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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;...

2012-09-24 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...

2012-09-12 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....

2012-09-10 06:26:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold (Terry) McGraw III, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies today announced the winners of the 2012 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education. This year, the 25th anniversary of the Prize, honors education "Game Changers" John Merrow, broadcast journalist and leading education commentator, Sal Khan, former financial analyst turned virtual school creator, and Ariela Rozman and Timothy Daly whose work with TNTP,...

2012-08-15 02:24:07

NEW YORK and ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), in partnership with Better Business Bureau (BBB), today launched a free mobile app designed to help America's military families make better personal decisions to ensure their financial independence. The Military & Money App is the first financial educational app that provides service members and their spouses easy-to-use and practical money management tips, including tools to reduce debt and...

2012-08-09 06:24:23

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction (http://construction.com/) today announced that the 74th annual forum for construction and economic leaders, the Outlook Executive Conference, will be held October 23-24 at the JW Marriott and the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, located at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW and 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, respectively. The event is expected to draw more than 300 attendees from building product manufacturing, design and...

2012-07-17 06:29:06

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, McGraw-Hill Education announced plans to make McGraw-Hill LearnSmart(TM) - its industry-leading adaptive learning program that is proven to help students study more efficiently and perform better in class - available for students to purchase directly in time for fall classes. This marks the first time that McGraw-Hill Higher Education, traditionally a business-to-business company that sells to instructors and institutions, has marketed and sold...

2012-07-11 02:24:43

NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today filed an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing is in connection with the previously announced separation of the Corporation into McGraw-Hill Financial and McGraw-Hill Education. "The filing of the Form 10 is another important step toward separation and the establishment of McGraw-Hill Financial and McGraw-Hill Education as leading separate...

2012-07-02 02:23:04

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) has named Charles E. "Ed" Haldeman Jr. to its Board of Directors, effective today. The addition of Mr. Haldeman brings the total number of Directors to 13 from 12. Mr. Haldeman, 63, was until earlier this year CEO of Freddie Mac, the publicly traded mortgage company. He announced in October 2011 that he would step down as chief executive this year. Mr. Haldeman joined Freddie Mac in 2009, a year after it was...