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City of El Paso Triple-A Ballpark Time-Lapse

Watch a hand-edited time-lapse movie, documenting construction from groundbreaking to completion for the new Triple-A ballpark in El Paso, Texas. VIEW VIDEO

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Simplifying the Structure of China’s Tallest Skyscraper

Excerpt of an article from Sourceable.net: The 121-storey transparent glass Shanghai Tower will twist and taper as it rises to a height of 632 metres, making … Continue Reading

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Three Economists Offer Construction Outlook for 2014, Beyond

Excerpt of an article from SmartBrief: Bernard Markstein, chief economist at Reed Construction Data, Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America and … Continue Reading

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AAMA Updates Testing Options within Flashing Specification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) published an updated standard for flashing. AAMA 712-14, “Voluntary Specification for Mechanically Attached Flexible Flashing” establishes minimum performance criteria … Continue Reading

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Creating a Safer Workplace

Excerpt of an article from Occupational Health & Safety: As 2013 comes to a close, insurance and federal regulatory agencies are sure to be compiling … Continue Reading

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Hillcrest Glass Opens New Location

Hillcrest Glass, based in Longmont, Colo., has opened a new location to better serve its growing commercial business. Owners Lisa and Michael Sklar say the … Continue Reading

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Glazier Ranked Nation’s 75th-Best Job

They probably didn’t all grow up aspiring to be glaziers one day, but they’re all probably glad now they did. It’s proven a fairly wise … Continue Reading

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Construction Market Sees Positive Outlook for 2013; Some Concerns Still Linger

Anticipated increases in demand for private construction projects, as well as growth in both hospital and higher-education construction projects have a number of general contractors … Continue Reading

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Ironworkers Conference Wraps Up in Las Vegas

The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) held its annual labor management conference this week in Las Vegas, where it concludes today. The conference … Continue Reading

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Construction Industry Faces Rate Hikes for Primary Casualty Insurance: Marsh

Excerpt of an article from Business Insurance: Insurers are seeking rate hikes of 5 percent to 15 percent for primary casualty construction business, Marsh Inc. said … Continue Reading

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