Jobsite Robot Shows Promise in Speed and Accuracy

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The system uses robotic-total-station technology to speed up drywall layouts before installation

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Indicted N.J. Firm to Pay $3.6 Million Settlement; Eyes Possible Sale

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


The action means that 300 furloughed employees may return to work and get paid.

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New Transmission Line Provides Access for Wind Power

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


The planned completion this year of $6.8 billion in “competitive renewable energy zone” transmission lines in Texas is leading wind developers to put wind-project planning in high gear.

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Stanford University Researchers Build Prototype of Passive Solar Cooler to Test Revolutionary Concept

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


Rooftop passive solar cooler, engineered using nanotechnology, could revolutionize building cooling.

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Issues Mount at Hanford Site, Including Nuclear Waste Treatment Plant Design

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


Leaking waste storage tanks and a possible waste transfer from the Washington state site to New Mexico are top priorities for its new Senate overseer and the incoming Energy Secretary.

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