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  • Feds: Chicago Alderman Pressured Developer of $800M Restoration Project

    Feds: Chicago Alderman Pressured Developer of $800M Restoration Project

    Politician allegedly sought favors in return for approval of landmark building rehabilitation project.

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  • GOP Senators Roll Out $568B Infrastructure Outline

    GOP Senators Roll Out $568B Infrastructure Outline

    Republicans see proposal as an opening offer in hoped-for negotiations with Biden and Senate Democrats.

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  • ENR Mountain States Announces 2021 Design Firms of the Year

    ENR Mountain States Announces 2021 Design Firms of the Year

    Design Firms of the Year are chosen by a vote of the regional ENR editors from across the country based on a carefully selected group of finalists.

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  • AEC Sector Envisions, and Debates, How Virtual Becomes the New Reality

    AEC Sector Envisions, and Debates, How Virtual Becomes the New Reality

    As precautions and vaccines enable industry's return to pre-pandemic existence, participants see new virus workplace adaptations as long needed and here to stay.

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  • Georgia Tech's Kendeda Is a Model for 'Living Buildings' in the Humid Southeast

    Georgia Tech's Kendeda Is a Model for 'Living Buildings' in the Humid Southeast

    The 47,000-sq-ft Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design gained status as a Living Building on Earth Day.

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  • Top 500 Design Firms: Designing for the New Normal

    Top 500 Design Firms: Designing for the New Normal

    The ENR Top 500 Design Firms spent 2020 adapting to a pandemic. How will they evolve to take on what comes next?

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  • Virtual Reality Mock-Ups Let Va. Hospital Project Team Approve Remotely

    Virtual Reality Mock-Ups Let Va. Hospital Project Team Approve Remotely

    The pandemic prevented contractors and hospital staff from using physical mock-ups, but hyper-real VR mock-ups kept the $300-million project on track.

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  • Gilbane Sees Benefits of Better Crane Usage Data on Virginia General Assembly Project

    Working on an urban construction site, it’s a common observation that the cranes set the pace of the project. Managing hook time is key to productivity, and it’s been no different for Gilbane...

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  • ExxonMobil Floats $100B CO2 Storage Project For Houston Industrial Zone

    ExxonMobil Floats $100B CO2 Storage Project For Houston Industrial Zone

    Proposed storage in Gulf of Mexico formations for energy giant and regional emitters comes as feds tout plan for 25 clean energy demo plants in impacted fossil-fuel hubs.

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  • Senate Democrats Unveil Package of New Clean-Energy Tax Breaks

    Senate Democrats Unveil Package of New Clean-Energy Tax Breaks

    Proposal has equal tax breaks for facilities using various types of renewables, other clean sources.

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  • White House, Congress Accelerate Push To Fix Widespread PFAS Pollution

    White House, Congress Accelerate Push To Fix Widespread PFAS Pollution

    Feds promise millions more for study, cleanup and control of 'forever' chemicals,' joining states in ramped-up scrutiny; Wisconsin manufacturers sue state over planned regulation

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  • Designers Rising Through the Ranks of the Top 500

    Designers Rising Through the Ranks of the Top 500

    The design market has seen its share of ups and down in the last five years. Likewise, the Top 500 Design Firms list has seen players rise and fall.

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  • Ardurra's Calm Through the Storm

    Ardurra's Calm Through the Storm

    Project disruption due to COVID-19 is a universal concern for design firms. Yet often overlooked is the pandemic’s impact on employees.

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  • Construction Economics for April 26, 2021

    Construction Economics for April 26, 2021

    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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  • Product Snapshot: Aerial Boom Lift and Electric Buggy

    Product Snapshot: Aerial Boom Lift and Electric Buggy

    Recently launched in the North American market, the 450AJ HC3 boom lift has a maximum platform height of 45 ft, with a horizontal outreach of 25 ft.

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  • Industry Leads for the Week of April 26, 2021

    Industry Leads for the Week of April 26, 2021

    Becton, Dickinson and Co. is planning to construct a medical products final-stage manufacturing and sterilization facility on a 32-acre site in Tucson.

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  • Tap Every Source for Infrastructure Funds

    Tap Every Source for Infrastructure Funds

    After all the hosannas about infrastructure’s importance, it’s unsettling how quickly faith falters when it comes to paying.

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  • New Regulations, Tech Aim to Prevent Drone-Based Attacks

    New Regulations, Tech Aim to Prevent Drone-Based Attacks

    On April 11 and 12, several bomb-laden drones targeting oil refineries and military air bases in Saudi Arabia were shot down by Saudi military forces.

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  • Pulse: Project News for the Week of April 26, 2021

    Pulse: Project News for the Week of April 26, 2021

    Solhem Cos. is planning to construct Pentagon Park Apartments in Edina.

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  • Skanska Speeds Pandemic Emergency Area Expansion at Boston Hospital

    Skanska Speeds Pandemic Emergency Area Expansion at Boston Hospital

    Work on a $65-million expansion and renovation of the emergency department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is on track for completion in early 2022, but later phases are not likely to be as...

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