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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.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Granite nixes plans to sell water, mineral units

    Kyle Larkin, the firm’s president and CEO, said “current market conditions” meant the firm couldn’t get the price it wanted for the businesses.

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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    Jacobs taps Pragada as next CEO

    The Dallas-based contractor’s president and COO, Bob Pragada, will take over for Steve Demetriou at the firm's helm starting Jan. 24, 2023.

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    The importance of research in construction

    Research helps show the construction industry where we are and where we’re going.

    By Jonathan Arnholz, NCCER Digital Communications Manager • Sept. 6, 2022
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    Q&A // ConTech Conversation

    ConTech Conversations: Tech has a ‘common language’ in every industry, says new Procore exec

    Steve Davis brings decades of experience at companies like VRBO and Expedia to the construction industry.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    Public firms report lower profits, muted outlooks

    Several construction industry giants saw profits fall and lowered their outlooks for the remainder of the year amid continued impacts from COVID-19 and inflation. 

    By Aug. 26, 2022
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    SEC charges Granite with fraud, firm pays $12M

    The California-based contractor said it fully cooperated with the investigation, while the attorney for a former executive at the firm said he would fight the charges in court. 

    By Aug. 26, 2022
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    Jacobs rebrands, takes on new parent company name

    The Dallas-based contractor is changing its name to Jacobs Solutions to reflect its focus on intelligence, infrastructure, cybersecurity and space.

    By Aug. 23, 2022
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    Global Infrastructure Solutions acquires Hill International for $173M

    The merger will accelerate growth for Hill, one of the U.S.’s largest construction management firms, and expand GISI's consulting services.

    By Aug. 19, 2022
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    Bechtel to move Houston office

    The No. 2 commercial contractor in the country will downsize its regional office by more than half its current space.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    Executive Moves

    Skanska USA names new CEO for commercial development

    As Murphy McCullough moves into a new position, Skanska looks to complete a $476 million office tower in the Seattle area.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    Project Wins

    Turner completes $93.4M of work at the University of Georgia

    The country’s largest contractor also kicked off construction at the school’s football and baseball stadiums. 

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Shining a light on careers in construction

    Careers in Construction Month is held every October to increase awareness of construction careers.

    By Nicole Needles, NCCER Communications Coordinator • Aug. 15, 2022
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    Procore to expand into fintech services, CEO says

    The company’s new system would purchase materials for subcontractors, securing payment against the property itself using lien rights.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    AECOM raises guidance amid higher profits, lower revenue

    Backlog at the 10th largest U.S. contractor increased by 3.5% to $41.1 billion, but COVID-19 in China and industry staffing shortages remain as challenges.

    By Aug. 9, 2022
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    Pitch perfect: An AEC marketer’s guide to winning proposals

    Ready to raise your proposal game, increase win rates and fill your pipeline with more clients and projects your firm desires?

    Aug. 8, 2022
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    Fluor misses on estimates, trims guidance

    The Irving, Texas-based company reported an 11% revenue decrease and narrowed its high-end guidance.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Tutor Perini posts wide-ranging loss, pulls guidance for 2022

    The Los Angeles-based contractor blamed reduced project execution, COVID-19 impacts and a reversal of previously awarded legal damages for its results, which came in far below analysts’ expectations. 

    By Updated Aug. 5, 2022
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    Amazon slows network expansion in response to cooling customer demand

    The e-commerce giant estimates 40% of its capital investments this year will go toward warehouses and transportation capacity, down from 55% in 2021.

    By Max Garland • Aug. 4, 2022
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    Project Wins

    Granite chalks up 3 highway wins for combined $78M

    The firm nabbed the projects in California and Texas as part of its new “home market” strategy.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Jacobs reports higher profits, more backlog but forecasts weak fourth quarter

    The Dallas-based technical, professional and construction services firm beat both earnings and revenue estimates, but lowered its guidance for Q4.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    Granite’s Q2 profit, revenue dip as company continues strategic shift

    The Watsonville, California-based civil contractor said the infrastructure act remains a bright spot ahead as it battles labor woes and works through less profitable projects.

    By July 29, 2022
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    Samsung proposes $191B Texas semiconductor project

    A critical factor for this potential massive investment in Taylor, Texas, is the passage of the CHIPS Act, currently under consideration by Congress.

    By July 25, 2022
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    Jacobs wins $310M UK nuclear site project

    The Dallas-based construction firm will deliver civil, mechanical and electrical engineering services for one of Britain’s most complex nuclear sites.

    By July 22, 2022
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    Not just warehouses: Amazon pulls back on office projects, too

    The e-commerce giant said it's pausing buildouts on six office towers in Bellevue, Washington, as well as another in Nashville, Tennessee.

    By July 15, 2022