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Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top of the World Trade Center

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Nearly two weeks ago, as construction workers looked on with pride, the spire was lifted to the top of the ...

Budget for Apple’s new HQ balloons to $5 billion, would be a challenge for any contractor

Budget for Apple’s new HQ balloons to $5 billion,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2013

Back in November, it was reported that the completion of Apple's spaceship-like Campus 2 headquarters would be delayed from 2015 ...

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 05, 2013

I doubt many of you order more concrete drain pipe than you need, but if you do here's a great ...

Construction of world’s largest thermal solar plant, makes for paradox

Construction of world’s largest thermal solar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2013

In a very interesting intersection of art and construction, the world's largest concentrated solar thermal power plant is currently under ...

Plans for Venice’s first skyscraper draw criticism

Plans for Venice’s first skyscraper draw criticism

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 18, 2012

French fashion designer Pierre Cardin may develop Venice’s first skyscraper, the Atlantic reported. Cardin has proposed an 820-foot, 60-story pirouette of ...

California port builds $54 million tsunami-resistant harbor

California port builds $54 million tsunami-resistant...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 27, 2012

Port officials from the California coast town of Crescent City are spending $54 million to build the West Coast's first ...

College sports “arms race” makes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2012

One of the few "recession-proof" industries? College sports construction. ESPN has a really interesting piece on what they call the college ...

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