Structures + Buildings

News and announcements about specific structures and buildings, and related structural engineering news.

Also includes: Building MaterialsLand DevelopmentResidentialSafety, and Project Delivery.

Penn State to host residential building conferences in 2018

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is set to host two concurrent conferences Feb. 28 through March 1, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: the fourth Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDC) and the 26th Annual Housing & Land Development Conference (H&LD).

December U.S. residential construction statistics released

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced new residential construction statistics for December 2016.

AEC TECH NEWS: XP Solutions releases XPSWMM 2017

XP Solutions released XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2017 — hydrodynamic software models for simulating sanitary sewer systems, stormwater systems, rivers, and urban flooding.

Projects honored with PCI Design Awards of Excellence

Twenty-six awards were presented to projects from throughout North America at the 54th annual PCI Design Awards, which includes best-in-class awards for both transportation structures and buildings, as well as special awards for industry advancement, sustainable design, and all-precast concrete construction.

Modjeski and Masters names Michael Britt president

Modjeski and Masters, a nationwide leader in the design, inspection, and rehabilitation of all bridge types, including long-span and movable structures, welcomed Michael F. Britt as company president on January 1, 2017.

Miyamoto International opens San Francisco office

Miyamoto International, a global earthquake + structural engineering firm, opened an office in San Francisco January 3. The firm has added seven offices globally in the past three years.

Nonresidential spending surged in November

Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending expanded to $712.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate in November, representing the highest level of spending in eight years.

Skanska completes reconstruction of I-275 in Tampa

Skanska USA announced the completion of reconstruction of Interstate 275 (I-275) between SR-60 and Hillsborough River, a $225 million project led by the joint venture of Skanska and Ajax and designed by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation.

AECOM, EnergySolutions joint venture wins San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station decommissioning contract

Southern California Edison selected AECOM and EnergySolutions, a nuclear waste management and decommissioning services firm, as the decommissioning general contractor for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station through their joint venture, SONGS Decommissioning Solutions.

Latest News

Follow this informative guide by Geometricbox for contacting WordPress support