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  • Surf's up! (4 miles inland)

    Austin's NLand Surf Park will be housed in a man-made lagoon, where waves replenished by rainwater will crest at 1, 4, and 6 feet. The entire project's expected to take eight months to complete.

  • $1.6 billion: EPA's largest-ever Clean Water Act loan

    To protect the Sacramento River and San Francisco Bay Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary, a California wastewater treatment plant will be upgraded to remove virtually all ammonia. The $2 billion is expected to take eight years.

  • Wet wipes maker must prove products are 'flushable'

    The Federal Trade Commission is requiring Nice-Pak Products Inc. to stop advertising moist toilet tissue as flushable unless the company substantiates that the product disperses in a “sufficiently short amount of time.” This is at least the second legal challenge regarding a major source of...

  • State, local DOTs to study congestion pricing

    FHWA is giving five government entities $3 million to evaluate “cordon pricing,” currently used in London and Singapore, and an insurance program that charges users according to mileage driven instead of a flat rate. See who the grant recipients are here.

  • 3M acquires Capital Safety

    Apollo Safety, Inc. a veteran-owned company specializing in safety products and services, weighs in on how 3M acquisition of Capital Safety Product reflects trends in safety.

  • Report: Construction disputes take longer, cost less

    The most common causes in North America are contract document errors and/or omissions, differing site conditions, and communication failures (probably caused by the first reason).

  • SnowEx launches complete line of snowplows

    After years of research and development, SnowEx Snow and Ice Control Equipment introduces a comprehensive line of snowplows.

  • Dennis J. LaBonte II Promoted to Vice President at PC Construction

    PC Construction is pleased to announce the promotion of Dennis J. LaBonte II to the position of vice president. In his new role, LaBonte will oversee PC Construction’s wastewater and water treatment plant operations nationwide and strengthen the company’s executive leadership for project teams in...

  • Profile Products Acquired by Platte River Equity

    Profile Products will continue to operate with the same management team, 200+-employee workforce, and existing locations in Buffalo Grove, IL, Conover, NC, Blue Mountain, MS, and Limestone, TN.

  • Engineers, contractors have a blast. Literally.

    To test material and soil strength, California's high-speed rail authority detonated four blasts, each with a greater amount of nitrocellulose explosive, on concrete pilings fitted with sensors.