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June 11,2014

The Associated General Contractors of America is conducting a new study to make job sites safer and search for ways to lower the number of...

June 11,2014

The quality of infrastructure in the U.S. ranks just 19th in the world, trailing countries such as Oman, Portugal, and Spain, according...

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June 11,2014

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has created the first standards to compare services of the world’s cities.

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June 11,2014

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roof replacement cost less and would help commercial...

Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
June 05,2014

A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over budget, 11 years behind schedule, and may...

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June 05,2014

Farmers Insurance filed nine class action suits against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area, saying that local governments should have...

The Big U is one of six resiliency proposals moving forward. Renderings courtesy
June 04,2014

The Obama Administration has pledged $1 billion in federal funding to protect the New York City region from flooding like the area experienced...

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June 04,2014

Volunteers in Berkeley, Calif., are collecting signatures for the “Green Downtown & Public Commons Initiative,” a controversial measure that...

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June 02,2014

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the Green Garage Certification program, the parking...

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May 28,2014

For some building owners, a new measurement standard could mean that their building would shrink in size and lose value.