Producer prices soar as contractors cope with supply hitches, weak demand:...

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Unprecedented price increases for a wide range of goods and services used in construction pushed up contractors’ costs by a devastating 26.3 percent from...

Construction employment declines by 7,000 in June as nonresidential firms struggle...

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Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to a...

Permits move forward construction of two major Chicago projects

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Two major projects, for which initial foundation-level building permits have already been issued, are taking shape with permits for the more complete structure. The $99,635,000...

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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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IIT architecture, engineering students win DOE “Solar Decathlon” competition

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An interdisciplinary team of architecture and engineering students from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago have won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Solar...
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SEAOI announces Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards finalists

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The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) has announced the projects selected as finalists in the 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. This design...
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U.S. infrastructure gets a C- from American Society of Civil Engineers

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) this week released the 2021 Report Card for America's Infrastructure, an assessment of the nation's infrastructure. The...

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