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MIT Monitors Building Health
Friday, October 21, 2016
A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a way to continuously monitor buildings for signs of instability, structural damage or...

Muralist's Canvas: A Melting Iceberg
Friday, October 21, 2016
When you think of mural painting, you probably don’t picture a Hawaiian man on an Arctic iceberg, but the mural artist known as Hula recently undertook a project to bring awar...

Cost Cuts Could Follow PPG Q3
Friday, October 21, 2016
PPG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. McGarry says the company is "reviewing various restructuring scenarios" to reduce costs, following the release of its third...

Valspar Unveils 2017 Colors of the Year
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Paint manufacturer Valspar (Minneapolis, MN) has selected a dozen hues to help define what 2017 will bring.

Roof Panel Caves in Rain, Injures 2
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Engineers are trying to determine what caused a plastic panel on a new roof installation in Manchester, England’s Victoria Station to partially collapse Tuesday (Oct. 18), inj...

AkzoNobel Volumes Hold, Profits Grow in Q3
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Increased volumes in its Decorative Paints division are one highlight of a mixed third quarter earnings report from AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Probe Launched After Deadly Blast
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Three people have died and six more were left severely injured following a powerful explosion that rocked a BASF chemical plant Monday (Oct. 17) in Germany, according to multi...

Yellowstone Upgrades Crumbling Trails
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Thousands of square feet of crumbling asphalt walkways throughout Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have been replaced with porous concrete surfaces made from stone and rec...

NYC Site Safety Backlog Questioned
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The president of a safety-management company in New York City says a lack of site safety managers is slowing construction in that city—and he’s pointing the finger at the city...

Whistleblower to Cost Masonry Firm $135K
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
One of the nation’s largest producers of masonry units has agreed to pay $135,000 in back wages and compensatory damages to a former employee in a settlement with the U.S. Dep...

OSHA: PPG Workers Exposed to 11 Hazards
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Federal authorities have cited paint and coatings producer PPG, alleging nine serious violations and two other-than-serious, stemming from a worker complaint investigation lau...

Pigment, Building Envelope Firms Ink Deals
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
New York-based private equity firm American Securities LLC recently announced the acquisitions of two architectural coatings industry players.

Survey: Architects Back in the Black
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
According to a new survey from the American Institute of Architects, the architecture industry in the U.S. has nearly fully recovered from the recent recession, and firms have...

Adhesive Bonds Metal at Many Temperatures
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
A new adhesive from 3M (Maplewood, MN) is made to bond bare metals, resist corrosion and withstand extreme temperatures, according to the manufacturer.

NYC Contractor to Pay $9M for Fraud
Monday, October 17, 2016
One of the largest construction concerns in New York City has agreed to pay more than $9 million in restitution and penalties for systematic overbilling clients over a 13-year...

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