Biden’s first 100 days: A look back
As President Joe Biden hits the 100-day mark in office, Construction Dive takes a look at his initiatives, orders and appointments that will affect the industry for the next four years and beyond.
Contractor groups ask Buttigieg to waive NY Scaffold Law for $11.6B Hudson River Tunnel project
Three New York-based contractor groups plus the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials have asked Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to use the DOT’s regulatory authority to do away with the state’s Scaffold Law for contractors performing work on the $11.6 billion Hudson River Tunnel construction project.
Bechtel completes last major lift at U.S. nuclear plant construction site
On April 25, a Bechtel-led construction team set a massive cooling water tank on Plant Vogtle Unit 4, the second of only two new nuclear units currently under construction in the United States. This is the final, major lift for the Unit 4 team and the project at the construction site in Waynesboro, Georgia.
The state of the industry: Women in construction
March is women’s history month, which shines a spotlight on an important topic – the community of women and Women in Construction (WIC) Week. The focus of this week-long event is to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women and emphasize their growing role within the industry.
Green Hydrogen Plants Scale Up in North America
German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp has signed EPC contracts to build what it says will be record-size commercial green hydrogen production facilities in North America. One was awarded this month at a Louisiana chemical plant and a larger one in January at a Quebec greenfield site.