Markets Gain Momentum McGraw Hill Construction's Dodge Momentum Index gained 3.3% in June, its third consecutive monthly increase following a weak first quarter. The index measures non-residential building projects entering the planning stage, which is a lead indicator of construction spending by a full year, according to Dodge. The growing volume of projects at the planning stage suggests that non-residential construction starts should be headed up over the remainder of the year.U.S. Firm Wins Contract To Build Storage Facility in the Ukraine Holtec International, Marlton, N.J., and Ukraine's nuclear utility, Energoatom, have signed a contract to build the Ukraine's first
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.