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Educators from all over Southeast Texas gathered in Houston this month to talk with leaders in the petrochemical and construction industries about improving their collaborative efforts to put people to work in high-paying careers. more

Maintenance & Reliability

The sixth edition of The Construction Chart Book – 'The U.S. Construction Industry and Its Workers' continues to present the most complete data available on all facets of the U.S. construction industry: economic, demographic, employment/income... more

White Papers

Shell Chemical LP (Shell) is making good progress on the main construction of its fourth linear alpha olefins (AO) unit at its chemicals manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana, USA. more

Refining/Petrochemical

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

Refining/Petrochemical

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

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

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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

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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

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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

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

Training & Human Resources

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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