In addition to featuring the top-ranked general contractors of the year based on 2016 revenue, the July issue of ENR Midwest will also profile Kansas City's JE Dunn Construction as the 2017 ENR Midwest Contractor of the Year.
Firms responding to ENR Midwest’s annual Top Contractors survey collectively reported a strong increase in 2016 revenue. The 100 general contractors and construction managers who participated in the Midwest Top Contractors survey together reported approximately $34.03 billion in revenue from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin, according to a pre-publication review of the data.
Work is underway to clean up the “inadvertent return” of an estimated 2 million gallons of bentonite-based drilling fluid into high-quality wetland that occurred during horizontal directional drilling under the Tuscarawas River in Stark County, Ohio, for Energy Transfer Partners L.P.’s Rover Pipeline.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.