Hagel Visit To South Korea Focuses Attention On Large U.s. Military Presence, Construction

Construction News Tracker Video: Market Indicators Point to Robust 2014

A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. 14 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs This story is part of Barack Obama David Jackson, USA TODAY 6:11 a.m. EDT October 3, 2013 President Obama U.S. Department of the Treasury SHARE 80 CONNECT 54 TWEET 14 COMMENTEMAILMORE As the government shutdown enters a third day on Thursday, President Obama visits a local construction company to discuss the budget impasse and the debt ceiling. “The president will highlight http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=construction-begins-on-new-carbon-capture-plant the impacts that a shutdown and default would have on our economy and our nation’s small businesses,” says the White House schedule.

“It was a total loss,” Fire Department spokeswoman Bridgett Lewis said. News helicopters showed all but the tail of the plane trapped under a collapsed section of the small building. Investigators could not immediately say whether anyone was inside the hangar at the time of the crash. A plume of smoke rising above the airport could be seen in the twilight sky over the neighborhoods surrounding the airport in the hours after the crash. After hearing a loud boom, several neighbors ran toward the airport and saw the fire.

Construction to start on Good Stuff Eatery

18th St. Michael Klein, Philly.com Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 4:24 PM If you are hankering for a burger or shake from Good Stuff Eatery at 18th and Chestnut Street, just fold up your napkin and wait patiently a little longer. Though Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn signed the deal back in January , demolition of the former Numa Japanese restaurant at 108 S. 18th St. is only now finished. Construction is expected to begin shortly for a February/March-ish completion.

In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 photo, the northern lights glow north of Havre, Mont. on Highway 232.  The conditions of the sky were clear that made it favorable for viewing the northern lights.  (AP Photo/Havre Daily News, Lindsay Brown) MANDATORY CREDIT

Chief economist Ed Sullivan reports all the fundamentals are poised to show 9.7% consumption increases in each of the next two years. Even the green building sector is in for sustained growth as the latest report from the USGBC indicates half of all commercial and institutional construction will be green certified by 2016 . As Colorado flood waters recede the calls go out for construction bids to rebuild communities that suffered damage. Energy producing firms such as gas wells and storage facilities suffered substantial damage such as spills and exposed lines in addition to chemical holding tanks. Colorado Highway Crews Work to Reopen Flood-Damaged Roads Pontoon bridges and other temporary fixes are planned to reconnect scores of one road flood blocked mountain towns. With winter just around the corner in the mountainous state, contractors are racing the clock to get relief in place as soon as possible. Secretary Foxx Announces Additional $30M in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funds for Colorado Confusion may be brewing following recent Consumer Reports tests.

Construction spending figures anyone’s guess during government shutdown

Construction spending figures are unknown during the government shutdown. 

He cited the security threat posed by North Korea, which conducted a nuclear test in February and is developing long-range ballistic missiles thought to be capable of reaching the western United States. Our focus on our interests and on our commitments to our allies will remain the same, Hagel told reporters here Wednesday. At the direction of President Obama, the Pentagon has been trying to devote more strategic attention to Asia by bolstering its alliances and military presence in the region. Hagel said the Asia strategy remains a priority, but he acknowledged that budget pressures are forcing the Pentagon to make hard choices elsewhere. Well adjust, Hagel said Wednesday at a news conference at the Ministry of Defense in Seoul. You always adjust your resources to match your priorities, and we will continue to do that. The cost of maintaining U.S.

Construction company CEO, son in jet that hit hangar

anyoneas guess. Thatas right. The Associated General Contractors of America was supposed to come out with its monthly spending report today, but instead released a statement saying the August figure is unknown because the U.S. Census Bureau didnat disclose the figures as a result of the federal government shutdown that kicked in at midnight. aIt is hard to get a sense of where the industry is heading when basic construction spending data isnat http://www.ihireconstruction.com available,a Ken Simonson , the AGCAas chief economist, said in the statement. aUnfortunately, the lack of federal spending data likely foreshadows a decline in federal construction spending until the government reopens.a Not only did the Census Bureau not release the spending figures, its website is shut down entirely. Click here to see what I mean: http://www.census.gov/ aDue to the lapse http://www.ihireconstruction.com in government funding, census.gov sites, services, and all online survey collection requests will be unavailable until further notice,a the website says.

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