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Feb 09, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Angie's List Members Rank James Hardie as No.1 Siding Product for Industry Leading Quality, Durability and Curb Appeal

 James Hardie Building Products Inc., the leader in fiber cement siding, and Angie's List, a verified consumer review and online marketplace,...

Jan 28, 2016, 09:00 ET
Opening in March, the 2016 International Building & Construction Trade Fair, also referred to as CBD-IBCTF (Shanghai), has announced the theme of this year’s exhibition will be centered on door and window as well as customization, featuring six sections including custom home furnishing, door and window, hardware, smart home, machinery and wall decorations.

International Building & Construction Trade Fair (Shanghai) Releases Exhibition Hall Layout Highlights

 Opening in March, the 2016 International Building & Construction Trade Fair ("CBD-IBCTF (Shanghai)") has announced that the theme of this...

Jan 28, 2016, 06:45 ET

Bruno Biasiotta Joins Building Energy Inc.

 Building Energy today announced that industry leader Bruno Biasiotta has joined the company as Director, Corporate Development and Strategy....

Jan 26, 2016, 09:05 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Releases its Annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its annual Top 10 States for LEED, the world's most widely used and recognized green...

Jan 26, 2016, 08:35 ET

Building Health Check Releases Indoor Air Quality Screening Kit for E. Coli

 Following a number of recent outbreaks of E. coli, or Escherichia coli, bacteria at grocers and restaurants across the country, Building...

Jan 22, 2016, 13:42 ET

La comunidad de Boyle Heights da la bienvenida a Michelle King como Superintendenta del LAUSD

Los líderes, los padres y los estudiantes de la comunidad de Boyle Heights felicitan a King por su nombramiento como Superintendenta Escolar...

Jan 22, 2016, 10:07 ET

Boyle Heights Community Welcomes Michelle King as LAUSD Superintendent

Boyle Heights community leaders, parents and students congratulate Ms. King on her appointment as Superintendent of Schools for the Los Angeles...

Jan 20, 2016, 13:02 ET
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InsideIQ Member Improves Security at Texas Electric Cooperative's Remote Sites

 Control Technologies has installed video monitoring and access control to enhance security at 32 remote substations and other sites across...

Jan 20, 2016, 06:50 ET

NCI Building Systems Announces $50 Million Stock Repurchase Program

NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program for up to an aggregate...

Jan 19, 2016, 08:40 ET

AEC Daily and Building Systems Design, Inc. Are Now Connected

Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) and AEC Daily today announced an ongoing collaboration that will make it easier for architectural and...

Jan 14, 2016, 10:00 ET
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has introduced a new collection of scented, make-your-own Sweet Hugs gifts just in time for Valentine's Day. The new Build-A-Bear Workshop Sweet Hugs Heart Bear, Sweet Hugs Swirl Bear and Sweet Hugs Pup have candy-scented fur made possible by Celessence(TM) Technologies.

Build-A-Bear Workshop® Debuts Scented Sweet Hugs Furry Friends And 2016 Share Your Heart Program

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where guests can create personalized furry friends, has introduced a new...

Jan 11, 2016, 21:17 ET
The 2016 International Building & Construction Trade Fair, or CBD-IBCTF (Shanghai), will open on March 23, 2016 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

International Building & Decoration Trade Fair Comes to Shanghai In March, 2016

The 2016 International Building & Construction Trade Fair ("CBD-IBCTF (Shanghai)"), will run from March 23-26, 2016 at the National...

Jan 08, 2016, 09:00 ET

NCI Building Systems Names Donald P. Riley President

 NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS), ("NCI") a leading manufacturer of metal products for the nonresidential building industry, announced...

Jan 07, 2016, 05:00 ET
Laird Heikens, LEED AP, President - Hensel Phelps Development

Hensel Phelps Construction Co. (Hensel Phelps) Board of Directors promotes Laird B. Heikens, LEED AP, to President of Hensel Phelps Development

 Jeffrey K. Wenaas, President and CEO, announced that the Board of Directors of Hensel Phelps Construction Co. (Hensel Phelps) has made the...

Dec 29, 2015, 19:10 ET
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Gilbane Begins Construction on San Jose Evergreen Community College Extension in Partnership with Milpitas Unified School District

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, is happy to announce that construction has begun on the San Jose Evergreen...

Dec 17, 2015, 17:24 ET
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Gilbane Moody Gardens Project Wins Thea Award from the Themed Entertainment Association

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, announced the Moody Gardens SpongeBob SubPants Adventure attraction was...

Dec 17, 2015, 11:28 ET
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Gilbane Awarded New High School for Osceola School District

 School District of Osceola County has awarded Gilbane Building Company the construction management at-risk contract to build a new 2,500 to...

Dec 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Building Drops Welcomes Jay Hadida as Director of Business Development

 Building Drops, Inc., a leader in the Building and Fenestration industry, welcomes Jay Hadida to the Unites States for training as the...

Dec 17, 2015, 08:40 ET

Building and Land Technology Brings Endless Potential to Haiti's Next Generation, Sponsoring Modern Computer Labs in Local Schools

 On December 1, 2015, Giving Tuesday, more than 400 high school boys and girls stood outside the school in Les Cayes, Haiti, eagerly waiting to...

Dec 14, 2015, 20:08 ET
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Clay Creaser Named to Engineering News Record Southwest Top 20 Under 40

 Clay Creaser, Project Manager for Gilbane Building Company, made the esteemed Class of 2016 list as ENR Southwest announced the winners of its...