Work on a modernized and upgraded terminal at Los Angeles International Airport officially started on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, with a groundbreaking ceremony inaugurating the LAX airport construction.
Month: December 2014
A new mixed-use multifamily rental community directed at the Generation Y demographic is under construction in downtown Los Angeles.
U.S. construction employment surged significantly in the period between August 2013 and August 2014, with construction firms adding jobs in 36 states during that time span.
The city of New York is planning a major investment in higher education institutions over the next few years, according to a report by the New York Building Congress.
Miami’s newest and tallest tower is currently under construction and is scheduled to be finished by 2017. SkyRise Miami is expected to be the tallest tower building in the city when it is finished, according to Building Design & Construction. Rising to a height of 305 meters, the tower is expected to include three viewing …
In many cities, the management of stormwater generated during rainstorms presents problems for municipal water treatment facilities and water management systems. The amount of water falling during a typical storm can overwhelm treatment facilities, underground storage areas and management processes. City governments are often operating under federal regulations to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff …
Traditional construction methods using frameworks built from a foundation will probably never go out of style, but recent industry trends suggest that modular construction and prefabrication approaches are gaining in popularity.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the U.S. government’s enforcement agency for safety and health legislation covering the workplace, has issued new injury reporting rules that will take effect beginning on January 1, 2015.
Concrete is one of the most common building materials found in the construction industry, used for everything from floors to walls to driveways. The most common methods of producing concrete, however, also generate significant amounts of carbon dioxide, making concrete a substantial contributor to overall greenhouse gas emissions throughout the country. A new method of …
A major San Francisco office tower has been awarded LEED Platinum v4 certification, making it the first building in the United States, and only the second in the world, to achieve this high-level energy efficiency distinction, according to Multi-Housing News.