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2014-08-19 08:30:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's ENR MidAtlantic today announced its event exploring trends and management challenges in healthcare construction, one of the largest nonresidential sectors of construction. "THE PULSE: The Future of Private, Institutional & Federal Healthcare Construction" (http://www.pulsemidatlantic.com) will be held Friday, September 19, 2014 from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA. ENR invites...

2014-08-12 16:29:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.ArchitecturalRecord.com) today announced the five winners of its first annual Women in Architecture Awards, recognizing the design leadership of American women architects. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135293 The awards program acknowledges the increasingly visible role of women in the profession; encourages firms to promote women architects and their work; and provides an...

2014-08-11 08:26:45

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) has won 10 2014 Azbee Awards of Excellence from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Each year, ASBPE recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement with these prestigious awards. ENR's magazine and website, http://www.enr.com, are the primary trusted sources of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry....

2014-08-06 12:30:37

Construction Firm Earns ENR California's Highest Honor SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders (Webcor), one of the largest general contractors in California has been selected for the 2014 California Contractor of the Year award by the Engineering News-Record's (ENR) national editorial staff. ENR California, the publication's regional branch, nominated Webcor based on their solid 2013 performance revenue, compelling slate of contemporary and bold projects,...

2014-07-31 12:26:03

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) published in its Project Delivery Systems SmartMarket Report reveals that while owners, architects and contractors in the buildings sector all agree that the choice of a delivery system on a project impacts project cost, schedule and the potential for overall client satisfaction, perspectives on which of the three established delivery systems can best deliver these and other...

2014-07-30 08:30:45

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) today announced that Harvey Bernstein, the company's Vice President, Industry Insights & Alliances, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Bernstein's election honors his lifelong career of leadership in engineering and construction research that has fostered industry innovation, sustainability and global best practices. "The National Academy of Construction...

2014-07-23 12:33:59

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New construction starts in June advanced 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion, the highest level so far in 2014, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Nonresidential building strengthened after pulling back in May, with the lift coming from the start of several large manufacturing plant projects. Modest gains in June were also reported for housing and nonbuilding construction (public...

2014-07-23 08:34:11

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's ENR (http://enr.construction.com), the primary trusted source of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry, today announced that the publication's editor-in-chief, Janice Tuchman, has received the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute (CII). The award recognizes her significant achievements in improving the engineering and construction industry. The award,...

2014-07-14 23:01:47

Top Industry Publication Recognizes Gilbane as a Stand Out Among Contractors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut New York, New York (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Gilbane Building Company today announced the company has been named “2014 Contractor of the Year” by Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York, a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company was ranked 14th in ENR’s National Top 400 Contractors list in 2014, up from 21st the previous year. In the...

2014-07-10 08:26:05

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 The Dodge Momentum Index gained 3.3% in June to 128.7 (2000=100), its third consecutive increase following hesitation in February and March, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The Dodge Momentum Index...


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