| Jun 30, 2014
While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The construction rebound continued to boost job growth in Southern California in May.
The number of people working in construction in metro Los Angeles has grown by 10%, or 11,100 jobs, in the last year, according to an analysis of Labor Department data...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Informal workers are growing part of California’s economy — a shift keenly felt in the construction industry, where 1 in 6 workers is either off the books or misreported, new research has found.
Construction businesses in the state employ...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
The University of Central Florida — which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County — is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando.
The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has revoked the construction permits for a hilltop house in Bel-Air that neighbors contend has destabilized the slope.
Developer Mohamed Hadid's project drew complaints and lawsuits from neighbors and,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:04 AM
A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours.
The $66 million project to remove and replace the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica in the last decade have approved more than a dozen construction projects on or near two well-known faults without requiring seismic studies to determine if the buildings could be destroyed in an earthquake,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Q: Our condominium association plans to tear off and replace the roofs of our 12-building complex. Instead of the board retaining an architect to prepare bid specifications, the board gave a set of goals to three contractors and allowed each contractor to...