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Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Host Annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood Event in Cleveland, Ohio

Hundreds of volunteers to support community revitalization effort in neighborhood dubbed the "epicenter" of the housing crisis
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio, to lead its sixth annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Cleveland, Ohio.

TransCanada Announces $2.1 Billion Mexico Pipeline Project

TransCanada partnership awarded contract to build, own and operate Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico
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MEXICO CITY, Mexico and CALGARY, Alberta, June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its joint venture with IEnova, Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), has been chosen to build, own and operate the US$2.1 billion Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico. The project will be supported by a 25-year natural gas transportation service contract for 2.6 billion cubic feet a day with the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico's state-owned power company.

Five Ways Companies in the Construction Industry Are Focusing on Sustainability in 2016

by Megan Wild
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In 2015, G&S Business Communications Sense & Sustainability Study determined that only 21 percent of the adults polled for the study ranked construction among the top three sustainable industries. When Ron Loch, the author of the study, was asked his thoughts on why the number was so low, he attributed it to public perception and the images those perceptions invoked in people's’ minds.

AECOM and Project Frog Announce New Partnership

Rapid Deployment Team Launches New Converge™ Data Center Building Kits
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and Project Frog, Inc., the leading innovator in advanced component buildings, are pleased to announce the formation of a partnership to address the increasing need for data centers.

See How Building Science Was Used to Achieve Enhanced Efficiencies in Home Construction

The HP+ Wall System delivers up to R-34 in a 2x4 building construction configuration.
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Check out this video on how to deliver up to R-34 in a 2x4 building construction configuration.

New Building and Construction Materials: Back to the Future - The Minute

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Europe’s construction industry is looking at new building and construction materials, with the aim to cut carbon emissions and reduce energy consumption. The European ISOBIO project is researching sustainable materials to define the most effective materials, focus production on high-quality and credible insulation, and reduce overall costs.

Land, Construction and Real Estate Sector Focus of United Nations Global Compact and RICS in New Drive to Advance Responsible Business

Press Release

LONDON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Global Compact and RICS today issued a call to organizations in the land, construction and real estate sector, and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

MGM Resorts Foundation to Offer Architecture & Construction Workshop During 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference

Workshop, which will share insights on how women can succeed in a male-dominated industry, includes a special matchmaking session where attendees can learn about becoming a vendor
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LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new workshop offered during MGM Resorts Foundation’s 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference will provide tips and guidance to women who want to stand out in the field of architecture and construction.  The first ever “Voice, Vision, and Value of Women in Architecture and Construction” Workshop will be held on July 14. The conference runs July 13-14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

AECOM Wins Industry Contribution Award in British Columbia

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The British Columbia Water & Wastewater Association (BCWWA) in Canada has recognized AECOM with its 2015 “Outstanding Contribution to the BCWWA: Group or Organization” Award.

The award, which is given for significant corporate or collective contributions to the success of the BCWWA, was presented at the association’s annual conference, held this year in Kelowna.

Four AECOM employees are currently supporting BCWWA’s work, taking key leadership roles in the association.

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