AECOM, Burns & McDonnell Question KC Committee’s Pick for $1B Terminal Project

| September 22, 2017

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While a selection committee of the Kansas City, Mo., council has recommended Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate as developer of a $1-billion, single-terminal Kansas City airport, recent disclosures about the selection process have put the recommendation in question. Ballot language is set for the November 7 election even as the Edgemoor recommendation has not been voted on by the full city council, which is debating the issue today.

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How Precast is Leading Digitalization in Construction

Article | July 7, 2021

Experts from the construction industry predict a bright future for precast elements: the average annual growth rate of the global precast concrete industry is expected to be 5.3% between 2021 and 2028. In 2020, the precast concrete market was valued at around USD 92.14 billion and is anticipated to grow to over USD 139.33 billion in 2028[1]. However, the average growth rate of the construction industry as a whole is expected to be just 3.2% annually according to the Global Construction Report. Why industrialized construction in particular is growing faster than the rest of the construction industry can be explained by the numerous advantages of this technology.

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Top Eight Benefits of Construction Software

Article | February 17, 2020

Accelerating digitisation is one of the main trends for the construction industry in 2020. This means construction companies need to find software solutions that serve them best. While they may consider investing in generic software that spans multiple industries, this type of software will not address the many unique aspects of the construction industry, for example, the practice of using multiple subcontractors.

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Lake Zug East: Switzerland's Longest Construction Site Completed

Article | July 30, 2021

ntil recently, the infrastructure measures at Lake Zug East were the longest construction site in Switzerland. The 15-kilometer-long project has since been successfully completed after 20 months of construction. Not only has the full closure – which was necessary for economic and environmental protection reasons – been lifted, but one of the important access routes to the Gotthard Tunnel has also been completed. The fact that this could be done without any problems and delivered on schedule despite Coronavirus is due to the work of Emch+Berger WSB AG. The engineering firm was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to undertake the planning, overall project management, and construction management. The planning was based on a BIM model in Allplan Engineering.

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Local construction continues with safety protocols in place

Article | April 7, 2020

The city’s leadership hosted a Community Chat with Mayor Eric Niemann tonight through videoconferencing. Besides the mayor, City Manager Chris Workman was also on hand to answer any questions. At a point in the meeting when Niemann and Workman were taking questions, I threw out a couple of questions, including the status of local developments in town. For example, Millpond Crossing construction workers have continued to build houses - and that’s allowed under the governor’s order - but I wondered if any precautions were in place.

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Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering firms in New England. Tighe & Bond is annually ranked among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally by the Engineering News Record. The firm provides engineering and environmental services to public and private clients in government, industry, health care, education, real estate, renewable energy, and power utility markets.

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