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  • Fort Wayne Indiana
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    $286M renovation brings new life to century-old General Electric plant in Indiana

    Weigand Construction faced material shortages and design constraints while reinvigorating the historic Fort Wayne GE campus.

    By Jeffrey Steele • Nov. 15, 2021
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    Public, private teams gear up for lunar construction

    Despite the hostile environment for people and machines alike, scientists are on track to make 3D printed structures on the moon a reality.

    By Nov. 10, 2021
  • apartments, multifamily
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    Retrieved from Flickr/Eric E Castro.

    How COVID-19 has altered apartment design, construction

    From more outdoor areas to larger package facilities, here are the top four pandemic-related items that renters look for in an apartment.

    By Leslie Shaver • Nov. 9, 2021
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    Community feedback prompts updates to Amazon's HQ2 second phase

    The revised plan for the PenPlace site in Virginia includes wider paths, bike lanes and changes to the architecture of some of the complex's office buildings.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Nov. 5, 2021
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    Stringer via Getty Images

    News report: Evergrande's unfinished $1.8B stadium taken over by Chinese government

    The government agency hopes to sell the struggling real estate giant's project in Guangzhou, Reuters reported.

    By Updated Nov. 29, 2021
  • The Virginia DOT will begin construction on the highway expansion project in 2022.
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    Courtesy of Virginia DOT

    Lane Construction to build $600M I-495 extension project

    The design-build project will shave commute times for express lane users on the Capital Beltway, according to the announcement.

    By Nov. 2, 2021
  • The ICCU Arena construction also featured new ways to use wood in construction.
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    Courtesy of University of Idaho

    University of Idaho wins $4M to research recyclable materials for 3D printing

    The latest funding looks to repurpose construction refuse for more sustainable and resilient buildings.

    By Oct. 20, 2021
  • Genesis Marina became the world's first TRUE pre-certified construction site.
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    Webcor's California office project chases ambitious waste-reduction goal

    The Genesis Marina project, built by Webcor on a former landfill, is looking to reduce and recycle almost all of the waste it produces.

    By Oct. 14, 2021
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    Scott Olson via Getty Images

    Black & Veatch tech incubator seeks climate solutions

    The company is looking to jumpstart innovators that are focused on decarbonization technology.

    By Oct. 13, 2021
  • Design-build projects are on the upswing. The I-435 South Loop Link is a prominent example of a design-build project.
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    Courtesy of Missouri Department of Transportation

    FMI predicts design-build will continue to grow, despite tough economic environment

    Increased demand and spending is on the horizon for the delivery method, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a new study found.

    By Oct. 5, 2021
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    Courtesy of MassDOT

    MassDOT chooses design for $1.7B Allston Pike project

    The replacement will include revamped train, highway and pedestrian infrastructure through the Boston neighborhood.

    By Jeffrey Steele • Oct. 5, 2021
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    Sean Gallup via Getty Images

    LafargeHolcim partners with Army Corps of Engineers in construction waste research

    The $3.4 million deal will cement the Corps' Engineer Research and Development Center into a partnership with Geocycle to study reusing waste materials from construction.

    By Sept. 22, 2021
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    Sponsored by Clark Pacific

    What does collaboration in construction look like?

    The challenges facing the construction industry may be complex and multi-layered, but there are some solutions that solve multiple problems at once. 

    Sept. 20, 2021
  • A woman sitting on an elevated mat and pillow looking at a laptop in her lap. There's a lamp attached to the wall above her.
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    HDR © 2021 Dan Schwalm

    Sponsored by DIRTT

    Construction leaders look to technology, adaptability and comforts of home in the era of hybrid work

    As we enter an era of hybrid work where employees collaborate both in-office and from remote locations, the demand for technology will only grow.

    Sept. 13, 2021
  • A photo of one of the robots designed by Sarcos.
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    Courtesy of Sarcos Robotics

    Sarcos brings 5G to robot network

    The technology firm's partnership with T-Mobile will allow workers to remotely control its robots using augmented and virtual reality.

    By Sept. 8, 2021
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    Permission granted by James Kim Photography
    Sponsored by PC Construction

    Helping developers meet their pro-formas in the post-pandemic world

    A successful construction project always requires a solid foundation when it comes to both physical structures and preconstruction processes. 

    By Eve Norris, Vice President of PC Construction • Aug. 30, 2021
  • An outside shot of Peaches Kitchen and Bar.
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    Courtesy of Peaches Kitchen and Bar

    7 of the best-designed outdoor dining structures in NYC

    These award-winning "streateries" have played an important role in keeping restaurants viable during the pandemic.

    By Aug. 27, 2021
  • Mammoet, ABC, bridge, Florida
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    I-95 bridge moved in 3 hours using remote-controlled tech

    Instead of a month-long demolition, contractor Mammoet used transporters to pick up a bridge over the highway and move it in less than a day.

    By Jeffrey Steele • Aug. 24, 2021
  • A stretch of U.S. 36.
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    Courtesy of Colorado DOT

    Report: US 36 collapse in Colorado due to waterlogged site, insufficient drainage

    A report blamed the collapse of a retaining wall on shifting, waterlogged soil, which led to millions of dollars in damage to a major highway.

    By Aug. 24, 2021
  • Workers excavate a vent shaft on the HS2 high-speed rail project in the United Kingdom.
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    Courtesy of HS2

    Skanska JV to print concrete for major UK rail project

    The joint venture will use "Printfrastructure" 3D printing technology to cut down on waste while also shaving costs for materials and logistics.

    By Aug. 17, 2021
  • A handbuilt truss for the Notre Dame Cathedral stands in relief to the basilica on Catholic University's campus.
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    Permission granted by Patrick G. Ryan, Catholic University of America Photographer

    Catholic University team recreates truss for Notre Dame Cathedral

    The piece was handmade using medieval practices by a group of carpenters and other experts and students.

    By Aug. 6, 2021
  • Contractors mitigate high prices, supply chain delays with lean construction tactics

    Amid a brutal economic scenario, advancements in technology and lean construction are helping contractors stay efficient and profitable.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • July 26, 2021
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    Cole Rosengren/Construction Dive

    Construction-related conferences for 2021 and beyond

    From design and construction to technology and green building, industry trade shows of all types are continuing despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By July 20, 2021
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    Sponsored by ALLPLAN

    Using BIM and VDC to defend against poor construction planning

    The five important ways BIM and VDC can help contractors build a strong defense against poor construction planning.

    June 21, 2021
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    Sponsored by DIRTT

    3 things construction leaders get wrong about prefab and modular interiors

    Cookie cutter, expensive, and risky? Not today's prefab. 

    April 26, 2021