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COOEC-Fluor Completes Module Fabrication for Dongfang Gas Fields Development Project in China

Irving, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (COOEC-Fluor) fabrication yard has completed the central and...

Finished Import Market Share at 20 Percent in February 2019

Washington, D.C. – Based on final Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,433,000...
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Plastic Solutions Release Video Detailing the Specifications of Their Products

The video covers the Load Rating, Ultimate Yield Strength, Maximum Deflection, and UV, colorant, & mounting considerations of their StormRax products.  

The first offshore ship-to-ship operation conducted by the world’s largest bunker supply vessel

Nauticor has commenced supply of LNG by ship to the Gothia Tanker Alliance with a bunker operation for the LNG-fuelled product tanker “Fure Valö” Hamburg...

Auburn constructing Advanced Structural Testing Laboratory

Auburn University is taking another giant step as the Southeast’s leader in structural engineering research and instruction through the construction of a $22 million Advanced Structural Testing Laboratory.

Construction material prices fall in August

Prices for inputs to construction fell 0.5 percent in August but are 8.1 percent higher than at the same time one year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

Asphalt Institute offers certified asphalt mix designer course

The Asphalt Institute Mix Design Technology Certification (MDT) course provides advanced technicians, designers, and engineers responsible for mix designs with a thorough understanding of the properties of the materials which compose asphalt mixtures, as well as the physical and mathematical processes involved in producing a successful asphalt mixture design.

Innovative designs in steel

Ten structural steel building projects chosen from nearly 100 submissions earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural...

Green Concrete

Ventura County Public Works Agency projects incorporate uniquedesigns utilizing poured-in-place and precast pervious concrete.
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