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2012-10-11 11:27:17

TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a national meeting today of the BIMForum in Tacoma WA, McGraw-Hill Construction presented highlights of its new research showing the rapid advance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by architects, engineers, contractors and owners in North America. Comparing results from its similar research in 2007 and 2009, McGraw-Hill Construction finds: The percentage of companies using BIM jumped from 17% in 2007, to 49% in 2009, to 71% in 2012;...

2012-10-11 07:21:26

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced that Platts, a McGraw-Hill division and leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kingsman SA, a privately-held, Switzerland-based provider of price information and analytics for the global sugar and biofuels markets. The acquisition, whose purchase price was not disclosed, is expected to close on November 1, subject to...

2012-10-10 15:22:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) announced today that its third quarter 2012 results will be issued on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 via news release at approximately 7:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The news release will be available for downloading from www.mcgraw-hill.com. Harold McGraw III, Chairman, President and CEO; Jack Callahan, Executive Vice President and CFO; and Chip Merritt, Vice President, Investor Relations, will host a conference...

2012-10-05 10:22:42

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dodge Momentum Index retreated 0.8% in September compared to August, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP). 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 September Momentum Index came in at 94.7 (2000=100), down...

2012-10-02 06:24:11

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the presidential election one month away, McGraw-Hill Education, publisher of McGraw-Hill networks, the award-winning social studies learning system, is asking middle and high school students to engage in this important civic process through the "Enter the Debate" contest. Open to students in Grades 6-12, the contest calls for teachers to assign student to write an essay suggesting a potential debate question for President Obama and Governor Romney...

2012-09-24 06:21:43

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), today released its latest SmartMarket Executive Brief: Determining the Value of Green Building Investments: A Perspective From Industry Leaders on Triple Bottom Line Decision Making, in partnership with URS, at the White House's 2012 GreenGov Symposium. The report provides the findings of qualitative research conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction through interviews with...

2012-09-20 06:26:43

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The construction industry believes that the industry's recession will not end until mid-2013, according to a survey in today's issue of Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine and on ENR.com, published by McGraw-Hill Construction. According to the ENR Construction Industry Confidence Index (CICI) for the third quarter of 2012, construction and design firm executives believe that the market in the near term will continue to be flat, and that Mitt...

2012-09-13 06:27:04

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the country's leading educational assessment partners, today announced the launch of Writing Roadmap(TM) 3.0, a robust expansion of its revolutionary online writing assessment tool that provides an effective way for students in Grades 3-12 to practice and improve their writing skills and for teachers to measure and track proficiency. The newly released Writing Roadmap 3.0 contains more than twice as many essay questions...

2012-09-12 10:28:44

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com/), part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today announced it is expanding its construction coverage to global markets through its proprietary Dodge Network. The expansion will provide Dodge customers with access to projects valued in the trillions of dollars around the globe. In addition, the company has expanded its coverage of Canadian construction projects by adding the availability of plans and...

2012-09-10 06:34:06

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dodge Momentum Index retreated 1.4% in August compared to July, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. 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 August Momentum Index came in at 96.8 (2000=100), down from July's revised 98.1....