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- What is the zipper merge? Illinois law brings technique to highways, rulebook
What's the proper way to merge when lanes are reduced in a construction
zone, or when emergency vehicle block a lane? The answer is: the zipper merge.
ABC News. Friday, 28 Feb 2020.
- Couple quit their high-pressure London jobs to live in a van with their teenage daughter
Robert Bambach, 40, grew tired of the 4am starts and 16-hour days he worked as a construction
manager in London, and frustrated at the lack of time he was spending with his wife and their daughter.
Daily Mail. Friday, 28 Feb 2020.
- Protecting whales from the noise people make in the ocean
Oil drilling and construction
is creating a din for sealife - new tech is hoping to turn the volume down.
BBC News. Friday, 28 Feb 2020.
- Squash Courts Are The New Must-Have Amenity In New York City Buildings
New developments in New York City have been incorporating all matter of amenities in order to stand out in the recent construction
Forbes. Thursday, 27 Feb 2020.
- Bungling burglar gets stuck on a third floor window ledge and has to be rescued by firefighters
Video shows construction
worker Suhant B, 28, being helped down a ladder by two firefighters in Bangalore, India. It is thought he tried to break into the home, but couldn't get in because of a grill.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020.
- Split Michigan Senate OKs changes to regulation of hospitals
If the changes are enacted, hospitals could do multimillion-dollar construction
or renovation projects without needing regulatory approval. They also wouldn't need the state's OK to add psychiatric beds.
Modern Healthcare. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020.
- Congress Warns Pentagon Not to Move Money to Fund Trump Wall
Lawmakers from both parties say the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for the construction
of the president's US-Mexico border wall.
Voice of America. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020.
- Glasgow health board launches legal action over super hospital
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sues firms involved in the construction
of Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
BBC News. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020.
- Netanyahu Plans Settlement in Contentious West Bank Area
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he was advancing settlement construction
in a contentious open area of the West Bank. ...
Newsmax. Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020.
- Is KB Home (KBH) Outperforming Other Construction Stocks This Year?
Is (KBH) Outperforming Other Construction
Stocks This Year?
Zacks. Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020.
- Colleyville SH 26 Construction Nears Completion
The project has been dotted with delays that has become frustrating to many in the area and has caused a number of businesses to close.
NBC. Tuesday, Feb 25 2020.
- Plan B Foundation helps formerly incarcerated residents find construction jobs in Chicago
A Chicago-area nonprofit is helping formerly incarcerated residents find full-time jobs in the construction
ABC News. Saturday, 22 Feb 2020.
- What's in Store for Foundation Building's (FBM) Q4 Earnings?
Benefits from acquisitions and solid demand in core non-residential construction
markets are likely to get reflected on Foundation Building Materials' (FBM) Q4 earnings.
Zacks. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- Existing Home Sales Fall 1.3% Amid Scarce Inventory
U.S. home sales fell in January, but the constraint from tight supply could ease as building permits and the number of homes under construction
at levels last seen nearly 13 years ago.
Newsmax. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
- Experts: Surprise Inspections No Cure-All For Construction Violations
Spot checks by teams of New York City inspectors should not be seen as a panacea for the problem of rising construction
site injuries. ...
Forbes. Friday, 21 Feb 2020.
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