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December 18,2014

The $1.1 trillion funding bill for fiscal year 2015 approved by Congress makes deep cuts in some construction programs, but the General Services...

December 11,2014

The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

December 04,2014

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions will push for a revival of prompt payment...

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October 15,2014

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record when construction sites are...

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October 09,2014

Under the updated law, the Department of General Services and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may use design-build on projects in...

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September 29,2014

New York enacted a new law that could make firefighting a bit safer by mandating property owners inform government and first-responders when they...

September 23,2014

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques. 

September 18,2014

The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

August 06,2014

A bill intended to encourage the federal government to use two-phase design/build project delivery was introduced in the U.S. Senate.

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Luleå
August 04,2014

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is back at it in Mother Svea with yet...