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Two new additions to AEMs Hall of Fame
Two leading figures from the construction industry have been added to listing
Interview: Why a US construction body has started a legal battle with Biden
Associated General Contractors outgoing chief executive Stephen Sandherr on 27 years representing the construction industry
Amtrak starts procurement for replacement of New Jersey’s 116-year-old Sawtooth Bridges
Amtrak and NJ Transit have begun the procurement process for the replacement of the 116-year-old Sawtooth Bridges in New Jersey.
Granite-led joint venture wins $131m contract to rehabilitate American River Bridge
A joint venture between US contractor Granite and California Engineering Contractors has won a $131 million deal to rehabilitate the American River Bridge in Sacramento, California.
Why Detroit is demolishing 16,000 structures
LaJuan Counts discusses the city’s US$0.5 billion plan to dismantle and stabilise over 16,000 blighted structures
CDI takes down 120-metre BL England smokestack
Demolition expert uses explosives to fell power plant structure that resembles a lighthouse
One region fuels 12% increase in construction sales for Caterpillar
Profit for Cat’s Construction Industries’ profit hits US$1.847 billion in the third quarter of 2023
US construction worker wages hit $34.54 per hour
The average hourly earnings for production and non-supervisory employees in the US construction industry hit $34.54 in August, according to new figures.
Superior Industries adds New Mexico facility with acquisition of Cemco
OEM’s president says company is “blessed” to have new facility with such “hard-working men and women”
Are construction input prices finally starting to fall?
Construction input prices are stabilising or even falling around the world. Why is this happening and will it last?
US Congress urged to reauthorise EPA brownfield funding program
Demolition association says “the program is a critical tool” that helps local communities remain safe 
US civils contractors eye healthy backlogs amid ‘once-in-a-generation’ infrastructure spending
More than three-quarters (78%) of US civils contractors expect their project backlog to increase or remain the same over the next year as new federal infrastructure funding ramps up.
NDA starts beta testing new certification
Association encourages contractors to participate in Demolition Supervisor exam
Explainer: What is the Davis-Bacon Act and how is it changing?
Legal experts explain what the Davis-Bacon Act is and how recent updates to regulations could result in higher wages for employees as well as some other, more negative consequences.
OEMs gear up for ScrapExpo 2023
Sennebogen, Caterpillar, LeFort and Genesis among key exhibitors at scrap metal event
SpaceX demolishes Starbase building
VIDEO: Controlled explosion brings down spaceship assembly facility 
One in three US bridges need to be ‘repaired or replaced’
Analysis of US Department of Transportation data reveals the cost of making all needed bridge repairs
Superior Industries announces pending acquisition
Material processing equipment specialist says move will diversify its product portfolio
Implosive demolition takes place at US power plant
VIDEO: Bierlein takes down the decommissioned James DeYoung facility
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