|12/10/2013||Pa. Businessman Charged With Wire Fraud for Forging Engineers' Seals on Bid Docs|
A Dormont businessman forged engineers' seals on bid documents for five federally funded bridge projects, according to federal court documents filed Monday.
|12/11/2013||Bertha, World's Largest TBM, Gets Stuck on $1.4B Seattle Job|
Dec. 11--Augers, tubes and a crane are standing by at the Highway 99 tunnel job site, to help workers drill 60 feet deep and remove the unidentified buried object that blocks boring machine Bertha.
|12/11/2013||Olympic Officials to Check on Construction in Sochi, Rio de Janeiro|
Dec. 11--With reports of construction delays still hovering around the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee will send officials to both cities to meet with organizers.
|12/11/2013||J.E. Dunn Construction Names First Non-Family CEO|
Dec. 11--J.E. Dunn Construction Co. has chosen a new CEO and president, naming Gordon Lansford III, the firm's current chief financial officer, to replace Terry Dunn.
|12/13/2013||Feds to Examine NY Commuter Rail Line for 2 Months|
NEW YORK - Federal experts will spend the next two months examining safety compliance and safety culture at a commuter railroad that operated a train that derailed and killed four people this month.
|12/12/2013||Austin Approves Toned-down Lone Star Rail Deal|
Dec. 12--The Austin City Council, rejecting a staff recommendation, approved on Thursday what could be a 56-year deal to share its property tax revenue with the rail district hoping to build a commuter line between Georgetown and San Antonio.
|12/12/2013||Court Dispute Could Delay Ohio Wind Project|
Dec. 12--Ongoing legal disputes, including appeals to Ohio's Supreme Court, could further delay construction of a proposed wind farm in Champaign County that has already been in the works for several years.
|12/12/2013||Toyota Tsusho Mulls Desalination Project in Kenya|
Nagoya, Dec. 12 (Jiji Press)--Toyota Tsusho Corp. said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kenyan state government of Mombasa to conduct a feasibility study for a seawater desalination project.
|12/12/2013||Experts Raise New Doubts about Essential Bay Bridge Rods|
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Yun Chung, a retired engineer and metallurgist, read the official report explaining why massive, high-strength steel rods on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge broke last March and was stunned _ then alarmed.
|12/12/2013||Santa Fe Resolution Calls for LANL to Dispose of Nuclear Waste|
Dec. 12--The Santa Fe City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on Los Alamos National Laboratory to analyze and dispose of its nuclear waste.
|12/12/2013||Lawyers Say Outer Banks Bridge Project Violates Federal Laws|
Dec. 12--Lawyers for two conservation groups say in a new appellate court brief that the state's plan to replace the Bonner Bridge violates federal laws that should protect Outer Banks wildlife.
|12/11/2013||Likely $2.3B Influx Puts PennDOT Big-Ticket Projects in Play|
A $22 million bridge project in Beaver County that crews will finish in spring remains an anomaly.
|12/11/2013||Nevada District Court Judge Strikes Down Plan to Pump Water from Rural Counties|
Dec. 11--CARSON CITY --Although state Engineer Jason King is disappointed, environmental groups have hailed the court ruling that blocks plans by the Southern Nevada Water Authority to pipe an estimated 84,000 acre feet of water from rural Nevada to serve Las Vegas.
|12/10/2013||Crews Are More than 40% Done With $308M Sellwood Bridge in Oregon|
Dec. 10--Crews working to build the new Sellwood Bridge are more than 40 percent done with the project, but the average citizen wouldn't know it by looking at the construction site.
|12/12/2013||Atlanta Beltline Report Reveals $4.3B Project's Timeline, Funding Needs|
Dec. 12--After enduring years of litigation and a recession that wreaked havoc on its bottom line, the Atlanta Beltline's board of directors approved a plan Wednesday that spells out how and when the group intends to build each portion of the redevelopment project.
|12/10/2013||6 Sentenced over Fatal Sichuan Bridge Collapse in China|
6 sentenced over fatal Sichuan bridge collapse
|12/10/2013||Wis. DOT Names Low Bidder for St. Croix Bridge Approach|
Dec. 10--The apparent low bidder has been named for the construction of the first part of Wisconsin's approach to the new St. Croix River bridge.
|12/10/2013||Seattle Officials Approve Design of Amazon 'Bubble Building'|
Dec. 10--The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has approved Amazon.com's design for building a 38-story office tower and a five-story structure of three intersecting spheres on its block between 6th and 7th avenues and Blanchard and Lenora streets.
|12/10/2013||No Bail for Two Charged in Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse|
PHILADELPHIA - A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
|12/10/2013||Supreme Court Looks at EPA Rule on Cross-State Pollution|
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it could breathe new life into a federal rule requiring states to reduce power plant pollution from the South and Midwest that fouls the air in the eastern U.S.
|12/09/2013||UW-Milwaukee Proposes Microgrid Facility|
Dec. 09--The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is proposing to create a microgrid combining wind, solar and battery power at a research building in Glendale.
|12/10/2013||Delta Water Tunnel Plan Presents California With Tough Choices|
Dec. 10--A new future for the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was laid out for public review Monday in 34,000 sprawling pages of analysis associated with two giant water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
|12/09/2013||World Bank: Mideast Water Accord Signed, Clearing Way for Red Sea Desal Project|
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank says senior Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian officials have signed an agreement to share scarce water resources in the Mideast region that includes use of desalinated sea water.
|12/09/2013||California Releases EIS for $25B Delta Water Tunnel Project|
Dec. 09--Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels that would make it easier to move water from Northern California to farms in the Central Valley, and cities in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area, reached a milestone Monday with the release of the project's 25,000-page environmental study.
|12/09/2013||Matrix Service Buys U.S. Subsidiary of Norwegian Firm Kvaerner for $80.3M|
Dec. 09--Tulsa based Matrix Service Company is buying Norwegian based Kvaerner North American Construction, Inc. (KNAC) from Norwegian firm Kvaerner ASA in an all-cash transaction worth $80.3 million, Matrix announced Monday.