Increased labor and raw material costs and shortages, extreme weather and rushed ‘time to market’ projects pushed up US ethane cracker costs in 2017. more

Feb 9, 2018 10:38 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Skyline Scaffolding recently completed a Layher Keder Roof to provide protection during the reroofing of the Vancouver Telus Garden. more

Jan 24, 2018 3:10 PM Supplier News

The U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 3 percent during the third quarter of 2017, according to ABC's analysis of GDP data. Nonresidential fixed investment, associated with nonresidential construction, also expanded at an annual rate of 3.9 more

Jan 22, 2018 10:58 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The main construction phase will soon begin on Shell's Petrochemical complex in Potter Township, PA.


Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC (Shell) today announced the official start of the main construction phase of its major petrochemicals complex in Potter Township, Pennsylvania. more

Nov 8, 2017 8:51 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Starcon President, COO Cianchette talks success, what's up and coming more

Oct 23, 2017 3:45 PM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

If one is not accepting the use of the most modern tools available, they in all likelihood will be left behind; those are the ones I refer to as dinosaurs. more

Oct 23, 2017 9:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) signed a Master Services Agreement (MSA) expansion amendment with Chevron Products Company (Chevron)... more

Aug 10, 2017 7:45 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

OSHA and the Central Texas Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors recently renewed their strategic partnership to provide members with best practices for construction safety. more

Aug 9, 2017 4:11 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The construction community has the opportunity to bring the recognition of mental illness and suicide risk out in the open for an entire industry. more

Aug 9, 2017 4:09 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015. more

Aug 9, 2017 4:07 PM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced its intent to sell the company's Technology business. CB&I is targeting to close the transaction by the end of the 2017 calendar year. more

Aug 9, 2017 2:15 PM Refining/Petrochemical

The U.S. is in place to be the most competitive global manufacturer of chemicals as a result of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, and the wave of investments is far from over, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) told Petrochemical Update. more

Jun 20, 2017 9:36 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.7 percent was down 0.5 percent from a year ago and unchanged from October, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. more

Apr 26, 2017 8:57 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, has revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2017. more

Apr 26, 2017 8:56 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently honored 98 projects collectively worth $2.4 billion at its 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Exxon Mobil Corporation is expanding its manufacturing capacity along the U.S. Gulf Coast through planned investments of $20 billion. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

There's a clear consensus among industry experts and economists that the construction industry will continue to show gains in 2017. more

Mar 1, 2017 10:05 AM Maintenance & Reliability

The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 net new jobs in November and has now added jobs for three consecutive months, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by ABC. more

Feb 6, 2017 11:17 AM Maintenance & Reliability

ABC has released its annual update to “Building America: The Merit Shop Scorecard,” which reviews and grades state-specific policies and information significant to the success of the commercial and industrial construction industry. more

Feb 6, 2017 11:07 AM Maintenance & Reliability

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