Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune has a review of two new books looking at the Chicago River. The books and Blair’s review come at a time when the Chicago River has been in the spotlight for a variety of reasons, from the threat of the Asian Carp to the proposal to use the Chicago […]
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Lt. Governor Sheila Simon is encouraging Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to finalize his state’s rail plan and move forward with design and construction of a Chicago to Iowa City rail connection.
Worldwide retail sales of Caterpillar Inc.’s (CAT) construction machinery surged 66% in the three months to the end of April
Worldwide retail sales of Caterpillar Inc.’s (CAT) construction machinery surged 66% in the three months to the end of April, as the company’s robust sales activity showed no signs of weakening, according to dealer sales figures released Thursday.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp. is in late-stage talks to buy Baltimore-based rival Constellation Energy Group Inc., a source familiar with the matter said Wednesday. Exelon’s market value at the end of trading on Wednesday was nearly You can get more information here.
The Wacker Drive reconstruction has kicked into high gear with the arrival of concrete this past week the Sun- Times reports
Business Week is reporting that federal officials say the city of Chicago and two major airlines reached a nearly $1.2 billion agreement that resolves many longstanding disputes with the carriers over the further expansion of O’Hare International Airport.
There’s an interesting report from the Associated General Contractors of American in the Columbus Dispatch talking about the increased cost in construction materials and the inability of contractors to raise prices, creating a difficult situation for construction professional.
Steve Bertasso, at True North Development published a helpful articlie in Building-Products.com listing seven ways to reduce the cost of selling green.
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