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    Downtown Los Angeles Ditches its Flat Roofs
    Jan 20
    By T.R. Witcher

    New fire safety regulations may remove helipads from skyscrapers, opening the door to more creative architecture that could transform the city's skyline.

     

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    Record Number of Tall Buildings Completed Last Year
    Jan 20
    By Kevin Wilcox

    After two years of decline, 2014 sees more tall buildings completed than ever in one year, China leading the way. 

     

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    Virginia High-Speed Rail Project Advances
    Jan 20
    By Kevin Wilcox

    Preliminary engineering is under way on a critical link between the Washington, D.C., metro area and Richmond.

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    Executive Compensation Dips In Years Since Great Recession
    Jan 13
    By Laurie A. Shuster

    The total compensation package for executives in the engineering and construction professions has declined since 2008, in part because of suffering corporate profits. But some leaders, especially those in charge of contracts and cost control, are faring better than others.

     

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    Beloit College Seeks to Repurpose Power Plant
    Jan 13
    By Kevin Wilcox

    A new plan would convert the Blackhawk Generating Station into a combination student center and athletic facility that would use an innovative geothermal heating and cooling system. 

     

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    Pennsylvania Replaces Deficient Bridges Using New Technology
    Jan 13
    By Jenny Jones

    The state is employing geosynthetic reinforced soil-integrated bridge system technology to speed construction and reduce costs.