Category Archives: Business News

The Construction Workers Have Left the Building

Excerpt of an article from Slate: Since the beginning of the year, something extraordinary has happened in one of the sectors hardest hit by the … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Decade After 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks, Skyscraper Safety Improving

Excerpt from article on Cleveland.com: In the anguished weeks after terrorists toppled the World Trade Center towers, architects and engineers pondered the unthinkable: the end … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Ground Zero Hotel Files Lawsuit

Excerpt of an article from MYFOXNY.COM – The Millenium Hilton Hotel next to the World Trade Center site says the construction is too noisy. The … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Is Illegal Immigrant Entitled to Comp Benefits? Court Decides

Excerpt of article from HR Morning: Luis Aragon, an illegal immigrant, worked for HDV Construction Systems in Tallahassee, FL. After a 30-foot fall, he required … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Engineering Company Finds Harmon Tower Construction Defects ‘Pervasive’

Excerpt of article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal: The unfinished Harmon tower at CityCenter is virtually unrepairable and could collapse in a “code-level” earthquake, according … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Immigration Law Could Impact City’s Rebuilding

Excerpt from TuscaloosaNews.com: TUSCALOOSA | On Wednesday morning, Dorothy McDade called a Hispanic immigrant she hadn’t seen for a while to see how he was … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

Crane Strike Looms as Contract Deadline Nears

Excerpt from Crain’s New York Business: They operate the cranes, backhoes and other pieces of heavy machinery that keep the city’s construction sites humming. But … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News | Leave a comment

China to Have 4 Times as Many Skyscrapers as US

A new skyscraper is built every five days in China and by 2016 the country will have 800, four times the number in the US, … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents Offers Sneak Peek at Next Generation Service

New Orleans– May 12, 2011 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today unveiled a demonstration of its new, next generation AIA Contract Documents service, … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment

Global Construction to Grow +3% This Year

Global Construction output will grow +3.0% this year according to IHS Global Insight, underlining the industry’s recovery. The economic forecasting company says this compares to … Continue Reading

Posted in Business News, News | Leave a comment