survey.

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    Opinion

    How private employers can recruit and retain veterans

    Many businesses now recognize the skills service members bring to the workforce, writes Wendy Buckingham, associate attorney at Littler.

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    6 of the biggest OSHA fines of Q3 2022

    An Ohio roofing contractor’s alleged repeated violation of fall protection standards led to a fine of over $1 million.