BNBuilders Awarded Library, Park & Sheriff’s Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – BNBuilders, in partnership with Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects, has been awarded the new Borrego Springs, California branch library, park and sheriff’s office. The $11.5-million, Design-Build project is designed to celebrate the social and cultural history of the Borrego Springs community and the unique environment of this desert setting. The new project uses Borrego Springs’ status as a Dark Sky Community as inspiration for the design. Dark Sky Communities adopt outdoor lighting ordinances and offer education to promote and preserve the night skies for future generations. Design elements and artful educational displays incorporate constellation mapping, references to … Read more

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Highway Construction Project Kicks Off Next Month

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Sundt Construction has been awarded a $25-million contract by the Utah Department of Transportation to complete a highway reconstruction project. The project includes construction of a new bridge over I-215 to create an interchange at Redwood Road and approximately two miles of new concrete pavement on I-215. In addition to the interchange, Sundt will reconstruct one mile of Redwood Road to Center Street and an additional five miles of Redwood will be rehabilitated with new asphalt pavement. The project will generate a variety of opportunities for the area’s skilled tradespeople, including heavy equipment operators, concrete … Read more

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Three-Quarters of Construction Firms Plan to Expand 2018 Headcount

Seventy-five percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2018 as contractors are optimistic that economic conditions will remain strong as tax rates and regulatory burdens fall, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. Despite the general optimism outlined in “Expecting Growth to Continue: The 2018 Construction Industry Hiring and Business Outlook,” many firms report they remain worried about workforce shortages and infrastructure funding. “Construction firms appear to be very optimistic about 2018 as they expect demand for all types of construction services to continue to expand,” … Read more

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Gilbane Building Company Recognized with CCIA Platinum Award for Safety

GLASTONBURY, Conn. – Gilbane Building Company was recently honored with a Platinum Safety Award in Building Construction for overall safety performance over the past three years from the Connecticut Construction Industries Association. This is the highest safety honor awarded by the CCIA. The Platinum Level Safety award is bestowed to only a select few contractors each year. The award was presented to Gilbane at the CCIA’s Annual Membership Meeting in December. CCIA’s Safety Committee established the Safety Recognition Awards to encourage safety in construction and recognize companies that maintain a formal safety and health program or related policies and procedures. … Read more

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