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$130M Mo. hospital project to have topping-out ceremony

9/22/2014

  • Springfield News-Leader (Mo.) (tiered subscription model)

A topping-out ceremony is scheduled for this week for the 10-story Cox Medical Center South Patient Tower in Missouri. By the time the $130 million project is finished, workers will have used 3.6 mill… Read More

3D printer launched, headed to space station

9/22/2014

  • SatNews.com

The first 3D printer designed for microgravity is on its way to the International Space Station. A spacecraft loaded with the printer and equipment for other NASA experiments launched Sunday and shoul… Read More

Concrete trumps steel for $300M Ore. bridge project

9/22/2014

  • Oregonian (Portland), The
  • Statesman-Journal (Salem, Ore.) (tiered subscription model)

The Salem River Crossing Oversight Team has chosen to use a "segmental precast concrete box" as the final design for the third bridge that will cross the Willamette River in Oregon. The choice of conc… Read More