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CONSTRUCTION & BUILDERS NEWS – August 14, 2012

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Construction Blueprints Go Digital With iPad

Construction industry marks 62nd month of decline

Tappan Zee Bridge Bidder’s Cold Feet Costs Team $2.5 Million

Construction Blueprints Go Digital With iPad « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

“Workers making renovations at DFW International Airport have a new tool. Instead of taking out a huge roll of paper blueprints, they grab an Apple iPad.CBS Dallas / Fort Worth”
http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/08/13/construction-blueprints-go-digital-with-ipad/

Construction industry marks 62nd month of decline

“Of the three monitored sectors, the biggest fall in activity was seen in civil engineering projects, where the rate of contraction was the fastest in four months. Commercial activity also declined at a faster pace than in June, but the pace of …”
http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0813/construction-industry-marks-62nd-month-of-decline-business.html

 

Tappan Zee Bridge Bidder’s Cold Feet Costs Team $2.5 Million
enr.construction.com

“Pretty much everyone was shocked,” said Theodore Zoli, national bridge chief engineer with HNTB and head of the firm’s 35-person project design team.
http://enr.construction.com/infrastructure/transportation/2012/0813-65279team-members-left-hanging-on-bid-for-tappan-zee-bridge.asp

  • Edward Tandy says:

    I love the news you’re providing. Oddly enough, there are not many other sites that aggregate construction/engineering news. Keep it up… but can you do it more frequently? Thank you.

    October 8, 2012 at 7:30 pm

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