Committee on Design ruffles some feathers as it begins reviewing new...

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Chicago's new Committee on Design within the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is stirring some controversy and anxiety early in its mandate. Crain's Chicago...

Illinois loses 700 construction jobs in August; overall decline is 1%...

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Illinois ranked near the middle of the nation in construction employment changes in August. Employment decline by 0.3% or 700 jobs, ranking the state...

Construction costs continue to increase; contractors struggle to get delivery of...

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The prices contractors pay for construction materials continued to increase in August while many firms report struggles to get those materials delivered on time,...

Chicago issues $14 million permit for BUILD Chicago South Austin community...

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Chicago has issued a $14,065,252 building permit for a new youth and community hub in the South Austin neighbourhood. Youth development organization BUILD Chicago will...

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CTA RPM program introduces gantry system at virtual meeting

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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)'s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Program is hosting a virtual public meeting on Sept. 22 (Wednesday) at 6:00 p.m....
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Top tech startups  for Chicago’s construction community at BuiltWorlds Summit

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Chicago's construction community witnessed what appears to be the first live event for the construction industry since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The BuiltWorlds...
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Work underway on Irving Park Road resurfacing

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Contractors are resurfacing a mile-long segment of Irving Park Road in North Center and Ravenswood, a project that is expected to take four months...

In-person STEM events return with Illinois Tech’s annual Block City on July 31

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Initiatives to encourage young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), disrupted by the pandemic, are returning to in-person format. Notably,...
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SEAOI names 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards winners

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Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the 2021 Virtual Awards Celebration on...

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