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Construction industry update: legal battles, global projects, and educational initiatives
Selection of the week’s biggest stories on Construction Briefing 
South American data centre firm expanding footprint in Mexico
Brazilian-based company will build onto two data centre campuses
Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
Manitowoc offers ‘fresh start’ for women in recovery
Brooke’s House and The Manitowoc Company are helping women forge lifelong skills in the manufacturing industry.
These 18 US firms won the inaugural GSA ‘Construction Awards’
The US agency named its favourite projects on federal property
Sunstate finalises trenching acquisition
New VP with 20 years experience to lead the trench division
Skanska USA positive about costs, supply chains, market conditions
The company’s market trends webinar suggests productivity in multiple construction segments.
VIDEO: Sessler performs emergency bridge dismantling
Contractor called in to take down New York structure in just 12 hours
Joint venture selected for US$16bn Hudson Tunnel Project
A joint venture of three companies has been chosen as the delivery partner for one of America’s largest infrastructure projects 
Tutor Perini eyes up $32bn in new work as losses narrow
US-based civil, building and speciality construction company Tutor Perini has unveiled a 28% increase in its backlog to $10.2 billion as of the end of 2023.
Four guilty of bid rigging in relation to Oklahoma transportation construction contracts
Four individuals have pleaded guilty to bid rigging and price fixing in an ongoing investigation of Oklahoma transportation construction contractors in the USA.
Why Skanska launched a new AI assistant and how it plans to keep data secure
Construction Briefing speaks to Skanska USA’s Will Senner about why the company has launched an internal AI tool for employees called Skanska Sidekick.
Apple ditching EVs, driving away from multibillion-dollar project to build electric cars
The tech giant announced it would no longer be pursuing electric vehicle plan.
SC&RA debuts best-practice guide for carriers and pilot cars
The guide was born out of a concern was growing over a disconnect between carriers and pilot car services in both the U.S. and Canada.
Navigating cannabis confusion in the construction sector
As cannabis laws continue to be relaxed, the number of construction and transport workers who test positive will continue to increase
Dubinok joins MyCrane team
Olga Dubinok has been appointed director of business development, strengthening the online crane rental platform’s team in the USA
Engineered Rigging names vice president
After three years with the team, Mike Beres has been promoted to VP of the heavy lifting equipment rental and engineering company.
Caterpillar investing $725M in Indiana large engine plant
Expansion expected to create 100 new full-time positions
EvoQuip announces Demolition San Antonio showcase
Terex brand to exhibit Cobra impact crushers at the NDA’s annual convention and expo
US road construction projects help drive growth at Ferrovial
Infrastructure group Ferrovial picked up nearly US$1.3 billion worth of road construction projects in Texas and Florida in 2023, as the company unveiled 9.9% construction revenue growth for the year.
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