CONSTRUCTION & BUILDERS NEWS – June 18, 2012
| TODAY'S CONSTRUCTION & BUILDERS NEWS HEADLINES | Skanska gets $66M construction contract in US
"STOCKHOLM--Swedish construction company Skanska AB (SKA-B.SK) said Monday it has been awarded a $66 million contract from the Washington Metro ..." http://www.marketwatch.com/story/skanska-gets-66m-construction-contract-in-us-2012-06-18-3485645DOT officials say construction will make roads more safe and user ...
"DOT officials say construction will make roads more safe and user-friendly - FAIRBANKS — The road work being done on the Illinois Street Realignment Project ..." http://newsminer.com/view/full_story/19022547/article-DOT-officials-say-construction-will-make-roads-more-safe-and-user-friendly%3Finstance%3Dhome_lead_story
"DALLAS - On the fifth floor of the new Parkland Memorial Hospital, a row of shiny bathrooms sits waiting for the first patients who will occupy the surgical ..." http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/31352dc631c64803bd00477d64461aaa/TX--Exchange-Ready-Made-BathroomsNew Twist in 6-Year Fight With Developer: Union Protest Leads to ...
"Seven months after a seemingly routine protest at a hotel construction site in Midtown Manhattan, two union organizers were indicted on charges of riot and ..." http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/nyregion/2-union-organizers-indicted-after-rally-at-hotel-construction-site.html%3Fpagewanted%3DallWaterfront businesses nervous over tunnel construction impacts
"As work progresses on the tunnel boring project along the Seattle waterfront, business owners are becomingly increasingly concerned about how it will affect ...KOMO News" http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Waterfront-businesses-nervous-over-tunnel-construction-impacts-159372345.htmlLocal construction perking up
"Construction has been one of the hardest hit sectors in the economic downturn, but there are signs that the beleaguered industry is clawing its way back to ..." http://www.bakersfield.com/news/business/realestate/x965467918/Local-construction-perking-upGovernment spending: Building renovation a pricy proposition
"DECATUR - The Decatur Township building has had a contentious — and expensive — history since it opened in May 2009 at 1620 S. Taylorville Road." http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/government-spending-building-renovation-a-pricy-proposition/article_2e06bb02-b818-11e1-94e3-0019bb2963f4.htmlEnergy renovation of historic building wows experts
"FREEPORT -- A major energy-saving renovation of the historic Mallett House at 57 Depot St. is complete, and it's drawing attention from green-building experts ..." http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/energy-renovation-of-historic-building-wows-experts_2012-06-15.html