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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

Construction on the new Isle of Capri Casino in Cape Girardeau, Missouri continues this week as  Delta Companies Inc began pouring the massive concrete “swimming pool” which...
September 02, 2011
As Hurricane Irene approaches New York and other cities on the east coast of the US, construction sites everywhere are halting work and securing work sites in preparation for the...
August 26, 2011
CBS News’ What’s Trending recently spotlighted Gary Russo, a construction foreman working in New York on the second avenue subway project.  Russo has attracted much attention...
August 17, 2011
According to Chris Ward, executive director of the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey, construction of the memorial at the site of the 9/11 attacks to the World Trade Center...
August 04, 2011
Our last blog post talked about “black box” projects.  ExxonMobil just disclosed a new project that has been in the Black Box for several years: Project Delta. ...
July 06, 2011
Corporations and government agencies have fairly large “Black Boxes” like the infamous “Area 59” in California where they conduct research, development and design on projects that...
July 05, 2011
We have written about the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, at 828 meters high.  The newest skyscrapers in progress in the current construction cycle...
June 27, 2011
On May 5, 1868, JOHN A. LOGAN, Commander-in-Chief of the Army in his General Orders no.11, Washington, D.C., called for the first Memorial Day to recall and remember all those...
May 29, 2011
Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. (S&P) announced last week that they took third-place honors in the website category at the Society for Marketing Professional...
May 19, 2011