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4-Month Construction Project Gets Underway On The Norristown High Speed Line - KYW Newsradio

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:24

4-Month Construction Project Gets Underway On The Norristown High Speed Line
KYW Newsradio
Septa Spokeswoman Heather Redfern says, it will undergo a 4-month construction project and shuttle buses will be used between the Norristown Transportation Center and Bridgeport station. Redfern says, “it might add to the trip because instead of being ...

Citation Boulevard extension begins - Lexington Herald Leader

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:00

Lexington Herald Leader

Citation Boulevard extension begins
Lexington Herald Leader
Since the beginning of June, construction crews have been clearing trees around Greendale Road, Buck Lane and Mercer Road to make way for Citation. On Lees town, work is underway to move utilities — gas, electric and water lines — so the road may be ...

Ypsilanti Township targets construction company operating in dense residential ... - AnnArbor.com

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:06

Ypsilanti Township targets construction company operating in dense residential ...
AnnArbor.com
For years, a construction company has operated and fought to stay in a dense residential zone in Ypsilanti Township. But those days could be numbered. McCormick Construction set up shop at 322 Devonshire St. in Ypsilanti Township sometime around ...

It's construction season: Syracuse drivers, adjust your commute accordingly - Syracuse.com (blog)

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 09:34

It's construction season: Syracuse drivers, adjust your commute accordingly
Syracuse.com (blog)
Syracuse, N.Y. - Interstate 81 drivers near Syracuse University and Upstate Medical University: Consider yourselves warned. Starting July 26, a state construction project will shut down southbound I-81 for 10 days. Starting Aug. 9, the northbound side ...

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LPS to offer Clareity app store to 250000-plus subscribers - Inman.com


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LPS to offer Clareity app store to 250000-plus subscribers
Inman.com
Clareity Security has partnered with Lender Processing Services to offer Clareity's online marketplace for real estate apps and services to LPS' 200 MLS and association customers, who provide services to more than 250,000 subscribers. The Clareity ...

Nashville Symphony appeals flood payout - The Tennessean

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 06:40

Nashville Symphony appeals flood payout
The Tennessean
Additionally, the symphony received $8.9 million in property and casualty insurance, $1.8 million in business interruption insurance and a $2 million state contribution to flood recovery, the audit shows. Of the FEMA insurance recovery money, $4.4 ...

Editorial: State right to enforce building permit rules - ABQ Journal

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 06:15

Editorial: State right to enforce building permit rules
ABQ Journal
That's the right thing to do – these business owners should not have their projects delayed further because of bureaucratic problems, but they must have their projects permitted and inspected at the correct classification – not given a potentially ...

Construction On Mtwara Gas Plant Project Starts - AllAfrica.com

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 05:25

Construction On Mtwara Gas Plant Project Starts
AllAfrica.com
WORK towards constructing the 600MW gas fired power plant and a 650 km transmission line in Mtwara has started with the major partners starting ground study and selection of equipment for the venture. The project is a public-private partnership ...

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Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard - Fayetteville Observer

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:28

Live Wire: Possible fossil found in Fayetteville yard
Fayetteville Observer
North Eastern Carolina Home Services, one of several state-approved sponsors offering required update and elective courses, says the exam is twice as difficult as the general contractor's exam and that practical knowledge on performing home inspections ...

Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors - Bellingham Herald

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:23

Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors
Bellingham Herald
Four of nine Japanese nuclear plant operators - supplying the regions of Hokkaido, Kansai, Shikoku and Kyushu - filed applications for safety inspections by the NRA for 10 reactors at five plants Monday, when new safety requirements take effect. Japan ...

Retiree's fall highlights city's sidewalk problems - Richmond Times Dispatch

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:02

Retiree's fall highlights city's sidewalk problems
Richmond Times Dispatch
That, McBride says, shows they could have fixed her sidewalk more than six months ago, when the city first inspected the damaged area. “If they wanted to, they could have helped me out,” she said. Trammell said she had previously filed several requests ...

Rebar Falls for First Time in 5 Days as China Construction Slows - Bloomberg

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 03:43

Rebar Falls for First Time in 5 Days as China Construction Slows
Bloomberg
Demand for the building material normally wanes in the summer in China as high temperatures hamper construction, said Wang Yongliang, an analyst at Beijing Cifco Futures Co. The recent price increase also led to more production among Chinese steel ...

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Home construction industry struggling to overcome skilled labor shortage - Gazettextra

Construction-Google News - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 02:39

Home construction industry struggling to overcome skilled labor shortage
Gazettextra
Ferguson said he's got the two homes—a 2,200-square-foot, two-story home in Evansville, and a 1,700-square-foot, ranch-style home in Edgerton—planned and ready to go. He hires subcontractors for some of the construction on new homes. Right now, he's ...

North Penn Water Authority working on new 3 million gallon tank - The Reporter

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 23:27

North Penn Water Authority working on new 3 million gallon tank
The Reporter
It's inspected every year, and those inspections have shown that the exterior rust poses no structural damage, but a fresh coat of paint for that tank has been a subject of discussion between the water authority and Lansdale borough since 2010 — at ...

Forgotten cemetery uncovered by construction crew in Igancio, Colorado - The Denver Channel

Construction-Google News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 20:46

The Denver Channel

Forgotten cemetery uncovered by construction crew in Igancio, Colorado
The Denver Channel
IGNACIO, Colo. - Human remains from 26 bodies have been uncovered at a construction site in Ignacio. The Durango Herald reports that the bones could be a century old and that the land appears to have been a multi-ethnic burial ground. The first bones ...

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Capt. Chesley Sullenberger: SF airport construction possible factor in crash - CBS News

Construction-Google News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 15:49

CBS News

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger: SF airport construction possible factor in crash
CBS News
Sullenberger, the famed Bay Area pilot who landed the "Miracle on the Hudson" flight, said the construction might have been a contributing factor impacting landings at the facility. He said that the FAA-mandated construction is intended to increase the ...

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Guidelines are almost non-existent for deck inspections at South Florida eateries - MiamiHerald.com

Commercial Inspections-Google News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 10:41

MiamiHerald.com

Guidelines are almost non-existent for deck inspections at South Florida eateries
MiamiHerald.com
The main reason: Many cities follow the South Florida Building Code, which requires a review of commercial property 40 years after a structure is built, then every 10 years after. In fact, following the deck collapse at Shuckers Bar and Grill in North ...

Kim Kardashian -- Publicly Humiliated By Construction Workers - TMZ.com

Construction-Google News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 07:40

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Kim Kardashian -- Publicly Humiliated By Construction Workers
TMZ.com
The Bay Adelaide Centre in Toronto, Ontario is currently under construction -- but in an effort to alleviate public concern, building honchos posted a sign telling the locals, "Construction set to finish faster than a Kim Kardashian marriage." Ha. We ...
Kim Kardashian Mocked In Hilarious Construction Sign NoticeThe Inquisitr
Construction Sign Humiliates Kim Kardashian for Something She Did a Long ...The Stir
Kim Kardashian takes a hilarious hit from construction site signmsnNOW
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What is E and O Insurance for Home Inspectors - Live Insurance News

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 12:00

What is E and O Insurance for Home Inspectors
Live Insurance News
When a home inspector overlooks some element of a home inspection and then later, because of his error, damage results, whose fault is it? In almost every case, a court will decide that the inspector is liable for the damage. Errors and omissions ...

Ask the Inspector: Credentials - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 05:00

Ask the Inspector: Credentials
Leader-Telegram
You should feel fortunate to live in Wisconsin. Some states do not require inspectors to be licensed. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central ...

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