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Construction Renovation underway for Wrigley Field

In Construction, Design, News, Travel by Nikita

Standing majestically at 1060 West Addison Street on Chicago’s windy north side is where you’ll find Wrigley Field – in the same exact place it has always been since 1914. Its age lands “The Friendly Confines” among the top five oldest American sports venues still in use today, however with Fenway Park having opened in 1912, the home of the Cubs is for the time being firmly cemented as Major League Baseball’s second-oldest park. Both stadiums have been designated historic landmark status and renovated extensively, although Wrigley’s most recent update has it poised to remain baseball’s jewel for decades to …

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2017 Innovative Construction Industry Trends

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The temperature outside wasn’t the only thing running hot this week in Louisville, KY. Attendees and exhibitors at ICUEE – the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition agreed that the show exceeded their expectations with specialized exhibits, hands-on test drives, innovative construction ideas and trends, interactive product demonstrations and lots of activity and leads in the booths. Commencing Oct. 3-5, the 2017 installment of the Demo Expo was the largest in the show’s history with 28-plus acres of exhibits (nearly 1.24 million net square feet) of the latest utility and construction equipment, products and technologies and more than 1,000 exhibitors, …

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Global Infrastructure Market to Grow

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The global infrastructure market is set to grow by 6.0% a year until 2020, according to a new report. A new report from Timetric’s Infrastructure Intelligence Center (InfraIC), Global Infrastructure Outlook, reveals that the global infrastructure market is expected to grow to $4.2tr in 2020, after reaching $3.1tr in 2016. The InfraIC is currently tracking over 12,700 public and private large-scale infrastructure projects worldwide — worth $14.2tr — from the initial announcement to the execution phase. Electricity and power projects dominate the infrastructure construction market with 6,171 projects in the pipeline, according to the report. Electricity and power is then …