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Chicago Construction, Glazing Industry Rolling Forward

The city that gave the U.S. its first skyscraper is back on track to build some more. The Chicago metro area has seen a big … Continue Reading

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Contractor Advises “Proactive” Approach in Seeking Talent

The supply and demand curve of talent in the building industry will further bend in the wrong direction if things don’t change soon. That was … Continue Reading

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Tutor Perini Settles Vegas Case

Excerpt of an article from Los Angeles Business Journal: Tutor Perini Corp. has reached a nearly $190 million settlement with the owners of the CityCenter project … Continue Reading

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Big Building Plans Ahead in Nashville

Excerpt of an article from Dezeen Daily: Figures released this week reveal that One World Trade Center is now the most expensive skyscraper of all time, having … Continue Reading

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One World Trade Center is Most Costly Skyscraper in History

Excerpt of an article from Dezeen Daily: Figures released this week reveal that One World Trade Center is now the most expensive skyscraper of all time, having cost more than twice as much as the world’s tallest building. Continue Reading

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Why is Fall Protection the No. 1 OSHA Citation in Construction?

Excerpt of an article from Concrete Construction: “Safety first!” It’s an easy mantra, but too often, too many in the construction industry fail to live up to that standard. Construction industry safety expert Matt Murphy says one of the biggest issues–and the biggest reason for OSHA violation citations–is fall protection. Continue Reading

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Building Boom Towns: Metro Areas With The Most New Construction In 2014

Excerpt of an article from Arab News: While the rest of the country struggled to recover from the recession, the economy in Texas has been on … Continue Reading

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Jeddah Kingdom Tower Work ‘Picking Up Pace’

Excerpt of an article from Arab News: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), and the Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) board members, visited … Continue Reading

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USGlass Survey on Lead Times

USGlass is conducting a survey on your product lead times to provide industry average product lead times in the December 2014 USGlass Magazine. Survey results … Continue Reading

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Enclos, Harmon Flip Spots on ENR Top-20 Firm List

Engineering News-Record (ENR) released its “Top 600 Specialty Contractors” list this past week, and with it, ENR’s top-20 list of firms in glazing and curtainwall. … Continue Reading

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