Games On: Olympic Construction Progresses for Future Host Cities

December 20, 2013 Let the games begin in the December 2013 issue of Construction Headline News. With the opening day for the 2014 Winter Olympics quickly approaching, all eyes are on host city Sochi, Russia, and all hands are on deck to finish necessary construction projects. Although the city’s construction schedule is cutting it close, [...]

Construction Delays in the VA: Setbacks and Soaring Costs Plague US Veterans Centers

May 23, 2013 The May issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the recent government audit that reported that VA hospitals under construction across the US are facing cost overruns upwards of $300 million each and delayed schedules averaging three years. Changes in design and scope have affected hospitals from Orlando to Denver, costing taxpayers [...]

African Mining Industry Rocky but Worth the Risk to Some Investors

March 12, 2013 Africa is one of the most strategic locations around the world for mine construction and speculation opportunities. In the February issue of Construction Headline News, we look at how recent political turbulence and labor strikes are causing many investors to think twice about projects in Africa, particularly in South Africa. Some mining [...]

China to Jump-Start Slowing Economy with Infrastructure Investments

The September issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the recent slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, and the concern for the potential effect on the already struggling global economy. Although newly released economic data on China shows the slowest growth rate in three years, China plans to pull its lulling economy back on track [...]

Slow and Steady: Sluggish US Construction Growth in 2011

As the new year draws near, the November 2010 issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the economic signs that point to a slow but steady recovery for the construction industry. Cities from the east to the west are looking ahead to better financial times as we leave 2010 behind. Be sure to check out [...]

East Meets Western Europe; Oil & Gas Deals Encourage Foreign Cooperation

Oil and gas projects spanning the Far East to Western Europe are a hot topic of discussion in the October 2010 issue of Construction Headline News. Other October issue articles discuss recent disputes over construction delays on rapid transit and Everglades restoration projects. Additionally, in our construction economics section you will find articles on West [...]