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  • Deadly Baltimore Blast Revives Concerns About Natural Gas Infrastructure

    Deadly Baltimore Blast Revives Concerns About Natural Gas Infrastructure

    The city's utility, Baltimore Gas & Electric, has come under increasing criticism about the age of its system.

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  • No Estimate Yet for Chicago Looting Damage, Downtown Access Remains Limited

    No Estimate Yet for Chicago Looting Damage, Downtown Access Remains Limited

    Transportation in and out of downtown Chicago will be restricted during overnight hours to residents and workers only.

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  • Fast-Moving Isaias Dishes Out Disruption in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

    Fast-Moving Isaias Dishes Out Disruption in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

    Forecasters fear the tropical storm is just the first of many this season.

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  • Texas Landowners Elevate US Border Wall Building Battle

    Texas Landowners Elevate US Border Wall Building Battle

    As feds award $565M in back-to-back barrier contracts in city of Laredo, opponents fight land seizures and IG audit cites flawed plans.

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  • Canada's Heavy Construction Sector Gets a Player Shakeup

    Canada's Heavy Construction Sector Gets a Player Shakeup

    Infrastructure heavyweight Bird Construction is set to buy energy contractor Stuart Olson in deal that could create diversified firm with 5,000 staff and $2.25-billion in backlog.

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  • Latest Updates On The Coronavirus Pandemic

    Latest Updates On The Coronavirus Pandemic

    ENR tracks new industry impacts as COVID-19 forces project closures and interrupts global business.

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  • Private Construction is Down Amid COVID Crisis, Global Survey Says

    Residential and non-residential U.S. workloads fell in Q2, says RICS report, but infrastructure and public works activity rose.

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  • Emcor's Q2 Loss Tied to Decline in Value of Industrial Assets

    Emcor's Q2 Loss Tied to Decline in Value of Industrial Assets

    Electrical contractor faces exposure in its energy-sector investments.

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  • Construction Adds 20K Jobs in July, Growth Slows from May, June

    Residential building added 16,300 jobs and specialty trade contractors added11,200 but nonresidential building lost 9,300.

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  • ENR Southeast Announces 2020 Best Projects Award Winners

    ENR Southeast Announces 2020 Best Projects Award Winners

    After careful review and extensive discussion, this year's judges have selected approximately 35 Southeast projects to honor as part of our annual Best Projects contest.

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  • Maryland Agencies Ready to Take Over Troubled Light Rail P3 Project

    Maryland Agencies Ready to Take Over Troubled Light Rail P3 Project

    State tells 171 project subs it will "step in" to manage work on $2B Purple Line as a public-private cost feud nears an Aug. 23 showdown.

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  • EPA Approves $235M WIFIA Loan for Miami-Dade County

    The new loan is the third for the county in 16 months, totaling $661 million.

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  • Construction Economics for August 10, 2020

    Construction Economics for August 10, 2020

    ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

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  • $250M Corps Dredging Project Will Deepen Lower Mississippi River

    $250M Corps Dredging Project Will Deepen Lower Mississippi River

    Plan calls for deepening the river from Baton Rouge to the Gulf to 50 ft., from 45 ft. now.

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  • EPA Gives Utilities Until April 11 to Meet New Coal-Ash Storage Rules

    Agency extends compliance six months before waste is banned from disposal in unlined storage ponds.

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  • ENR California Announces 2020 Project of the Year Finalists

    ENR California Announces 2020 Project of the Year Finalists

    ENR California announces the 2020 finalists for Best Overall Project of the Year in the annual Regional Best Projects competition.

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  • Trump Signs Bill Providing $9.5B for National Parks Infrastructure

    Bill also establishes new parks and public lands fund to pay for infrastructure projects.

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  • Industry Reacts to Trump Ban on Visa Holders' Federal Contract Work

    Industry Reacts to Trump Ban on Visa Holders' Federal Contract Work

    Engineers' group says Aug. 3 order restricting H-1B holders on federal contracts doesn't square with country's practitioner shortage; TVA suspends outsourcing that triggered edict.

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  • Wood and Code Groups Guide Mass-Timber Code Compliance

    Wood and Code Groups Guide Mass-Timber Code Compliance

    The American Wood Council and International Code Council have released a joint publication, Mass Timber Buildings and the IBC, which gives an overview of code changes regarding mass timber...

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  • NYC Contractor Navillus Execs Face Criminal Charges Linked to Union Payments

    NYC Contractor Navillus Execs Face Criminal Charges Linked to Union Payments

    Feds file 11-count indictment against CEO, two others for $1 million owed to unions 18 months after labor civil suit pact and Chapter 11 emergence. All "temporarily" left their roles.

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