River Edge Ideas Lab: Envisioning Chicago’s riverfront future

A floating ecology classroom, a boating raceway, and an audiovisual performance space are among the 27 visionary ideas for Chicago’s riverfront in the River...

Chicagoland Associated General Contractors to replace BA, FVAGC on Jan. 1

The Builders Association (BA) and the Fox Valley Associated General Contractors (FVAGC) have voted to merge, and the combined association will be named Chicagoland Associated General Contractors. The...

Illinois construction employment declines by 1,800 in July — AGCA

Illinois continued to lose construction jobs in July, with a loss of 1,800, bringing the overall number employed to 213,400, according to an analysis by...

New generators and upgrades part of $75 million Mercy Hospital renovation

Chicago's Mercy Hospital and Medical Center is moving forward with its $75 million renovation, with work on electrical system upgrades including new diesel generators...

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SEAOI presents annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) recognized several engineers and projects at its annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards at the 2017 Awards...
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Thornton Tomasetti appoints Daniel Wojnowski to support forensic practice

Engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti says Daniel Wojnowski has joined the firm as a senior vice-president in its Chicago office. "A forensics professional with nearly 35 years...
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BASE wins Post-Tensioning Institute award for Hawaii project

Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc. (BASE) says it has been recognized by the Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) for its work on The Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki...
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SEAOI announces Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards finalists

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) has announced the finalists for the 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. The projects selected are: Chicago Riverwalk,...
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Sustainability in structural engineering: SEF Spring Lecture

The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) says sustainability practice leader Gunnar Hubbard will present a lecture about “The Role of Sustainability in Structural Engineering” on...

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