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Boston-area medical center will anchor housing, office and retail development | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A group of healthcare providers and networks, along with developer FoxRock Properties, has announced that they are planning a new Class-A medical office building for downtown Quincy, Massachusetts, which is part of a $1.6 billion downtown redevelopment surge that started in 2011, according to the Boston Business Journal.

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Indictments casts shadow on Philadelphia construction industry | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • The January indictments of union leader John Dougherty and others affiliated with Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for fraud, tax evasion, bribery and a bevy of other charges have made some question the influence that unions appear to have had on Philadelphia's construction industry, in the field and at city hall, according to Curbed Philadelphia.

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Indictments cast shadow on Philadelphia construction industry | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The January indictments of union leader John Dougherty and others affiliated with Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for fraud, tax evasion, bribery and a bevy of other charges have made some question the influence that unions appear to have had on Philadelphia's construction industry, in the field and at city hall, according to Curbed Philadelphia.

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Equipment Roundup: Cat improves design on latest backhoes; Volvo intros new excavators; Tiltrotator demand on the increase; Takeuchi intros new excavator; Ford to build electric trucks | Dump Truck Company

Ford to introduce electric, hybrid F-Series truck models

Ford’s iconic F-150 is going electric.

Ford’s president of global markets, Jim Farley, announced today at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Conference in Detroit that the best-selling F-Series line-up will be offered in electric and hybrid models.

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With BuildingConnected deal, Autodesk readies customers for the digital wave | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Construction is Autodesk Inc.'s next strategic growth area, as evidenced by its three major acquisitions of construction software companies during 2018.

In an effort to expand its cloud-based BIM 360 construction management platform, the $27 billion software giant absorbed data management firm Assemble Systems in July for an undisclosed amount, field management platform PlanGrid in November for $875 million (its biggest acquisition ever), and most recently, bid management platform BuildingConnected for $275 million net cash.

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Court fines construction business owner $531K for FLSA violations | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, as part of a settlement, has ordered contractor Reynolds Baldwin III — doing business as Copperhead Construction LLC and Sara-Tech LLC — to pay $531,000 of back wages, liquidated damages and civil penalties for violations involving 82 employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Soccer stadium, Live Nation nixed from Chicago's Lincoln Yards proposal | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In a Jan. 8 email to his 2nd Ward constituents, Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins announced he would not approve developer Sterling Bay's $6 billion Lincoln Yards development as long as the master plan includes a proposed 20,000-seat soccer stadium and Live Nation ownership of entertainment venues, Crain’s Chicago Business reported.

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Amazon's Nashville offices win design committee approval | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Downtown Code Design Review Committee in Nashville, Tennessee, has approved code modifications for two parcels in the city’s Nashville Yards development that will allow Amazon to move forward with construction of its new business operations unit there, according to The Tennessean, an investment previously valued by Amazon at $230 million.

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Trump reportedly holds $16B approved for disaster mitigation in limbo | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In April, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which is administering billions of dollars of disaster relief and recovery funds authorized through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, awarded $16 billion for state projects that would help prevent and mitigate damage from future natural disasters, but President Donald Trump's administration still has not instructed states about how to apply for the money, Bloomberg reported.

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AGC: Contractors expect growth in 2019 amid labor supply worries | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Our best stories of 2018 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

As 2018 comes to a close, Construction Dive is looking back on some of the most impactful storylines from the past 365 days. Construction had a huge year, with major companies announcing strategic shifts in their plans and OSHA’s much-debated silica rule taking effect and being enforced.

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Our 10 best stories of 2018 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

As 2018 comes to a close, Construction Dive is looking back on some of the most impactful storylines from the past 365 days. Construction had a huge year, with major companies announcing strategic shifts in their plans and OSHA’s much-debated silica rule taking effect and being enforced.

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Equipment Roundup: Deere intros 655K, 755K crawler loaders; K-Tec Tricerabox a low-cost dozer alternative; Chevy unveils new Silverado High Country HD; Ranger grabs midsize fuel crown; Load King intros new mechanics bodies | Dump Truck Company

Load King launches new Voyager Series mechanics bodies

Load King has introduced a new lineup of mechanics bodies designed for heavy charlotte nc dump trucks maintenance.

The new Voyager Series will consist of three models.

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Turner Construction, Bloomberg LP execs face bribery, bid-rigging charges | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Tuesday the indictments of former Bloomberg LP and Turner Construction Co. executives, as well as subcontractors and vendors, on charges of conspiracy, bribery, bid-rigging and other offenses after they allegedly tried to steal approximately $15 million from Bloomberg during a major renovation of the financial media giant’s New York City offices.

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EPA issues proposed rule to replace 2015 WOTUS rule | Dump Truck Company

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) announced a proposed replacement for the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule that offers a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” and clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act, which would result in cost savings, protect the nation’s navigable waters, help sustain economic growth, and reduce barriers to business development.

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Equipment Roundup: Jeep unveils Gladiator pickup; Chevy reveals redesigned Silverado HD; Case intros C-Series graders; Cat launches 120, 140 graders; Brokk intros new demo robots | Dump Truck Company

Brokk boosts power with 4 new demolition robots

Brokk continues to develop remote-control demolition robots that deliver more power in a smaller package.

It has launched four new models – the electric 170, 200, 300 and diesel 520D – that feature the company’s three-part SmartConcept system, designed to improve performance and uptime.

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3 'Buffalo Billion' defendants sentenced to federal prison | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Three defendants were sentenced to federal prison last week in the "Buffalo Billion" corruption scandal. Syracuse, New York-based developers Joseph Gerardi and Steven Aiello, as well as former Buffalo general contractor Louis Ciminelli, were convicted of fraud and other charges earlier this year for their roles in a bid-rigging scheme that netted their companies hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, approves $2.5B light-rail project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Chapel Hill Town Council approved an agreement with the Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) that will govern how the two will columbus oh dump truck company together on the design and construction of a $2.5 billion, 17.7-mile light-rail line between North Carolina Central University in Durham and the University of North Carolina hospitals in Chapel Hill.

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ABC: Construction momentum should remain strong in 2019 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Anirban Basu, chief economist for the Associated Builders and Contractors, said in the association’s Construction Executive publication that the industry can expect another strong year in 2019, but, beyond that, it is uncertain how factors like inflation, the labor shortage, tariffs and immigration policy will affect momentum.

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Florida Power & Light's $888M plant designed for sea rise | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the state’s Cabinet last week approved Florida Power & Light’s plan to demolish and rebuild a natural gas power plant in Dania Beach, Florida, and the design of the new $888 million facility will see key pieces of infrastructure built more than 11 feet above sea level in anticipation of up to 26 inches of sea-level rise by 2062, according to the Miami Herald.

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Equipment Roundup: Cat unveils next-gen 330 excavators; Chevy Silverado RST Off-Road; The “Full Metal Jacket” ‘41 Power Wagon; ASV intros RT-25 CTL; Cat Remote Services can troubleshoot in-use machines | Dump Truck Company

Cat Remote Services can troubleshoot, update software on in-use machines

As part of its Cat Connect technology, Cat Remote Services is now offering Cat Remote Troubleshoot and Remote Flash.

With Remote Troubleshoot, after he receives an alert, a user calls a Cat dealer to report the issue.

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Deere’s huge 4Q caps 26% sales jump for FY2018; high machine demand expected to continue | Dump Truck Company

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Deere 4Q18 highlights

  • Fourth-quarter earnings increase 54%; net sales rise 18% to $8.3 billion
  • Advanced technology and product features earn positive response from customers
  • Construction & Forestry results boosted by successful integration of Wirtgen unit
  • Forecast for 2019 calls for net income of approximately $3.6 billion on sales gain of about 7%

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Brightline wins key approval for Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail service | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Central Florida just got one step closer to scoring high-speed passenger rail service between Orlando and Tampa after the Florida DOT gave rail columbus oh dump truck company Brightline permission to negotiate land leases along the proposed system’s rights of way for land owned by the FDOT and the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX).

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Politicians support up to $21B Boston North-South Rail, while critics recall Big Dig program failures | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • During the Nov. 19 meeting of the Massachusetts DOT Board of Directors, two iconic state political names joined forces to express their support for the $12 billion to $21 billion North-South Rail Link, a controversial plan to build a tunnel under Boston in order to better connect the city’s suburbs, The Boston Globe reported.

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FDOT, P3 nix deadline for I-4 $100M overrun, delay claims | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • According to documents obtained by the Orlando Sentinel, the Florida DOT, public-private partnership team I-4 Mobility Partners (a joint venture between Skanska Infrastructure Development and John Laing) and general contractor SGL Constructors have agreed to suspend the 120-day deadline for the resolution of claims of a 245-day delay and $100 million cost overrun on the $2.3 billion Interstate 4 toll lane project in Central Florida.

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Equipment Roundup: How Cat’s electric drive D6 delivers max torque; International CV Series test drive; “Ultimate Tailgate” Super Duty; Volvo Electric Site quarry reduces emissions 95%; New Gehl, Mustang CTLs | Dump Truck Company

Gehl, Mustang intro RT185, 1850RT track loaders with pilot controls, redesigned cab

Saying the controls offer operators “an all-new experience,” Manitou has introduced a 1,850-pound capacity machine to its Gehl and Mustang compact track loaders that offer pilot controls.

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Custom solutions for a busy city rooftop | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Maryland could split $7.6B toll lane initiative into several P3s | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • In a presolicitation information memorandum sent to potential columbus oh dump truck company and concessionaires interested in being part of a $7.6 billion public-private partnership for construction and operation of managed lanes on Interstates 495 and 270 in Maryland, the state’s DOT has indicated it could split its Traffic Relief Plan into several different phases, each with its own P3 contract.

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Audit: California high-speed rail's $600M in cost overruns caused by poor planning, contract mismanagement | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s decision to move forward sooner with the start of construction of the Central Valley high-speed rail system despite knowing the risks, along with ongoing contract management issues, have contributed to costs skyrocketing billions beyond anticipated, according to an audit report from California State Auditor Elaine M.

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Salesforce Transit Center may undergo full-structure review in wake of cracked beams | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • During a Nov. 8 meeting of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority board of directors, the agency's members called for an inspection of the entire $2.2 billion Salesforce Transit Center to ensure there are no potential structural issues in addition to the two cracked beams columbus oh dump truck company crews discovered there at the end of September.

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Tech strategy requires a new type of construction worker | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

AUSTIN, Texas — Introducing technology at a construction columbus oh dump truck company isn’t as simple as supplying iPads and downloading “freemium” project management apps  it involves a plethora of hardware, software, people and processes and requires someone at the helm who understands how all of these interact in the construction business, Hitesh Dewan, director of technology integration at Roebbelen Contracting, told attendees at Procore’s Groundbreak 2018 conference Tuesday.

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5 architect teams on short list for $8.7B Chicago O'Hare airport expansion | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • Five architect teams — Fentress-EXP-Brook-Garza Joint Venture Partners, Foster Epstein Moreno JV Joint Venture Partners, Santiago Calatrava LLC, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and Studio ORD Joint Venture Partners — are on the short list to design O’Hare International Airport’s $8.7 billion expansion, reported the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Los Angeles-area light-rail extension reshuffles resources due to higher costs | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Columbus Ohio Dump Truck Company Brief:

  • The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority announced Monday that it will speed up construction of the first eight-mile leg of the $1.5 billion, 12.3-mile extension of the Foothill Gold Line light-rail system by two years and delay the final 4.3-mile section in the wake of higher-than-expected bids for the project.

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Coastal Construction breaks ground on dual-tower Tampa high-rise, part of $3B development | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Developer Strategic Property Partners, a partnership between Microsoft principal founder Bill Gates' Cascade Investment and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, broke ground on the dual-tower 815 Water Street residential high-rise project in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday — the latest addition to the $3 billion Water Street development.

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Phase 1 of Pa. Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange opens (VIDEO) | Dump Truck Company

Pennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange project

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Urban Engineers, the construction manager for the $450 million Pennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange project, along with officials from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Federal Highway Administration, and ground transportation agencies from neighboring states, gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of Phase 1 of the long-awaited interchange in Bucks County.

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