Authorities having jurisdiction in Oregon and Portland have granted a building permit for the 12-story Framework, which is on deck to become the tallest, pure mass-timber structure in the Americas and the tallest mass-timber building in the U.S.
The American Institute of Architects’ advice to building-product manufacturers and material suppliers: Improve your websites, provide free, product-related continuing education to design firms and hone your expertise on your offerings to strengthen your rapport with your customers.
The Justice Dept. on April 24 announced that Tucker, Ga.-based Energy & Process Corp. has agreed to pay $4.6 million over the government’s allegations the company knowingly provided reinforcing steel to the mixed oxide fuel fabrication (MOX) facility that did not meet standards for nuclear construction.
The CEO of Swiss-French cement maker LafargeHolcim on April 24 announced his resignation following release of an internal review that found Lafarge employees made payments to rebel groups in Syria from 2013 to 2014.
Revisions to UL Design No. D982 in the UL Fire Resistance Directory, based on recent fire tests, have heated up long-standing differences between structural-steel interests and fire-protection suppliers and installers about the amount of sprayed-on fire-protection material needed for structural-steel floor assemblies.
While most come to the annual World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas Jan 17-20 to see the latest concrete equipment and products, more than a few of the over 50,000 attendees are there for the spirit of competition.
ENR will talk to contractors who have been engaged in this debate for years now through project after project to hear what they have learned, why they have transitioned operations from ink to digital, and how they set up new systems for success.
In this webinar, discover how that 15% wait time can be significantly reduced with construction technology that focuses on efficiency gains and higher labor productivity made possible with automation of people, process, and technology.
Fabric structures are seeing rapid adoption in a number of industries due to their corrosion resistance, energy efficiency, speed of construction, portability and cost. Learn the characteristics of a high-quality fabric structure and how to specify and purchase the best building with your clients.