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 [...]

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 [...]

U.S. Colleges Put Construction on the Books with Renovation, Expansion Projects

The May 2011 issue of Construction Headline News explores what projects are on the books at private and public college campuses across the nation as they pour millions of dollars into various expansion and renovation projects. Although some of these projects are still in the fundraising and planning phases, others are well on their way [...]