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March 05,2014

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc. reached an agreement with PRI Construction Materials Technologies LLC (PRI) through which PRI will participate...

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March 05,2014

The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte. 

March 04,2014

After a recent successful challenge of the scientific methodology used to redraw the coastal high-hazard zones, the Massachusetts congressional...

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March 03,2014

Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 more accidents per year because of a state law...

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February 28,2014

The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction,” for federal buildings to help federal...

February 28,2014

The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders” will be...

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February 28,2014

Metcalf spent more than $76 million on a military construction project and sued to recoup costs.

February 19,2014

The Obama Administration wants to boost fuel efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks for models made in 2019 and later.

February 19,2014

The advancement of sustainable construction has reached a new milestone with the development of Net Positive Energy+Water, a new green building...

February 19,2014

Among the suggestions were rooftop solar energy systems and cool roofs, which could be encouraged by policies from local governments.