Construction contractors remain confident as summer begins, says ABC

U.S. construction industry leaders remained upbeat regarding nonresidential construction’s near-term prospects in May 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released in mid-July by...

Construction input prices plummet in June, says ABC

Construction input prices decreased 1.3% on both a monthly and yearly basis in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of...

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Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presents Distinguished Alumni Award to George A. Smith

George A. Smith has been recognized by the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation (CEF) with its first Distinguished Alumni Award. Smith launched the National Society of Black...
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SEAOI announces winners of 2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards

Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the 2019 annual banquet on June 22. This...
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Burns & McDonnell plans to hire 300 Chicago employees in major expansion

Burns & McDonnell plans to hire 300 Chicago employees in the next three years and is expanding its Loop office space in preparation, Crain's...
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Sterling Bay plans to build modular housing on more than 100 vacant lots from...

It's an ambitious initiative that combines plans to build affordable housing, while capturing the emerging trend towards modular construction. Developer Sterling Bay says it will...

City council approves new Chicago Building Code after 70 years

City Council voted on April 10 to adopt a major update to the Chicago Building Code that will better align the city’s construction requirements...

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