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Leading Engineer Backs Seismic Ratings for Buildings
A structural engineer who pioneered earthquake-resistant design in the US has backed plans for seismic ratings for buildings.
US: Operations Manager Becomes Women in Concrete Hero
An operations manager at a surface preparation and concrete polishing equipment firm is recognised as the latest 'hero'...
US Home Insulation Company Fined for Green Building Deception
A marketer of home insulation products in the US has been fined $350,000 for making false claims about...
US Construction Jobs Surge After Hurricane Sandy
As reconstruction efforts begin, jobs in the United States construction industry grow at their highest monthly rate in...
1.4 Million American Homes Have Severe Plumbing Problems
Though a new survey suggest housing construction quality in the United States is good, serious problems have been...
US Safe from Fiscal Cliff for Now
The United States' pull back from the fiscal cliff is a significant relief to the construction industry.
USA: First House Certified Under New Green Building Program
A three-bedroom home in Texas has become the first to be certified under a new green building scheme...
White Construction Workers Get Thousands More in Payments
White non-Hispanic construction workers are getting more in payments for similar injuries in Illinois than those of other...
German Giant Buys US Infrastructure Firm
German industrial services firm Bilfinger Berger has expanded its US operations by buying an American infrastructure services firm.
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