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Aug 03, 2015, 16:00 ET

Gilbane Wins $65.5 Million Task Order Contract at Vandenberg AFB

Gilbane Federal announced that the company has been awarded a $65.5 Million contract (when all options are exercised) for renovating Building 7000...

Aug 03, 2015, 13:44 ET
Left to right:  Joe Greenberg, Board Chairman, Dan Gilbane, Board member, Ann Ziker Executive Director, Mickey Barrett, Board member, Mark DiBella, YES Prep Superintendent

Gilbane Building Company's Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament Nets over $203,000 for Houston Charities

 Gilbane Building Company held its eighth-annual "Gilbane Cares Charity Golf Tournament" at the Black Horse Golf Club in Cypress, TX. ...

Aug 03, 2015, 08:30 ET

Coming of Age: How to Keep Your Next Major Hotel Upgrade from Causing Major Moisture Problems

 Hospitality owners and property managers across the country and around the world are approaching (or have already observed) a birthday many...

Jul 30, 2015, 15:36 ET
Left to Right:  Kevin Virag, Derek Daly (keynote speaker at the event), and Dan Gilbane

ABC Honors Gilbane's Kevin Virag with Ray Lambright Safety Director of the Year Award

 Kevin Virag, Regional Safety Director for Gilbane Building Company was recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of America with...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:35 ET

Eco Building Products Re-Focuses the Company's Product Line into a Core Suite of Defensive Lumber Products

Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTC: ECOB) announced  today that the Company's new Management Team had taken steps to rationalize its product...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:01 ET
Food Foolish: The Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change, co-authored by John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, and Eric Schultz, former chairman and CEO of Sensitech, a United Technologies company specializing in cold chain monitoring and visibility, calls attention to the extraordinary social and environmental opportunities created by wasting less food.

New Book Highlights the Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change

 If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States. Yet, the...

Jul 30, 2015, 06:00 ET
James Lick High School, San Jose, CA

Gilbane Building Company Awarded Construction Management of James Lick High School Project

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, has been selected by East Side Union High School District to manage the...

Jul 29, 2015, 13:06 ET
University of Nevada, Reno

Gilbane Building Company Awarded Renovation of Historic Building at University of Nevada, Reno

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, has been selected by the University of Nevada, Reno to manage the...

Jul 28, 2015, 12:20 ET

12th Award for Dunbar Senior High School

 Gilbane Building Company announces Dunbar Senior High School was honored with its 12th award - U.S. Green Building Council's National Capital...

Jul 28, 2015, 07:00 ET
Michael McKelvy to become President and CEO of Gilbane Building Company

Michael McKelvy Named to Board of Trustees at Meeting Street

 Gilbane Building Company, a global and award-winning leader in construction and facilities-related services headquartered in Providence, RI is...

Jul 27, 2015, 18:15 ET

Eco Building Products Completes Pacific Northwest Move and Expansion

 Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTC: ECOB) announced today that it has completed the move from Salem, Oregon to Tacoma, Washington, making...

Jul 27, 2015, 10:03 ET
Rendering of the planned 675 N. Highland project. Courtesy Lord Aeck Sargent.

Gilbane Building Company Awarded Construction of 675 North Highland Mixed-Use project

Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, has been selected by Abraham Properties to manage the construction of the much...

Jul 23, 2015, 06:22 ET

Sverige finns på tionde plats bland de tio främsta länderna när det gäller miljöcertifieringssystemet LEED

-- För omvärlden fortsätter Sverige visa exempel på sin nationella strävan efter hållbar utveckling...

Jul 22, 2015, 15:20 ET

Brasil em quarto lugar entre 10 principais países em construções sustentáveis LEED

 Hoje, a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) anunciou que o Brasil está em quarto lugar na lista dos 10 principais países...

Jul 22, 2015, 09:58 ET

Deutschland an sechster Stelle bei den Top 10-Ländern für LEED-zertifiziertes ökologisches Bauen

-- Deutschland setzt führende Position im ökologischen Bausektor auf seine ehrgeizige Agenda zu Klimawandel und Nachhaltigkeit...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Eco Building Products Completes Acquisition of Former Affiliate, Eco Prime, LLC in Augusta, Georgia

The acquisition more than doubles Eco Building Product's current national coating capacity It positions the company to penetrate the growing...

Jul 20, 2015, 10:36 ET

ABC Honors Gilbane with its STEP Diamond Award for Safety

Gilbane Building Company and its job site safety programs were honored recently by the Associated Builders and Contractors with its Diamond Award....

Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

F. Timothy Reese Joins Quanex Building Products As CEO Of Mikron Subsidiary

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) ("Quanex"), a leading supplier of window and door components, today announced that F. Timothy (Tim)...

Jul 15, 2015, 14:33 ET

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Receives The Outstanding Building Of The Year Award From BOMA International

 On June 30, 2015, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International held The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award...

Jul 13, 2015, 08:43 ET

AZEK® & TimberTech® Introduce Impression Rail, a Low-Maintenance Aluminum Railing with Classic, Versatile Style

CPG Building Products, which comprises the AZEK and TimberTech brands of  premium exterior products, introduces Impression Rail, aluminum...