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RACINE, Wis. (January 3, 2018) — CASE Construction Equipment has issued a call for entries for the 2018 Dire States Equipment Grant. Originally launched in 2016, this is the third year that CASE has offered the grant, which provides one winning community with $25,000 in free equipment use to help offset the costs of building or repairing a critical...

WASHINGTON (January 8, 2018) – Leading cement and concrete organizations unveiled a new online pavement design tool that offers features and benefits never before available to the pavement design community. PavementDesigner.org is free of charge and was created for city, county, and consultant engineers, academia, or anyone involved in design of...

NEW YORK (January 3, 2018) – Dodge Data & Analytics has been awarded a multi-year contract to continue providing data for United States Construction Projects Started to the U.S. Department of Commerce Census Bureau. The Dodge projects are a key input to the Nonresidential Construction Spending forecast that tracks the monthly value of Construction...

WASHINGTON (December 22, 2017) – Skanska marked a crucial milestone with District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) in the construction of the new DC Water headquarters facility with a topping out ceremony. Located on the site of the O Street Pump Station along the waterfront of the Anacostia River in Southeast DC, the new six-story...

VICTOR, N.Y. (January 3, 2018) – The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) encourages all current members and vendor/exhibitor associate members to register now for its 2018 Annual Meeting, February 18 –20, at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. “The 2018 IEDA Annual Meeting & Expo is a unique time for members and associate members...

(December 21, 2017) — The ALL Family of Companies has made its inaugural sale as an authorized Kobelco dealer. Kelley Steel Erectors purchased a Kobelco CK800G-2 crawler crane from ALL and took delivery of the machine during a key ceremony at the ALL Crane yard in Cleveland, Ohio. The sale of the new Kobelco unit was one of several on which the two...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (December 15, 2017) – The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has presented its Sustainable Practices Recognition Award to Emery Sapp & Sons Inc. (an ACPA Member) and the Kansas Department of Transportation for their team effort in recognizing and prioritizing sustainable construction practices on the South Lawrence...

MELBOURNE (December 18, 2017) — Aconex Limited announced that it has entered into a binding Scheme Implementation Deed with Oracle for A$7.80 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately A$1.6 billion (US$1.2 billion), net of Aconex cash. The Aconex project collaboration solution digitally connects owners, builders and other teams,...

MIAMI, Fla. (December 14, 2017) – South Florida-based Two Roads Development has broken ground on Elysee Miami, making it the newest luxury condominium tower to rise in East Edgewater, one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Miami’s urban core. The 100-unit project, now rising at 788 NE 23rd Street along Biscayne Bay, is being developed in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7-percent increase from 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased from 3.4 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in 2015 to 3.6 in 2016. More workers lost their lives in transportation incidents...