CONSTRUCTION & BUILDERS NEWS – August 7, 2012
| TODAY’S CONSTRUCTION & BUILDERS NEWS HEADLINES |
Kimberly-Clark Introduces Automatic Door Handle Disinfector
Architect's Contract Voided After Ethics Review
Construction Sector Posts Steeper Fall
Minimally Invasive Building Renovation
Economic Slowdown Prompts Reduction In Construction Costs
MarketWatch "Compatible with existing door hardware - It can be used on virtually any door. Easy to install and maintain - It mounts in minutes with no special tools." http://www.marketwatch.com/story/kimberly-clark-professional-introduces-automatic-door-handle-disinfector-to-protect-against-germs-left-behind-by-others-2012-08-07enr.construction.com "The Board of Trustees voided a $4.6 million contract with a central Illinois architect to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, and the cost to the school will be high." http://enr.construction.com/business_management/ethics_corruption/2012/0731-university-voids-contract-over-ethics-review.asp Word Bubble: Commercial Door Hardware | Quality Door ...
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Phys.Org "“The minimally invasive approach can be applied to the renovation of buildings, enabling their energy efficiency to be improved with a minimum of messy construction work,” says Michael Krause, a scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building ... http://phys.org/news/2012-08-minimally-invasive-renovation.htmlEconomic slowdown prompts reduction in construction costs
New Civil Engineer "Construction costs in the UK have decreased over the past 12 months, making the UK a cheaper place to build than countries such as Qatar and New Zealand, according to this year's International Construction Costs Reportreleased today by consultant EC ..." http://www.nce.co.uk/news/business/economic-slowdown-prompts-reduction-in-construction-costs/8634061.articlehttp://pinterest.com/mamat2/doors-and-door-hardware-are-my-muse/ . .