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Interim director of Omaha Streetcar Authority sees project as 'catalyst' for urban core

Lincoln Journal Star 09 Aug 2022
From Detroit to Los Angeles, Rick Gustafson has had a role in constructing modern streetcar lines across the United States ... LILY SMITH, Omaha WORLD-HERALD ... In an interview with the World-Herald, Gustafson offered a view of the project through the lens of a public transit professional with decades of experience ... THE WORLD-HERALD ... THE WORLD-HERALD.
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Work starts on nation's 2nd domestically built cruise ship

China Daily 09 Aug 2022
China's second domestically built cruise ship began construction on Monday, as the nation's shipbuilding industry has basically mastered core technologies in cruise design and construction, officials and industry experts said ... CSSC signed a contract with the world's biggest cruise operator, Carnival Corp, and Italy-based Fincantieri S.p.
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The world’s largest CLT producer, Sterling Structural, attains PRG 320 Certification for its TerraLam® CLT

Eagle-Tribune 09 Aug 2022
Sterling, the world’s largest CLT producer, is now poised to supply TerraLam to the burgeoning mass timber construction market ... At full capacity, Sterling can supply over 54 million square feet of floors and roofs to the commercial construction industry ... timber construction market.
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Holcim US Increases Aggregate Capabilities with Latest Acquisition

Victoria Advocate 09 Aug 2022
9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim US announced today it has acquired the sand and gravel operation�of Basic Construction Company, LLC, in New Kent County, Virginia ... around the world ... The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less.
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City, SiFi Networks prepare for next phase of Saratoga Springs FiberCity project

The Saratogian 09 Aug 2022
Looking ahead, Heaps added, “We’re enormously excited and proud to bring this world-class network to Saratoga Springs.” Construction is expected to resume on Saratoga Springs’ FiberCit network after Labor Day, when summer traffic subsides, and DPW’s permitting review has been completed.
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Costco opening delayed: Labour crisis, construction delays impacting megastore

NewstalkZB 09 Aug 2022
Costco is unable to commit to an opening date for its West Auckland megastore amid the labour crisis and ongoing construction delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Herald understands the world's second-largest retailer was set to open the doors to its first New Zealand retail store on August 27.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has bet $47B on oil sector

Omaha World-Herald 09 Aug 2022
Casey Thompson is blending two worlds ... It also built more miles of Interstate system than any other contractor, causing Fortune to dub Peter Kiewit “the Colossus of Roads.” Today, it is one of the largest employee-owned firms in the world and one of only a handful of construction companies big enough to take on billion-dollar projects.
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DCED official praises work done at veteran housing projects

The Milton Standard Journal 09 Aug 2022
“We are very grateful for all of the support in securing the HOME funding to construct Freedom Court,” said Christiano ... He provided a history of Freedom Court that was constructed on a plot of land that formerly served as a victory garden during World War II ... Gavin during World War II.
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University of Iowa needs state OK for North Liberty hospital cost overruns

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 09 Aug 2022
“At time of initial State Health Facilities Council approval, while UIHC did anticipate inflation and did reserve associated contingency, no one in the industry anticipated the magnitude with which these factors would affect construction given world events,” according to the university’s state application.
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China has world's second largest number of nuclear power units: official

China.dot.org 09 Aug 2022
9 (Xinhua) -- China has the second largest number of nuclear power units in operation or under construction in the world, Tang Bo, an official with the National Nuclear Safety Administration, said on Tuesday ... had 54 nuclear power units in operation, and 23 were under construction.
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Brown Bag History Series looks into Mexico's women soccer team making history

Kearney Hub 09 Aug 2022
... an inaugural women’s World Cup competition in Italy. The following year, in 1971, Mexico became the first Global South nation to host a women’s World Cup, underlining the significance of the region’s sporting development and its use of sport in constructing a gendered nationalism.
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Offutt unit marks 60 years of 'doomsday' mission

Beatrice Daily Sun 09 Aug 2022
Steve Liewer Omaha World-Herald ... Jarvis Offutt — the first airman from Omaha killed in World War I. THE WORLD-HERALD ... THE WORLD-HERALD ... THE WORLD-HERALD ... THE WORLD-HERALD ... KEN ZIMMERMAN/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... JOHN SAVAGE/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... CHRIS YOUNG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... BURNETT/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD.
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Around Town: Historic Asheville inn invites writers to interpret history

Mountain Xpress 09 Aug 2022
Constructed in 1911, the property has stood firm through several historic periods, including World War I, the Roaring ’20s, the Great Depression, World War II and urban renewal, which decimated many of Asheville’s Black neighborhoods ... The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will present Constructing Nature’s Architecture.
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Develop solutions to problems of our country – Ibrahim Mahama urges students

Joy Online 09 Aug 2022
“The birth of Dzata Cement hinges on solutions to protect and add value to the construction sector. In the world of entrepreneurship, financial gains will come after the people buy into your solutions or services.”.
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Reopened Freedom House Museum Focal Point For Exploring Alexandria, VA’s Rich Black History

Forbes 09 Aug 2022
“It was like a farmer’s barnyard in most respects, save it was so constructed that the outside world could never see the human cattle that were herded there," Solomon Northrup describing his in William H. Williams slave pen in Washington, D.C ... .

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