It took less than three years to finish the Museum of the Bible. Call it a veritable construction miracle.

When the Museum of the Bible opens to the public Saturday, it will be the culmination of several years of work — though the architects and contractors say it easily could have taken twice as long to complete. While a typical museum takes 10 to 12.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

America's Last Nuclear Project Gets Green Light From Georgia - Bloomberg

BloombergAmerica's Last Nuclear Project Gets Green Light From GeorgiaBloombergGeorgia regulators gave the go-ahead for Southern Co. to finish the only new nuclear power under construction in the U.S. after it fell years behind s.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 21st, 2017

Construction boom producing jobs as far as the eye can see

Economists call it the virtuous cycle. Those two words describe the boom in construction that is both supercharging the city's economy and vexing anyone trying to navigate New York. The years 2016,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2017

Five things to know about UC Davis"s new art museum

University of California Davis will debut its $30 million Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art this weekend, two-and-a-half years after Whiting-Turner Co. began construction. Here are some other key facts to know about the building: 1. Actual .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2016

Museum of the Bible to use technology to bring the Bible to life

The 430,000-sf Museum of the Bible is currently under construction in Washington, D.C., and when completed, will provide visitors with an immersive experience teaching the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible. The eight-story building will feature .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 8th, 2016

Caterpillar CEO Leaves Heir to Finish Navigating Commodity Rout

Caterpillar Inc.'s Doug Oberhelman will retire after 41 years at the largest maker of construction and mining equipment, leaving his replacement to finish the job of steering through a commodities slump......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsOct 17th, 2016

Milwaukee construction mentoring program aims to grow

The construction mentoring program is halfway through its first year, with 12 Milwaukee high school students participating, but that number could double in coming years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2018

Kotek proposal on carbon pricing: Cap now, finish bill in 2019

Call it "cap and finish the job later — or else." Looking for a way to get a cap-and-trade bill through the Oregon Legislature this year, House Speaker Tina Kotek on Tuesday proposed enacting hard limits on greenhouse-gas emissions this session.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2018

Watch a Drone Crash Into Apple’s New Headquarters

No word on whether Apple will give it back. Since its construction began years ago, Apple.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 19th, 2018

Chicago Exchange Battle Ends With Unanimous Sale Rejection

A political battle raged for nearly two years over a bid by Chinese investors to purchase the Chicago Stock Exchange. In the end, the government’s decision to reject it wasn’t a close call......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 17th, 2018

Granite Construction"s (GVA) CEO James Roberts on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Granite Construction"s (GVA) CEO James Roberts on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 16th, 2018

Call to relocate proposed major port in AP

As a controversy rages over the Central assistance to Andhra Pradesh, the State government is insisting on the construction of a major port at Dugarajapatnam.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 14th, 2018

Explore & More receives $6 million naming rights gift from Wilson Foundation

Explore & More Children’s Museum has received its biggest gift, this one coming with naming rights and a challenge grant component. The $6 million commitment from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation supports construction of Explore & More’s $27.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2018

“Don’t panic, buy the dip, who cares?” or “These are rumblings of an earthquake, people will be hurt like in 1929” – which one is it

“Don’t panic, buy the dip, who cares?” or “These are rumblings of an earthquake, people will be hurt like in 1929” – which one is it? I would call it a wake-up call. Let me explain: In recent years, markets […] The pos.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 13th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold recoups half of last week’s loss as dollar softens

Gold prices finish higher Monday, taking their cue from a weaker U.S. dollar to recoup roughly half of last week’s loss, even as global stocks are rebounding from their worst weekly rout in two years and bond yields resume a steady ascent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2018

Regularising river sand mining seen key to tackling sand shortage in TN

The construction industry has been in a slump in the last two years due to acute shortage of sand in Tamil Nadu, worsened by the High Court ban on river sand mining.That is why the recent Su.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 9th, 2018

Deposited "large amount of cash" during note ban? File ITR by March 31

The department said it was the final call for filing of belated or revised ITRs for assessment years 2016-17 and 2017-18.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018

Star Wars mountains, new resort and more heat up Disney"s construction climate (PHOTOS)

Walt Disney Co. execs may still be soaring from a successful first quarter earnings call, but construction crews at Walt Disney World Resort are going vertical with anticipated expansions and new accommodations. Disney's Hollywood Studios is pois.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Tata Steel eyes ₹1,000-crore turnover from household solutions in 3 years

Tata Steel is eyeing ₹1,000 crore turnover from sale of household solutions in the next three years. Growth will be primarily driven by branded doors ‘Pravesh’, steel door with a wooden finish......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 6th, 2018

Salisbury construction materials company to expand Stanly County operation with 14 new jobs

Carolina Stalite will spend $1.3 million to expand its Stanly County lightweight aggregate plant and add 14 jobs. Stanly County Commissioners approved $6,500 in incentives to be paid over five years. Rick Williams, chairman of the Stanly County Eco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2018

Move Over, Sue: Chicago Field Museum Is Replacing T-Rex With the Largest Dinosaur Ever Discovered

The swap is part of a series of exhibit upgrades. Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History is preparing for a new, sizeable addition to its collection. After nearly 20 years of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 6th, 2018