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ASA Recognizes Haley-Greer for Ethics

Dallas-based Haley-Greer Inc. was among the ten construction subcontractors earning the American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) 2013 Excellence in Ethics Award. “ASA’s Excellence in Ethics Awards … Continue Reading

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Gamma Curtain Wall Announces New Name

Gamma Curtain Wall has a new name: Gamma North America. Company officials say the new name reflects “a new, seamless, one-unit continental operating strategy in … Continue Reading

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Topic to Watch: Mock-Up Testing is Not Just for Big Jobs Anymore

The concept of building enclosure commissioning involves taking a holistic look at the building, including the glazing, from design through construction—to ensure that all components … Continue Reading

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The “I” in the Sky: BEC Sessions Hone in On Industry Knowledge

by Ellen Rogers They say in Vegas the eye in the sky is watching us all, but it’s a different “eye” that takes the stage … Continue Reading

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The Big Crane’s Moving in on Monday

Excerpt of an article from Minneapolis Star Tribune: The franchise player in the stadium construction show rolls in to Minneapolis on Monday. One of the largest … Continue Reading

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The Best New Tall Buildings on the Planet

Excerpt of an article from Business Insider: The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats (CTBUH) recently announced the winners of its Best Tall Buildings Worldwide … Continue Reading

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MGM Resorts Begins Yearlong Dismantling of Flawed Hotel Tower

Excerpt of an article from Las Vegas Sun: Crews have started dismantling the structurally flawed Harmon casino tower on the Las Vegas Strip, a process that’s … Continue Reading

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Report: Caltrans Overrode Worries about Bay Bridge

Excerpt of an article from SFGate: The decision by California transportation officials to hire a Chinese company that had never built a bridge to make … Continue Reading

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Are Composite Megacolumns the Future of Skyscrapers?

Excerpt of an article from Sourceable: With tall buildings growing ever higher, it is becoming increasingly critical to optimise structural systems in order to ensure … Continue Reading

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Injury, Fatality Concerns Prompt Construction Industry To Team Up For “Safety Week”

The construction industry has seen a recent increase in fatalities on job sites, and members across the industry have now come together this week to … Continue Reading

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