Category Archives: Business News

Revealed: Top 10 Skyscrapers Under Construction in the GCC

Excerpt of an article from Gulf Business: The GCC is home to some of the highest buildings in the world, with the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, … Continue Reading

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Obama Moves Forward with Equal Pay Regs

Excerpt of an article from The Hill: The Obama administration is moving forward with regulations requiring federal contractors to disclose pay data by sex, race and … Continue Reading

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Safety Cops Patrol the Office for High Heels

Excerpt of an article from the Wall Street Journal: Kyle Bennett and his colleagues recently filled out cards issued by their employer describing the safety risks … 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 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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Builders Solve Calatrava’s Florida Polytechnic Puzzle

Excerpt of an article from ENR: Builders of a glass-sheathed Florida college building—topped by a 250-ft-long skylight shading system with 94 louvered arms that raise … Continue Reading

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