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Challenges halt work on world's tallest modular structure in NYC


  • Engineering News-Record

Work on the world's tallest modular building has stalled after the project's construction manager, Skanska USA issued a stop work notice on the 322-foot-tall B2 Bkyln tower being developed by Forest C… Read More

Third stage of ABWR's generic design assessment begins in Sept.


  • World Nuclear News

U.K. regulators, including the Office for Nuclear Regulation, will begin the third stage of the generic design assessment for Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy's Advanced Boiling Water Reactor next month. The… Read More

First concrete placement completed for Calif.'s Willits Bypass project


  • Willits News (Calif.), The

The first concrete placement for California's Highway 101 Willits Bypass project is complete. Crews of Flatiron Construction placed 1,400 cubic yards of concrete, which involved 148 concrete trucks. T… Read More